Physics

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    Associate Professor Jenni Adams, UC astroparticle physicist, has been part of the International IceCube project for over 10 years, which has been studying high-energy particles (neutrinos) that stream through the earth under the surface of the South Pole.

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Top 300 in the world for Physics & Astronomy (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022)

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Top 300 in the world for Physics & Astronomy (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022)

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Overview

Physics explores the behaviour between matter and energy — from subatomic particles to the scale of the universe.

Technology and physics go hand-in-hand, and they improve our lives massively. From computers, architecture to agriculture, modern life is built using the understanding of physics.

Studying this field will prepare you to contribute to major advances in technology now and in the future.

Contact us

Te Kura Matū | School of Physical and Chemical Sciences

Phone +64 3 369 3100
Email physical-chemical-sciences@canterbury.ac.nz

Location
Levels 3 and 4, Beatrice Tinsley building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Kaupeka Pūtaiao | Faculty of Science
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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