Schools Outreach

International Masterclasses in Particle Physics

Date: 
13 Mar 2018 - 8:45am to 15 Mar 2018 - 4:30pm
Venue: 
dwb

Day 1: 13th Mar 2018 (08.45am - 4.30pm)
Day 2: 15th Mar 2018 (08.45am - 4.30pm)

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

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

7 February 2018

Triple Physics win at Impact Awards

The annual MPLS Impact Awards aim to foster and raise awareness of impact by rewarding it at a local level, and prepare the ground for the impact case studies that will be needed for REF 2021, and future similar exercises. This year’s awards were presented at the MPLS Winter Reception on the 6th February at Mansfield College, with the winners receiving a pay award of £1,000 (minus taxes).

Oxford Physicists won awards in three out of the four categories!

Oxford Physics Masterclass - Save the Date!

Date: 
14 Apr 2018 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Audience: 
Schools (secondary)

Aims

For more information contact: 

isaac.physics@physics.ox.ac.uk (please include 'Oxford Physics Masterclass' in the subject line).

Magnets Fantastic - Family Friendly Christmas Lecture

Date: 
11 Dec 2017 - 6:15pm to 7:15pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
Family friendly

The show will still go ahead this evening but please take care on your way into the Department and only travel if it is safe to do so.

Doors open: 6:00pm, arrive to be seated by 6:15pm

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For more information contact: 

Inaugural Oxford Network for Planets in the Universe Distinguished Lecture

Date: 
8 Nov 2017 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
clarendon
Room: 
Lindemann Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

Title: Getting to know alien worlds: Characterizing exoplanets from the ground and from space

Registration is required (no registration fee) Link to registration page

Time: 5 pm (to be seated by 4.50pm) on 8th November 2017

For more information contact: 

15th Hintze Lecture 'State of the Universe'

Date: 
13 Nov 2017 - 5:30pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

The 15th Hintze Lecture will be delivered by Professor Brian Schmidt, Vice-Chancellor of the Australian National University and 2011 Noble Prize Winner in Physics.

Title: State of the Universe
Abstract: Our Universe was created in 'The Big Bang' and has been expanding ever since. Professor Schmidt will describe the vital statistics of the Universe, including its size, weight, shape, age, and composition. Professor Schmidt will also try to make sense of the Universe's past, present, and future – and describe what we know, and what we do not yet know, about the Cosmos

For more information contact: 

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

Magnets Fantastic

Date: 
7 Dec 2017 - 1:30pm to 8 Dec 2017 - 2:30pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Audience: 
Year 7 to Year 9 (11+)

Lecture date: Friday 8th December 2017, 13:30-14:30

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Schools Physics Christmas Lectures

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For more information contact: 

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.

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