News

13 November 2017

Our latest Department newsletter is now available to download in PDF format here (the file may not display correctly with Firefox/Chrome pdf viewers -- in this case save a file and open it with e.g. Acrobat reader or Preview).

10 November 2017

Researchers propose a scheme to position, focus, and sort magnetic particles in a microchannel with a magnetic field.

2 November 2017

Chico Camargo has been selected as one of four shortlisted finalists for the 2017 IOP Early Career Physics Communicator Award. More information about the award can be found here.

Good luck Chico!

18 October 2017

Oxford Physics will play a leading role in the development of a new instrument that enables better understanding of climate change and star formation in the Universe.

17 October 2017

Congratulations to Jessica Boland who has been awarded the Institute of Physics 2017 Jocelyn Bell Burnell Medal and Prize

for her work developing 'novel techniques for characterising the charge carrier dynamics of semiconductor nanowires, enabling demonstration of single nanowire terahertz detectors and ultrafast optically switchable nanowire-based terahertz modulators for ultrafast wireless communication.'

9 October 2017

Royal Spanish Physical Society prize "Investigador Novel en Física Teórica" awarded to Dr Fernando de Juan for his work on the theory of two-dimensional conducting materials, especially their topological properties.

More details can be found here.

29 September 2017

Despite a very high standard of presentations overall, two stood out as being particularly clear and engaging presentations of some great physics work: Kevin Thielen and Chris MacMackin, both of the Ice and Fluid Dynamics group, won prizes for the best talk and poster respectively. Many congratulations to both of them!

20 September 2017

"Why are we here?"

Oxford physicists could change our understanding of the universe in this new venture...

(In the photo we see from left to right, Prof Alfons Weber, Prof Giles Barr and Dr Farrukh Azfar. Photo copyright Department of Physics/S.Bebb)

21 August 2017

Chico Camargo, of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics has won an Early Career Researcher award in this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Awards, which celebrate public engagement work across the University. The announcement was made at an awards ceremony at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History on 28 June hosted by Vice-Chancellor Professor Louise Richardson.

17 August 2017

It is with great sadness that the Physics Department announces the death of Professor Michael Baker on the 10th of August at the age of 86.

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