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18 September 2013

Oxford students lead first complete supersymmetry searches at ATLAS

University of Oxford graduate students have led the first two papers for Supersymmetry using the full data-set from the ATLAS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider.

29 August 2013

Physics newsletter 2013

Summer 2013

Our latest Department newsletter is now available to download in PDF format here. Have a look at the wide range of work that we do in front-line research, teaching, public outreach and school education. We would welcome contributions to future newsletters from undergraduate or postgraduate alumni and previous members of the physics department.

Oxford Physics Department Industry Day

Date: 
23 Oct 2013 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Venue: 
dwb
Room: 
Level 5 foyer (registration)
Audience: 
Industry

Oxford University Opens its Doors to Industry

12pm start - attendance welcome all afternoon or for individual sessions

  • Find out about our research and facilities
  • Discuss our technologies
  • Meet academics & students
  • Network with other companies
  • Explore collaboration opportunities
  • Find out about applying for our £3,000 collaboration voucher

How Can Oxford Physics Help Your Company Grow?

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31 July 2013

Tim Palmer elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union

Tim Palmer has been elected to the 2013 class of American Geophysical Union Fellows (AGU).
The Fellows program recognizes AGU members who have attained acknowledged eminence in the Earth and space sciences as valued by their peers and vetted by a committee of Fellows. The primary criterion for evaluation of scientific eminence is a major breakthrough or discovery, paradigm shift, or sustained impact.

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16 July 2013

James Binney awarded the 2013 Medal of the Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris

Professor James Binney, Head of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, has been awarded the medal of the Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris. Professor Binney received the medal at the end of June from Professor Laurent Vigroux, Director of the IAP, at a ceremony in the 17th century Observatoire de Paris.
http://www.iap.fr/actualites/avoir/2013/Juillet/JamesBinney_IAP-Medal-Aw...

Astronomy in 2033: What we will (and won’t) know about the Universe

Date: 
15 Jul 2013 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

Dr. Chris J. Lintott
Researcher and Citizen Science Project Lead, University of Oxford

Astronomy is undergoing a quiet revolution - new telescopes and new techniques being built and developed right now will change our view of the Universe for good. In this lecture, Sky at Night presenter Chris Lintott will peer into the future and predict what we will - and won't - know in twenty years' time.

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The after-Higgs discovery: vision on the Particle Physics strategy

Date: 
11 Jul 2013 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

Prof. Phillip Burrows (University of Oxford) & Prof. Gigi Rolandi (CERN & Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa)

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Future Trends in Medical Imaging

Date: 
10 Jul 2013 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

Professor David W. Townsend, PhD, FRCR (Hon)
Director, A*STAR-NUS Clinical Imaging Research Centre, Singapore

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24 June 2013

Precision: the measure of all things, with Professor Robert Taylor

On Monday 24th June, BBC4, 21:00 hours, Professor Robert Taylor will feature on this series, talking from the Lindemann Lecture Theatre about measurement with Professor Marcus du Sautoy.

9 June 2013

Student Richard Passmore wins scholarship from UK Space Agency and ESA

Richard Passmore, a current student within Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics at The University of Oxford, has won a prestigious scholarship to attend summer camp at the International Space University (ISU) Space Studies Program (SSP13).

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