From SEM labs in the basement to telescopes on the roof, the Department of Physics is home to a range of world-class facilities. Our laboratories and equipment are looked after by a dedicated team of technicians and our facilities are used by our students and researchers. Several of these facilities are available to external users, and the Department welcomes enquiries from external research and from industry.
When I came to Durham I was amazed by the incredible facilities on offer
Find out more about these facilities on site at our South Road campus
A £11.5m new research centre into the cosmos, Dark Matter and Dark Energy
One of the UK’s premier science, engineering and technology parks for cutting edge global R&D. Based partly at NETPark, the Centre for Advanced Instrumentation (CfAI) develops state-of-the-art instruments for use in astronomical instrumentation, biophysics, remote sensing and fusion diagnostics.