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Welcome to the home of Physics, Astronomy & Biophysics at York

At York University, we offer a broad mix of experimental, theoretical, and computational experiences in Physics, Astronomy, and Biophysics at both undergraduate (B.Sc.) and graduate (M.Sc. and Ph.D.) levels in a research-intensive environment.

PAGE Conference 2024

The Physics and Astronomy Graduate Executive (PAGE) invites all Department community members to the annual PAGE Graduate Student Conference: Tuesday June 25, 2024 in Room 103 of the Life Sciences Building (LSB 103) from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.  In addition to the conference, a public speaking workshop by Prof. Sarah Rugheimer is scheduled forJune 20.  For more info including registration to give a talk at the conference, see this link.

Student Spotlight


York students work in modern laboratories and can join research projects with leading professors.


York graduate students can study cutting-edge physics topics like dark matter and dark energy.


Professor Adam Muzzin studies the formation of galaxies. Hear his story at the link above!

Professor Chris Bergevin studies the biophysics of hearing. Learn more at the link above!