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School of Physics Undergraduate Virtual Open Day

We would like to extend a warm welcome to you and your family to our virtual Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday 16th January 2021.

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A live presentation and a number of short videos will be available covering the following degree programmes;
  • Physics (through CAO TR063)
  • Physics & Astrophysics (through CAO TR063)
  • Nanoscience (through CAO TR063)
  • Theoretical Physics (through CAO TR035)
There will also be videos on research topics and careers in physics. Staff and students will be available in a live online Question and Answer session

Schedule of Events (Subject to slight change)

Morning session 10.00-12.00

  • 10.00
    • Welcome Address from Prof. Stefan Hutzler
  • 10.05
    • Live course overview of Physical Sciences (TR063), Prof. Cormac McGuinness
  • 10.15
    • Live course overview of Theoretical Physics Prof. Jan Manschot (TR035)
  • 10.35
    • live panel discussion on courses, including question from participants
  • 11.00
    • Research video presentation, Prof. John Goold: "Thermodynamics and Energetics of Quantum Systems"
  • 11.15
    • Research video presentation, Prof. Ruth Britto
  • 11.30
    • Panel discussion on research (undergrad, postgrad, general), including question from participants
  • 11.45 - 11.55
    • Break-out room for further queries
  • 12.00

There will be opportunities to ask specific questions throughout most of the morning session. The participants from the School of Physics and the School of Mathematics in the morning session are:

  • Profs. Stefan Hutzler, Cormac McGuinness, Paul Eastham, Matthias Moebius, Jan Manschot, Sinead Ryan
  • Postgraduate students: Julia Lawless, John Ryan-Purcell
  • Undergraduate student: Siadhbh Sheil

Afternoon session 12.00-14.00

  • 12.00
    • Welcome Address from Prof. Stefan Hutzler
  • 12.05
    • Live course overview of Theoretical Physics Prof. Jan Manschot (TR035)
  • 12.15
    • Live course overview of Physical Sciences (TR063), Prof. Cormac McGuinness
  • 12.25
    • Live panel discussion on courses, including question from participants
  • 13.00
    • Research video presentation: Prof. Andrei Parnachev: “Theoretical High Energy Physics: Playing with strings, quantum fields and gravity”
  • 13.15
    • Research video presentation: Prof. Martin Hegner, “Nanotechnological immuno assay for rapid label-free analysis of candidate malaria vaccines”
  • 13.30
    • Panel discussion on research (undergrad, postgrad, general), including question from participants
  • 13.45-13.55
    • Break-out room for further queries
  • 14.00
  • 13.55-14.00
    • Concluding Remarks, Prof. Stefan Hutzler

There will be opportunities to ask specific questions throughout most of the afternoon session. The participants from the School of Physics and the School of Mathematics in the morning session are:

  • Profs. Stefan Hutzler, Cormac McGuinness, Plamen Stamenov, Martin Hegner, Brian Espey, Louise Bradley,Tristan McLoughlin, Andrei Parnachev
  • Postgraduate students: Laura Murphy, John Ryan-Purcell
  • Undergraduate student: Siadhbh Sheil