Past Events for Schools Outreach

17 Mar 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Discover the strange properties of materials at low temperatures

This exciting talk includes lots of fun demonstrations that highlight ideas about temperature, energy, particles and materials.

Explore the uses of liquid nitrogen in transport, food preparation and medicine.

The show ends with a bang!

16 Sep 2011 (All day)

Information Day - Friday 16th September 2011

A smaller open day, with tutors and students available to answer course-specific questions and course literature available for collection but no sample lectures or activities and very limited tours.

There will be an enquiry desk in the Martin Wood Complex from 10.00am to 4.00pm. For directions, please see the Oxford Physics Map:

9 Jul 2011 - 1:00pm to 10 Jul 2011 - 3:40pm

Format: Hands-on exhibits and demonstration lecture
Topic: Energy
Year group: Year 9
Where: Clarendon Building, Department of Physics, University of Oxford

A half-day session with fun hands-on demonstrations exploring Energy. The taster event is followed by a series of workshops delivered in participating schools.

For more information and bookings visit our schools pages.

6 Jul 2011 (All day) to 7 Jul 2011 (All day)

Physics Open Days
Full Open Days - Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th July 2011

2011 Programme Update:

  • Physics Lectures at 11:00 and 15:00 on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Physics and Philosophy Lecture at 14:00 on Wednesday ONLY
  • Admissions Talks at 12:15 and 16:15 on Wednesday and Thursday

These are our main open days. We will offer sample lectures, admissions talks, demonstrations, tours of the department and the chance to speak to current tutors and students.

2 Jul 2011 - 9:50am

Time: 9:50am – 6pm
Venue: Department of Physics, University of Oxford
Who: Physics teachers

APPEAL-2 Teachers' Conference

"Particle Accelerators - Shedding Light on the Dark Universe."

This is the second APPEAL teachers’ conference exploring High Energy Physics and Accelerator Science. This year we focus on the links with Dark Matter and Dark Energy.
Please also visit the following website for more information and to register for the event:

23 Jun 2011 (All day)

National Science Learning Centre, York
Thursday 23 June 2011

The University will be organising a free Maths & Science Teachers’ event, held at the National Science Learning Centre (NSLC) between 9:30am and 4:30pm on Thursday 23rd June. We are delivering this free conference with the following aims:

23 Jun 2011 (All day)

National Science Learning Centre, York
Thursday 23 June 2011

The University will be organising a free Maths & Science Teachers’ event, held at the National Science Learning Centre (NSLC) between 9:30am and 4:30pm on Thursday 23rd June. We are delivering this free conference with the following aims:

20 Jun 2011 - 1:00pm to 3:40pm

Format: Hands-on exhibits and demonstration lecture
Topic: Energy
Year group: Year 9
Where: Clarendon Building, Department of Physics, University of Oxford

A half-day session with fun hands-on demonstrations exploring Energy. The taster event is followed by a series of workshops delivered in participating schools.

For more information and bookings visit our schools pages.

16 Jun 2011 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm

Location : Oxford University Natural History Museum, Oxford

Event details:

This social event is free and open to all school science teachers in all local secondary schools.

The evening activities will include

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