Physics

Physics

Why Catz?

  • The community of physics students and fellows at St Catherine's is one of the largest and liveliest in the University. There are usually more than thirty physics students (including graduate students) in the College and, typically, more than a third of our finalists obtain first-class degrees.
  • St Catherine’s is very conveniently situated near to the Department of Physics, where lectures and practicals are held.
  • Physics graduates go on to careers in university and industrial research, the scientific civil service, the City, and many other areas. Over half typically go on to study for a PhD or equivalent in physics research groups, either at Oxford or at other universities in the UK and abroad.

Number of places usually available at St Catherine's: 8

Associated Staff

MA, DPhil Oxf
Fellow and Tutor in Physics
Professor of Biological Physics
MA, DPhil Oxf
Fellow and Tutor in Physics
Professor of Astrophysics
BSc Brown, MPhil, PhD Columbia
College Lecturer in Physics
BSc UCLA, DPhil Oxf
College Lecturer in Physics
BSc Western Australia, PhD Simon Fraser
College Lecturer in Physics
BSc QMUL, MA Oxf, PhD Edin
Professorial Fellow
Henry Moseley Centenary Professor of Experimental Physics
MA, PhD Camb
College Lecturer in Mathematics for Computer Science, Engineering Science and Physics