Upcoming events

23 July 2024
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Seminars and colloquia

ALP Seminar: Shock-driven compressible turbulent mixing in planar and convergence geometries

Prof Ben Thornber & Mr Bradley Pascoe

8 August 2024
Two physicists (a female and male) working on a lab experiment
Seminars and colloquia

ALP Seminar: Integrated photonic-electronic systems: from laser linewidth reduction to large scale photonic deep neural networks

Dr Firooz Aflatouni

20 - 22 September 2024
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Alumni events

Meeting Minds Oxford 2024

Save the date for meeting Minds 2024!

7 October 2024
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Secondary school events

Quantum Technology Impact Day

An event for young people in Year 10 to explore the impact that quantum technology will have on our lives

Department of Physics

Our research

Our researchers change the world: our understanding of it and how we live in it. We explore the fundamentals – how we got here and the secrets of the universe – as well as the practical from developing next-gen materials to pushing the frontiers of quantum and predicting the future for our planet. 

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Our dynamic programme of outstanding research as well as our specialist research facilities, collaborative research networks and international renown attract the brightest minds from around the world. Come and join them.
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Giving

How to support the Department of Physics

Find out how you can support our world-class scientific research and teaching and help the Department of Physics to tackle some of the most urgent and fascinating challenges we face today

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Alumni

Once a physicist, always a physicist...

Our alumni relations office exists to nurture and develop long-lasting relationships between students, staff and friends of the Department of Physics so please do get in touch with ideas, feedback or just to say hello!