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

Women in Physics Taster Day

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

Aims

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

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)

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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: 

2018 Astor Visiting Lecture: Professor Adam Leroy

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

Professor Adam Leroy, The Ohio State University
ALMA and the Birth of Stars Across Galaxies
Wednesday 14 March 2018 at 18:00 (to be seated by 17:50)

For more information contact: 

APPEAL-9: How to Build the Biggest and Most Complex Discovery Machines

Date: 
30 Jun 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
dwb
Audience: 
A-level physics teachers

APPEAL 9 – Year of Engineering 2018

How to Build the Biggest and Most Complex Discovery Machines

With the designation of 2018 as the Year of Engineering, now is a great time to discuss with A-level pupils the connections between engineering, particle physics and particle accelerators.

For more information contact: 

There are no registration fees for the teachers to participate in the event. The organisers are grateful for the support received from the following organisations.

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