TESconnect – A new channel for reaching schools

Looking for inspirational material for teaching school age kids? Academic IT services is offering a set of free teaching materials from Oxford University for school teachers via a portal hosted on the Times Educational Supplement website (also known as TESconnect). … Continue reading

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Find out more about Meteorites!

Oxford scientist Ken Amor’s recent StarGazing talk is on iTunesU at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/itunes-u/stargazing/id597390004 and on our website here –  http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/stargazing If you were intrigued by the recent massive Meteorite crash then we have a brilliant overview of the science behind it … Continue reading

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Oxford’s work in the Higgs boson-like particle discovery

Dr Alan Barr explains all in this podcast – http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/higgs-boson-particle-discovery-claimed-large-hadron-collider-audio Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider claim the discovery of a particle believed to be the long-sought Higgs boson. Alan Barr of Oxford University’s Department of Physics, UK physics coordinator … Continue reading

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New video of “the biggest project we’ve ever had in Oxford”

A new video shows the latest building developments on the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter site. http://www.ox.ac.uk/media/news_stories/2012/121206.html The video, which can be seen on the University’s YouTube page, gives a behind-the-scenes look at the refurbishment of the Radcliffe Infirmary building and the … Continue reading

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What is out there? The expected and unexpected matters

When you look up through a clear sky on a dark night you may wonder what is out there apart from the stars and the moon.  However, this is not an easy question to answer, even for a scientist.  So far, … Continue reading

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