Seminars for Astrophysics

Currently showing seminars filtered by seminar category 'Astrophysics' and in 2016

When Location Title Speaker Series
14 Jan 2016
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB Traces of the Early Universe in the CMB and the Large-Scale StructureCora Dvorkin
(Harvard)
Cosmology
18 Jan 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Weak Lensing and Some New Applications in CosmologyProfessor J.-P. Uzan
(Institut d'Astrophysique, Paris)
Astrophysics Colloquia
20 Jan 2016
11:00
BIPAC Seminar Room Gravitational WavesProf Philipp Podsiadlowski
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
21 Jan 2016
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB Degrees of freedom in Horndeski and beyondMarco Crisostomi
(Portsmouth)
Cosmology
21 Jan 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB What regulates the HI content of galaxies in filaments within the local Universe?Dane Kleiner
(Monash University)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
25 Jan 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Turbulent Lives of Massive StarsDr. F. Schneider
(University of Oxford)
Astrophysics Colloquia
27 Jan 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Particle acceleration and magnetic field amplification in the hotspots of FR II radio-galaxiesAnabella Araudo
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
28 Jan 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Gas content and the strength of interaction-triggered starburstsJillian Scudder
(Sussex)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
29 Jan 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room, DWB The Challenge of Accurate Cosmology with GalaxiesJonathan Blazek
(Ohio)
Cosmology
01 Feb 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre The Physics of Common-Envelope Evolution and Stellar TransientsDr. N. Ivanova
(University of Alberta)
Astrophysics Colloquia
04 Feb 2016
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB Supermassive black hole astrophysics with pulsar timing arraysAlberto Sesana
(Birmingham)
Cosmology
10 Feb 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Radio counterparts of gravitational-wave sourcesDr Kunal Mooley
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
11 Feb 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB The EAGLE simulationRob Crain
(LJMU)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
15 Feb 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Novel Measurements of Starlight from Cosmic Dawn to the PresentProfessor R. Barkana
(Tel Aviv University)
Astrophysics Colloquia
17 Feb 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Gravitational Wave DetectorsDr Giuseppe Congedo
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
18 Feb 2016
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB Cosmological consistency relationsFillipo Vernizzi
(CEA Saclay)
Cosmology
22 Feb 2016
14:00
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre How to Build a Big GalaxyDr. A. Muzzin
(University of Cambridge)
Astrophysics Colloquia
24 Feb 2016
11:00
BIPAC Seminar Room New challenges in stellar physics: the internal rotation of the Sun and other starsAndrea Caleo
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
25 Feb 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Escape of ionising radiation from high-z galaxiesMaxime Trebitsch
(Lyon)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
25 Feb 2016
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB Horava gravity: suppressing Lorentz violations in the matter sectorEmir Gumrukcouglu
(Imperial College)
Cosmology
29 Feb 2016
14:00
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre Gravitational Waves: A New Tool for Observing the CosmosProfessor A. Buonanno
(Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics)
Astrophysics Colloquia
02 Mar 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Lense-Thirring precession around black holesAlessia Franchini
(University of Milan)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
03 Mar 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Clusters?Sean McGee
(Birmingham)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
03 Mar 2016
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB Cosmology from cross-correlations using the Dark Energy SurveyDonnacha Kirk
(UCL)
Cosmology
07 Mar 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre The Most Luminous Quasars in the Early UniverseProfessor X. Fan
(Steward Observatory)
Astrophysics Colloquia
09 Mar 2016
11:00
Bipac Seminar Room Weather on extrasolar worldsTiffany Kataria
(University of Exeter)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
10 Mar 2016
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB Radio weak lensing with the Square Kilometre ArrayMichael Brown
(Manchester)
Cosmology
11 Mar 2016
14:00
BIPAC seminar room The information loss during black hole evaporation: A novel approach to diffusing the 'paradox'Prof Daniel Sudarsky
(Mexico University (UNAM))
(SPI-MAX) coffee
16 Mar 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Finding small planet signals amid astrophysical noise - the CARMENES surveyDr Ignasi Ribas
(Institute of Space Sciences, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
17 Mar 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB The cored dark halo of M87Lindsay Oldham
(Cambridge)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
18 Mar 2016
12:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB TBADavide Martizzi
(Berkley)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
21 Mar 2016
11:30
Fisher Room, DWB The Lyman Continuum Escape Fraction and Other Curiosities in HST Deep UV SurveysHarry Teplitz
(IPAC/Caltech)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
30 Mar 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Magnetic massive stars (postponed)Dr Fabian Schneider
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
06 Apr 2016
11:00
BIPAC Seminar Room Magnetic massive starsDr Fabian Schneider
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
14 Apr 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Understanding E+A GalaxiesCharlotte Wilkinson
(Hull)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
21 Apr 2016
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB From massive gravity to bigravity and backMatteo Fasiello
(Stanford)
Cosmology
25 Apr 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Migration of Rocks, Planets and Hurricanes in Protoplanetary DiscsDr. S.-J. Paardekooper
(Queen Mary University of London)
Astrophysics Colloquia
27 Apr 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room GW150914 and Other Results of Early Advanced LIGO ObservationsDr Will Farr
(University of Birmingham)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
28 Apr 2016
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB Constraints on the reionization era and inflation with the CMB polarization at large angular scalesAnna Mangilli
(IAS)
Cosmology
04 May 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Searching for Fast Radio BurstsDr Jayanth Chennamangalam
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
05 May 2016
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB Bridging cosmology and astrophysics with gravitational wavesIppocratis Saltas
(Lisbon)
Cosmology
05 May 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Morphologically dependent galaxy quenching and the role of AGN feedbackRebecca Smethurst
(Oxford)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
09 May 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Formation and Destruction of Jets in Black-Hole X-Ray TransientsDr. N.D. Kylafis
(Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Heraklion)
Astrophysics Colloquia
11 May 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Are Magnetars really Magnetars?Prof. Nick Kylafis
(University of Crete, Greece)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
12 May 2016
11:30
BIPAC seminar room, DWB Primordial Black Holes, Critical Collapse, and Corpuscular PhysicsFlorian Kuhnel
(Stockholm)
Cosmology
12 May 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB (COSMOLOGY) Primordial Black Holes, Critical Collapse, and Corpuscular PhysicsFlorian Kuhnel
(Stockholm)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
16 May 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre The Effect of Gravitational Lensing on Cosmological Parameter EstimationDr. N. Kaiser
(University of Hawaii)
Astrophysics Colloquia
18 May 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room The super-Earth 55 Cancri e: where exoplanets meet atmospheric dynamics and geochemistryDr. Brice-Olivier Demory
(Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
19 May 2016
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB New insights on galaxy evolution at high redshift from the joint analysis of observed and simulated lightconesClotilde Laigle
(Paris)
Cosmology
19 May 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Radial gradients in initial mass sensitive absorption features in Coma brightest cluster galaxiesSimon Zieleniewski
(Oxford)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
23 May 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Galaxies, Dark Matter Haloes and How Efficient Galaxy Formation Really Is: New Results from the UltraVISTA SurveyDr. H.J. McCracken
(Institut d'Astrophysique, Paris)
Astrophysics Colloquia
25 May 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Transmission spectroscopy of hot exoplanet atmospheresDr Tom Evans
(University of Exeter)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
26 May 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB The role of the Gaia benchmark stars and their twins in our understanding of the structure and evolution of our GalaxyPaula Jofre
(IoA, Cambridge)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
26 May 2016
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB A relativistic approach to large-scale structureDavid Wands
(Portsmouth)
Cosmology
02 Jun 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Understanding the quenching of star formation in group and cluster galaxiesSean McGee
(Birmingham)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
02 Jun 2016
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB Topics in weak lensingPatricia Larsen
(Cambridge)
Cosmology
08 Jun 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Violent Star Formation: kinematics and chemical abundancesDr. Veronica Firpo
(University of La Serena and Gemini Observatory, Chile)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
09 Jun 2016
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB Here Be Dragons: exploring the redshift 2 to 6 universeAnze Slosar
(Brookhaven)
Cosmology
09 Jun 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Fifty years of secular evolution in galaxies: where do we stand?Dimitri Gadotti
(ESO)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
13 Jun 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Exoplanetary Atmospheres: Cloud Formation and Atmospheric ElectrificationDr. C. Helling
(University of St. Andrews)
Astrophysics Colloquia
15 Jun 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Planet NineProf. Caroline Terquem
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
16 Jun 2016
14:15
BIPAC seminar room, DWB The holiest grailDaan Meerburg
(CITA)
Cosmology
16 Jun 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB SDSS-IV MaNGA: Spatially Resolved Spectroscopy of 10,000 Nearby GalaxiesDavid Wake
(Open University)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
20 Jun 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre New Insights into the Physical Properties of the Jet-Launching Corona in V404 CygniProfessor S.S. Eikenberry
(University of Florida)
Astrophysics Colloquia
22 Jun 2016
11:00
BIPAC Seminar Room Designing the SKA-low for Epoch of Reionisation ScienceNithyanandan Thyagarajan
(Arizona State University)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
23 Jun 2016
12:00
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Impacts of a Flaring Disk and Radial Mixing on the Galactic Thick and Thin DisksDaisuke Kawata
(UCL)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
24 Jun 2016
14:30
BIPAC seminar room Behind the Coronagraphic SpotAlexandra Greenbaum
(Johns Hopkins University)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
30 Jun 2016
15:30
BIPAC seminar room Probing general relativistic precession around the stellar-mass black hole in H 1743-322Dr Adam Ingram
(University of Amsterdam)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
06 Jul 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Solar abundancesDr Tony Lynas-Gray
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
20 Jul 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Probing Exoplanet Atmospheres: Challenges with Observations and Data AnalysisDr Neale Gibson
(Queen's University Belfast)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
21 Jul 2016
13:00
BIPAC seminar room Homogeneous Evolution in Massive Binaries: BH+BH Mergers as aLIGO sources and ultraluminous X-ray sourcesPablo Marchant
(University of Bonn, Germany)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
10 Aug 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Understanding the Explosions of Massive StarsDr Bernhard Mueller
(Queen's University Belfast)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
07 Sep 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Planets around Binary StarsProf. Dan Fabricky
(University of Chigaco)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
23 Sep 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Lighting up the Universe with the First Cosmic ExplosionsDr Ken Chen
(National Observatory of Japan)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
03 Oct 2016
15:30
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre On Formation of Globular ClustersProfessor R. Cen
(Princeton University)
Astrophysics Colloquia
10 Oct 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre HI-MaNGA: HI Follow-Up for the MaNGA SurveyDr. K. Masters
(University of Portsmouth)
Astrophysics Colloquia
11 Oct 2016
14:15
BIPAC Seminar Room The intergalactic medium at the end of reionizationLaura Keating
(Cambridge University)
Cosmology
12 Oct 2016
11:00
BIPAC Seminar Room Modelling disc winds in quasars: implications for unified models and accretion physicsDr. James Matthews
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
13 Oct 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Galaxy Evolution from Clustering Measurements in Deep Wide Field SurveysPeter Hatfield
(University of Oxford)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
17 Oct 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre The Observer Strikes Back in Quantum CosmologyProfessor J. Hartle
(University of California, Santa Barbara)
Astrophysics Colloquia
18 Oct 2016
14:15
BIPAC seminar room Searching for smoking gun effects of modified gravity in the gravitational-wave eraUlrich Sperhake
(DAMTP)
Cosmology
18 Oct 2016
11:00
DWB Fisher room High-precision spectroscopy and fundamental parameters of starsDr Maria Bergemann
(Max-Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
24 Oct 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Characterizing Exoplanets' Atmospheres to Unveil Origins, Climate and HabitabilityDr. J.-M. Desert
(University of Amsterdam)
Astrophysics Colloquia
25 Oct 2016
14:15
BIPAC Seminar Room Cosmology with modern galaxy surveys: from precision to accuracyBoris Leistedt
(NYU)
Cosmology
26 Oct 2016
11:00
BIPAC Seminar Room X-ray absorption and scattering by AGN circumnuclear materialProf. Lance Miller
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
27 Oct 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Molecules as dynamical probes of the stellar initial mass functionTim Davis
(Cardiff)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
31 Oct 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Stellar Populations as a Probe of Massive Galaxy FormationDr. I. Ferreras
(Mullard Space Science Laboratory, UCL)
Astrophysics Colloquia
01 Nov 2016
14:15
BIPAC Seminar Room Using the post-Newtonian formalism to understand general relativity and its alternatives on cosmological scalesViraj Sanghai
(Queen Mary UL)
Cosmology
03 Nov 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB The formation of nuclear star clustersDavid Cole
(Oxford)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
08 Nov 2016
14:15
BIPAC Seminar Room Massive gravity and cosmologyShinji Mukohyama
(Kyoto University)
Cosmology
09 Nov 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Gamma-ray Novae: Rare or Nearby?Paul Morris
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
10 Nov 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB HIFI SPECTROSCOPY OF H2O SUBMM LINES IN NUCLEI OF ACTIVELY STAR FORMING GALAXIESLijie Liu
(Oxford)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
14 Nov 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Molecules and Dust in Low-Metallicity StarburstsDr. L. Hunt
(INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri)
Astrophysics Colloquia
15 Nov 2016
14:15
BIPAC Seminar Room Scalar-tensor theories and strong gravityThomas Sotiriou
(University of Nottingham)
Cosmology
21 Nov 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Black Holes in the GalaxyDr. J. Casares
(IAC, Tenerife, Spain)
Astrophysics Colloquia
22 Nov 2016
14:15
Beecroft Institute Seminar room Large Scale Structure Statistics for Precision CosmologyTobias Baldauf
(University of Cambridge)
Cosmology
23 Nov 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Non-thermal emission from the interaction of AGN jets with starsDr Florencia Vieyro
(University of Barcelona)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
24 Nov 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB A multi-wavelength view on the history of star formation from z=5 to the present dayCorentin Schreiber
(Leiden)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
28 Nov 2016
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre OB Runaway-Stars as Probes of Massive Star FormationDr. M. North
(University of Surrey)
Astrophysics Colloquia
30 Nov 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Pulsation-driven Ejections in Common-Envelope ObjectsMatthew Clayton
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
01 Dec 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Shine bright like a quasar: Feedback from radiatively-driven AGN WindsRebekka Bieri
(MPA)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
06 Dec 2016
14:15
BIPAC Seminar Room TBAJoe Silk
(Oxford, IAP Paris, Johns Hopkins)
Cosmology
07 Dec 2016
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Time domain astronomy with E-ELT HARMONIProf. Niranjan Thatte
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
08 Dec 2016
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Green peas: a window on galaxy formation at high redshiftEmma Lofthouse
(Hertfordshire)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
08 Dec 2016
14:15
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB GRAVITY: early commissioning and future galactic centre scienceMatthew Horrobin
(Cologne)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
09 Dec 2016
14:00
BIPAC Neutral Carbon observing from the AntarcticaMichael Burton
(Armagh Observatory and Planetarium)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
13 Dec 2016
14:15
BIPAC Seminar Room Constraining fundamental physics and halo energetics using Sunyaev-Zel'dovich measurementsNicholas Battaglia
(Princeton)
Cosmology
15 Dec 2016
11:30
BIPAC Lens-Amplified Spectroscopy with HST and KMOS: From Cosmic Dawn to Cosmic NoonCharlotte Mason
(UCLA)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)