Past Events for Research

29 Sep 2020 - 6:45pm to 8:00pm

The IOP and Oxford University are pleased to present Gravity's Role in the Story of our Universe by Dr Katy Clough.

The event will be an online webinar held via the Zoom platform. Please register here and the joining link will be sent shortly before the talk.

27 Jul 2020 - 9:00am to 31 Jul 2020 - 5:00pm

The Oxford Physics Y12 Summer School is planned to run from 27th - 31st July 2020. Anyone in Year 12 or equivalent is welcome to apply. We will be constantly considering the summer school in light of arrangements for the coronavirus pandemic, but are currently planning as though it will go ahead.

9 Jun 2020 - 3:00pm

The Quantum Information Society invites you to a Q&A Session With Scott Aaronson

We extend the invitation from Aleksei Malyshev, the president of the Quantum Information Society (University of Oxford)

4 Jun 2020 - 3:00pm

The intersections between COVID-19 and climate change - ONLINE EVENT

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Join us for this online talk, part of the Physics Colloquia Series. This is a public event and everyone is welcome to join us.

About this Event

23 Mar 2020 - 8:45am to 27 Mar 2020 - 4:30pm

With regret, we announce that due to the coronavirus outbreak we have decided to cancel this event. We are sorry for any disappointment this causes.

18 Mar 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm


Consulting Services is the consulting arm of Oxford University Innovation Ltd, the University’s technology transfer company.

Come and join us on 18th March 2020, 11.00am in the Simpkins Lee Room, Beecroft Building, to learn about how you can undertake consultancy activity as an integral part of your research activity whilst at Oxford. This seminar will be of interest to academics, researchers and DPhil students.

17 Mar 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm


Hear from two enterprising and successful women, who have helped form spin-out companies from Oxford Physics research, sharing their personal journeys into entrepreneurship and advice for students and researchers.

Ilana Wisby (CEO of Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC)) gained a PhD in quantum physics, after which she entered the world of start-ups and is now leading an Oxford University spin-out company, creating the core of the quantum revolution.

12 Mar 2020 - 3:00pm

We are sorry to announce that due to the coronavirus outbreak we have decided to postpone this lecture. Apologies.

Bleaney's nuclear lambs and electronic wolves

Professor John Gregg, Department of Physics, University of Oxford

This annual lecture commemorating Professor Brebis Bleaney (1915-2006) was endowed by Bleaney's pupil Professor Michael Baker (1930-2017)

4 Mar 2020 - 5:00pm

Marking 80 years of the Frisch-Peierls Memorandum

19 Feb 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Come and join the Women in Physics society for lunch with special guest Dr Sam Henry. Want to know more about the recent UCU strike action or interested in addressing the gender pay gap? Bring along your questions for Sam. We'll also be hearing all about Sam's outreach and public engagement activities. Lunch is provided - sign up at the OxWiP website: .