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Every Friday - Physics Colloquia Series 15:30 all welcome

Date: 
20 Oct 2017 - 3:30pm to 24 Nov 2017 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

The following Department colloquia will take place during Michaelmas term 2017 as we aim to share with you the latest research and developments across the discipline - Undergraduates, Graduate, Postdocs, Support Staff and Faculty members are all encouraged to attend. Alumni and members of the University in other departments/colleges, too!

Each talk is followed by tea in the Physics common room. We look forward to seeing you there!

All lectures will commence at 3.30pm, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory.

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Alumni Garden Party

Date: 
29 Jun 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Audience: 
Family friendly

Sunday 29th June, afternoon tea in the Garden at St Hugh's College, Oxford

Following on the success from last year’s first Physics Alumni Garden Party, and thanks to the generosity of one of our alumnus, we are hosting this year’s party at St Hugh College’s beautiful gardens on Sunday 29th June, 4-6:30 pm.

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Meeting Minds Global 2021

Date: 
12 Apr 2021 - 10:00am to 17 Apr 2021 - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Online
Audience: 
University of Oxford Alumni
Colorful abstract background with a 'Save the date' message for the event of Meeting Minds Global on 12 to 17 April 2021

Save the date - 12 to 17 April for Meeting Minds Global 2021

Still to be decided if it will be held online or in person, this will be very much like the classic September 'alumni weekend' our alumni community is used to, but on this occasion have the North American and China University Teams involved, too.

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'Quantum Gravity' Morning of Theoretical Physics

Date: 
9 Jan 2021 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Venue: 
Online
Room: 
Audience: 
Specialised / research interest

Saturday Mornings of Theoretical Physics

Talks explain an area of our research to an audience familiar with physics at about the second-year undergraduate level

THE MEMBERS OF THE RUDOLF PEIERLS CENTRE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

INVITE ALUMNI TO A MORNING OF THEORETICAL PHYSICS
SATURDAY 9 JANUARY 2021 10.00 - 13.00

"QUANTUM GRAVITY"

- Why is Quantum Gravity so hard? Prof John Wheater

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Stargazing 2021

Date: 
28 Jan 2021 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm
Venue: 
Online
Audience: 
Family friendly

“Astrophysics Stargazing Open Day goes virtual”

Our annual Stargazing event is a firm favourite for many so we are delighted to bring you Stargazing @ Home for 2021 – all the best bits of Stargazing but from the comfort of your own home. Join us on Thursday 28th January 2021 from 3pm-9pm for an evening of all things astronomy, live streamed on our YouTube channel.

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Armchair Travel with Prof Roger Davies

Date: 
14 Dec 2020 - 3:45pm
Venue: 
Zoom
Room: 
Audience: 
Oxford & Cambridge Universities Alumni
A portrait of the speaker, Prof Roger Davies

'Armchair Travel: Curious Physicists' by Prof Roger Davies

(Note: this is an external event, organised by the central University of Oxford Alumni Office and Last Frontiers, aimed at University Alumni from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge)

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"It's all about mass" The 2020 Particle Physics Christmas Lecture

Date: 
5 Dec 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Zoom
Room: 
Zoom
Audience: 
Physics Alumni & Public

"It's all about mass" by Prof Young-Kee Kim

Hosted by Prof Daniela Bortoletto, Head of Particle Physics, with Prof Young-Kee Kim as our guest speaker, this year's Particle Physics Christmas Lecture will take place on Saturday 5th of December, from 14:00 to 16:00 hrs GMT.

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Picture-perfect planet: observing the Earth from hundreds of satellites

Date: 
18 Nov 2020 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Online
Room: 
Via Zoom
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)
Will Marshall alongside one of the images from Planet.com

Join us for a discussion with Dr Will Marshall, co-founder and CEO of Planet and alumnus of Oxford's Department of Physics and Wadham College. Planet is a space company that operates the largest-ever constellation of earth imaging satellites – more than 150 – that take pictures of the globe on a daily basis.

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Please register before 5pm on 17 November 2020 and a link will be sent to you to join via Zoom:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/picture-perfect-planet-observing-the-earth-from-hundreds-of-satellites-tickets-127121956193

“Watching the (rapidly) evolving Universe” by Prof Katherine Blundell OBE

Date: 
14 Nov 2020 - 5:30pm
Venue: 
Zoom
Room: 
The comfort of your home
Audience: 
Alumni and General Public

We are delighted to announce our next alumni event on 14th November at 17:30hrs GMT.

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"From climate to energy: physics is key to the world's most pressing issues" Special Lecture

Date: 
11 Dec 2020 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Zoom
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)
Portraits of Prof Allen and Prof Snaith, poster for the event on 11 December.

"From climate to energy: physics is key to the world's most pressing issues"

We are delighted to invite you all to join us on this Special Department of Physics Lecture.

Hosted by Prof Ian Shipsey, Head of Physics, and Prof Philip Stier, Head of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics (AOPP) the topic will be Energy and Climate Change. The event will be held via Zoom, on December 11th, at 17:00hrs GMT.

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