Astronomy Unit Seminars

Everyone is welcome. If you would like to give a talk, contact the seminar organizer, Sijme-Jan Paardekooper.

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E.g., 27/06/2018
E.g., 27/06/2018
Datesort ascending Room Speaker Title Host
December 7th, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Mathew Owens TBC Christopher Chen
November 30th, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Robertus von Fay-Siebenburgen TBC David Tsiklauri
November 23rd, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Daniel Verscharen TBC Christopher Chen
November 16th, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Alkistis Pourtsidou TBC Karim Malik
November 2nd, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 James McLaughlin TBC David Tsiklauri
October 26th, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Francois Rincon (TBC) TBC Christopher Chen
October 19th, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Helvi Witek TBC Karim Malik
October 5th, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Emma Chapman TBC Alkistis Pourtsidou
September 28th, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Joanna Drążkowska TBC Richard Nelson
April 27th, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Samantha Penny Examining low mass galaxy evolution through SDSS-IV MaNGA spatially resolved spectroscopy Alkistis Pourtsidou
March 23rd, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Edward Macaulay [CANCELLED] Supernova Cosmology: Not Just w Alkistis Pourtsidou
March 16th, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Min-Kai Lin [CANCELLED] Dust dynamics in protoplanetary discs Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
March 9th, 2018 at 14:00 GO Jones Room 610 Giles Hammond (Glasgow) Listening to Einstein’s Universe Teppei Katori
March 2nd, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Jonathan Eastwood Magnetic reconnection: recent progress from Magnetospheric Multiscale satellite observations David Burgess
February 23rd, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Michael Stich Oscillations and symmetry breaking in simple models for polymerisation Izaskun Jimenez-Serra
February 16th, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 David Tsang Resonant Shattering Flares as Counterparts to GW Chirps Colin McNally
February 8th, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Sergio Ioppolo From Icy Grains to Frozen Planets: The Chemical Evolution of Complex Molecules in Space Izaskun Jimenez-Serra
February 2nd, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Camille Bonvin Testing gravity with relativistic effects in large-scale structure Alkistis Pourtsidou
January 26th, 2018 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 James Owen The photoevaporation of close-in exoplanets Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
December 15th, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Michael Stich POSTPONED DUE TO CHRISTMAS PARTY Izaskun Jimenez-Serra
December 1st, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Laura Currie Extending mixing length theory: the effect of dissipation and rotation on convection Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
November 24th, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Nick Wright The Dynamics of Star Clusters Izaskun Jimenez-Serra
November 17th, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Stijn Wuyts The growth of disks and bulges Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
November 3rd, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Anna Lisa Varri The new phase space complexity of old globular clusters Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
October 27th, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Claudia Cyganowski The Early Stages of High-Mass Star Formation Izaskun Jimenez-Serra
October 20th, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Ilse de Looze Galactic dust budgets: the role of dust produced in core-collapse supernovae Izaskun Jimenez-Serra
October 6th, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Daniel Angerhousen Sniffing Alien Atmospheres: Exoplanet spectrophotometry (from ground-, airborne- and space-based observatories) James Cho
September 29th, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Chris Ormel Formation of TRAPPIST-1 and other low-mass planetary systems Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
July 18th, 2017 at 14:00 GO Jones Room 610 Orkan Umurhan N2 ice glaciation on Pluto - The What's, The Where's, The How's and The Why's Craig Agnor
March 31st, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Soko Matsumura Diversity of Planetary Systems via Pebble Accretion Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
March 24th, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Zoe Leinhardt Variability of WD1145+17 Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
March 17th, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Caitriona Jackman Dynamics of the magnetospheres of Jupiter and Saturn David Burgess
March 3rd, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Steven Longmore The Galactic Centre: a template for understanding star formation and feedback in a high-pressure environment Izaskun Jimenez-Serra
February 24th, 2017 at 15:00 GO Jones Room 610 Jonathan Thurgood Three-dimensional oscillatory magnetic reconnection David Tsiklauri
February 17th, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Jan Forbrich The Orion Radio All-Stars: new perspectives in stellar radio astronomy Izaskun Jimenez-Serra
February 3rd, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Iwan Williams The CONSERT experiment on Rosetta, what it did and what was deduced about the nucleus of comet 67/P Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
January 27th, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Jane Greaves Seeing Planets Form Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
January 20th, 2017 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Catherine Walsh The molecular nature of planet-forming disks in the era of ALMA Izaskun Jimenez-Serra
December 9th, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Soko Matsumura POSTPONED Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
December 2nd, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Eduard Kontar Solar Flares and Energetic Particles David Tsiklauri
November 25th, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Marc Manera THE DARK ENERGY SURVEY: status, current results, and mocks. Guillem Anglada-Escude
November 18th, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Anthony Jones Interstellar Dust Chemistry and Catalysis Melanie Koehler
November 4th, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Brian Reville Particle Acceleration at astrophysical shocks - a multi-pronged approach David Burgess
October 28th, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Ineke de Moortel Transverse Velocity Perturbations in Solar Coronal Loops David Tsiklauri
October 21st, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Richard Smart 1000 days of Gaia: DR1 Guillem Anglada-Escude
October 7th, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Zoe Leinhardt CANCELLED Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
September 30th, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Woosok Moon A unified nonlinear stochastic time series analysis for climate science James Cho
July 1st, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Phil Nicholson Kronoseismology: using Saturn's rings to probe the planet's interior Carl Murray
June 10th, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Ralph Pudritz Connecting the chemical properties of exoplanets and their atmospheres to planet formation Richard Nelson
June 3rd, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Ian Dobbs-Dixon Cloud Formation and Hydrodynamics on Short-Period Extrasolar Planets James Cho
April 29th, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Pin-Gao Gu Gaps and Spirals in Protoplanetary Disks James Cho
March 18th, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Anže Slosar Cosmology with the Lyman-alpha forest Timothy Clifton
March 4th, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Izaskun Jiménez-Serra Astrochemistry as a tool: From massive star formation to pre-biotic chemistry Richard Nelson
February 26th, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Pavel Ivanov Supermassive Binary Black Holes Alexander Polnarev
February 19th, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Ben McMillan Low-noise particle simulations of plasma physics using particle methods Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
February 5th, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Tamara Rogers Internal Gravity Waves in Massive Stars Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
January 29th, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Lorenzo Matteini Kinetic instabilities and plasma turbulence in the expanding solar wind: observations and simulations David Tsiklauri
January 22nd, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Benoît Noyelles On Mercury's entrapment into its 3:2 spin-orbit resonance Carl Murray
January 15th, 2016 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Valery Nakariakov Fast magnetoacoustic wave trains in the solar corona David Tsiklauri
December 10th, 2015 at 15:30 GO Jones Room 410 Luca Sorriso-Valvo Self-consistent Castaing distributions for solar wind turbulent fluctuations David Burgess
December 4th, 2015 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Charles Gammie Extended MHD models for black hole accretion Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
November 27th, 2015 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Chamkaur Ghag Direct Dark Matter searches with the LUX and LZ experiments Karim Malik
November 20th, 2015 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Pat Scott Ultracompact minihalos as probes of small-scale cosmology Karim Malik
November 6th, 2015 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Steve Balbus An Astrophysical View of the Emergence of Terrestrial Vertebrates Richard Nelson
October 30th, 2015 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Roberto Sussman Modelling realistic large scale cosmic structures with exact solutions of General Relativity Richard Nelson
October 23rd, 2015 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Daniel Mortlock Bayesian Model Comparison in Astronomy and Cosmology Karim Malik
October 16th, 2015 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Robert Levine Topological Analysis of Astrophysical-Geophysical Flows James Cho
October 2nd, 2015 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Olja Panic CO snowline migration through planet-forming regions Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
September 25th, 2015 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Valery Nakariakov CANCELLED David Tsiklauri
June 5th, 2015 at 14:30 GO Jones Room 610 Dr Martin Stringer (Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain) Seeking the signatures of fundamental physics and the cosmic expansion in galaxy properties Richard Nelson