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Department of Physics News and Events

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.

Physics Seminar - Dr Maxime Grandin

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Maxime is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Finnish Centre of Excellence in Research of Sustainable Space, Department of Physics, University of Helsinki, Finland.

Physics Seminar - Kate Turner

Monday, 15 October 2018

Kate is a PhD student in the Sea Ice Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Jono Squire awarded Rutherford Discovery Fellowship

Friday, 5 October 2018

Dr Jonathan Squire, University of Otago, Department of Physics, has been awarded a Rutherford Discovery Fellowship for research entitled: 'Cosmic Turbulence, Microinstabilities, and the Magnetisation of the Universe.