Seminars 2019-2020

The seminars are informal talks, from colleagues, collaborators or invited researchers from around the UK and the rest of the world. Each talk typically lasts 1 hour including questions. If the talk sounds interesting please come along.

Seminars are held on Wednesdays at 3.00pm, in Lecture Theatre A of the Department of Physics and Astronomy (unless otherwise stated).

Seminars are organised by Andrew Blain, Rebecca Nealon and Enrico Ragusa.


Autumn Term (2019)              

Sep 25

AGN in a cold Universe: understanding nuclear activity using dust and molecular gas

David Rosario (Durham)
Oct 2 Searching for the transits of circumplanetary disks

Matthew Kenworthy (Leiden)

Oct 9

From cosmic web to molecular clouds: the multiple scales of galaxy evolution

Amelie Saintonge (UCL)
Oct 16 Investigating ecosystems from the centres of galaxies to those on the verge of collapse here on Earth Steven Longmore (LJMU)
Oct 23 Luminosity and stellar mass functions in GAMA groups Jon Loveday (Sussex)
Oct 30
Soko Matsumura (Dundee)
Nov 6

What can LoTSS teach us about AGN?

Beatriz Mingo (OU)
Nov 13

Giovanni Rosotti (Leiden)
Nov 20
Nov 27

No seminar: Staff Meeting

Dec 4


Dec 11

Lucio Mayer (Zurich)

Spring Term (2020)               

Jan 8
Carole Mundell (Bath)
Jan 15

Jan 22


Luciano Burderi (Cagliari)
Jan 29
James Owen (Imperial)
Feb 5 Multimessenger Probes of Neutron Star Physics David Tsang (Bath)
Feb 12

The HERMES and GrailQuest Projects: Probing Space-time Quantum Foam and Hunting for Gravitational Wave Electromagnetic Counterpart

Luciano Burderi (Cagliari)
Feb 19

Davide Gerosa (Birmingham)

Feb 27
Photometrically recovering the orbital period of TESS single-transit events

Sam Gill (Warwick)
Mar 4
Antonio Garufi (Arcetri)
Mar 11 eROSITA: Status and Early Results Paul Nandra (MPE)
Mar 18

Rebecca Garcia Lopez (Dublin)
Mar 25 Cosmology with supernovae: past, present and future Isobel Hook (Lancaster)
Summer Term (2020)
Apr 29
No Seminar - Staff Meeting

May 6 Stephan Rosswog (Stockholm)
May 13
Michelle Collins (Surrey)
May 20 Anna Watts (Amsterdam)
May 27 Irradiated brown dwarfs: Providing insights into exoplanet atmospheres Sarah Casewell (Leicester)
Jun 3 Odette Toloza (Warwick)

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