Astrophysics Group Meetings and Seminars

January – June 2009

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 January to 2009 June
Date Title Speaker
8th Jan

A Comprehensive Survey of High Redshift Radio Galaxies
Dr Nick Seymour
15th Jan

How does ESA decide its Science Programme? Prof Mark Cropper
22nd Jan

On the formation of massive galaxies
Dr Ignacio Ferreras
29th Jan
An Evolutionary Paradigm for Dusty Active Galaxies at Low Redshift
Dr Duncan Farrah
University of Sussex
5th Feb

Exploring the Volatile Universe: Wider, Faster, and Deeper
Dr Albert Kong
National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan)
12th Feb

Progress towards a solution to the problem of the Origin of Life
Prof Chandra Wickramasinghe
Cardiff University
19th Feb

26th Feb

LHC, ATLAS and the Grid
Prof Steve Lloyd
Queen Mary, University of London
5th Mar

Deep radio observations: the nature of the sub-mJy radio population
Dr Edo Ibar
University of Edinburgh
12th Mar

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------MSSL astro group meeting ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
19th Mar

---------------------------------------------- MSSL X-ray spectroscopy workshop -------------------------------------------------

26th Mar

Luminosity functions, evolution and galaxy bias in the Imperial IRAS-FSC Redshift Catalogue
Dr Lingyu Wang
University of Sussex
2nd Apr

9th Apr

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Easter closure -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
16th Apr

The First Billion Years of History: star formation at redshift 6 and beyond
Dr Andrew Bunker
University of Oxford
23rd Apr

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- JENAM ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
24th Apr

Early type galaxies, then and now
Dr Arjen van der Wel
MPIA, Heidelberg
30th Apr

Mapping the monster: using variability to get close to black holes
Dr Phil Uttley
University of Southampton
7th May

Broad emission lines and super-massive black holes
Dr Stephen Fine
University of Sydney
14th May

----------------------------------------------------- Herschel and Planck launch -----------------------------------------------------

21st May

28th May

Stellar and gas dynamics in the centres of disc galaxies
Dr Witold Maciejewski
Liverpool John Moores University
4th Jun

How big is the Universe?
Dr Roberto Trotta
Imperial College London
11th Jun

Discs and jets in X-ray binaries: confusion in the optical and infrared
Dr Dave Russell
University of Amsterdam
18th Jun

Constraining GRB progenitor models through host galaxy and afterglow spectroscopy
Dr Klaas Wiersema
University of Leceister
25th Jun

The Starburst-AGN connection: the view from the mid-IR
Dr Isaac Roseboom
University of Sussex

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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