Past Events

25 Feb 2017 - 9:00am to 5:30pm

Free one‐day girl‐focussed event demonstrating the fun in science through hands‐on workshops and activities run by volunteer role models in STEM fields. The event is open to the local community for up to 100 attendees aged 11-14 years. The day will also include a tour of Pembroke College and lunch in the college's dining hall.

20 Feb 2017 (All day)

Maths, Physics and Engineering Study Day - Mon 20 February

18 Feb 2017 - 10:30am to 2:30pm

The Morning of Theoretical Physics will take place on 18th February 2017.

'Fluids and Flows'

The flow of liquids and gases is described by the Navier-Stokes equation.
This simple equation can describe how fluids move across a huge range of length scales, from ocean currents to swimming algae; from the drag behind racing cars to the raindrops on a spider’s web.
Join us to explore the wonderful world of fluids and flows.


27 Jan 2017 - 9:15am to 2:30pm

Fully booked

Students: Schools are invited to bring up to 3 teams of 5 students at Key Stage 3
Cost: Free

Physics Challenge Day Summary
Students will complete a series of activities and technological challenges, all of which are designed to explore magnetism and electromagnetism, and specifically to enable them to:

27 Jan 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Postdoc Careers Event

Are you a postdoc interested on how to optimize your career options in academia? Or curious on career opportunities beyond the Ivory Tower? Then come to the Physics Postdoc Careers Event this Friday - registration form & submission of questions to panellists through this form

11 Jan 2017 - 9:45am to 4:45pm

What is chaos? What is infinity? Can machines think? The links between science and philosophy are broad and deep, extending well beyond the obvious overlaps in logic, artificial intelligence, and ethics.#

19 Dec 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Physics Department Carol Service 2016

The Carol Service will be held this year on Monday 19th December, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. in the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, High St, followed by wine and mince pies in the church. Please make a note in your diary. As always staff, students, alumni, friends and family, especially children, are welcome to attend.