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Department of Physics News and Events

Funding success in National Science Challenge

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Otago University physicist, Dr Inga Smith, has won a two-year-long Deep South National Science Challenge contestable research grant running until mid-2019.

Physics Seminar - Sanjib Ghosh

Friday, 22 September 2017

Sanjib Ghosh is a PhD student in the Centre for Quantum Technologies at the National University of Singapore.

IAGA Award for Emma Douma

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Emma Douma won this prestigious award at the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy, Cape Town, South Africa.

Physics Seminar - Dr Stuart Szigeti

Monday, 4 September 2017

Dr Stuart Szigeti, a Research Fellow,  is visiting the Department of Physics from The University of Queensland.

Physics Seminar - Andrew Pauling

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Andrew Pauling, Department of Physics,  has just completed a Masters degree and is a recent recipient of a Fulbright scholarship.

There and back again – Richard Blaikie’s IPL this evening

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Richard Blaikie will give his Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) at Archway 4 Lecture Theatre this evening – taking his audience with him on his journey chasing atoms, electrons and optics around the globe.

New aurora alert website launched

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

A new aurora alert website that will help stargazers in Dunedin and the lower South Island predict when they will see an aurora was launched by Otago researchers during a gathering at Otago Museum last night.