Research in physics within the School of Physical Sciences falls into the following main research themes:
Researchers within the Physics Research Group have a suite of state-of-the-art laboratories on the OU campus. They also have access to the university’s IMPACT computing cluster and external computing facilities.
If you have an enquiry specific to this research area please contact:
For general enquiries please contact the Research Degrees Team via the link
under 'Your Questions' on the right of the page.
Research publications by Open University staff are available through
Open Research Online
(ORO), the university's repository of research publications and other research
outputs. ORO can be searched or browsed by staff name or subject.
The following list, generated from ORO, provides a flavour of the most recently
published work in Physics
For advice about applying for a research degree, or sponsoring a research student, send us an email or call +44 (0)1908 654882.
Find your personal contacts including your tutor and student support team:
For help and support relating to the University's computing resources:
For information, advice and guidance on using the library, referencing styles or finding journals, ebooks and articles for your assignments: