Seminars 2014

Astrophysics SEMINARS

 

Seminars 2014

 

SPRING TERM


Tuesday 7 January 2014

Nick Kaiser (University of Hawaii)

Gravitational Redshifts in Clusters of Galaxies

 

Tuesday 21 January 2014

Ray Jayawardhana (University of Toronto)

Characterizing exoplanets

 
Wednesday 29 January 2014  (ICIC Seminar)

Roberto Trotta (Imperial College)

Bayesian model selection of inflationary models:The best inflationary models after Planck

PLEASE NOTE THE EARLIER TIME, AND CHANGED LOCATION.

 
Wednesday 5 February 2014

John Ellis (King's College)

Planck-Compatible Inflationary Models

 

Wednesday 19 February 2014

Paul O'Brien (University of Leicester)

Gamma-Ray Bursts

 

Wednesday 26 February 2014

Jaiyul Yoo (Heidelberg)

New Perspective on Galaxy Clustering and Cosmology

 
Wednesday 5 March 2014

Cristina Popescu (University of Lancaster)

Radiative transfer modelling of galaxies

 

Wednesday 19 March 2014
Didier Queloz (University of Cambridge)

Exoplanets and the nature of other worlds

 

Wednesday 26 March 2014
Matt Browning (University of Exeter)

Simulations of Convection and Magnetism in Stars

 

SUMMER TERM

 

Wednesday 7 May 2014

Lucia Marchetti (Open University)

The HerMES FIR/SMM Luminosity function evolution,

charting the Obscured Star Formation History of the Universe

SEMINAR POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE


Wednesday 14 May 2014

Karen Masters (Portsmouth)

Galaxy Zoo


Wednesday 21 May 2014

Andrew Pontzen (UCL)

Astrophysical effects that might irritate cosmologists

 

Wednesday 28 May 2014 (Note location)

Fiona Harrison (CalTech)

The Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR)

Location: Huxley 308


Wednesday 4 June 2014

Isobel Hook (Oxford/Rome)

The European Extremely Large Telescope


Wednesday 11 June 2014

Jenni Adams (Canterbury, NZ)

IceCube Neutrino Physics


Wednesday 18 June 2014

Don Pollacco (Warwick)

The Hunt for Earth-2

COSMOLOGY SEMINARS

SUMMER TERM:

Friday 9th May

Stefano Orani (University of Basel)

Hilltop inflation with preinflation from coupling to matter field


Friday 16th May

Chris Clarkson (UCT Astrophysics, Cosmology & Gravity Centre)

Relativistic corrections in cosmological modelling

Relativistic corrections in cosmological modelling

 

Friday 6th June

Levon Pogosian (SFU Canada)
CMB B-modes - the quest for other smoking guns

 

Friday 13th June

Chris Gordon (UC New Zealand)

Evaluating the evidence for dark matter annihilation in the Galactic Center


Friday 20th June

Kepa Sousa (UPV/EHU Bilbao)

CMB Anisotropies by Collapsing Textures


Friday 27th June

Pawel Bielewicz (SISSA Italy)
Constraining the topology of the Universe using temperature and polarisation CMB maps


Relativistic corrections in cosmological modelling

 

 

Astrophysics SEMINARS (CONTINUED)

AUTUMN TERM 2014

 

Wednesday 8 October 2014

Lyndsay Fletcher (Glasgow)

Energy transport and particle acceleration in solar (and stellar) flares

 

Wednesday 15 October 2014

Celine Boehm (Durham)

Dark Matter interactions and their impact on cosmological probes

 

Wednesday 22 October 2014

No seminar

 

Wednesday 29 October 2014

Ewan Cameron (Oxford)

Three faces of weak convergence with astronomical relevance! (ICIC seminar)


Wednesday 5 November 2014

Andy Connolly (Washington)

Astronomy in the era of the LSST: understanding our universe a bit at a time


Wednesday 12 November 2014

Stuart Sim (Belfast)

Explosion modelling for Type Ia supernovae


Wednesday 19 November 2014

Lucia Marchetti (Open University)

The HerMES FIR/SMM Luminosity function evolution,

charting the Obscured Star Formation History of the Universe


Wednesday 26 November 2014

Department Colloquium

 

Wednesday 3 December 2014

Francesco Shankar (Southampton)

Empirically constraining the Evolution of Super-massive Black Holes

 

Wednesday 10 December 2014

Steve Balbus (Oxford)

Convection and rotation in the Sun

 

Wednesday 17 December 2014

Mario Santos (Cape Town)

Cosmology with the Square Kilometre Array (SKA)


See also 3-PAC Seminars