Seminars for Astrophysics

Currently showing seminars filtered by seminar category 'Astrophysics' and in 2014

When Location Title Speaker Series
15 Jan 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Stellar Structure Tests of Modified GravityJeremy Sakstein
(DAMTP Cambridge)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
22 Jan 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room GR resistive MHD: formulation and applicationsKyriaki Dionysopoulou
(Southampton)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
27 Jan 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Cosmic MagnetismDr. K. Takahashi
(Kumamoto University, Japan)
Astrophysics Colloquia
29 Jan 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Star spots and superflares on Solar-type stars from KeplerWing-Huen Ip
(National Central University, Taiwan)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
30 Jan 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room Bootstrapping Gravity and Localising EnergyLuke Butcher
(Cambridge)
Cosmology
03 Feb 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre TBCDr. A. Vallenari
(Padova)
Astrophysics Colloquia
05 Feb 2014
13:00
BIPAC seminar room Stellar Rotation in the Era of KeplerAmy McQuillan
(University of Tel Aviv)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
06 Feb 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Dynamics of the Milky Way: Tidal streams and Extended Distribution FunctionsJason Sanders
(Oxford (Theory))
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
10 Feb 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre TBCDr. S. Geier
(European Southern Observatory)
Astrophysics Colloquia
12 Feb 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Searching the Haystack of Magnetar Bursts: New Methods to Characterise Variability in Astrophysical TransientsDaniela Huppenkothen
(University of Amsterdam)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
13 Feb 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Probing Molecular Gas and their Physical Conditions in Nearby Disk GalaxiesSelcuk Topal
(Oxford)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
17 Feb 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Exoplanets, Dynamics, and Stellar ClustersProfessor M.B. Davies
(Lund Observatory)
Astrophysics Colloquia
19 Feb 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room UTR-2: pulsar astronomy below 40 MHzMaciej Serylak
(Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
20 Feb 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room An exact treatment of back-reaction in relativistic cosmologyTimothy Clifton
(QMUL)
Cosmology
24 Feb 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Simulations of Black Hole Accretion and JetsDr. A. Tchekhovskoy
(Berkeley)
Astrophysics Colloquia
26 Feb 2014
13:00
BIPAC seminar room GAIA transientsSimon Hodgkin
(Cambridge)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
27 Feb 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB The SAMI Galaxy Survey - first observations and early resultsNic Scott
(Sydney)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
27 Feb 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room Testing general relativity on cosmological scalesAlessandra Silvestri
(SISSA (Trieste))
Cosmology
03 Mar 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Galaxy Clusters as Massive Cosmic HalosProfessor A.E. Evrard
(University of Michigan)
Astrophysics Colloquia
05 Mar 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Two years of robotic observations with the PWT in Oxford: results and capabilitiesFraser Clarke
(Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
06 Mar 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Probing high redshift galaxies with spatially resolved coloursNiraj Welikala
(Oxford)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
12 Mar 2014
11:00
BiPAC seminar room Following the chirp: seeing and hearing the transient universeSamaya Nissanke
(Colorado)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
13 Mar 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room Cosmic Acceleration from Abelian Symmetry BreakingGianmassimo Tasinato
(Portsmouth)
Cosmology
27 Mar 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room TBCCedric Deffayet
(IAP (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris))
Cosmology
16 Apr 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Detecting Gravitational Waves with Pulsars: Taming the Interstellar MediumDan Stinebring
(Oberlin College; ASTRON)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
24 Apr 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room POLARBEAR: CMB polarization first observations and beyondJosquin Errard
(LBNL)
Cosmology
28 Apr 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Black Hole Accretion FlowsProfessor C. Done
(University of Durham)
Astrophysics Colloquia
30 Apr 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room Scale-free primordial cosmologyAnna Ijjas
(Princeton University)
Cosmology
06 May 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room TBAManjari Bagchi
(Institute of Space Sciences (IEEC-CSIC))
(SPI-MAX) coffee
07 May 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room The nature of faint polarized radio sourcesChristopher Hales
(NRAO Socorro, USA)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
08 May 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room The use of voids in cosmologySeshadri Nadathur
(Helsinki)
Cosmology
12 May 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre XLENS: The Initial Mass Function of Massive Early-Type GalaxiesDr. C. Spiniello
(Max Planck Garching)
Astrophysics Colloquia
14 May 2014
12:00
BIPAC seminar room Time to weigh black holes - the cases of GRO J1655-40 and XTE J1550-500Sara Motta
(ESAC-Madrid)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
15 May 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room Naturalness and frame independence in Higgs inflationTomislav Prokopec
(Utrecht)
Cosmology
15 May 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Looking at the IMF normalisation and Scaling relations of galaxies at z~1Shravan Shetty
(TBC)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
19 May 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Growth Spurting Baby Galaxies: The Seeds of Present-Day Massive GalaxiesDr. S. Khochfar
(University of Edinburgh)
Astrophysics Colloquia
21 May 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Black holes in luminous X-ray sources: estimating spin and massOdele Straub
(Observatoire de Paris)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
22 May 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Seeding Black Holes in Cosmological SimulationsPhilip Taylor
(Hertfordshire)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
28 May 2014
13:00
BIPAC seminar room The Nature of the IR Emission in Low-Luminosity AGN at Parsec ScalesJuan A. Fernandez-Ontiveros
(Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy (MPIfR), Bonn)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
29 May 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Searching for protoclustersKate Husband
(Bristol)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
29 May 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room Detecting dark energy in the laboratoryClare Burrage
(Nottingham)
Cosmology
02 Jun 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Superluminous Supernovae Origins and Cosmic EvolutionDr. S. Smartt
(Queens University, Belfast)
Astrophysics Colloquia
04 Jun 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Dead discs and unstable accretion bursts: magnetospheric accretion at low luminositiesCaroline D'Angelo
(Leiden (The Netherlands))
(SPI-MAX) coffee
05 Jun 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Inflows and outflows in the nuclei of local galaxies - insights from SINFONIWitold Maciejewski
(Liverpool John Moores)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
11 Jun 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Modelling mass loss from RS Oph: Can recurrent novae explain the circumstellar material seen in Type Ia supernovae?Richard Booth
(Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
12 Jun 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Radial gradients of near-IR absorption features in M31: Evidence for IMF variation?Simon Zieleniewski
(Oxford)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
12 Jun 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room The thermal Sunyaev-Zeldovich effect with PlanckGuillaume Hurier
(Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale)
Cosmology
16 Jun 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Exoplanetary Atmospheres and InteriorsDr. N. Madhusudhan
(IOA)
Astrophysics Colloquia
17 Jun 2014
15:30
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Special Seminar : Detection of B-mode Polarization at Degree Scales using BICEP2, Clem PrykeClem Pryke
(University of Minnesota & Co-lead, BICEP2)
Astrophysics Colloquia
17 Jun 2014
12:30
BIPAC Seminar Room Using spectroscopic data of galaxies within and around galaxy clusters to test structure formationDoron Lemze
(Johns Hopkins University)
Brown Bag
19 Jun 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Making Galaxies in a Cosmological ContextGreg Stinson
(MPIA)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
25 Jun 2014
11:00
Seminar Room Dust production in Asymptotic Giant Branch starsAmbra Nanni
(Keele and SISSA/Trieste)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
01 Jul 2014
12:30
BIPAC Seminar Room Using IFU data to disentangle the starburst-AGN connectionRebecca Davies
(ANU)
Brown Bag
02 Jul 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Black hole binaries in the Local UniverseTana Dale Joseph
(University of Cape Town)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
03 Jul 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB Dark energy from cosmic structureDavid Wiltshire
(University of Canterbury)
Cosmology
08 Jul 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB Partially Massless GravityKurt Hinterbichler
(Perimeter Institute)
Cosmology
09 Jul 2014
11:00
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Foreground dust extinction re-assessed with QSOsChris Wolf
(RSAA, Australian National University)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
10 Jul 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room Measuring Cosmic Acceleration with the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping ExperimentAdam Hincks
(University of British Columbia)
Cosmology
10 Jul 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB The SkyMapper Southern SurveyChris Wolf
(RSAA, Australian National University)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
16 Jul 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Simulating Tidal Disruption EventsMorgan MacLeod
(Santa Cruz)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
23 Jul 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Discovery of the first Be-BH binaryJorge Casares
(IAC (Tenerife, Spain))
(SPI-MAX) coffee
24 Jul 2014
11:00
BiPAC seminar room Studies of transients and variables with next generation radio telescopesMartin Bell
(CSIRO Astronomy & Space Science, Australia)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
06 Aug 2014
11:00
BiPAC seminar room How Rocky Are They? The Composition Distribution of Kepler's Sub-Neptune Planet Candidates within 0.15 AUAngie Wolfgang
(UC, Santa Cruz)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
04 Sep 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB The triggering mechanisms for luminous active galactic nucleiCristina Ramos Almeida
(Instituto de Astrofsica de Canarias)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
17 Sep 2014
11:00
BiPAC seminar room Nature and evolution of powerful radio galaxies.Sjoert van Velzen
(Nijmegen)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
18 Sep 2014
11:30
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre Recent Developments at the European Southern ObservatoryTim de Zeeuw
(ESO)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
13 Oct 2014
10:00
BiPAC seminar room Binary interactions on the post-main sequenceJason Nordhaus
(Rochester Institute of Technology)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
13 Oct 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Measuring Ultra-Large Scales with the SKADr P.J. Bull
(University of Oslo)
Astrophysics Colloquia
15 Oct 2014
13:00
BIPAC Seminar Room TBCDavid Rosario
(MPE)
Observational Cosmology High-z Seminar
15 Oct 2014
13:00
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Star-formation and nuclear activity in galaxies: A perspective in the era of the Herschel Space TelescopeDavid Rosario
(MPE)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
16 Oct 2014
11:30
BIPAC Wide Field Substructure in the Local GroupBrendan McMonigal
(University of Sydney)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
20 Oct 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Nuclear Physics at Two Kiloparsecs: Measuring the Masses of Millisecond PulsarsProfessor S. M. Ransom
(NRAO)
Astrophysics Colloquia
23 Oct 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Feeding the Monsters: the accretion modes of Radio-Loud AGN across cosmic timeWendy Williams
(Leiden)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
27 Oct 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre The Formation of Galaxy ClustersDr N. Hatch
(University of Nottingham)
Astrophysics Colloquia
29 Oct 2014
11:00
BiPAC seminar room Semi-synthetic secondary eclipse lightcurves of hot Jupiter exoplanetsDeepak Mahtani
(Keele University)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
30 Oct 2014
11:30
BIPAC seminar room Probing the Cosmic Infrared Background with the South Pole Telescope: high redshift dusty starburst galaxies and their foreground dark matter lensing halosNiraj Welikala
(Oxford)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
03 Nov 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre X-Ray Probes of Relativistic Astrophysics in AGNProfessor C. S. Reynolds
(University of Maryland)
Astrophysics Colloquia
05 Nov 2014
13:00
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Detecting the Dark Ages with LEDADanny Price
(Harvard)
Observational Cosmology High-z Seminar
06 Nov 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room Intrinsic alignments : theoretical and numerical insightsSandrine Codis
(IAP)
Cosmology
06 Nov 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB The effect of feedback on galaxy growth, disc formation, and r-process enrichment in cosmological simulationsFreeke van de Voort
(Berkeley/ASIAA)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
10 Nov 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre What Can Tidal Disruption Events Teach Us About Black Hole Accretion?Professor M. C. Begelman
(University of Colorado)
Astrophysics Colloquia
12 Nov 2014
11:00
BiPAC seminar room Radio polarimetry of jets from stellar-mass black holes (XRBs)Peter Curran
(International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), Curtin University)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
13 Nov 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Radio-loud Quasars: Their impact on star formationEleni Kalfountzou
(Herts)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
19 Nov 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Ages of young star clusters, massive blue stragglers and the upper mass limit of starsFabian Schneider
(AIfA, Bonn University)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
20 Nov 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Radio-Quiet Quasars in the VIDEO Survey: Evidence for AGN-powered radio emission below 1 mJySarah White
(Oxford)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
20 Nov 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar toom Rescaling cosmological simulations from standard to modified gravityAlexander Mead
(IfA, ROE)
Cosmology
24 Nov 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Probing The End Of The Reionisation Epoch With The Most Distant GalaxiesLaura Pentericci
(Rome Observatory)
Astrophysics Colloquia
27 Nov 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room Interpreting cosmological observations in a clumpy universePierre Fleury
(IAP)
Cosmology
01 Dec 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Detecting and Characterising Exoplanets with Direct ImagingDr E. Biller
(University of Edinburgh)
Astrophysics Colloquia
03 Dec 2014
11:00
BiPAC seminar room The ARTEMIS Survey for Fast TransientsJayanth Chennamangalam
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
04 Dec 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Minor mergers: fundamental but unexplored drivers of galaxy stellar mass growthSugata Kaviraj
((Herts))
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
09 Dec 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Space Weather Beyond Our Solar SystemGreg Hallinan
(CALTECH)
Astrophysics Colloquia
17 Dec 2014
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Physics of the Intracluster Medium and AGN Feedback in Galaxy ClustersChris Reynolds
(University of Maryland)
(SPI-MAX) coffee