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19 September 2018

New £50m physics building opened by Sir Tim Berners-Lee

The University of Oxford has marked the opening of the Beecroft Building, a new 8,950sqm building for experimental and theoretical physics.

World wide web pioneer Sir Tim Berners-Lee and donor Adrian Beecroft joined the Chancellor, Lord Patten of Barnes, and the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson, to officially open the new state-of-the-art facility located in Oxford University’s science area in Parks Road.

Physics Open Days 2018

Date: 
27 Jun 2018 - 10:00am to 28 Jun 2018 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Audience: 
Schools (secondary)

Physics Open Days

Open Days - Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th June 2018
We endeavor to offer admissions talks and the chance to speak to current tutors and students.

We are open from 10:00 - 16:00 (tours of teaching laboratories will be suspended between 13:00-14:00).

You do not need to book to attend.

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14 May 2018

Humboldt Research Award

Congratulations to Philip Stier and Laura Herz who has received a Humboldt Research Award. This award is conferred in recognition of lifetime achievements in research and you can read more at https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/programmes-by-target-group.html

Preparing for the PAT

Date: 
23 Jun 2018 - 9:30am
Venue: 
martinwood
Audience: 
Schools (secondary)

QUESTIONNAIRE...

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/PATJune2018

Developing the problem solving skills necessary for the Physics Aptitude Test (PAT)

This course is for year 12 students from state-funded schools, academies and colleges with little or no history of successful applications to the University of Oxford who are interested in applying to study Physics, Physics and Philosophy, Engineering or Materials Science.

For more information contact: 

PAT.prep@physics.ox.ac.uk (please include "Preparing for the PAT" in the subject line)

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Oxford Physics Masterclass

Date: 
14 Apr 2018 - 10:30am to 3:15pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Audience: 
Schools (secondary)
For more information contact: 

isaac.physics@physics.ox.ac.uk (please include 'Oxford Physics Masterclass' in the subject line).

Information Day for Prospective Physics Students

Date: 
15 Sep 2017 - 11:00am
Venue: 
dwb
Room: 
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

Information Day - Friday 15th September 2017

A smaller open day, with tutors available to answer course-specific questions. There will be course literature available for collection but no tours or activities.

There will be admissions talks at 11:00 and 15:00.

There will be an enquiry desk open from 10:00 to 16:00.

Our base for the day will be in the Denys Wilkinson Building. For directions, please see our travel information.

For more information contact: 
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22 June 2017

Steven Balbus awarded MPLS teaching award

Congratulations to Prof Steven Balbus who has been awarded an MPLS Teaching Award.

Prof Balbus commenced lecturing on the year 3 core course on General Relativity in HT 16. He received this award for his "exceptional ability to integrate research and teaching — both presenting complex current developments to undergraduates in an engaging and accessible form, and deriving new research insights through the teaching process."

6 April 2017

Congratulations Luke Ceurvorst

Congratulations to Luke Ceurvorst who recently won the best poster prize at the 44th IoP Plasma Physics Conference on channelling results from OMEGA EP.

4 April 2017

Congratulations Subir Sarkar!

Many congratulations to Subir Sarkar who has been awarded the IUPAP-TIFR Homi Bhabha Medal and Prize 2017.

This prize is awarded for distinguished contributions in high energy cosmic ray physics and astro-particle physics.

You can read more here

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