Events

Date:
7 Dec 2019 - 10:30am
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:
Alumni & Guests

‘IceCube: Opening a New Window on the Universe from the South Pole’.

You are kindly invited to the annual Particle Physics Christmas Lecture, hosted by Prof. Daniela Bortoletto, Head of Particle Physics and senior members of the department.
This year, we are delighted to welcome our guest speaker, Prof. Francis Halzen (Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center and Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin - Madison).

Date:
9 Dec 2019 - 10:00am
Venue:
Denys Wilkinson Building, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3RH
Audience:
Prospective DPhil students

Particle Physics Graduate OpenDay on Monday 9 December.

Would you like to know what is like to do your DPhil in Particle Physics? This is your chance to visit our department and ask all those questions, meet staff and potential future colleagues.

If you are interested in a DPhil in Particle Physics (experimental or theoretical) with us, commencing in October 2020, come and visit the Department for the Graduate Open Day, starting at 10am.

Date:
10 Dec 2019 - 9:45am
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:
Schools (secondary)

The Physics and Materials Science Departments collaborate to run the Year 12 Materials and Physics Taster Day. Participants will be given the opportunity to carry out experiments in both departments and will learn more about these exciting subjects.

Date:
13 Dec 2019 - 4:30pm
Venue:
University Church St Mary's, High St
Audience:
Family friendly

Physics Carols Service

The Carol Service will be held this year on Friday 13th December, 2019
at 4:30 p.m. in the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, High St,
followed by wine and mince pies in the church. Please make a note in
your diary. As always friends and family, especially children, are
welcome to attend.

Date:
14 Jan 2020 - 9:45am
Venue:
Materials Science department
Audience:
Schools (secondary)

An exciting opportunity for students enjoying physical sciences at GCSE and considering further studies in this area to find out about materials and physics at university. Participants will be given the opportunity to carry out experiments in both departments and will learn more about these exciting subjects.

Date:
25 Jan 2020 - 2:00pm
Venue:
Denys Wilkinson Building, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3RH
Audience:
Family friendly

Save the date for our biggest public event - Stargazing Oxford!

More details will follow for this annual and very popular public event.
Everyone is welcome!

Date:
25 Jan 2020 - 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Venue:
Denys Wilkinson Building, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3RH
Audience:
Family friendly

Stargazing Oxford returns on the 25th January 2020 from 2pm to 9pm (last entry 8.30pm)

Each year over 1,000 people of all ages gather at Stargazing Oxford as they seek to explore the wonders of the Universe. Join us again for a space-themed open day in the Department of Physics. Activties include talks, hands-on stalls and observing (night-sky, solar and radio).

Date:
10 Feb 2020 - 5:00pm
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:
General public (Age 14+)

Save the Date!

We are delighted to announce that 2018 Nobel laureate, Prof Donna Strickland, will be visiting the UK and will host a Special lecture in the Department. We will share more information nearer the time, but in the meantime, save the date in your diaries!

Date:
20 Mar 2020 - 10:00am to 22 Mar 2020 - 5:00pm
Venue:
TBC
Audience:

Save the date for Meeting Minds Berlin 2020!

The bi-annual European alumni event for ALL University of Oxford alumni will take place next March in Berlin (Germany).
We are looking to participate and take Oxford Physics to Berlin...more information will follow.

In the meantime, keep in mind for your travel plans, it would be great if you could join us there.