Students

Isaac Physics Year 12 Problem Solving Event

Date: 
21 Jun 2017 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
Venue: 
Magdalen College School, Oxford
Audience: 
Schools (secondary)

The Ogden Trust Oxford Partnership have teamed up with Isaac Physics and the University of Oxford Physics Department to offer an exciting end of term experience which aims to stretch and challenge Year 12 Physics students. We aim to help students improve their problem solving skills within a scientific context, a key requirement for students who wish to study STEM subjects at university.

For more information contact: 

To register your interest please click here. If you have any further queries please email isaac.physics@physics.ox.ac.uk

Inflationary Cosmology - Workshop

Date: 
14 Mar 2017 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
dwb
Room: 
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

5th Workshop on the Physics of Fine-Tuning: Inflationary Cosmology

Speakers :
Robert Brandenberger (McGill) - Does Inflationary Cosmology Solve Fine-TuningPuzzles?
Anne-Christine Davis (DAMTP, Cambridge)- Non-Minimally Coupled Fields in the Early Universe
Jerome Martin (Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris) - Inflation After Planck

ORGANISERS
Rafael Alves Batista
Khalil Chamcham
Roger Davies
Michael Hicks
Leanne O'Donnell
Joe Silk
David Sloan

For more information contact: 

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

14 February 2017

Astor Special Lecture: Dr. Dmitri D. Ryutov

Physics Colloquia Series – Astor Lecture

Plasma physics helps in establishing an upper bound for the photon mass
Dr. Dmitri D. Ryutov
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 at 14.00

Postdoc Careers Event

Date: 
27 Jan 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Venue: 
dwb
Room: 
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
Post Doctoral Researchers

Postdoc Careers Event

Are you a postdoc interested on how to optimize your career options in academia? Or curious on career opportunities beyond the Ivory Tower? Then come to the Physics Postdoc Careers Event this Friday - registration form & submission of questions to panellists through this form

23 January 2017

Physics Colloquia Series Presents: 27 January 2017: Prof Nicola Spaldin, ETH Zurich; From Materials to Cosmology: Studying the early universe under the microscope

The behaviour of the early universe just after the Big Bang is one of the most intriguing basic questions in all of science, and is extraordinarily difficult to answer because of insurmountable issues associated with replaying the Big Bang in the laboratory. One route towards the answer -- which lies at the intersection between cosmology and materials physics -- is to use laboratory materials to test the so-called "Kibble-Zurek" scaling laws proposed for the formation of defects such as cosmic strings in the early universe.

Talk for Prospective DPhil Students

Date: 
30 Nov 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Venue: 
dwb
Room: 
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre

Talk for Prospective DPhil Students will take place on Wednesday 30th November 2016 at 3.30pm in the Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre the talks will be followed by a drinks reception in the Denys Wilkinson Building Common Room.

The talks will be given by:

Professor Daniela Bortoletto
Director of Graduate Studies for Particle Physics

Professor Subir Sarkar
Head, Particle Theory Group

Professor Andrei Seryi
John Adams Institute for Accelerator Science

For more information contact: 

Kim Proudfoot
01865 273360
kim.proudfoot@physics.ox.ac.uk

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