From Theoretial to Particle Physics, research in the Department of Physcis at Oxford covers all strands of the subject. There are also various research centres based in the Department such as the Centre for Quantum Computation and the Institute for Laser Science.
Somerville has a strong represention in the research activities of the department and our Fellows and Tutors keenly support undergraduate and postgraduate research in thier fields and beyond.
Below are details of some of the current research interests of our Physics Fellows and Tutors with links to their personal and departmental profiles. More information can be found on the Physics Subject Page.
Experimental elementary particle physics
Dr Roman Walczak, Fellow and Tutor in Particle Physics - Department Profile
Emergent Phenomena in Quantum Condensed Matter Physics
Professor Steven Simon, Fellow and Professor of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics - Department Profile
Stellar chromospheres, coronae and winds
Professor Dame Carole Jordan, Emeritus Fellow