Past Events

22 Jun 2011 - 4:30pm

Theory of the spin Hall effect by Dr.Shuichi Murukami, Tokyo Institute of Technology,

Wednesday 22nd June 2011 at 4.30pm,
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
followed by refreshments

21 Jun 2011 - 4:30pm

The 3rd Hintze Lecture

Professor Michael Green, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, DAMTP, University of Cambridge

Will deliver the 3rd Hintze Lecture

'String Theory – a Unifying Principle in Theoretical Physics'

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

6 Jun 2011 - 6:00pm

When: 6pm
Where: Martin Wood Lecture Theater

Prof Andrew J. Turberfield

2 Jun 2011 - 9:30am to 6:30pm

To encourage interdisciplinary research Keble College has funded a dedicated Networks research cluster. As a part of its ongoing activities the cluster is running an intensive 1-day workshop covering a wide range of Network related topics, including biological, social, quantum and traffic networks, as well as network analysis methods.

27 May 2011 - 5:00pm

Time: 5pm (please arrive before 4:45pm)
Where: Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Road, Oxford

Black-Hole Research: A New Golden Age

Professor Kip S. Thorne

20 May 2011 - 4:15pm to 6:00pm

Where: Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Rd.

9 May 2011 - 6:00pm

When: 6 pm
Where: Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Department of Physics, Parks Road
Age: 14+

The Physics of Social Networks
Dr Mason Alexander Porter

6 May 2011 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Wolfson College, Oxford

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.

Please register here.

Amalia Coldea and Paolo G. Radaelli