Schools Outreach

Crystals Poster Competition

Date: 
26 Feb 2018 - 12:00pm to 23 Apr 2018 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Submission By PDF
Audience: 
General Public - School Year 4 to 7

The Oxford Department of Physics with Diamond Light Source and ISIS Neutron and Muon Source are inviting you to design a poster about crystals!

This competition is open to students in years 4-7 and will be judged in two categories:
• Years 4 & 5
• Years 6 & 7.
The deadline for submitting posters is 23rd April 2018.

While the competition is running, we're going to put up loads of cool videos, pictures and info all about crystals - so keep checking back!

Further details can be found on the link below:

For more information contact: 

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

Ask a Space Scientist

Date: 
15 Mar 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue: 
Online (Zoom webinar)
Audience: 
Public and students 11+

Registration required - please register for this event by filling out this form.

Ask all your burning space related questions to our panel of scientists!

For more information contact: 

Helena Cotterill, Outreach Officer

International Masterclasses in Particle Physics - March 2021

Date: 
16 Mar 2021 - 8:45am to 19 Mar 2021 - 4:30pm
Venue: 
Online
Audience: 
Schools (secondary)
CERN image

The International Masterclass in Particle Physics is back!

The event will run on two days. Please choose from one of the following on the booking form:

For more information contact: 
Categories: 

Would we lie to you (about space)?

Date: 
17 Feb 2021 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Online - Zoom Webinar
Audience: 
Public and students 11+

Registration required - please register for this event by filling out this form.

Would we really lie to you about space? Join us and find out!

For more information contact: 

Helena Cotterill, Outreach Officer

Will we find life in the Universe?

Date: 
3 Mar 2021 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Online - Zoom Webinar
Audience: 
Public and students aged 11+
Destination: Space - Talk

Registration required - please register for this event by filling out this form.

For more information contact: 

Helena Cotterill, Outreach Officer

Space rocks: meteorites and asteroids

Date: 
24 Feb 2021 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Online - Zoom Webinar
Audience: 
Public and students aged 11+

Registration required - please register for this event by filling out this form.

In late 2020 NASA collected some material from the surface of an asteroid which is thought to be one of the oldest bodies in our Solar System. Come and find out when, why, and how, and find out a little more about how we can use rocks already delivered to Earth from space to learn even more.

For more information contact: 

Helena Cotterill, Outreach Officer

Taking a planet's temperature

Date: 
10 Feb 2021 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Online - Zoom Webinar
Audience: 
Public and students aged 11+

Registration required - please register for this event by filling out this form.

Measuring the temperature of a planet can give us a lot of information about the materials on its surface. Come and find out more about how we use the infrared to take the temperature of different planets, asteroids, and the Moon to find out what rocks are there.

For more information contact: 

Helena Cotterill, Outreach Officer

Is there water on the Moon?

Date: 
3 Feb 2021 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Online - Zoom Webinar
Audience: 
Public and students aged 11+
Destination: Space - Talk

Registration required - please register for this event by filling out this form.

Oxford University is teaming up with NASA to send a mission called Lunar Trailblazer to orbit the Moon to search for water. Come and find out why and where we think water might be on the Moon.

For more information contact: 

Helena Cotterill, Outreach Officer

Oxford Physics Online Masterclass

Date: 
20 Mar 2021 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Online
Audience: 
Y12

Come along to the 2021 Oxford Physics Masterclass to find out more about applying to study Physics at Oxford.

About the day

The Oxford Physics Masterclass aims to:

For more information contact: 

Dr Kathryn Boast, Access Officer: kathryn.boast@physics.ox.ac.uk

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