Past Events

26 Feb 2018 - 12:00pm to 23 Apr 2018 - 4:00pm

The Oxford Department of Physics with Diamond Light Source and ISIS Neutron and Muon Source are inviting you to design a poster about crystals!

This competition is open to students in years 4-7 and will be judged in two categories:
• Years 4 & 5
• Years 6 & 7.
The deadline for submitting posters is 23rd April 2018.

While the competition is running, we're going to put up loads of cool videos, pictures and info all about crystals - so keep checking back!

Further details can be found on the link below:

20 Oct 2017 - 3:30pm to 24 Nov 2017 - 3:30pm

The following Department colloquia will take place during Michaelmas term 2017 as we aim to share with you the latest research and developments across the discipline - Undergraduates, Graduate, Postdocs, Support Staff and Faculty members are all encouraged to attend. Alumni and members of the University in other departments/colleges, too!

Each talk is followed by tea in the Physics common room. We look forward to seeing you there!

All lectures will commence at 3.30pm, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory.

28 Jan 2017 - 2:00pm to 10:00pm

Stargazing Oxford returns on the 28th January 2017 from 2pm to 10pm (last entry 9.30pm)

10 Nov 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

The 13th Hintze Lecture will be delivered by Professor David Spergel, Charles A. Young Professor of Astronomy, Princeton Unversity, on Thursday 10th November 2016 @ 17:30 in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre.

Title: Our Simple but Strange Universe

16 Jan 2016 - 2:00pm to 10:00pm

Stargazing Oxford returns on the 16th January 2016 from 2pm to 10pm (last entry 9.30pm)

29 Jun 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm

Sunday 29th June, afternoon tea in the Garden at St Hugh's College, Oxford

Following on the success from last year’s first Physics Alumni Garden Party, and thanks to the generosity of one of our alumnus, we are hosting this year’s party at St Hugh College’s beautiful gardens on Sunday 29th June, 4-6:30 pm.

18 May 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

QUANTUM GAMES AND QUANTUM INFORMATION

Professor Anton Zeilinger

University of Vienna and Scientific Director of the Institute of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

22 Sep 2018 - 11:00am

For Science, King and Country

We are delighted to host a second event this year for all our members of The Henry Moseley Society.

Our guest speaker is Prof Russell Egdell who has recently finished a book 'For Science, King and Country' and will give us a talk about the life of Henry Moseley (new things he has found out during his research for the book), and share lunch here in Oxford, plus there will be a chance to tour the new Beecroft Building and another new special exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science (optional).

14 Sep 2018 - 8:00pm to 15 Sep 2018 - 6:30pm

Meeting Minds Alumni Weekend in Oxford

September - Friday 14 evening and Saturday 15 afternoon.

This year we will host telescope tours and bigger 'astro' night on Friday 14th, and tours of the Beecroft Building and a talk by the new Head of Department (to start after summer), Prof Ian Shipsey.

Booking is open.

19 Jul 2018 - 9:30am to 4:30pm

Aims

The Oxford Physics Taster Day is an event aimed at encouraging young women to study Physics at university. The day will give a flavour of university life with lectures, practicals and problem solving.

Specifically the day will include:

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