Astrophysics Group Meetings and Seminars

July – December 2008 - this page
January – June 2009 - 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 2008 July to December 2008
Date Title Speaker
3rd July

10th July

Topology of magnetars external field Dr Lucia Pavan
University of Padova
17th July

24th July

Testing the Evolutionary Link Between Submillimetre Galaxies and Quasars
Dr Kristen Coppin
Durham University
31st July

Compton Polarised Radiation from Accretion and Outflow of Compact Objects
Aimee McNamara
University of Sydney
7th Aug

Chemo-dynamical evolution of Milky Way-type galaxies
Andreea Font
Durham University
14th Aug

21st Aug

Dark Energy, dark matter and all that
Dr Christian Boehmer
28th Aug

4th Sept

Exploring Star Formation in the Milky Way Galaxy
Thomas Garnier
11th Sept

18th Sept

25th Sept

2nd Oct

9th Oct

Formation of Supermassive Black Holes in Galactic Bulges
Yu-Qing Luo
TsingHua University
16th Oct

23rd Oct

Star Formation in the Cosmological Context
Prof Robert Kennicutt
University of Cambridge (IoA)
27th Oct

RATS - a search for faint variable objects
Tom Barclay
Armagh Observatory/ MSSL
30th Oct

High Redshift Clusters in the UKIDSS Ultra-Deep Survey
Dr Caroline van Breukelen
6th Nov

LOFAR: the first next-generation radio telescope
Prof Robert Fender
University of Southampton
13th Nov

Dr Chris Done
University of Durham
20th Nov

Life and death of Irradiated Gaseous Protoplanetary Disks
Dr Barbara Ercolano
University of Cambridge (IoA)
27th Nov

(Ultra) Luminous Infrared Galaxies: Their Nature and Evolution
Dr Myrto Symeonidis
4th Dec

Modelling the 'bifurcated' tails of Sagittarius
Dr Mike Fellhauer
University of Cambridge/Universidad de ConcepciĆ³n, Chile
11th Dec

18th Dec

Galaxy Kinematics in the Near Infrared
Dr Ryan Houghton
University of Oxford

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 October 2008 — Myrto Symeonidis

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