The School of Physics at the University of Melbourne is one of the leading physics departments in Australia. Our members are engaged in research at the forefront of a diverse range of fields.

Research prospectus

Faculty of Science researchers conduct diverse and varied research in our state-of-the-art facilities. Our scientists are global leaders in their fields, finding solutions to the biggest issues we face today.

The School of Physics is one of the leading physics departments in Australia. Researchers in our School are pushing the boundaries in a broad range of research fields — from astrophysics to nanoscience, and everything in between.

The School houses a suite of premier research laboratories, instruments, facilities and equipment. Explore our research prospectus to find out what projects our leading academics are investigating.

Download the prospectus  (PDF 3.2 MB)

The cover of the School of Physics research prospectus

Connect with us

If you would like to study with us, or discuss opportunities for collaboration, or helping to fund our work, see below for how to get in touch.

Study with us

Join over 10,000 students at the Faculty of Science with a range of honours, graduate, and research degrees. Visit the Graduate hub for information and enquiries about graduate studies.

Support us

Our generous benefactors make our work possible. Visit Support Physics to find out how you can support our leading research and help change the lives of future generations by funding science scholarships.

Collaborate with us

The Faculty of Science invites interested organisations who would like to explore collaborative research or use our developed technologies. Please get in touch with our Business Development team to discuss.

Frances Guyett
Director, Business Development, Physical Sciences
Research, Innovation & Commercialisation | The University of Melbourne
Incorporating UoM Commercial Ltd and the School of Melbourne Custom Programs
Phone: +61 417 535 617