Alumni

The Department of Physics Alumni Relations Office works to develop, nurture and promote a continuing relationship between the Department and its alumni.
We also work with current students, staff, researchers and friends of the Department, aiming and enhancing the experience of being part of one of the largest and most successful Departments of Physics in the world.

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14 May 2015

'Dear Harry...' a new special exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford.

Today 14th May, open a new fantastic exhibition focused on the life and achievements of Henry G.J.Moseley, entitled 'Dear Harry...'

We attended the official launch at the Museum, and reception at Trinity College on Tuesday, and had a chance to have a look at this excellent showcase of his life and work.

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14 May 2015

'Henry G.J. Moseley: Physicist and Soldier' Alumni Networking Event last week

Last week we held a lovely and informative event at the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock, to commemorate and honour the life of Henry G. J. Moseley.
Prof Derek Stacey (Department of Physics) and Dr Elizabeth Bruton (Museum of the History of Science)gave a joint presentation ' Sacrifice of a Genius’: Henry Moseley, scientist and soldier ' followed by a drinks and nibbles reception, and a chance to see the museum collections with staff members at hand to answer all questions.

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20 December 2014

Physics Christmas Carol Service 2014

The traditional Physics Christmas Carol Service took place yesterday in St Mary the Virgin Church (High St, Oxford.
About 100 people attended the lovely event, and heard the choir sing; readings by Prof Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell (Astrophysics) and Professor Robert Taylor (Condensed Matter Physics) and enjoyed an informal reception with wine and mince pies.

As always, it is wonderful to see so many old and new friends on this occasion, and we look forward to the next one.

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11 December 2014

December at the Clarendon

An update from the Alumni Office

The month of December sees the Michaelmas term ending, and the fast approaching of winter with shorter, darker, colder days...
Lots of activity at the Clarendon, as usual, with some exciting news we'd like to share:

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13 November 2014

Alumna Jean Chu visits the Department and meets with Oxford Women in Physics

Today we had a wonderful visit from alumna Jean Chu (St Hugh's), who met with the Oxford Women in Physics group in the Common Room (Clarendon Lab) during one of their regular meetings.

Jean shared some experiences of what it was like to be a female student of physics in the late 50's, and her career afterwards.

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13 November 2014

The Henry Moseley Society visit to CERN

Members of The Henry Moseley Society visited CERN for a unique chance to take part in underground visits (ATLAS/LHCb), lectures and other areas of CERN in Meyrin, Switzerland last October.

Led by senior members of the Particle Physics Group and students currently working on said experiments, visitors had a chance to see first hand the scale of the work being carried out, on CERN 60th Anniversary.

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29 May 2014

Physics Alumni Events for June

June is a busy month with so many events taking place...Have you booked yet?

Saturday June 7th - Atomic and Laser & Condensed Matter Physics Alumni event. Oxford.

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07 May 2014

Physics Spring 2014 Newsletter

The latest Department of Physics Newsletter, is now available to download.
We would love to hear from you. Send us your ideas, photos, anecdotes or anything else you would like to share.

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25 March 2014

Alumna Roma Agrawal one of M&S Leading Ladies

Physics alumna Roma Agrawal ('Roma The Engineer') keeps in touch with the Department and she sent us this update, so we could share with you all...Congratulations Roma in your continued success!

Dear all

I have had a busy start to the year with a number of presentations at schools and universities, enjoyed a weekend at the Big Bang Fair, and have been shortlisted for the Women in Construction and ACE Engineering Excellence Awards!

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20 February 2014

'From football to Physics' a way of life for Rhodes Scholar and Wadham College physics alumnus Joe Romig.

Wadham College has produced a lovely article about Joe Romig, who studied Physics here in 1963.

We had the pleasure to see Joe back in the Clarendon Lab last year during the Rhodes House 110th Anniversary celebrations, and also during Alumni Weekend; as well as earlier this year...even though he now lives in the USA.

You can read more about his journey here, on Wadham's website.

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