Past Events for Alumni

13 Mar 2015 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm


Physics Alumni Lecture and Drinks Reception

Join us at the Oxford and Cambridge Club, on Friday 13th of March, for a lecture, drinks and canapés reception.

7 Feb 2015 - 10:00am

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 web so you can watch any you have missed.

The morning 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.

SATURDAY 7 FEBRUARY 2015 10.00 - 13.00

There will be three 40 minute talks in the Dennis Sciama Theatre, of the Denys Wilkinson Building:

19 Dec 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Physics Christmas Carols and Reception

The Physics Department Carol Service will be held this year on Friday 19th December, University Church of St Mary the Virgin followed by wine and mince pies in the de Brome Chapel.
The Service is at 16:30, and an informal reception with mince pies and wine will follow.

20 Nov 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Professor Scott Ransom US National Radio Astronomy Observatory will give the 9th Hintze Lecture.

"Millisecond Pulsars, Magnetars, and Black Holes: The Wickedly Cool Stellar Undead"

20 Sep 2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Save The Date

10:00 Arrival & Welcome Dr John Wheater
  (lectures, details tbc)
11:10 Coffee
  (lectures, details tbc)
13:00 Buffet Lunch

More details will follow, but please save the date and register if you would be interested in taking part. This is a free event for Alumni, and spaces are limited, so booking will be on a first come first served basis.

19 Sep 2014 - 7:30pm to 20 Sep 2014 - 10:00am

Physics will open its doors to all University of Oxford Alumni, family and friends during the Alumni Weekend in Oxford.

Friday 19 September 19:30 – 22.00

Telescope Tours

Denys Wilkinson Building, Keble Road

20 Jun 2014 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

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 18:30 and finishes at 21:30 hours.

If you would like to take part, please email Val Crowder, stating your title, name, college and matriculation year.

First come first served, limited places.

Venue details and further information will be sent to those registered.

This event is possible thanks to the generosity of one of our alumni.

Photo credit: SBEG website

10 Jun 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

University of Oxford
Halley Lecture

"How the Universe Evolved From Smooth to Lumpy -- the Physics of Galaxy Formation"

Professor Eliot Quataert
University of California, Berkeley Astronomy Department

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 at 5pm
(to be seated by 4.50pm)

Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Clarendon Laboratory
Parks Road, Oxford


This lecture will be followed by a Drinks Reception in the foyer of the Martin Wood

7 Jun 2014 - 10:30am to 5:30pm

Professor Paul Ewart (Head of Atomic and Laser Physics) and Professor Paolo Radaelli (Head of Condensed Matter Physics) invite you to a physics alumni event on Saturday 7th of June 2014 (10:30 – 17:30) including morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea.

This event aims to engage all physics alumni with the current research in Atomic and Laser, and Condensed Matter Physics, provide a family friendly series of tours, lectures and hands on experiences for you to enjoy at the Clarendon Laboratory.

23 May 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

A Leavers Reception for Year 3 and Year 4 Physics Students only.
Lunch, Group Photo and the opportunity to collect your Oxford University Alumni Card.
Note that only students who have pre-booked will be able to attend.

Prof John Wheater, Head of the Department of Physics is pleased to invite you to
2014 Leavers Reception
Friday 23rd May, 1 to 4 pm
Martin Wood Complex Foyer

Event schedule: