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:

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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

Primary School Science Day 2018

Date: 
18 Jun 2018 - 9:30am to 2:30pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
Schools (primary)

Primary School Science Day
Oxford University MPLS Divison

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A fun day of science activities for students in Year 5 and 6. The event aims to inspire students, engage their curiosity and create excitement around science.

For more information contact: 
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30 April 2018

Marie Curious 2018

On Sunday 29th April, Oxford Physics welcomed 80 girls to the department to get excited about science! Aged 11 – 14, the girls came from around Oxford and beyond, and spent the day trying their hands at STEM activities, meeting scientists and exploring science.

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Women in Physics Taster Day

Date: 
19 Jul 2018 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Venue: 
dwb
Room: 
Fisher Room
Audience: 
Schools (secondary)

Aims

The Oxford Physics Taster Day is an event aimed at encouraging young women to study Physics at university. The day will give a flavour of university life with lectures, practicals and problem solving.

Specifically the day will include:

For more information contact: 

isaac.physics@physics.ox.ac.uk (please include 'Women in Physics Taster Day enquiry' in the subject line)

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Oxford Physics Taster Day (WP)

Date: 
3 Jul 2018 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Venue: 
dwb
Room: 
Fisher Room
Audience: 
Schools (secondary)

Aims

The Oxford Physics Taster Day is an event aimed at encouraging state school students to study Physics at university. The day provides students with a flavour of university life with lectures, praticals and problem solving.

Specifically the day will include:

For more information contact: 

isaac.physics@physics.ox.ac.uk (please include 'Oxford Physics Taster Day 2018 enquiry' in the subject line).

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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)

Fully Booked

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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.

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