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Department of Physics News and Events

Breakthrough research to revolutionise internet communication

Thursday, 18 April 2019

A team of University of Otago / Dodd-Walls Centre scientists have created a novel device that could enable the next generation of faster more energy efficient internet. Their breakthrough results have been published in the world’s premiere scientific journal Nature this morning.

Physics Seminar - Shijie Chai

Monday, 11 March 2019

Shijie has just completed his PhD under the supervision of Associate Professor Mikkel Andersen.

Otago scientists invent easier, cheaper way to measure gravity

Monday, 17 December 2018

The world has one official kilogram against which all other country’s kilograms are measured and scales calibrated.

Physics Colloquium - Florian Marquardt

Friday, 14 December 2018

Florian Marquardt is Director at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light and Professor of Theoretical Physics at Fredrich Alexander University of Erlngen-Nuremberg.

Physics Seminar - Prof Zhenhua Yu

Monday, 10 December 2018

Dr Zhenhua Yu is a Professor in the Institute for Advanced Study at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Physics Colloquium - Emeritus Professor Bill Redman-White

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Bill Redman-White is an Emeritus Professor in Electronics and Computer Science, Southampton University, UK, an Honorary Professor at Waikato University and System Architect and Advisor at HiLight Semiconductors, UK.

TVNZ embraces the enthusiasm of Physics’ HOD

Monday, 29 October 2018

TVNZ has fallen for the enthusiasm of Otago Physics Professor Craig Rodger asking him to front an item on Seven Sharp touring New Zealand’s new rocket factory.