Public events

We run a series of public events during the course of a year, the full details of which you can see below. To access a PDF poster of any of our talks, simply click on the image.

Directions to the University of Sussex campus can be found on our directions webpage, and while we recommend travelling by train or bus to the campus, car parking on campus is free after 5pm.


Institute of Physics
(South-Central Branch)
Lectures

The Institute of Physics lectures are held at the University of Sussex campus on Tuesday evenings and are accessible and understandable to all (see our recorded lectures page to watch past talks). We usually get between 50 and 150 people attending our evening lectures, with the audience consisting of some of our undergraduate students, practicing and retired physicists, and local school and college students usually making up a third of our audience.

Full details of the current programme are below.

IOP talks programme 2017-8


Posters for each individual talk are listed below - please feel free to print them off and distribute them around your school, college or place of work.


IOP evening lecture - Clark Dec17

From astrophysics to neuroscience

by Dr Lottie Clarke

 

Tuesday 5th December 2017, 7pm -8pm

Chichester Lecture Theatre

University of Sussex

 


 

IOP lecture - Murray Feb18

Light, Crystallites, Action!

by Dr Claire Murray

 

Tuesday 6th February 2018, 7pm -8pm

Chichester Lecture Theatre

University of Sussex

 


 

IOP lecture - Tubman Mar18

Fusion Energy: Making a mini-Sun on Earth

by Dr Ellie Tubman

 

Tuesday 6th March 2018, 7pm -8pm

Chichester Lecture Theatre

University of Sussex

 

Sussex Universe
Lecture series

Our Sussex Universe evening lecture programme, 2017/18.

Sussex Universe Talks, 2017/8

 

Our Sussex Universe series lectures are organised by our undergraduate students, and are so aimed at a level suitable for our undergraduates and A-level students. We usually get between 50 and 150 people attending the lectures, with the audience consisting of some of our undergraduate students, practicing and retired physicists, and local college students.

Members of the general public are very welcome to attend!


 

Sussex Universe Lecture by Alessia Pasquazi

A Journey through Quantum Technology: Mirrors, Gems and Combs: Restyling of Quantum Tech with Photonics

by Dr Alessia Pasquazi


Thursday 30th November 2017, 7pm-8pm

Fulton B Lecture Theatre, University of Sussex

 

 

These details can also be found at the Sussex Universe website



Stargazing Live at The University of Sussex


6.30pm - 9pm, Wednesday 24th January 2018
Our annual event of Stargazing Live!

All are welcome to an evening of astronomical activities we host each January! No prior knowledge necessary - all the exhibits and activities on site are accessible for everyone. We set up telescopes and actas guides on how to use them for observing Mars, Venus, Orion and nearby star clusters; have a planetarium running a 30 minute show "We Are Astronomers;" have interactive demonstrations of nuclear fusion using Lego; have a panel session with author Dr. John Gribbin and other University of Sussex researchers, and more! Full details on this year's Stargazing Live event are viewable on its own page.