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School of Physics and Astronomy

Live from Jodrell Bank festival, aerial shot of crowd.

Events

Find out more about the events, seminars and public lectures you can attend in the School of Physics and Astronomy.

Introduction to Astrophotography

19:30 - 22:00 05 December 2018

Our popular Introduction to Astrophotography courses are returning this winter. Join us for an informal and fun session that includes an introductory workshop (co-presented by Jodrell Bank Observatory’s Dr. Ant Holloway), along with a chance for you to try out your equipment and talk to our knowledgeable team. You’ll learn how to use you..

Schuster Colloquium - Prof. Mark Lancaster

15:00 - 16:00 05 December 2018

// Details TBC // Upcoming Talks Details of upcoming talks are advertised on our School's website https://www.physics.manchester.ac.uk/connect/events/ Oct 17: Prof. James Pinfold (University of Alberta) Nov 14: Dr. Kate Shaw (Sussex University) Dec 5: Prof. Mark Lancaster (UoM)

Lovell Lecture: Professor Tim O'Brien

19:30 - 21:00 06 December 2018

One Giant Leap: Jodrell Bank and the Race to the Moon By Professor Tim O’Brien July 2019 will mark fifty years since humans first set foot on another celestial body. In the run up to the anniversary, Professor Tim O’Brien will tell the story of Jodrell Bank’s role in the race to the Moon. This entertaining presentation will include audi..

Stargazing Night

19:00 - 22:00 07 December 2018

Join us at Jodrell Bank for an unmissable opportunity to get started in astronomy. You’ll learn how to navigate the skies and locate the stars in our inflatable Planetarium, as well as using a variety of tools from planispheres to telescopes, and enjoy short talks and demonstrations throughout the evening too. Along with the Discovery Centr..

Introduction to Astrophotography

19:30 - 22:00 09 January 2019

Our popular Introduction to Astrophotography courses are returning this winter. Join us for an informal and fun session that includes an introductory workshop (co-presented by Jodrell Bank Observatory’s Dr. Ant Holloway), along with a chance for you to try out your equipment and talk to our knowledgeable team. You’ll learn how to use you..

Advanced Astrophotography

19:30 - 21:30 06 February 2019

This advanced workshop offers Astrophotographers the chance to extend their knowledge and help them achieve breath-taking night sky photography. The session follows on from our Introduction to Astrophotography and includes a detailed talk by Jodrell Bank’s Dr Anthony Holloway covering how to capture images of meteors, star trails, how to st..

Introduction to Astrophotography

19:30 - 22:00 06 March 2019

Our popular Introduction to Astrophotography courses are returning this winter. Join us for an informal and fun session that includes an introductory workshop (co-presented by Jodrell Bank Observatory’s Dr. Ant Holloway), along with a chance for you to try out your equipment and talk to our knowledgeable team. You’ll learn how to use you..

Girls Night Out!

19:00 - 22:00 08 March 2019

Jodrell Bank's ever-popular Girls Night Out event returns in March 2019 with a special focus on Mars! You’ll get to meet Dr Natasha Stephen from the University of Plymouth, whose research focuses on linking information from Martian meteorites with data from space missions. You’ll also get the chance to learn more about the planets of our..

bluedot

18 - 21 July 2019

Jodrell Bank's multi-award winning festival of discovery is set to return to for its fourth outing on 18-21 July 2019, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landings. Set against a backdrop of the iconic Lovell Telescope, bluedot combines a truly stellar line-up of music with a ground-breaking programme of live science experiments, ex..

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