Past Events

27 Apr 2018 - 9:00am

An annual interdisciplinary forum to bring together physicists, chemists, materials scientists and theoreticians in and around Oxford to advance the science and promote direct collaboration between groups interested in novel quantum materials and phenomena.

The theme of this year is Dynamics and Topology in Quantum Materials and it will take place at Somerville College, Oxford on 27 April 2018.

This symposium is organized by Amalia I. Coldea and Paolo G. Radaelli and is supported by the Oxford Quantum Materials Platform Grant.

Deadline: 9 April 2018

26 Apr 2018 - 6:00pm

What are Quantum Materials?

The Inaugural Quantum Materials Public Lecture will be presented by Professor Andrew Boothroyd. Please join us for an exploration of quantum materials - what they are, what they can do, and why they are so profoundly interesting!

The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre Foyer.

26 Apr 2018 - 3:00pm


Waiting list:

We are pleased to invite BPhO schools to attend our second open lecture at the Royal Society. Schools may bring up to 10 students from Year 10-12.

25 Apr 2018 - 5:00pm

Professor René Doyon, Director, Mont-Mégantic Observatory & Institute for Research on Exoplanets, University of Montreal, Canada
The Quest for Nearby Habitable Worlds
Wednesday 25th April 2018 at 5pm (to be seated by 4:50pm)

14 Apr 2018 - 10:30am to 3:15pm

10 Mar 2018 - 10:00am to 18 Mar 2018 - 4:00pm


Come and say hello to our researchers at the ATOM Festival of Science! Our physics features in a number of activties:

16 Mar 2018 - 8:00am

Join us in 2018 for the next European Meeting Minds in the Eternal City of Rome.

13 Mar 2018 - 8:45am to 15 Mar 2018 - 4:30pm

Day 1: 13th Mar 2018 (08.45am - 4.30pm)
Day 2: 15th Mar 2018 (08.45am - 4.30pm)

This event has been cancelled

14 Mar 2018 - 6:00pm

Professor Adam Leroy, The Ohio State University
ALMA and the Birth of Stars Across Galaxies
Wednesday 14 March 2018 at 18:00 (to be seated by 17:50)

7 Mar 2018 - 11:00am

Academic Consulting Seminar for Physics

Consulting Services is the consulting arm of Oxford University Innovation Ltd, the University’s technology transfer company. Come and join us to learn about how you can undertake consultancy activity as an integral part of your research activity whilst at Oxford Physics. This seminar will be of interest to academics, researchers and DPhil students. More info on the attached poster.