Events

Date:
4 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
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.

Date:
5 May 2017 - 3:30pm
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:
General public (Age 14+)

Oxford Physics Colloquia Series

Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, University of Oxford
'Pulsars & Extreme Physics - a 50th Anniversary'

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Date:
6 May 2017 - 10:30am
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:
Advanced

Morning of Theoretical Physics 'Ripples in spacetime: the discovery of gravitational waves '

Speakers

Prof James Binney FRS: From action at a distance to gravitational waves

Prof Subir Sarkar: The birth of gravitational wave astronomy

Prof John March-Russell: Exploring the very early universe with gravitational waves

More information, abstracts and how to book available here

Date:
12 May 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:
General public (Age 14+)

Professor Dr Immanuel Bloch, Max-Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Garching & Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich will deliver the 57th Cherwell-Simon Lecture.

This is a free event and the general public are welcome. Registration not required. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception.

Title: Controlling and Exploring Quantum Matter Using Ultracold Atoms in Optical Lattices

Date:
19 May 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:
Year 3 and Year 4 Physics Leavers Only

2017 Leavers Reception - 19 May

This is the opportunity for Year 3 and Year 4 Leavers to enjoy an informal lunch and have a group photo taken.

This event is free and for Physics leavers only.
Leavers would have received an email with the password to be able to book.

To book, please fill in the form and bring the confirmation with you on the day.

Date:
7 Jun 2017 - 5:00pm
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:
General public (Age 14+)

The 2017 Halley Lecture will be delivered by Professor Rainer Weiss, MIT on behalf of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration on Wednesday 7th June 2017

TITLE: Observation of the mergers of binary black holes: The opening of gravitational wave astronomy

Date:
9 Jun 2017 - 1:30pm to 11:00pm
Venue:
Culham Science Centre
Audience:
Members of the Henry Moseley Society

The Henry Moseley Society Special Event

We are delighted to announce that we will be visiting JET at Culham on June 9th. for our Special Event.
Due to the nature of the experiment, we are restricted in the number of guests we can take (50 only), so we will book places on a first come, first served basis.

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.

Date:
17 Jun 2017 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Venue:
Kettering Buccleuch Academy, Kettering
Audience:
Teachers of physics


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The event

Staff and volunteers from the University of Oxford and British Physics Olympiad Trust will provide guidance and resources on helping your students to develop advanced problem solving skills in physics. The day will cover extending able students in class through providing extension classes to help them explore their interest in physics.

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.

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