UCL MSSL: Astrophysics Group Seminars 2019
UCL DEPT. OF SPACE & CLIMATE PHYSICS
MULLARD SPACE SCIENCE LABORATORY

Astrophysics Group Meetings and Seminars


Every Thursday afternoon, the Astrophysics Group meets for seminars.

The time allocated to speakers for their presentations is about 45 minutes (plus 15 minutes for questions). Seminars begin at 2.30pm unless stated otherwise.
The seminar is preceded by lunch at a local pub and is followed by coffee and biscuits.

Tom Kimpson and Xiaohao Cai are the seminar organisers. If you have any comments or if you would like to visit MSSL and give a seminar, please drop either Tom or Xiaohao a line.


January - December 2019
Date Title Speaker Expertise
Thursday 3 January

ASTRO GROUP MEETING
Thursday 10 January, 14:30

Galaxy Outflows in the low-z universe Guido Roberts-Borsani
UCL
galaxy evolution
Thursday 24 January, 14:30

The Emergence of Structure during the epoch of reionization Martin Haehnelt
University of Cambridge
reionization,Lyman-alpha
Thursday 31 January, 14:30

Pulsar timing in Extreme Mass Ratio Binaries Tom Kimpson
MSSL,UCL
general relativity
Thursday 7 February

ASTRO GROUP MEETING
Thursday 14 February, 14:00

The early life of millisecond magnetars Ian Jones
University of Southampton
compact objects
Thursday 21 February, 14:00

The Dynamics and Origins of OB associations Nick Wright
Keele University
star formation
Thursday 28 February, 14:30

Title Rebecca Bowler
Oxford University
Topic
Thursday 7 March

ASTRO GROUP MEETING
Thursday 14 March, 14:00

The Transformation of Galaxies in the Distant Universe Omar Almaini
University of Nottingham
galaxy formation + evolution
Thursday 21 March, 14:00

A clean sweep for dust in nearby galaxies Matthew Smith
Cardiff University
dust
Thursday 28 March, 14:00

CMB lensing and delensing Anthony Lewis
University of Sussex
cosmology
Thursday 4 April

ASTRO GROUP MEETING
Thursday 11 April, 14:00

Compact binaries and the gravitational self-force Adam Pound
University of Southampton
gravitational waves,general relativity
Thursday 18 April

EASTER BREAK
Thursday 25 April, 14:30

Giant Broad-line Regions in Low-luminosity Active Galactic Nuclei Nicholas Devereux
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
AGN
Thursday 2 May

ASTRO GROUP MEETING
Thursday 9 May, 14:00

GAmma-ray burst afterglows as probes of the high-z ISM Patricia Shady
University of Bath
ISM, GRB
Thursday 16 May, 14:00

Strong lensing with ALMA Simon Dye
University of Nottingham
lensing
Thursday 23 May, 14:00

Accurate Imaging in radio interferometry Haoyang Ye
University of Cambridge
Image reconstruction
Thursday 30 May, 14:00

General relativistic weak-field limit and Newtonian N-body simulations Kazuya Koyama
University of Portsmouth
N-body simulations
Thursday 6 June

ASTRO GROUP MEETING
Monday 10 June, 14:30

Cold flow accretion and chemical bimodality of MW galaxy Masafumi Noguchi
Tohoku University
accretion, Milky Way
Thursday 13 June, 14:30

Searching for signs of life on Mars Lewis Dartnell
University of Westminster
astrobiology
Thursday 20 June, 14:30

Title Jack Spencer
University of Exeter
Topic
Thursday 27 June, 14:30

Title Johnathon Holmes
University College London
Topic
Thursday 4 July

ASTRO GROUP MEETING
Thursday 11 July, 14:30

Title Jason Sanders
University of Cambridge
Topic
Thursday 18 July, 14:30

Title Alan Heavens
Imperial College
Topic
Thursday 25 July, 14:30

Title Timothy Davis
University of Cardiff
Topic
August

SUMMER BREAK
Thursday 5 September

ASTRO GROUP MEETING
Thursday 12 September, 14:00

Title Sergei Nayakshin
University of Leicester
Topic
Thursday 19 September, 14:00

Title Konstantinous Geourouliatos
Durham University
Topic
Thursday 26 September, 14:30

Title Andreu Font-Ribera
University College London
Topic
Thursday 3 October

ASTRO GROUP MEETING
Thursday 10 October, 14:30

Title Speaker
University
Topic
Thursday 17 October, 14:00

Title Pooja Surajbali
Max Planck Institute
Topic
Thursday 24 October, 14:00

Title Martin Bourne
University of Cambridge
Topic
Thursday 31 October, 14:00

Title Speaker
University
Topic
Thursday 7 November

ASTRO GROUP MEETING
Thursday 14 November, 14:00

Title Evan Keane
Jodrell Bank
Topic
Thursday 21 November, 14:00

Title Speaker
University
Topic
Thursday 28 November, 14:00

Rob Ferdman Speaker
University of East Anglia
Topic
Thursday 5 December

ASTRO GROUP MEETING
Thursday 12 December, 14:30

Title Roman Gold
University of Frankfurt
Topic

Last updated June 2019 by Tom Kimpson


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