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

8 May 2017

Professor Myles Padgett, Kelvin Chair of Natural Philosophy and Vice Principal (Research), University of Glasgow 26 May (3.30pm): ‘Ghost Imaging with Quantum Light’

Professor Myles Padgett, Kelvin Chair of Natural Philosophy and Vice Principal (Research), University of Glasgow
26 May (3.30pm): ‘Ghost Imaging with Quantum Light’
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, followed by tea/coffee in the Clarendon Labs Common Room

Ghost imaging and ghost diffraction were first demonstrated by Shih and co-workers using photon pairs created by parametric down-conversion. They were able to obtain an image or a diffraction pattern using photons that had never interacted with the object, relying instead on the correlations with photons that have.

Oxford Physics Taster Day

Date: 
13 Jul 2017 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Venue: 
dwb
Audience: 
Schools (secondary)

FULLY BOOKED !!

Aims

For more information contact: 

isaac.physics@physics.ox.ac.uk (please include 'Oxford Physics Taster Day 2017 enquiry' in the subject line). Note: This event is now fully booked but we hope to run other taster days during the summer holidays.

Isaac Physics Calculus Workshop

Date: 
16 Jun 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Venue: 
Abingdon School, Abingdon
Audience: 
Schools (secondary)

The Abingdon Science Partnership have teamed up with Isaac Physics and the University of Oxford Physics Department to offer an exciting end of term experience which aims to stretch and challenge Year 12 Physics students. We aim to help students improve their problem solving skills within a scientific context, a key requirement for students who wish to study STEM subjects at university.

For more information contact: 

To register your interest please click here. If you have any further queries please email isaac.physics@physics.ox.ac.uk

4 April 2017

Congratulations Subir Sarkar!

Many congratulations to Subir Sarkar who has been awarded the IUPAP-TIFR Homi Bhabha Medal and Prize 2017.

This prize is awarded for distinguished contributions in high energy cosmic ray physics and astro-particle physics.

You can read more here

Isaac Physics Year 12 Problem Solving Event

Date: 
21 Jun 2017 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
Venue: 
Magdalen College School, Oxford
Audience: 
Schools (secondary)

The Ogden Trust Oxford Partnership have teamed up with Isaac Physics and the University of Oxford Physics Department to offer an exciting end of term experience which aims to stretch and challenge Year 12 Physics students. We aim to help students improve their problem solving skills within a scientific context, a key requirement for students who wish to study STEM subjects at university.

For more information contact: 

To register your interest please click here. If you have any further queries please email isaac.physics@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!

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)

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