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7 July 2016

Nicholas Kurti Prize 2016

Condensed Matter Physics is delighted to announce that Marein Rahn, third year postgraduate student, has been awarded the Nicholas Kurti Prize 2016 for distinguished work by a third year graduate student in Condensed Matter Physics.

Many congratulations, Marein.

7 July 2016

David Ryan Prize 2016

Condensed Matter Physics is delighted to announce that David McMeekin, second year postgraduate student, has been awarded the David Ryan Prize 2016 for the best research presentation by a second year student at the annual poster session.

Many congratulations, David.

Halley Lecture

Date: 
8 Jun 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

This year's Halley Lecture will be delivered by Professor Scott Tremaine FRS, Richard Black Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS, Princeton University, on Wednesday 8th June 2016 @ 5pm in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre.

For more information contact: 

Leanne O'Donnell 01865 613 973
Leanne.odonnell@physics.ox.ac.uk

Biological Physics Seminar Week 6

Date: 
3 Jun 2016 - 10:00am
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
First Floor Audrey Wood Meeting Room
Audience: 
Specialised / research interest

Week 6 Biological Physics Seminar

10.00: Tea, coffee, cakes, biscuits
10:10: Marco Fritzsche (Eggeling Group WIMM)
Mechanisms of actin cytoskeleton organisation in T-cell activation
10.45: Christian Eggeling (WIMM)
Biophysics of membranes - new Insights from super-resolution STED microscopy

For more information contact: 

The Physics of Fine Tuning - 3rd Workshop - Stars, Galaxies and the Multiverse

Date: 
12 May 2016 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Venue: 
Trinity College
Room: 
Danson Room
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

The 3rd Workshop in the Physics of Fine Tuning - Stars, Galaxies, and the Multiverse will be held in Trinity College on Thursday 12th May 2016 from 14:00 - 16:00.

Speakers:
John Peacock (Edinburgh)
Observer Selection and Fine-Tuning Puzzles in Cosmology

Joe Silk (Oxford, IAP; John Hopkins)
The Limits of Cosmology

Adrianne Slyz (Oxford)
How do Galaxies know when, where and how quickly to form stars?

For more information contact: 

Leanne O'Donnell
01865 613 973
Leanne.odonnell@physics.ox.ac.uk

The 12th Hintze Lecture

Date: 
10 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

The 12th Hintze Lecture will be delivered by Professor Robert Kennicutt, Plumian Professor of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

Title: Unveiling the Birth of Stars and Galaxies

For more information contact: 

Leanne O'Donnell
01865 613 973
Leanne.odonnell@physics.ox.ac.uk

Oxford Symposium on Quantum Materials 2016

Date: 
29 Apr 2016 - 8:45am to 5:45pm
Venue: 
Somerville College, Oxford
Room: 
Flora Anderson Hall

An annual interdisciplinary forum to bring together physicists, chemists, materials scientists and theoreticians in and around Oxford to advance the science and promote direct collaboration between groups interested in novel quantum materials and phenomena. The focus theme this year is Quantum Matter at Nanoscale and we have three invited guests speakers:

For more information contact: 

To register please follow the registration page below. For further details please contact Dr Amalia Coldea and Professor Paolo Radaelli.

Final Dennis Sciama Memorial Lecture

Date: 
3 Mar 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

The Final Dennis Sciama Lecture will be delivered by Professor David Deutsch FRS on Thursday 3rd March 2016 @ 17:30 in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre.

For more information contact: 

Leanne O'Donnell
Leanne.odonnell@physics.ox.ac.uk
01865 613973

11 January 2016

Ralph Schoenrich awarded 2016 Winton Capital Award by RAS

The Royal Astronomical Society has awarded the Winton Capital Award in astronomy for 2016 to Dr Ralph Schoenrich of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics. The prize of £1000 is given annually to the post-doctoral researcher working in the UK whose career show the most promise within 5 years of their PhD examination. Dr Schoenrich works to understand the structure and history of our Galaxy. He has both pioneered new ways to model Galactic evolution and invented new techniques for analysing survey data.

The Hintze Lecture Series - "Growing Black Holes over 12 Billion Years"

Date: 
19 Nov 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

The next Hintze Lecture will be delivered by Professor Meg Urry, Israel Munson Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Director, Yale Centre for Astronomy & Astrophyiscs.

Growing Black Holes over 12 Billion Years

For more information contact: 

Leanne O'Donnell
01865 613 973
Leanne.odonnell@physics.ox.ac.uk

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