Past Events for Alumni

20 Oct 2017 - 3:30pm to 24 Nov 2017 - 3:30pm

The following Department colloquia will take place during Michaelmas term 2017 as we aim to share with you the latest research and developments across the discipline - Undergraduates, Graduate, Postdocs, Support Staff and Faculty members are all encouraged to attend. Alumni and members of the University in other departments/colleges, too!

Each talk is followed by tea in the Physics common room. We look forward to seeing you there!

All lectures will commence at 3.30pm, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory.

29 Jun 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm

Sunday 29th June, afternoon tea in the Garden at St Hugh's College, Oxford

Following on the success from last year’s first Physics Alumni Garden Party, and thanks to the generosity of one of our alumnus, we are hosting this year’s party at St Hugh College’s beautiful gardens on Sunday 29th June, 4-6:30 pm.

16 Feb 2018 - 3:30pm

The below colloquium, due to take place Friday 16th, has now been postponed due to personal circumstances. Isabelle very much looks forward to presenting ‘A new generation of Multi-dimensional stellar structure models’ at a later date.
Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Oxford Physics Colloquia Series

The lecture series will be given at 3.30pm on Fridays in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Road. Tea will be served in the Physics Common Room at 4.30 pm.

All are welcome to attend.

9 Feb 2018 - 3:30pm

Oxford Physics Colloquia Series

The lectures will be given at 3.30pm on Fridays in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Road. Tea will be served in the Physics Common Room at 4.30 pm.

All are welcome to attend.

2 Feb 2018 - 3:30pm

Oxford Physics Colloquia Series

The lecture series will be given at 3.30pm on Fridays in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Road. Tea will be served in the Physics Common Room at 4.30 pm.

All are welcome to attend.

Prof David Sington, TV DOX
2 Feb: Telling stories about science

26 Jan 2018 - 3:30pm

Oxford Physics Colloquia Series

The lecture series will be given at 3.30pm on Fridays in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Road. Tea will be served in the Physics Common Room at 4.30 pm.

All are welcome to attend.

Prof Bruno Leibundgut, Technical University of Munich
26 Jan: Supernova 1987 – The first 30 years

20 Jan 2018 - 10:30am

Morning of Theoretical Physics - 'Galaxy Dynamics'

15 Dec 2017 - 4:30am

Physics Department Carol Service 2017

The Carol Service will be held this year on Friday, 15th December, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. in the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, High St, followed by wine and mince pies in the church. Please make a note in your diary. As always friends and family, especially children, are welcome to attend.

2 Dec 2017 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

The Particle Physics Christmas Lecture

We are delighted to host our second Particle Physics Christmas Lecture, and have Prof. Sir Tejinder Singh Virdee, FRS, as our guest speaker. He is an experimental particle physicist and Professor of Physics at Imperial College London. Read more about the speaker below.

13 Nov 2017 - 5:30pm

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

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