Past Events

22 Feb 2019 - 3:30pm

The Inaugural Brebis Bleaney Memorial Lecture

'Electron Paramagnetic Resonance: Past, Present and Future'
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Prof Mark Newton (Department of Physics, University of Warwick)

3.30pm on 22 February 2019

Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory

15 Feb 2019 - 3:30pm

“Quo Vadis Nubibus?”

Prof Bjorn Stevens
(Max Plank Institute for Meteorology)

9 Feb 2019 - 9:00am to 5:20pm


A free one‐day science event for girls with exciting hands‐on workshops and activities. The activities are run by volunteer role models in STEM fields. The event is open to girls aged 11-14 years at secondary school (Years 7-9).

9 Feb 2019 - 10:00am

'The Physics of Life' - Saturday Morning of Theoretical Physics

Booking is now open for the first Morning of Theoretical Physics of the year.

For more details and to book (free) please visit this page.

We look forward to seeing you there!

8 Feb 2019 - 3:30pm

“The cold winds of change - molecular outflows in AGNs and starbursts”

Professor Susanne Alto, Chalmers University of Technology

1 Feb 2019 - 3:30pm

“From physics to medical applications”

Prof Manjit Dosanjh, CERN

Advanced particle accelerators, cutting-edge particle detectors, and sophisticated computing techniques are the hallmarks of particle physics research and the challenging demand imposed by the community has pushed the performances to the very limits.

1 Feb 2019 - 9:15am to 2:30pm


Students: Schools are invited to bring two teams of five students at Key Stage 3 (typically from Year 9)
Schools: Priority given to schools in the Oxford Ogden Trust School Partnership.
Cost: Free
Parking: Space is very limited. Please indicate on the application form if you need a minibus parking place.


26 Jan 2019 - 2:00pm to 9:00pm

Stargazing Oxford returns on the 26th January 2019 from 2pm to 9pm (last entry 8.30pm)

Each year over 1,000 people of all ages gather at Stargazing Oxford as they seek to explore the wonders of the Universe. Join us again for a space-themed open day in the Department of Physics. Activties include talks, hands-on stalls and observing (night-sky, solar and radio).

25 Jan 2019 - 3:25pm

Tim Fitzpatrick, Artist in residence for the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (Apache Point Observatory, New Mexico)

“Shine: art navigating through the code of starlight”