Events

Date:
28 May 2019 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Venue:
Clarendon Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:
Members of the Department of Physics only (students and staff)

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Introduction

A day to showcase, share and celebrate outreach and public engagement in the Department. The programme will be updated over the next couple of weeks.

The day is open to members of the Department who are interested in outreach and public engagement.

Programme

9.30-11.30: Workshop (sign-up in advance)

Date:
22 May 2019 - 1:10pm to 19 Jun 2019 - 4:45pm
Venue:
Denys Wilkinson Building, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3RH
Audience:
General public (Age 8+)

The Department of Physics invites YOU to help us create a new Primary school Physics webpage! YOUR TASK is to design a poster in the style of an educational webpage aimed at Primary school students explaining the force of gravity and how it has been scientifically investigated.

Date:
3 Jul 2019 - 10:00am to 4 Jul 2019 - 4:00pm
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:
Year 12 students and their teachers and families

Our 2019 Open Days are Wednesday 3 July, Thursday 4 July and Friday 20 September. We warmly welcome students, parents, carers and teachers to meet staff and students from all over the University and sample the atmosphere that makes student life at Oxford so special.

It is not mandatory to register to attend an Oxford Open Day. However you may need to book for specific popular sessions at Colleges in advance. More information here: http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/open-days-and-visits

Date:
6 Jul 2019 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Venue:
Denys Wilkinson Building, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3RH
Audience:
Physics Teachers

With the road-map for particle physics in Europe – the so-called European Strategy for Particle Physics – being currently updated, now is a great time to discuss with A-level pupils the future direction of particle physics research at the high-energy accelerator frontier, both in Europe and elsewhere.

Date:
11 Jul 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:

A Levitating superconductor
Quantum 101 will be an exciting opportunity for students to explore the weird and wonderful world of quantum physics and some of its real-world applications now and in the future, from levitating trains to quantum computers!

The day will include: