Past Events

19 Nov 2016 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Visit the Barton Neighbourhood Centre on Saturday 19th November for a day of space themed fun! Games, model-making, face-painting, kids' crafts, flash talks, infra-red camera, planetarium (from 2pm) and MORE! Meet space scientists and learn about study and careers in the UK Space Industry.

11 Nov 2016 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm

“Oxford Physics exploring the Planets”

Our second AOPP Physics Alumni event at the Royal Society, London, will take place on Friday November 11th, 2016.

Following the success of last's year's first event led by Prof David Marshall (Head of AOPP) and a panel of senior academics from the Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics group, we are organising a second one focused on the work the Department of Physics is carrying on to explore the Planets.

29 Oct 2016 (All day)

Morning of Theoretical Physics - Saturday 29 October, 2016.

"More is different" - how states of matter emerge from quantum theory

Booking will open in September 2016. More information can be found here.

17 Oct 2016 - 6:00pm

Invitation only

Schools Physicist of the Year Awards (SPotY)

Awards ceremony to recognise the most promising Year 10 physics students in the region.

Students have been nominated by their teachers based on their excellence or enthusiasm in physics. All nominated students will receive a certificate and small prize.

10 Oct 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Dr Colin Wilson, Physics, Oxford

Is there, or was there ever, life on Mars?

Can humans one day go to Mars (and come back safely)?

23 Sep 2016 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

A meeting on the theme of "The Dynamics of Rotating Fluids" will be held on Friday 25 September 2015 in the Dobson Room (1st Floor of the Atmospheric Physics building on the Oxford Science Area). The programme is as follows:

1.00pm Mike Bell (Met Office) + Pedro Peixoto, John Thuburn and Andy White
Instabilities of zonal flows: numerical and/or non-geostrophic

1.25pm Megan Stamper (Cambridge)
Numerical simulations of submesoscale instabilities at an idealised ocean front

16 Sep 2016 - 7:30pm to 17 Sep 2016 - 7:00pm

Alumni Weekend in Oxford

This popular annual event will take place on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th September.

8 Sep 2016 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

4th Workshop on the Physics of Fine Tuning

dark Matter(s)

September 8th 2016 2pm - 6pm

Denys Wilkinson Building

11 Aug 2016 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

2 Aug 2016 - 9:30am to 4:00pm