Physics and Astronomy

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Prof Philip Harris

Post:Professor of Physics (Physics and Astronomy, Mathematics, Experimental Particle Physics Research Group)
Other posts:Head of School (School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences)
Location:PEVENSEY 2 4A6

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 877214
International:+44 1273 877214

Research expertise:
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  • MPS Head of School (since 2016)
  • Head of Department, Physics & Astronomy (2011-14)
  • Professorship (2007), Readership (2003), Senior Lectureship (2000) at Sussex
  • Full time at Sussex since 1998
  • Lectureship at Sussex and postdoc at Rutherford Lab, joint appointment (1994)
  • Postdoc (1990) and Visiting Research Assistant Professor (1992), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • PhD, Observation of High-Lying Resonances in the H- Ion, University of New Mexico (1990)
  • Teacher, Gaynes School, Upminster (1983-84)
  • PGCE, University of Oxford (1983)
  • BA Hons, University of Oxford (1982)

I am a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


Professor of Physics 

Head of School, MPS.

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