Events


Astronomy in the City

Date
25/01/2017
Location:
Poynting Physics (R13)
Description
Join us for another instalment of the popular Astronomy in the City. Learn about astrophysics and astronomy with talks on this month's night sky and current research; a question and answer session with our friendly expert panel, and the chance to observe (weather permitting) with the Astronomy Society's portable telescopes and the University's historic Grubb telescope.

Can we turn nano-science into a manufacturing industry?

Date
14/02/2017 - 14/03/2017
Location:
Large Lecture Theatre - Poynting Building Second floor (R 13 on the campus map)
Description
The fundamentals of nano-science lie in the precise manipulation of atoms and molecules - architecture on the atomic scale.

Mini Big Bangs in ALICE and the CERN LHC

Date
14/03/2017
Location:
Large Lecture Theatre - Poynting Building Second floor (R 13 on the campus map)
Description
David Evans, Professor in High Energy Physics, will explain the physics behind the LHC and, in particular, the ALICE Experiment. His talk will include some audience participation and demonstrations with liquid nitrogen and is aimed at all age groups.

EPS Societies' Awards 2017

Date
07/06/2017
Location:
Great Hall, Aston Webb Building (R6 on campus map)
Description
Returning for their fourth year, the EPS Societies' Awards are the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences' annual celebration of our 24 student groups.

IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics

Date
16 - 20/07/2017
Location:
University of Birmingham
Description
The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) is delighted to announce that the 6th conference in this series will be hosted by Birmingham, UK. The conference will be held in July 2017 at the University of Birmingham, organised in partnership with the Institute of Physics (IOP) and the Universities of Nottingham and Warwick. Having all been awarded Juno Champion status by IOP, the three universities' physics departments are strongly committed to promoting diversity and look forward to being fully involved in the conference.

Birmingham Popular Mathematics Lecture Series 2015/16

Birmingham Popular Mathematics Lectures are free of charge and open to all members of the public and the University who are interested in the study of Mathematics. They are particularly suitable for those studying Mathematics at A Level and we also welcome advanced GCSE students. Young people are welcome on their own, with parents or with a school group.

More information on each lecture is available here.