Past Events for Alumni

3 Dec 2016 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

The Department of Physics is pleased to present the inaugural Particle Physics Christmas Lecture

"The Future of Particle Physics"

by Professor John Womersley (STFC)*

Hosted by John Wheater (Head Department of Physics) & Ian Shipsey (Head Sub-department of Particle Physics)

11 Nov 2016 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm

“Oxford Physics exploring the Planets”

Our second AOPP Physics Alumni event at the Royal Society, London, will take place on Friday November 11th, 2016.

Following the success of last's year's first event led by Prof David Marshall (Head of AOPP) and a panel of senior academics from the Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics group, we are organising a second one focused on the work the Department of Physics is carrying on to explore the Planets.

29 Oct 2016 (All day)

Morning of Theoretical Physics - Saturday 29 October, 2016.

"More is different" - how states of matter emerge from quantum theory

Booking will open in September 2016. More information can be found here.

16 Sep 2016 - 7:30pm to 17 Sep 2016 - 7:00pm

Alumni Weekend in Oxford

This popular annual event will take place on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th September.

14 Jul 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Alumni event at Canada House, London.
14 July 2016

Physics Alumni Reception at Canada House

We are delighted to invite all Physics alumni and Oxford10 alumni to a reception at Canada House, London, on July 14th, 18:00-20:30

18 Jun 2016 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm

2016 Physics Alumni Garden Party
Saturday 18 June - Afternoon tea at St Hugh's College, Maplethorpe Hall.

Professor John Wheater (Head of the Department of Physics) is pleased to invite all physics alumni and friends of Physics, to our 2016 Alumni Garden Party.

2 Jun 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

2016 Leavers Reception - *NOTE NEW DATE* THURSDAY 2 JUNE 2016

This is the opportunity for Year 3 and Year 4 Leavers to enjoy lunch while picking up their Alumni Card and having a group photo taken.

1 Jun 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Generation and control of magnetic excitations by polarized light in antiferromagnets and ferrimagnets

Dr Takuya Satoh,Faculty of Science, Kyushu University

21 May 2016 (All day)

A Morning of Theoretical Physics

The tenth Morning of Theoretical Physics will be hosted by members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics on Saturday the 21st May 2016.

Booking for this event will open in April 2016, and you can book your place here.

13 May 2016 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Title: Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe

Professor Lisa Randall, Frank B. Baird Jr. Professor of Science, Harvard University will deliver Oxford Physics 56th Cherwell-Simon Lecture. She will explore a speculative hypothesis in which the comet that may have triggered the mass extinction of the dinosaurs was dislodged from the Oort cloud at the edge of our solar system by a disk of dark matter.

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