Students

Astrophysics Graduate Open Day

Date: 
8 Dec 2014 - 10:00am
Venue: 
dwb

If you are interested in a DPhil (PhD) beginning in October 2015, come to visit Oxford Astrophysics on our Graduate Open Day which starts at 10:00 on Monday 8th December.
For more information about Astrophysics at Oxford, click here.

2 October 2014

Jena Meinecke: American Physical Society October Woman Physicist of the Month

Each month, the American Physical Society's Committee for the Status of Women in Physics recognizes a female physicist who is making an impact in the physics community. Jena Meinecke, a graduate student in Atomic and Laser Physics, is October's Woman Physicist. Full story at http://www.aps.org/programs/women/scholarships/womanmonth/2014.cfm

Massive Black Holes and Galaxies

Date: 
24 Jul 2014 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 12+)

Prof. Reinhard Genzel
MPI for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching
University of California, Berkeley

For more information contact: 

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

30 June 2014

Nicholas Kurti prize 2014

Condensed Matter Physics is delighted to announce that Miss Danielle Kaminski, third year postgraduate student, has been awarded the Nicholas Kurti Prize 2014 for distinguished work by a third year graduate student in Condensed Matter Physics.
Well done, Danielle!

30 June 2014

David Ryan prize 2014

Condensed Matter Physics is delighted to announce that Mr Michael Peterer, second year postgraduate student, has been awarded the David Ryan Prize 2014 for the best research presentation by a postgraduate student in their second year at the annual poster session.
Well done, Michael!

26 June 2014

Black hole trio holds promise for gravity wave hunt

The discovery of three closely orbiting supermassive black holes in a galaxy more than four billion light years away could help astronomers in the search for gravitational waves: the ‘ripples in spacetime’ predicted by Einstein.

Martin Wood Prize Lecture 2014

Date: 
26 Jun 2014 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
Specialised / research interest

"Development of an advanced scanning transmission electron microscope for material science research" by Dr Naoya Shibata, The University of Tokyo

Abstract:

For more information contact: 

Corinna Dahnke email: cmp@physics.ox.ac.uk , phone: 01865 272225
Sophie Walker email: Sophie.WALKER@oxinst.com , phone: 01865 393349

Special Seminar : Detection of B-mode Polarization at Degree Scales using BICEP2, Clem Pryke

Date: 
17 Jun 2014 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Venue: 
dwb
Room: 
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
Specialised / research interest

Special Seminar : Clem Pryke, University of Minnesota & Co-lead, BICEP2

For more information contact: 

Chris Lintott cjl@astro.ox.ac.uk

3 June 2014

Joseph Conlon wins 2014 OUSU Outstanding Tutor Award

Congratulations to Dr Joseph Conlon, who has been awarded the 2014 Oxford University Student Union (OUSU)'Outstanding tutor' Award for Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS).

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