Public Outreach

Stargazing Oxford 2017

Date: 
28 Jan 2017 - 2:00pm to 10:00pm
Venue: 
dwb
Audience: 
Family friendly

Stargazing Oxford returns on the 28th January 2017 from 2pm to 10pm (last entry 9.30pm)

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The 13th Hintze Lecture: Our Simple but Strange Universe, Professor David Spergel

Date: 
10 Nov 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

The 13th Hintze Lecture will be delivered by Professor David Spergel, Charles A. Young Professor of Astronomy, Princeton Unversity, on Thursday 10th November 2016 @ 17:30 in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre.

Title: Our Simple but Strange Universe

For more information contact: 

Leanne O'Donnell
01865 613 973
Leanne.odonnell@physics.ox.ac.uk

Stargazing Oxford 2016

Date: 
16 Jan 2016 - 2:00pm to 10:00pm
Venue: 
dwb
Audience: 
Family friendly

Stargazing Oxford returns on the 16th January 2016 from 2pm to 10pm (last entry 9.30pm)

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Cherwell-Simon Lecture 2012

Date: 
18 May 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

QUANTUM GAMES AND QUANTUM INFORMATION

Professor Anton Zeilinger

University of Vienna and Scientific Director of the Institute of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

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Quantum Materials Public Lecture 2018

Date: 
26 Apr 2018 - 6:00pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

What are Quantum Materials?

The Inaugural Quantum Materials Public Lecture will be presented by Professor Andrew Boothroyd. Please join us for an exploration of quantum materials - what they are, what they can do, and why they are so profoundly interesting!

The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre Foyer.

For more information contact: 

Kathryn Boast, Quantum Materials Outreach Officer
kathryn.boast@physics.ox.ac.uk

27 March 2018

Oxford Physics at the ATOM Festival

The ATOM Festival of Science took place in Abingdon-on-Thames on March 10-18 2018. The festival, in its fifth year, celebrated Abingdon as the centre of science in Oxford and the Science Vale, including the Harwell Campus and Culham Science Centre.

The festival delivered diverse, imaginative and family-friendly events to allow local people to discover world-class science and technology taking place on their doorstep, as well as learning about the companies, organisations and scientists who make it happen.

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Marie Curious

Date: 
29 Apr 2018 - 9:00am to 5:30pm
Venue: 
dwb
Audience: 
Girls aged 11-14 years at secondary school (Y7-9)

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A free one‐day science event for girls with exciting hands‐on workshops and activities. The activities are run by volunteer role models in STEM fields. The event is open to girls aged 11-14 years at secondary school (Years 7-9).

13 March 2018

Physics-inspired art for Oxfordshire Artweeks

Oxford Physics will participate for the first time in the Oxfordshire Artweeks and will exhibit art work by members of the Department on the 12.05/13.05 and 18.05.2018 in the Beecroft Building. The Oxfordshire Artweeks is an annual event that showcases art pieces around Oxfordshire in people’s homes and community centres or other venues.

13 March 2018

Student Union thanks Physics students for their contribution to University outreach

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The Access and Academic Affairs team at Oxford Student Union launched a project this academic year to try to encourage and support students who get involved in access work throughout the Collegiate University. As part of this project they awarded certificates of recognition alongside a letter of thanks to students who have made a contribution to access and outreach at Oxford.

The 16th Hintze Lecture: Professor René Doyon

Date: 
25 Apr 2018 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

Professor René Doyon, Director, Mont-Mégantic Observatory & Institute for Research on Exoplanets, University of Montreal, Canada
The Quest for Nearby Habitable Worlds
Wednesday 25th April 2018 at 5pm (to be seated by 4:50pm)

For more information contact: 

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