Oxford Solid Mechanics


Oxford Solid Mechanics is an initiative to promote interaction between researchers throughout the University of Oxford who work on the mechanics of solids across the full range of spatial and temporal scales. This website collects together information about people and events in Oxford that are of interest to the Oxford Solid Mechanics community. The website also promotes activities organised by the network.

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News and Upcoming Events

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  • Conference on: Hysteresis, Avalanches and Interfaces in Solid Phase Transformations

    When: 19 - 21 September 2016

    Where: L3, Mathematical Institute, Oxford


    Poster Session

    There will be the opportunity for early career researchers (post-docs and graduate students) to present a poster of their work. To express an interest in presenting a poster please e-mail a brief title and abstract to solids@maths.ox.ac.uk by Thursday 30 June 2016.

    Support for Early Career Researchers

    Support for early career researchers (graduate students and post doctoral research assistants) will be provided for a limited number of delegates. Should you require support to attend the Conference please send details of your current institution, your current programme of study and statement of support from your supervisor to solids@maths.ox.ac.uk by Thursday 30 June 2016. Priority will be given to PhD students who intend to contribute a poster.


    Registration is being provided via the University of Oxford's online store. The registration rate is £52.50 and includes lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of the conference. Register here.

    When registering there is the opportunity to book a place at the conference dinner, which is being held at Green Templeton College on the evening of Tuesday 20 September. There are also some rooms being offered at St Peter's College in central Oxford, these can also be booked when registering.

    The official announcement can be found here. And the official Poster here.
  • Previous Events

    Details of past events, including some of the presentations given, can be found here.

    Details of any forthcoming events may be found here.