Events

Date:
22 May 2019 - 1:10pm to 19 Jun 2019 - 4:45pm
Venue:
Denys Wilkinson Building, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3RH
Audience:
General public (Age 8+)

The Department of Physics invites YOU to help us create a new Primary school Physics webpage! YOUR TASK is to design a poster in the style of an educational webpage aimed at Primary school students explaining the force of gravity and how it has been scientifically investigated.

Date:
22 Jun 2019 - 10:30am to 6:00pm
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:
General public (Age 12+)

Thinking 3D: Space & Time

The Department of Physics and Magdalen College, are happy to announce this fantastic event, part of the 'Thinking 3D' programme, that we will host together for alumni & general public.

This event is part of a wider programme of events, a year-long series of exhibitions, events, public talks, gallery shows, and academic symposia intended to incite dialogue between artists, art and book historians, mathematicians, astronomers, geometers, earth scientists, botanists, chemists...and more.

Date:
29 Jun 2019 - 9:00am
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
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.

Date:
29 Jun 2019 - 3:00pm to 6:30pm
Venue:
Wolfson College, Oxford
Audience:
Alumni & Guests

Physics Alumni & Friends Garden Party

This year we are hosting our yearly event in the wonderful riverside setting of Wolfson College.

Date:
2 Jul 2019 - 6:30pm
Venue:
The New Club, 86 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2BB
Audience:
Physics Alumni & Guests

Alumni Reception in Edinburgh

We are delighted to invite you to our physics alumni event in Scotland, our first ever! This time will be at the New Club (Princes Street), in the beautiful Ramsay & Long Rooms on July 2nd.

This will be an evening event hosted by Head of Department, Prof Ian Shipsey and alumna Dr Susan Hezlet, whose idea and support were vital for this fantastic opportunity. We are very grateful to Dr William Duncan for his time and support, too.

Date:
2 Jul 2019 - 6:45pm to 8:00pm
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:
General public (Age 14+)

BPhO lecture: Photovoltaics, solar energy: present status and emerging perovskites

Date:
3 Jul 2019 - 10:00am to 4 Jul 2019 - 4:00pm
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:
Year 12 students and their teachers and families

Our 2019 Open Days are Wednesday 3 July, Thursday 4 July and Friday 20 September. We warmly welcome students, parents, carers and teachers to meet staff and students from all over the University and sample the atmosphere that makes student life at Oxford so special.

It is not mandatory to register to attend an Oxford Open Day. However you may need to book for specific popular sessions at Colleges in advance. More information here: http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/open-days-and-visits

Date:
6 Jul 2019 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Venue:
Denys Wilkinson Building, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3RH
Audience:
Physics Teachers

With the road-map for particle physics in Europe – the so-called European Strategy for Particle Physics – being currently updated, now is a great time to discuss with A-level pupils the future direction of particle physics research at the high-energy accelerator frontier, both in Europe and elsewhere.

Date:
11 Jul 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:

A Levitating superconductor
Quantum 101 will be an exciting opportunity for students to explore the weird and wonderful world of quantum physics and some of its real-world applications now and in the future, from levitating trains to quantum computers!

The day will include:

Date:
20 Sep 2019 - 5:00pm to 21 Sep 2019 - 3:00pm
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:

Save the date for this yearly event in Oxford!

This year the weekend of 20-22 September will host the Meeting Minds Oxford Alumni Weekend, we will host events still TBD but, please save the date, we'd love to see you here.

More information to come, in the meantime, if you want more details of it beyond our Department, visit the Oxford Alumni Pages.

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