UCL MSSL: Astrophysics Group Seminars
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 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.

Stefano Pasetto and Jason Hunt are the seminar organisers. If you have any comments or if you would like to visit MSSL and give us a seminar, please drop Stefano or Jason a line.


January - December 2014
Date Title Speaker
9 January

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

16 January

Exploring the physical properties of the first galaxies
Stephen Wilkins
University of Sussex
23 January

Chemodynamical Simulations of Galaxies
Chiaki Kobayashi
University of Hertfordshire
30 January

Modelling dust attenuation and emission in galaxies
Giovanni Natale
University of Central Lancashire
6 February

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

13 February

Doppler Lensing: A New Cosmological Probe
David Bacon
University of Portsmouth
20 February

CANCELLED
Lodovico Coccato
ESO
27 February

No seminar due to Student Poster Competition
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6 March

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

13 March

Pulsars, fast radio bursts, and the Square Kilometre Array
Aris Karastergiou
University of Oxford
20 March

Molecular cloud and star formation in spiral galaxies
Clare Dobbs
University of Exeter
27 March

Sparse and statistical data analysis for precision cosmology
Jason McEwen
MSSL/UCL
3 April

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

10 April

The origin of the Milky Way globular clusters
Mark Gieles
University of Surrey
17 April

No seminar - Easter vacation
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24 April

Quo Vadis, Cosmology?
Andy Taylor
University of Edinburgh
1 May

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

8 May

The initial mass function of early type galaxies
Ignacio Ferreras
UCL/MSSL
15 May

The Milky Way is shrinking
Vasily Belokurov
University of Cambridge
22 May

Bayesian model comparison in astronomy and cosmology
Daniel Mortlock
Imperial College London
29 May

Cosmological tests of gravity
Kazuya Koyama
University of Portsmouth
5 June

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

12 June

Herschel and ALMA find supernovae as dust factories
Mikako Matsuura
University College London
16 June
11:30
Probing the Intracluster Medium to the Virial Radius and Beyond
John Mulchaey
Carnegie Observatories
19 June

Hunting for the first light during the epoch of reionisation
Filipe Abdalla
University College London
26 June

Rearranged due to NAM
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3 July

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

9 July

Results from The NuSTAR Black Hole Spin Program
Dominic Walton
California institute of Technology
10 July

Extreme Nuclear Transients in PanSTARRS
Andy Lawrence
The Royal Observatory, Edinburgh
15 July

Cygnus A revisitd: Precessing jets, multiple jet activity periods and hotspot shockfronts
Katrien Steenbrugge
Universidad Católica del Norte
17 July

The European Extremely Large Telescope
Isobel Hook
University of Oxford
24 July

Cosmology from the polarised microwave background
Joanna Dunkley
University of Oxford
4 September

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

11 September


Thomas Greve
University College London
18 September



25 September


Ivan Baldry
Liverpool John Moores University
2 October

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

9 October

Seeking the traces of cosmic expansion in galaxy properties
Martin Stringer
IAC Tenerife
16 October

Dark Universe Cosmology with Lensing Surveys: CFHTLenS, RCSLenS and KiDS
Catherine Heymans
University of Edinburgh
23 October


Amelie Saintonge
University College London
30 October


Anna Scaife
University of Southampton
6 November

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

13 November


Kinwah Wu
UCL/MSSL
20 November


Stephen Fairhurst
Cardiff Universty
27 November



4 December

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

11 December


Danny Steeghs
Univerity of Warwick

Last updated 16 July 2014 — Jason Hunt


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