Staff

Guest lunch with Dr Sam Henry

Date: 
19 Feb 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
First Floor Audrey Wood Meeting Room
Audience: 
All department

Come and join the Women in Physics society for lunch with special guest Dr Sam Henry. Want to know more about the recent UCU strike action or interested in addressing the gender pay gap? Bring along your questions for Sam. We'll also be hearing all about Sam's outreach and public engagement activities. Lunch is provided - sign up at the OxWiP website: https://www2.physics.ox.ac.uk/oxwip .

Enterprising Women

Date: 
17 Mar 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
clarendon
Room: 
Simpkins-Lee Room, Beecroft Building
Audience: 
All Department

Hear from two enterprising and successful women, who have helped form spin-out companies from Oxford Physics research, sharing their personal journeys into entrepreneurship and advice for students and researchers.

Ilana Wisby (CEO of Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC)) gained a PhD in quantum physics, after which she entered the world of start-ups and is now leading an Oxford University spin-out company, creating the core of the quantum revolution.

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Professor Andrea Ghez

Date: 
25 Jun 2019 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
dwb
Room: 
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
Specialised / research interest

Professor Andrea Ghez, UCLA

Our Galactic Center: A Unique Laboratory for the Physics & Astrophysics of Black Holes

Physics Colloquia: The hydrodynamic black hole

Date: 
3 May 2019 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

All are welcome to this colloquium delivered by Dr Silke Weinfurtner, Royal Society University Research Fellow, Faculty of Science, University of Nottingham

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12 April 2019

British Instruments Reveal Secrets of Martian Sky

The first results from the ExoMars mission supported by the UK Space Agency reveal the effects of a massive, global dust storm on the Red Planet.
British instruments reveal secrets of martian sky

Over the last year the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) spacecraft followed the onset of the storm and monitored how the increase in dust affected the water vapour in the atmosphere - important for understanding the history of water on Mars.

Organic Semiconductors: From a lab curiosity to highly efficient devices

Date: 
17 May 2019 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre

Prof Karl Leo, Dresden Integrated Center for Applied Physics and Photonics (IAPP),
Technische Universität Dresden, 01062 Dresden, Germany www.iapp.de

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Niamh Coll

Quantum Anomalous Hall Effect and New Progress

Date: 
22 Mar 2019 - 3:30pm
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre

Quantum Anomalous Hall Effect and New Progress
Professor Qi-Kun Xue
Tsinghua University & Beijing Academy of Quantum Information Sciences, Beijing 100084, China

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MaNGA Public Lecture

Date: 
2 Apr 2019 - 5:30pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

TITLE: MAPPING THE UNIVERSE

Professor Karen Masters, Haverford College, PA, USA

I will talk about state-of-the art maps of the Universe, such as those produced by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, which have revealed the complexity of structures on many scales found in our Universe. I will also talk about the development of these maps, and how our knowledge of the basic structure of the Universe, along with our place in it has changed so dramatically in the last several hundred years.

For more information contact: 

Leanne O'Donnell

Leanne.odonnell@physics.ox.ac.uk
Tel: 01865 613 973

The 18th Hintze Lecture: Professor Jacqueline van Gorkom

Date: 
22 May 2019 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

Professor Jacqueline van Gorkom, Department of Astronomy, Columbia University

The Role of Gas in Galaxy Evolution

Wednesday 22nd May 2019 at 17:00 (to be seated by 16:50)

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