Past Events

29 Oct 2016 (All day)

Morning of Theoretical Physics - Saturday 29 October, 2016.

"More is different" - how states of matter emerge from quantum theory

Booking will open in September 2016. More information can be found here.

17 Oct 2016 - 6:00pm

Invitation only

Schools Physicist of the Year Awards (SPotY)

Awards ceremony to recognise the most promising Year 10 physics students in the region.

Students have been nominated by their teachers based on their excellence or enthusiasm in physics. All nominated students will receive a certificate and small prize.

10 Oct 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Dr Colin Wilson, Physics, Oxford

Is there, or was there ever, life on Mars?

Can humans one day go to Mars (and come back safely)?

23 Sep 2016 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

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:

1.00pm Mike Bell (Met Office) + Pedro Peixoto, John Thuburn and Andy White
Instabilities of zonal flows: numerical and/or non-geostrophic

1.25pm Megan Stamper (Cambridge)
Numerical simulations of submesoscale instabilities at an idealised ocean front

16 Sep 2016 - 7:30pm to 17 Sep 2016 - 7:00pm

Alumni Weekend in Oxford

This popular annual event will take place on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th September.

8 Sep 2016 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

4th Workshop on the Physics of Fine Tuning

dark Matter(s)

September 8th 2016 2pm - 6pm

Denys Wilkinson Building

11 Aug 2016 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

2 Aug 2016 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

29 Jul 2016 - 3:00pm to 30 Jul 2016 - 4:00pm

Oxford Physics, St John's College and British Physics Olympiad invite school physics teachers to attend the first Oxford Physics Teachers Conference.

The event provides the opportunity to find out about advances in cutting edge physics and provides guidance and resources on helping your students to develop advanced problem solving skills in physics. Example physics problems will be explored along with simple demonstrations that are designed to challenge students into new ways of thinking.

14 Jul 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Alumni event at Canada House, London.
14 July 2016

Physics Alumni Reception at Canada House

We are delighted to invite all Physics alumni and Oxford10 alumni to a reception at Canada House, London, on July 14th, 18:00-20:30