Past Events for Alumni

17 Nov 2018 - 10:30am

Morning of Theoretical Physics

Saturday November 17 - 10:30 am


Speakers will include Prof John Chalker (Head of Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics), Prof Siddharth Parameswaran and Prof Alex Schekochihin

To find out more details, and to register please visit this link.

9 Nov 2018 - 6:00pm

Atmospheric Oceanic and Planetary Physics (AOPP) annual alumni event at the Royal Society

Poles Apart!

Short talks, panel discussions and a drinks and canapes reception at this wonderful venue.
Please book soon to avoid disappointment! Booking ends 2 November.

The format of the event will include four short talks from leading academics, followed by a Q&A session, moderated by Prof Phil Stier, Head of AOPP.

26 Sep 2018 - 5:00pm

Inaugural joint lecture of the Department of Physics (Oxford)
& the Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers

'The Search for Life Beyond Earth, In Space and Time' by NASA's Chief Scientist Dr James Green.

Martin Wood Lecture Theatre - 17:00 SOLD OUT

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.

30 Jun 2018 - 3:30pm

Physics Alumni Garden Party 2018

The Garden Party will take place in Mansfield College, on Saturday 30th of June.
It will be hosted by Professor John Wheater, Head of Physics, and our guest speaker will be Prof Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell*.

22 Jun 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Alumni Reception in London

One of our alumnus has generously organised a drinks and canapes reception in his private home for Physics Alumni & Guests, overlooking the Royal Festival Hall and fabulous views of the Thames and London's skyline.

The event will start at 18:30 and finish at 21:30. We hope to have a clear evening to enjoy the spectacular views of the sunset!

19 Jun 2018 - 5:00pm

Realising The Astronomy of the Future III: The Wetton lecture

How do we find planets around other stars?

Professor David W. Hogg
Center for Cosmology and Particle Physics, New York University

31 May 2018 - 2:00pm

Dr Michihisa Yamamoto,from the Quantum-Phase Electronic Center, the University of Tokyo & RIKEN, winner of this year's Sir Martin Wood Prize, will deliver his lecture on 'Management and Control of the Phase of an Electron Wave' at 14: