Students

2014 Halley Lecture

Date: 
10 Jun 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

University of Oxford
Halley Lecture

"How the Universe Evolved From Smooth to Lumpy -- the Physics of Galaxy Formation"

Professor Eliot Quataert
University of California, Berkeley Astronomy Department

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 at 5pm
(to be seated by 4.50pm)

Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Clarendon Laboratory
Parks Road, Oxford

THIS LECTURE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

This lecture will be followed by a Drinks Reception in the foyer of the Martin Wood

For more information contact: 

Leanne O'Donnell
Tel: 01865 613 973
Email: Leanne.odonnell@astro.ox.ac.uk

2014 Physics Leavers Reception

Date: 
23 May 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Audience: 
This event is ONLY for Physics Leavers Year 3 and Year 4.

A Leavers Reception for Year 3 and Year 4 Physics Students only.
Lunch, Group Photo and the opportunity to collect your Oxford University Alumni Card.
Note that only students who have pre-booked will be able to attend.

Prof John Wheater, Head of the Department of Physics is pleased to invite you to
2014 Leavers Reception
Friday 23rd May, 1 to 4 pm
Martin Wood Complex Foyer

Event schedule:

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28 April 2014

55th Cherwell-Simon Lecture 2014

We are delighted to announce that the 2014 Cherwell-Simon Lecture will be given by Prof Peter Higgs CH DSc PhD MSc BSc FRS FRSE FInstP, Emeritus Professor University of Edinburgh, on 16th May at 4.30 pm in the Andrew Wiles Building, Mathematical Institute.

Prof Higgs will lecture on “My Life as Boson”.

The 10th Dennis Sciama Memorial Lecture

Date: 
7 May 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

The 10th Dennis Sciama Memorial Lecture

Professor James Binney
Department of Physics, Merton College and All Souls Visiting Lecturer, University of Oxford

Galaxies and the intergalactic medium

For more information contact: 

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

Oxford Symposium on Quantum Materials 2014

Date: 
2 May 2014 - 8:45am to 5:30pm
Venue: 
Somerville College, Oxford
Room: 
Conference Centre
Audience: 
Specialised / research interest

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. This meeting is organized by the Quantum Materials group in Condensed Matter Physics.

For more information contact: 

For further information please contact:
Amalia I. Coldea and Paolo G. Radaelli

26 February 2014

Oxford thesis wins European Physical Society Award

The Plasma Physics Division of the European Physical Society has awarded Edmund Highcock its prize for the best PhD thesis of 2012. Edmund, whose supervisor was Alex Schekochihin, is currently a Fellow by Examination of Magdalen College and works in the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics. His thesis was entitled "The zero turbulence manifold of fusion plasmas".

Open Day of Oxford DTP in Environmental Research

Date: 
27 Nov 2013 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Department of Zoology
Room: 
Ground Floor
Audience: 
Students interested in pursuing graduate research

Open Day of the Oxford Doctoral Training Partnership in Environmental Research

The Department of Physics is one of the core departments of the Oxford DTP in Environmental Research, offering a novel training environment across three broad science streams, including a Physical Climate Science stream of high relevance for Physics undergraduates considering graduate research in Climate Physics.

5 November 2013

The Oxford Doctoral Training Partnership in Environmental Research

The Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts, yesterday announced that the University of Oxford was one of 15 Universities to be awarded part of £100m of new NERC investment in Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs).

The Department of Physics is one of the core departments of the Oxford DTP in Environmental Research, offering a novel training environment across three broad science streams, including a Physical Climate Science stream of high relevance for Physics undergraduates considering graduate research in Climate Physics.

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