Past Events for Alumni

8 Apr 2016 - 10:00am to 9 Apr 2016 - 10:00pm

University of Oxford 2016 Alumni Weekend in North America

The upcoming Alumni Weekend in North America, to be held in Washington, DC 8 and 9 April 2016 will be the first Alumni Weekend outside of New York City, and to make it extra special, we will celebrate with a drinks reception and dinner at the Library of Congress on Friday 8 April, featuring Professor Louise Richardson, the University's new Vice-Chancellor.

11 Mar 2016 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us at the Oxford and Cambridge Club, on Friday 11th of March, for a lecture, drinks and canapés reception.

6 Feb 2016 (All day)

Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics host a morning of Theoretical Physics roughly three times a year on a Saturday morning. The talks are posted on the Oxford Podcast site so you can watch any you have missed.

21 Dec 2015 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Physics Carol Service

The Carol Service will be held this year on Monday 21st December, 2015 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.

11 Dec 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Special lecture 'Nuclear is for Life ' by Prof Wade Allison (Emeritus Professor of Physics and Fellow of Keble College, University of Oxford, UK)

13 Nov 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

'Building Interstellar's Black Hole', Special Lecture by Oliver James.

Oliver James is the Chief Scientist at Double Negative and an Oxford Physics Alumnus.
13 November 2015 - 5 pm - Martin Wood Lecture Theatre (Department of Physics)

6 Nov 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics (AOPP) Alumni Event at The Royal Society

'Climate change in the run-up to the Paris conference: what has Physics got to say?'


Prof David Marshall, Prof Tim Palmer CBE FRS, Prof Laure Zanna, Prof Myles Allen and Prof Raymond Pierrehumbert

2 Oct 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Physics Alumni Reception in London

A chance to informally meet and chat with fellow physics alumni and current members of the Department, in a beautiful setting on the Southbank, London.

Event starts at 18:00 and finishes at 21:00 hours.

28 Sep 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Quantum - from Schroedinger’s Science to New Technology

Professor Sir Peter Knight FRS
[Imperial College, NPL and Kavli Institute]

19 Sep 2015 - 10:00am to 2:30pm

The morning, hosted by members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, consists of three talks pitched to explain an area of our research to an audience familiar with physics at about the second-year undergraduate level and is open to all Oxford Alumni.