Past Events for Public Outreach

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)

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


Professor Anton Zeilinger

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

23 Sep 2019 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm


17 Sep 2019 - 7:00pm

Fully booked

The Institute of Physics and Oxford University are pleased to be hosting Vlatko Vedral, Professor of Quantum Information Science at the University of Oxford.

The talk will start at 19:00 with refreshments served shortly beforehand.

20 Jul 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm


7 Jul 2019 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

The carnival takes place every year and regularly attracts 50,000 people. This year’s event, which is being held on July 7, will have a theme called Space is the Place and will celebrate the exciting work being carried out by scientists in and around Oxford, and commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing in July 1969.

2 Jul 2019 - 6:45pm to 8:00pm

BPhO lecture: Photovoltaics, solar energy: present status and emerging perovskites

28 May 2019 - 9:30am to 5:00pm



A day to showcase, share and celebrate outreach and public engagement in the Department. The programme will be updated over the next couple of weeks.

The day is open to members of the Department who are interested in outreach and public engagement.


9.30-11.30: Workshop (sign-up in advance)