Past Events

4 Jul 2011 (All day) to 8 Jul 2011 (All day)

Nanotechnology is a new exciting field that has the potential to transform the way that medical and healthcare solutions are developed and delivered. This year’s Nanomedicine Summer School will focus on the impact that nanotechnology has in the advance of medicine, healthcare and bio-sensing techniques and discuss how to progress this area to meet future needs.

6 Jul 2011 (All day) to 7 Jul 2011 (All day)

Physics Open Days
Full Open Days - Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th July 2011

2011 Programme Update:

  • Physics Lectures at 11:00 and 15:00 on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Physics and Philosophy Lecture at 14:00 on Wednesday ONLY
  • Admissions Talks at 12:15 and 16:15 on Wednesday and Thursday

These are our main open days. We will offer sample lectures, admissions talks, demonstrations, tours of the department and the chance to speak to current tutors and students.

4 Jul 2011 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Time: 6 - 7pm

Nature's Raincoats
Prof Julia Yeomans

2 Jul 2011 - 9:50am

Time: 9:50am – 6pm
Venue: Department of Physics, University of Oxford
Who: Physics teachers

APPEAL-2 Teachers' Conference

"Particle Accelerators - Shedding Light on the Dark Universe."

This is the second APPEAL teachers’ conference exploring High Energy Physics and Accelerator Science. This year we focus on the links with Dark Matter and Dark Energy.
Please also visit the following website for more information and to register for the event:

23 Jun 2011 (All day)

National Science Learning Centre, York
Thursday 23 June 2011

The University will be organising a free Maths & Science Teachers’ event, held at the National Science Learning Centre (NSLC) between 9:30am and 4:30pm on Thursday 23rd June. We are delivering this free conference with the following aims:

23 Jun 2011 (All day)

National Science Learning Centre, York
Thursday 23 June 2011

The University will be organising a free Maths & Science Teachers’ event, held at the National Science Learning Centre (NSLC) between 9:30am and 4:30pm on Thursday 23rd June. We are delivering this free conference with the following aims:

22 Jun 2011 - 4:30pm

Theory of the spin Hall effect by Dr.Shuichi Murukami, Tokyo Institute of Technology,

Wednesday 22nd June 2011 at 4.30pm,
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
followed by refreshments

21 Jun 2011 - 4:30pm

The 3rd Hintze Lecture

Professor Michael Green, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, DAMTP, University of Cambridge

Will deliver the 3rd Hintze Lecture

'String Theory – a Unifying Principle in Theoretical Physics'

20 Jun 2011 - 1:00pm to 3:40pm

Format: Hands-on exhibits and demonstration lecture
Topic: Energy
Year group: Year 9
Where: Clarendon Building, Department of Physics, University of Oxford

A half-day session with fun hands-on demonstrations exploring Energy. The taster event is followed by a series of workshops delivered in participating schools.

For more information and bookings visit our schools pages.

16 Jun 2011 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm

Location : Oxford University Natural History Museum, Oxford

Event details:

This social event is free and open to all school science teachers in all local secondary schools.

The evening activities will include

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