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Department of Physics News and Events

Physics Colloquium - Dr Cecilia M. Bitz

Monday, 26 February 2018

Dr Bitz is a Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and Director of Program on Climate Change at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Physics Colloquium - Professor Ping Ao

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Professor Ao is from the Shanghai Center for Quantitative Life Sciences and Department of Physics at Shanghai University, China.

Marsden Fund Success 2017

Thursday, 2 November 2017

The Department of Physics is very pleased to announce this year's Marsden Fund recipients.

Solar storms and Auckland’s damaged fuel pipeline


Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Physicists at the University of Otago and Victoria University of Wellington suggest geomagnetic storms can cause corrosion in New Zealand’s pipelines, and some areas, including Northland, are more vulnerable.

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.