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Department of Physics

The Cavendish Laboratory
  • To define the academic content of the undergraduate courses in Physics.
  • To assign teaching duties to staff members and others.
  • To assign examining duties to staff members, and to draw up guidelines for examining.
  • To monitor teaching loads of staff.
  • Mentoring of new staff members.
  • To advise HoD on implications of staff leave requests.
  • To monitor quality of teaching (lectures, practicals, departmentally-organised supervisions etc.). Monitor feedback from questionnaires, staff-student Consultative Committee, year groups, supervisors meeting etc., and take appropriate action.
  • To monitor and respond to feedback on examinations from internal and external examiners.
  • To propose and monitor expenditure on teaching.
  • To liaise as appropriate with Colleges, central University bodies and committees and external bodies.