Admissions

Admissions

MaNGA Public Lecture

Date: 
2 Apr 2019 - 5:30pm
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

TITLE: MAPPING THE UNIVERSE

Professor Karen Masters, Haverford College, PA, USA

I will talk about state-of-the art maps of the Universe, such as those produced by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, which have revealed the complexity of structures on many scales found in our Universe. I will also talk about the development of these maps, and how our knowledge of the basic structure of the Universe, along with our place in it has changed so dramatically in the last several hundred years.

For more information contact: 

Leanne O'Donnell

Leanne.odonnell@physics.ox.ac.uk
Tel: 01865 613 973

15 January 2019

Congratulations to Sir Alex Halliday who has been knighted for services to Science and Innovation

Congratulations to Sir Alex Halliday who has been knighted for services to Science and Innovation in the New Year's Honours list for 2019.

Alexander Halliday FRS, Visiting Professor of Geochemistry at the Department of Earth Sciences and recently Head of Oxford’s Mathematical Physical and Life Sciences Division, is knighted for services to science and innovation.

To see the full list please click here

15 January 2019

Galaxy Zoo wins the RAS Group Achievement Award

The Royal Astronomical Society has given the Galaxy Zoo team – including the volunteers who have made the project the success it is – their Group Achievement Award for 2019.

Citation for the 2019 RAS Group Achievement Award:

15 January 2019

Inaugural Brebis Bleaney Memorial Lecture

Inaugural Brebis Bleaney Memorial Lecture
Electron Paramagnetic Resonance: Past, Present and Future
Prof Mark Newton
Department of Physics, University of Warwick

3.30pm on 22 February 2019
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory

14 November 2018

Congratulations Prof. Michael Johnston

Congratulations to Prof. Michael Johnston who will be awarded the Harrie Massey Medal and Prize in December.

This is a silver medal from the Institute of Physics which is awarded in conjunction with the Australian Institute of Physics (http://www.iop.org/about/awards/bilateral/massey/page_38485.html).

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)

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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