Seminars 2013

2013 seminars

 


SPRING TERM

 

23  January 2013

Clare Dobbs (University of Exeter)

The formation and evolution of giant molecular clouds

 

30 January  

Lingyu Wang (University of Durham)

The nature of star-forming galaxies

 

6 February

Rachael Livermore (University of Durham)

Clumpy star formation at high redshift revealed with gravitational lensing

 

20 February

Sebastiano Cantalupo (UC Santa Cruz)

Dark galaxies and circum-galactic filaments illuminated by high-redshift quasars

 

27 February

Vivienne Wild (University of St Andrews)

The evolution of star-burst galaxies

 

6 March

Pratika Dayal (University of Edinburgh)

Galaxies in the first billion years tracing reionization and the cosmic dawn

 

13 March

Joe Hilbe (Arizona State University)

The use of statistical count models in astrostatistics

 

20 March Tim Naylor (University of Exeter)

How fast do planets and stars form?  A radical revision to the pre-main-sequence age scale

 

17 April

Anna Feltre  (ESO, Garching)

Modelling IR SEDs of AGN with Spitzer and Herschel data

 

SUMMER TERM

 

1 May

David Sing (University of Exeter)

A large HST transmission spectral survey of hot-Jupiter exoplanetary atmospheres

 

8 May

Nick Wright (University of Hertfordshire)

The Dynamics of young star clusters

 

22 May

Matthew Ruffoni (Imperial College London)

Laboratory studies of atomic spectra for astrophysical applications

 

29 May

Anna Scaife (University of Southampton)

Magnetic fields in heavenly bridges

 

5 June

Clare Dobbs (University of Exeter)

The formation and evolution of giant molecular clouds

 

12 June

Jamie Bolton (University of Nottingham)

Reionisation via the Lyman-alpha line

 

19 June

Michael Brown (University of Manchester)

Prospects for weak lensing studies with new radio telescopes

 

20 June

Michelle Knights (University of Cape Town)

Improving stacking techniques with Bayesian statistics

 

2 October

Mike Shull

Colorado

New Results from the Hubble Cosmic Origins Spectrograph

9 October

Ilya Mandel

Birmingham

GWastrophysics of compact binaries

16 October



(Department Colloquium)

23 October

Karin Lind

IoA Cambridge

The two cosmological Li problems

30 October

Will Percival

Portsmouth

Cosmological results from BOSS galaxy clustering

6 November

Debora Sijacki

IoA Cambridge

Moving mesh cosmology: the hydrodynamics of galaxy formation

13 November

Maria Desi-Espuig

MPS Lindau

Reconstructing total solar irradiance since 1700

 

20 November



(Department Colloquium)

27 November

Marzia Rivi

Oxford

Visualisation and exploration of huge astrophysical datasets with Splotch

4 December

Tim Harries

Exeter

The formation of massive stars