Past Events for Research

4 Mar 2016 - 3:30pm

Oxford Climate Research Network Annual Lecture
In conjunction with the Met Office Academic Partnership

Professor Kerry Emanuel (MIT)

In his talk, Kerry will explore the pressing practical problem of how hurricane activity will respond to global warming, and how hurricanes could in turn be influencing the atmosphere and ocean.

3 Mar 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

The Final Dennis Sciama Lecture will be delivered by Professor David Deutsch FRS on Thursday 3rd March 2016 @ 17:30 in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre.

3 Mar 2016 - 11:30am

Innovate UK is the UK’s innovation agency. Our budget of approximately £440 million/year is used to help companies to develop new technologies such as quantum, digital and materials that will apply to sectors such as transport, health, and aerospace. A large proportion of our work is used to fund company/academic projects which help to translate good ideas into new products and services.

19 Nov 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

The next Hintze Lecture will be delivered by Professor Meg Urry, Israel Munson Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Director, Yale Centre for Astronomy & Astrophyiscs.

Growing Black Holes over 12 Billion Years

27 Oct 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

As the Large Hadron Collider pushes to ever-higher energies, join Prof Alan Barr to find out about the mysteries of particle physics and how the citizen scientists of Higgs Hunters are helping researchers in their search for unknown exotic particles.

Booking required

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25 Sep 2015 - 11:15am to 5:35pm

A meeting on the theme of "The Dynamics of Rotating Fluids" will be held on Friday 25 September 2015 in the Dobson Room (1st Floor of the Atmospheric Physics building on the Oxford Science Area). The programme is as follows:

11.15am David Marshall (AOPP, Oxford)
The Physics of eddy saturation in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current

11.40am Ted Johnson (UCL)
Eddy formation through topographic transformation of shelf waves

18 Jul 2015 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

Cost: Free

A one-day conference at Oxford Physics to give A-level teachers an opportunity to learn about the phenomena and scientific challenges which connect astronomy, particle physics and the physics of particle accelerators.

This is the sixth APPEAL teachers’ conference exploring High Energy Physics and Accelerator Science. This year we link to "The International Year of Light".

19 Jun 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Halley Lecture - 'Understanding the Monsoon' by Professor Peter J. Webster, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

8 Jun 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Effective field measurements and spin torque dynamics in magnetic nanostructures

15 May 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Professor Charles Kane, Class of 1965 Endowed Term Chair & Professor of Physics, University of Pennsylvania will deliver the 55th Cherwell-Simon Lecture.

Topological Boundary Modes from Quantum Electronics to Classical Mechanics