Schools Outreach

The 13th Hintze Lecture: Our Simple but Strange Universe, Professor David Spergel

Date: 
10 Nov 2016 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

The 13th Hintze Lecture will be delivered by Professor David Spergel, Charles A. Young Professor of Astronomy, Princeton Unversity, on Thursday 10th November 2016 @ 17:30 in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre.

Title: Our Simple but Strange Universe

For more information contact: 

Leanne O'Donnell
01865 613 973
Leanne.odonnell@physics.ox.ac.uk

BPhO lecture: I WANT TO BELIEVE: AN ASTRONOMER’S SEARCH FOR ALIENS

Date: 
27 Apr 2017 - 3:00pm
Venue: 
The Royal Society: 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG
Audience: 
Schools (secondary)

We are pleased to invite BPhO schools to attend our first open lecture at the Royal Society. Schools may bring up to 10 students from Year 10-12.

FULLY BOOKED!

Interest in the event has been amazing! Complete the following form to be added to the waiting list and we will let you know if places become availible: https://www2.physics.ox.ac.uk/my-forms/bpho-lecture-booking.

Talk details

I WANT TO BELIEVE: AN ASTRONOMER’S SEARCH FOR ALIENS

For more information contact: 

Please contact schools.liaison@physics.ox.ac.uk if you have any questions about the event.

The 14th Hintze Lecture

Date: 
4 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

The 14th Hintze Lecture will be delivered by Professor Conny Aerts, Director, Institute of Astronomy KU Leuven.

This is a free event, general public welcome.

For more information contact: 

Leanne O'Donnell

01865 613 973
Leanne.odonnell@physics.ox.ac.uk

Year 12 Girls Problem Solving Day

Date: 
21 Apr 2017 -
9:30am to 3:30pm
Venue: 
dwb
Audience: 
Schools (secondary)

Aims

For more information contact: 

isaac.physics@physics.ox.ac.uk (please include 'Year 12 Girls Day 2017 enquiry' in the subject line)

Isaac Physics: Student Workshop Problem Solving with Vectors

Date: 
6 Mar 2017 -
4:15pm to 6:30pm
Venue: 
dwb
Room: 
Fisher Room
Audience: 
Schools (secondary)

Are you...

For more information contact: 

Registration through the Isaac Physics website: https://isaacphysics.org/events/06032017oxford

Categories: 

International Masterclasses in Particle Physics

Date: 
14 Mar 2017 -
8:45am to 4:30pm
Venue: 
dwb

Fully Booked

This is an exciting opportunity to take part in an International Masterclass in Particle Physics. Students will get insight into topics and methods of basic research relating to matter and forces. They will perform measurements on real data from the ATLAS experiments at CERN and participate in an international video conference to discuss the results.

Who is it for?

For more information contact: 

Please email schools.liaison@physics.ox.ac.uk if you have any questions

Maths, Physics and Engineering Study Day

Date: 
20 Feb 2017 (All day)
Venue: 
University College Oxford

Maths, Physics and Engineering Study Day - Mon 20 February

For more information contact: 

A provisional timetable and details of how to apply are here: http://univ.ox.ac.uk/content/year-12-subject-study-days

Categories: 

Isaac Physics: Student Workshop Problem Solving with Exponentials

Date: 
9 Feb 2017 -
4:15pm to 6:30pm
Venue: 
dwb
Room: 
Seminar Room
Audience: 
Schools (secondary)

Are you...

For more information contact: 

Registration through the Isaac Physics website: https://isaacphysics.org/events/09022017oxford

Categories: 

1 December 2016

Physics Newsletter Autumn 2016

Our latest Department newsletter is now available to download in PDF format here (the file may not display correctly with Firefox/Chrome pdf viewers -- in this case save it to a file and open it with e.g. Acrobat reader or Preview).

Have a look at the wide range of work that we do in front-line research, teaching, public outreach and school education.

29 November 2016

Join a planetary observing trip with this 360-degree immersive video.

This immersive 360 degree video lets you join in a planetary observing trip using some of the world's best telescopes in Hawaii.

To view on a regular screen, you can click and drag in the video frame to look in any direction. For an immersive experience, view the video using a virtual reality headset. A guide to VR headsets can be found here.

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