There were 19 students in this years OxNet-Ordered Universe cohort from almost as many schools, and all of them showed the dedication, enthusiasm and attention-to-detail that we have come to expect from OxNet students.
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Rays of Light, Rainbows of Colour
The most recent Ordered Universe Syposium took place amid a riot of colour as summer turned to Autumn at Pembroke College Oxford in late September.
OxNet North East: The History Of History
OxNet North East: The History Of History. The most recent OxNet session, led by historian Giles Gasper questioned what ‘History’ actually is, and more specifically how we really know things happened in the past.
OxNet North East: Modern Creativity
OxNet North East: Modern Creativity. The most recent OxNet session, led by artist Colin Rennie, focused around creativity, and what this actually means.
OxNet North East: Questions and Answers
Seminar 4 of the OxNet series was focused around Translation and Philosophy. Students prepared for the session by completing reading on medieval translators and works that were translated from Arabic into Latin.
OxNet North-East: Seeing Is Believing
The third session in the OxNet Seminar Series was run by Joshua Harvey of Oxford University and took an interdisciplinary look into colour, covering areas like psychology, mathematics and even some philosophy.
OxNet North-East – sound as a bell
The students came away from the second seminar not only with a broad understanding of physics, but also how studying history can inform future discoveries.
Step Right Up! Ticket info for the Ordered Universe at the Napa Lighted Art Festival 2019
If you would like to come and see us at the Napa Lighted Art Festival, then this page contains links to more detailed descriptions of all of our events as well as direct links to the Eventbrite page where you can book tickets for each event.
Preview 9: The Greatest Scientist You’ve Never Heard Of … at the Napa Lighted Art Festival 19 Jan 2019
Science – but not as you might know it. Come and read scientific works from medieval Europe with modern scientists and medieval specialists. Find out about the medieval big bang, the science of the rainbow, and how to move beyond the horizon.
Preview 8: Beyond the Material at the Napa Lighted Art Festival 19 Jan 2019
All that glitters is not gold. Joshua Harvey, an experimental psychologist from the UK and Henrike Lange, an art historian from UC Berkeley, present some of the ways in which the eye can be tricked.