Physics Building Expansion Officially Opened
Physics Building Expansion Officially Opened
An extension to the Department of Physics at the University of the Free State (UFS) was officially opened on the Bloemfontein Campus on 20 April 2016.


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Prof Danie Vermeulen, new Faculty Dean
Prof Danie Vermeulen, new Faculty Dean
The Council of the UFS approved the appointment of Prof Danie Vermeulen as Dean of the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences during its meeting on 11 March 2016.


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UFS Scientists part of team: Dissecting the Milky Way
UFS Scientists part of team: Dissecting the Milky Way
H.E.S.S. (High Energy Stereoscopic System) scientists publically revealed their latest galactic discovery in the international science journal, Nature, on 16 March 2016.


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Institute for Groundwater Studies Lab Globally Endorsed
Institute for Groundwater Studies Lab Globally Endorsed
The IGS Laboratory at the UFS is on equal footing with international testing labs. With its accreditation in March 2016 by SANAS, this lab now officially meets global standards.


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Lithium-Ion Batteries Research Improving Ordinary Lives
Lithium-Ion Batteries Research Improving Ordinary Lives
The future of scientific research at the Qwaqwa Campus is in good hands. Dr L Koao is one of the members of the Vice-Chancellor’s Prestige Scholars Programme (PSP) on this Campus.


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The University of the Free State (UFS) Department of Physics offers Honours in physics, as well as M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees.  For more information see Programmes.

At school and planning your future?

For those of you still at school wanting to plan your future career paths, see "SA Institute of Physics". This informative site will give you information on physics in South Africa and career opportunities in physics. Physics is relevant to many diverse career choices! Even if you don't major in Physics, you may want to include one or two courses in your learning programme at university. To find out more about each of the possible learning programmes, follow the links under Programmes.

Planning to do postgraduate studies?

The research in the department falls into two main categories, surface science and astrophysics, and the postgraduate studies focus on these areas. The Physics Department has sophisticated surface analysis apparatus at its disposal and has gained an international reputation as a surface science laboratory.  Bursaries are available. 

From Measurement to Understanding

 

Last updated: 09 June 2014 09:17