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10 November 2017

Researchers propose a scheme to position, focus, and sort magnetic particles in a microchannel with a magnetic field.

2 November 2017

Chico Camargo has been selected as one of four shortlisted finalists for the 2017 IOP Early Career Physics Communicator Award. More information about the award can be found here.

Good luck Chico!

1 November 2017

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"An Evening of Quantum Discovery" was an event held for the general public in the Department on 17 October 2017. The event showcased the Department's research and development of innovative technology in relation to quantum physics.

18 October 2017

Oxford Physics will play a leading role in the development of a new instrument that enables better understanding of climate change and star formation in the Universe.

17 October 2017

Congratulations to Jessica Boland who has been awarded the Institute of Physics 2017 Jocelyn Bell Burnell Medal and Prize

for her work developing 'novel techniques for characterising the charge carrier dynamics of semiconductor nanowires, enabling demonstration of single nanowire terahertz detectors and ultrafast optically switchable nanowire-based terahertz modulators for ultrafast wireless communication.'

9 October 2017

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Thousands of people turned out for the Curiosity Carnival on Friday 29 September - Oxford's biggest ever public engagement event. Thanks to everyone who made it a huge success!

Part of European Researchers' Night, the Carnival was an extravaganza of curiosity - celebrating, debating and enjoying the incredible research taking place in Oxford and the way it impacts on all our lives.

9 October 2017

Royal Spanish Physical Society prize "Investigador Novel en Física Teórica" awarded to Dr Fernando de Juan for his work on the theory of two-dimensional conducting materials, especially their topological properties.

More details can be found here.

29 September 2017

Despite a very high standard of presentations overall, two stood out as being particularly clear and engaging presentations of some great physics work: Kevin Thielen and Chris MacMackin, both of the Ice and Fluid Dynamics group, won prizes for the best talk and poster respectively. Many congratulations to both of them!

20 September 2017

"Why are we here?"

Oxford physicists could change our understanding of the universe in this new venture...

(In the photo we see from left to right, Prof Alfons Weber, Prof Giles Barr and Dr Farrukh Azfar. Photo copyright Department of Physics/S.Bebb)

21 August 2017

Chico Camargo, of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics has won an Early Career Researcher award in this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Awards, which celebrate public engagement work across the University. The announcement was made at an awards ceremony at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History on 28 June hosted by Vice-Chancellor Professor Louise Richardson.

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