Past Events for Research

26 Feb 2018 - 12:00pm to 23 Apr 2018 - 4:00pm

The Oxford Department of Physics with Diamond Light Source and ISIS Neutron and Muon Source are inviting you to design a poster about crystals!

This competition is open to students in years 4-7 and will be judged in two categories:
• Years 4 & 5
• Years 6 & 7.
The deadline for submitting posters is 23rd April 2018.

While the competition is running, we're going to put up loads of cool videos, pictures and info all about crystals - so keep checking back!

Further details can be found on the link below:

20 Oct 2017 - 3:30pm to 24 Nov 2017 - 3:30pm

The following Department colloquia will take place during Michaelmas term 2017 as we aim to share with you the latest research and developments across the discipline - Undergraduates, Graduate, Postdocs, Support Staff and Faculty members are all encouraged to attend. Alumni and members of the University in other departments/colleges, too!

Each talk is followed by tea in the Physics common room. We look forward to seeing you there!

All lectures will commence at 3.30pm, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory.

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

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

30 Mar 2021 - 4:00pm

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24 Mar 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

In the fourth lecture of this series, we will hear from Dr Jason Arday from Durham University. Jason is a leading expert in the study of race and education. His research examines the persistence of racism in academia and its effects on black and minority ethnic students and researchers.

15 Mar 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Ask all your burning space related questions to our panel of scientists!

11 Mar 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The Challenges & Changes team are hosting a a departmental panel discussion on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

Event registration via Eventbrite with password. More details below.

Destination: Space - Talk
3 Mar 2021 - 4:00pm

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The 2021 Quantum Materials Public Lecture, Prof Paolo Radaelli, "From Rust to Riches"
25 Feb 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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Could rust be the secret to next-gen computing technology?