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Mathematics, Statistics and Physics Facilities

We've an excellent range of study and research facilities for undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers.

Our home

The Herschel Building is home to all mathematics, statistics and physics teaching and can be found right in the heart of campus.

In the video below, Will and Kate take you on a tour of the more general facilities you'll have access to. Then follow Aggie and Alex as they take you on a tour of the extensive physics facilities and labs here at Newcastle University.


Mathematics, statistics and physics facilities

High-specification physics laboratories

Virtual tour

Take a look at our 360 degree tour of the facilities for Physics.

Computer facilities

All postgraduate research students have access to online research facilities via their own fast laptop and docking system.

There is also a computer cluster (of about 150 PCs) on the first floor of the Herschel Building.

The University's Information Technology team maintain the computer facilities.

Some of the computing facilities in the Herschel Building.

Library facilities

Newcastle University has excellent library facilities. The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics also has its own specialist library and reading room.

View the library's:

For guidance on developing your academic study skills at every stage and advice on topics such as preparing for exams, managing your time and getting the most out of group work, explore the Academic Skills Kit.

The Library Liaison team can provide further advice in using the library. They can help with more detailed subject enquiries. Julia Robinson is the Liaison Librarian for mathematics, statistics and physics.

Collaborative study room in the Marjorie Robinson Library.

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