Astrophysics Group Meetings and Seminars

July – December 2009 - this page
January – June 2010 - click here.

On Thursay afternoons, the Astrophysics Group meets in the Library for seminars (internal and external).

Speakers normally give presentations of up to an hour (including time for questions) and these begin at 2.30pm unless stated otherwise.

In charge for the period 01st July 2008 to 31st December 2009 are Roberto Soria and Myrto Symeonidis.

Calendar 2009 July to December 2009
Date Title Speaker
2nd July

Multiwavelength variability in X-ray binaries, a new powerful tool
Dr Piergiorgio Casella
University of Southampton
15th July

AEGIS-X: Results from the Chandra survey of the Extended Groth Strip
Dr Elise Laird
Imperial College London
16th July

Cosmological Simulations of Galaxy Clusters
Dr Scott Kay
Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics
23rd July

Exciting waves and Modes in Black-Hole Accretion Disks
Prof Dong Lai
Cornell University
30th July

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6th Aug


13th Aug


20th Aug


27th Aug


3rd Sept

Can dust in galaxies be accounted with dust from evolved stars?
Dr Mikako Matsuura
10th Sept

The Pan-Andromeda Archeology Survey (PAndAS): the halo of M31/M33 to > 150kpc
Dr Scott Chapman
University of Cambridge
17th Sept

Simulations of Cosmic Reionization and its Observable Singatures
Dr Ilian Iliev
University of Sussex
24th Sept

The distribution of dark matter in galaxies and clusters from internal motions: methods and first results
Dr Gary Mamon
Institut dAstrophysique de Paris
1st Oct

Observations of particle acceleration in the blast waves of Swift GRBs
Dr Peter Curran
8th Oct

All quiet in the outer halo -- Chemical abundances in dwarf spheroidals and globular clusters
Dr Andreas Koch
University of Leicester
15th Oct

The origin of dust in the early Universe - are supernovae the answer?
Dr Loretta Dunne
University of Nottingham
22nd Oct

High Energy Gamma Ray Astronomy and Fundamental Physics: can we make a link?
Prof Nick Mavromatos
Kings College London
29th Oct

Neutrino properties from cosmology
Dr Filipe Abdalla
5th Nov

Observational Signatures of Hydrogen and Helium Reionization
Dr George Becker
University of Cambridge
12th Nov

A Novel Approach to Modelling Black Hole Feedback in Galaxies
Dr Chris Power
University of Leicester
19th Nov

Starburst galaxies and radio supernovae: The M82 story
Dr Robert Beswick
Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics
26th Nov

Supermassive black holes: how far can we go?
Dr John Magorrian
University of Oxford
3rd Dec

CMB Foregrounds: friend or foe?
Dr Clive Dickinson
Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics
10th Dec

Delensing Gravitational Wave Standard Sirens
Dr Martin Hendry
University of Glasgow
17th Dec

For past seminars:
January – June 2009 click here. July – December 2008 click here. January – June 2008 click here.

If you have any comments or if you'd like to come and give us a seminar, please drop Roberto or Myrto a line.

Last updated June 2009 — Myrto Symeonidis

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