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


January - December 2015
Date Title Speaker
8 January

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

14 January

Magnetic fields and massive particles Anna Scaife
University of Southampton
22 January

CANCELLED
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29 January

The EAGLE project: Galaxy Formation in a Virtual Universe
Richard Bower
University of Durham
5 February

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

12 February

The Transient Universe: Cosmic Explosions and Dark Energy
Mark Sullivan
University of Southampton
19 February

Cosmological parameters from Planck
Antony Lewis
University of Sussex
26 February

Lyman-alpha Forest Tomography: Mapping Large-Scale Structure at z>2
Khee-Gan Lee
MPI Heidelberg
5 March

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

12 March

Life in Deep Salts and the Exploration of Mars
Charles Cockell
University of Edinburgh
19 March

Sparsely Sampling the Sky: A Bayesian Experimental Design Approach
Paniez Paykari
UCL/MSSL
26 March

APOGEE: The Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment
Ricardo Schiavon
Liverpool John Moores University
2 April

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

9 April

Mapping reionization with the SKA
Jonathan Pritchard
Imperial College London
16 April

MSSL projects
Mark Cropper, Daisuke Kawata
MSSL-UCL
23 April

Galaxy alingments - obstacle or opportunity for large-scale structure cosmology?
Benjamin Joachimi
UCL
30 April

The sizes and morphologies of high redshift Lyman-break galaxies
Emma Curtis-Lake
Institut Astrophysique de Paris
7 May

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

14 May

From precision to accuracy: cosmology with large imaging surveys
Hiranya Peiris
UCL
21 May

The galactic population of double white dwarf binaries
Danny Steeghs
Univerity of Warwick
28 May

Massive star formation in the Milky Way
Stuart Lumsden
Univeristy of Leeds
4 June

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

11 June

HI intensity mapping using a novel single-dish radio telescope
Clive Dickinson
University of Manchester
12 June

Dwarf galaxy challenges to the cosmological paradigm
Julio Navarro
University of Victoria
18 June

Searching for protoclusters in the far-infrared with Herschel/SPIRE
Emma Rigby
Leiden Observatory
25 June

The impact of turbulent star-formation on (high-redshift) galaxy properties
Julien Devriendt
Oxford Univeristy
2 July

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

9 July


Andrew Jaffe
Imperial College
16 July


Soko Matsumura
University of Dundee
23 July

Data transport and timing in the SKA
Keith Grainge
Jodrell Bank centre for Astrophysics
30 July

Star-forming outflowing QSOs at z~2: their status, future and environments
Francisco Carrera
Instituto di Fisica de Cantabria, Spain
6 September

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

10 September



17 September

Connecting star formation to galactic dynamics
Florent Renaud
University of Surrey
24 September


Michal Michalowski
Royal Observatory of Edinburgh
1 October

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

8 October


Jorick Vink
Armagh Observatory
15 October


Matthew Smith
University of Cardiff
22 October



29 October

Linear and circular polarisation studies of gamma-ray burst afterglows
Klaas Wiersema
University of Leicester
5 November

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

12 November


Judith Croston
Univeristy of Cambridge
19 November


Raphael Hirschi
Keele University
26 November



3 December

ASTRO GROUP MEETING

10 December



Last updated 12 May 2015 — Myrto Symeonidis


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