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The latest Physics newsletter is available online

Posted: 08 Dec 2017

The latest Physics newsletter is available online here

We'd love to hear from you if you have any stories, ideas, photographs, archive material or other things you'd like to share with our community.
The next issue will come out in Spring.

Physics Controversies Past and Present - One-Day Conference

Posted: 08 Dec 2017

'Physics Controversies Past and Present' One-Day Conference

Saturday 24th February 2018
10.30 am - 5.00 pm

(This event is organised by physics alumni who lead the Centre for the History and Philosophy of Physics - HAPP - based at St Cross college)

Over the centuries the progress of physics has been marked by theoretical hypothesis investigated by experimental verification or falsification, or by experimental discovery seeking a theoretical explanation. In both circumstances, controversies have often raged before a generally accepted view is adopted.

'State of the Universe' talk by Prof Schmidt available on podcast now

Posted: 22 Nov 2017

The podcast of Professor Schmidt Hintze Lecture held on Nov 13th, 'State of the Universe' can be found here


'Started in Oxford' Festival

Posted: 25 Oct 2017

The Started in Oxford Festival will be held in Oxford from November 13-17th, coinciding with Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), with an aim to highlight and showcase the fabulous startups, spin-outs and businesses we have here in Oxford, and promote entrepreneurship in general.

Oxford Foundry now open

Posted: 20 Oct 2017

The Oxford Foundry, a new entrepreneurial hub at the heart of Oxford University, has officially opened its doors.

This new project has now started and students, staff and alumni are encouraged to use it.
You can read the whole article here.

And more about the Oxford Foundry here.

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Updates - Beecroft Building

Posted: 05 Aug 2017

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For more details and updates on our fantastic new building click here.

New video - FULL CIRCLE

Posted: 13 Apr 2017

New Ideas + New Tools = New Science

Have a look at our latest video showing a full circle of collaboration involving education, research, enterprise and student support.

On this occassion, we hear from Prof John Wheater (Head of Physics); Prof Ian Walmsley (Hooke Professor of Experimental Physics & PVC(R)); Dr Peter Leek(EPSRC Career Acceleration Fellow)and Dr John Burgoyne ([url=https://w

The Triumphal Palmyra Arch in Florence, Italy.

Posted: 29 Mar 2017

Dr Alexy Karenowska, a member of the Condensed Matter Physics group, through her work in Oxford’s Institute for Digital Technology (IDA) is in Florence, Italy, for the unveiling of the replica of the Palmyra Arch.

Principessa Maria Elettra, daughter of Guglielmo Marconi, visits Physics Oxford

Posted: 20 Mar 2017

Today we were delighted and honoured with the visit from Principessa Maria Elettra, daughter of Guglielmo Marconi. Prof Paolo Radaelli and Dr Alexy Karenowska hosted her visit to Physics, together with other members of the Department. Here we see her during the visit to the Oxford Physics Microstructure Detector facility (OPMD).

Alumni event at the Oxford and Cambridge Club

Posted: 17 Mar 2017

Alumni Reception in London

Last week, Dr Sam Vinko gave a wonderful talk to Physics Alumni & Guests at the Oxford & Cambridge Club.
His talk was titled: "From stars to proteins: unveiling material response in intense X-ray fields” and guests' feedback has been fantastic.
This yearly event is always very popular and is really nice to meet new people every time.

Professor John Wheater, Head of Physics, hosted this lovely evening.