University of Warwick is one of the UK’s leading universities, with an acknowledged reputation for excellence in research and teaching, for innovation, and for links with business and industry. Warwick performed strongly in the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, ranked 7th overall in the UK. The University consistently ranks in the top 10 UK Universities, e.g. The Complete University Guide 2019. Warwick is 54th in the QS World Ranking for 2019. The department of Physics is one of the top ten research environments in the U.K. with 65 research-active staff. 96% of our research is ‘world-leading’ (3*) or ‘internationally excellent’ (4*). Within Physics, the Microscopy group specialises in state of the art imaging and analysis with strong interests in semiconductors, oxides, carbon nanomaterials and 2D materials.
Richard Beanland (ESR6 main supervisor, Chair of the Dissemination and Public Engagement Committee)