Calendar of Events

Below is a calendar of events for the next year. More details about courses, etc., can be found using the links provided

October 2016




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November 2016




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December 2016

Undergraduate Admissions Interviews


Mid-December 2016. Interviews for undergraduate applicants to Materials Science in Colleges.
Drop-In hospitality at Holder Cafe for Interviewees; a chance to have a chat, a tour or just to chill out. Go to Materials Reception when you are in Oxford for details. More information about interviews is available at the Admissions Interviews section of this website.

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January 2017

Hirsch Lecture

Friday, 20th January, 5pm. Biennial Lecture celebrating the birthday of Sir Peter Hirsch, FRS, Emeritus Professor of the Department. More information at the Hirsch Lecture section of this website.

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February 2017




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March 2017

Oxford and Cambridge Student Conferences


13th to 24th March. The Department will be represented at these one-day conferences held around the country where prospective students can hear talks about the different subjects taught at the Universities
More information is available from the Student Conference website

Department of Materials Open Days


Tuesday 28th, Wednesday 29th March. One-day courses for prospective students in Y11 and Y12. More information at the Open Days section of this website.

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April 2017

Department of Materials Open Days


Wednesday 5th April. One-day courses for prospective students in Y11 and Y12. More information at the Open Days section of this website.



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May 2017




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June 2017

Headstart "Focus on Materials" Residential Course for Year 12/S5 Students


Monday 19th - Friday 23rd June. More information at www.headstartcourses.org.uk and the Residential Courses section of this website.

Oxford University Open Days


Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th June. More information at www.admissions.ox.ac.uk/opendays and the Open Days section of this website.


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July 2017

UNIQ "Materials Science" Summer School


early July. Residential Course for Year 12 students from State Schools. More information from www.ox.ac.uk/uniq


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August 2017




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September 2017

Oxford University Open Day


Friday 15th September. More information at www.admissions.ox.ac.uk/opendays and the Open Days section of this website.

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October 2017




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November 2017




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December 2017

Undergraduate Admissions Interviews


Mid December 2017. Interviews for undergraduate applicants to Materials Science in Colleges.
Drop-In hospitality at Holder Cafe for Interviewees; a chance to have a chat, a tour or just to chill out. Go to Materials Reception when you are in Oxford for details. More information about interviews is available at the Admissions Interviews section of this website.

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