Seminars

When Location Title Speaker Series
22 Oct 2014
11:15
Robert Hook room (NOTE: this is not the usual room) Majorana metals and quantum spin liquidsMaria Hermanns
(University of Cologne)
Informal Condensed Matter seminar
23 Oct 2014
13:00
Dalitz Institute, DWB DPhil student presentations(2nd year Particle Theory DPhil students)
(University of Oxford)
Particle Phenomenology Forum
23 Oct 2014
15:00
Dobson Lecture Room Recent decadal trends in the tropical Pacific and their impact on Antarctic and the Arctic (note unsual time)David Battisti
(University of Washington)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
23 Oct 2014
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room Jets: a roller-coaster ride from Earth to Jupiter and backMichael McIntyre
(University of Cambridge)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
23 Oct 2014
14:15
Audrey Wood Seminar Room GaAsP Nanowires and Nanowire Devices grown on Silicon Substrates (Host: Prof Michael Johnston)Prof Huiyun Liu
(University College London)
Condensed Matter Physics seminar
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)
23 Oct 2014
16:15
Sciama Lecture Theatre Sterile neutrino dark matterOleg Ruchayskiy
(Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)
Particles and fields seminar
24 Oct 2014
16:15
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory Science and the Art of InventivenessProfessor Andrei Seryi
(Director John Adams Institute, University of Oxford)
Colloquia seminar
24 Oct 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre The ecology of transitional turbulenceNigel Goldenfeld
(University of Illinois Urbana-Campaign)
Theoretical Condensed Matter seminar
24 Oct 2014
10:00
Audrey Wood Room, Clarendon Laboratory Lab overviews (Part 1)Prof Andrew Turberfield, Dr Sonia Trigueros, Prof Achillefs Kapanidis
(Department of Physics)
Biological Physics
27 Oct 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre The Formation of Galaxy ClustersDr N. Hatch
(University of Nottingham)
Astrophysics Colloquia
27 Oct 2014
11:30
Audrey Wood Seminar Room Adaptive Quantum Optics and its application: the quantum credit card (Host: Dr Axel Kuhn)Prof Dr Pepijn Pinkse
(University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Atomic and Laser Physics seminar
28 Oct 2014
14:00
DWB 501 (Seminar Room) Adiabatic FluidsMukund Rangamani
(U. Durham)
Holography Seminar
28 Oct 2014
14:15
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre LHCb exotic q statesDr Michal Kreps
(University of Warwick)
Particle Physics seminar
28 Oct 2014
14:15
Dobson Lecture Room Arctic Sea Ice: Trends, Stability and Stochastic VariabilityWoosok Moon
(University of Cambridge)
Geophysical and Nonlinear Fluid Dynamics Seminars
28 Oct 2014
15:00
Lindemann LT Clarendon Lab Repairabitility as an alternative to robustnessThomas Fink
(LIMS)
Softbio
29 Oct 2014
11:15
DWB Fisher Room Non-equilibrium steady states in many-body quantum systemsBenjamin Doyon
(King's College London)
Informal Condensed Matter seminar
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
Dobson Lecture Room Extratropical Cyclones in a High-Resolution Climate Model, Reanalysis and Remote Sensing DataMatt Hawcroft
(U. of Reading)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
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)
30 Oct 2014
13:00
Dalitz Institute, DWB Towards creating a universe in the laboratoryValery Rubakov
(Institute for Nuclear Research)
Particle Phenomenology Forum
30 Oct 2014
11:30
501 DWB (1) Fast magnetic reconnection in weakly magnetic astrophysical environments; (2) Brief comments on collisionless plasma effects in the amplification of cosmological seed magnetic fieldsDiego Falceta-Goncalves & Grzegorz Kowal
(U of Sao Paulo)
Plasma Theory Group Seminars
30 Oct 2014
16:15
Sciama Lecture Theatre De Sitter flux vacua with moduli stabilisation and chiral matterRoberto Valandro
(ICTP Trieste)
Particles and fields seminar
31 Oct 2014
16:15
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory Science in WhitehallProfessor Bernard Silverman
(Chief Scientist, The Home Office)
Colloquia seminar
31 Oct 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre The Universe before the hot Big BangValery Rubakov
(Russian Academy of Sciences)
Theoretical Physics Colloquia
31 Oct 2014
12:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Inside Physical Review Letters: An introduction to scientific publishingKatherine R Thomas
(PRL)
Special seminar
03 Nov 2014
11:30
Audrey Wood Seminar Room TBC (Host: Dr Animesh Datta)Prof Aram Harrow
(MIT)
Atomic and Laser Physics seminar
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
04 Nov 2014
14:00
501, DWB (Seminar Room) Holographic Transport and the Hall AngleMike Blake
(DAMTP, Cambridge)
Holography Seminar
04 Nov 2014
14:15
Dobson Room Dust emission mechanisms in the central Sahara: new insights from remote field observationsChris Allen
(AOPP)
Informal AOPP seminars
04 Nov 2014
15:00
JSR seminar room, PTCL Rheology of self-assembling colloidal chainsKazem Edmond
(PTCL, Oxford)
Softbio
04 Nov 2014
14:15
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Jets in ATLASDr Caterina Doglioni
(University of Geneva)
Particle Physics seminar
05 Nov 2014
13:00
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB Detecting the Dark Ages with LEDADanny Price
(Harvard)
Observational Cosmology High-z Seminar
05 Nov 2014
11:15
DWB Fisher Room TBAZohar Ringel
(University of Oxford)
Informal Condensed Matter seminar
06 Nov 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room Intrinsic alignments : theoretical and numerical insightsSandrine Codis
(IAP)
Cosmology
06 Nov 2014
11:30
501 DWB TBAMatt Kunz
(Princeton)
Plasma Theory Group Seminars
06 Nov 2014
13:00
Dalitz Institute, DWB Boosting Strong Higgs Pair Production at the LHCJuan Rojo
(University of Oxford)
Particle Phenomenology Forum
06 Nov 2014
14:15
Audrey Wood Seminar Room Properties and Applications of Graphene Based Materials (Host: Prof Robin Nicholas)Dr Rahul Raveendran Nair
(University of Manchester)
Condensed Matter Physics seminar
06 Nov 2014
16:15
Sciama Lecture Theatre Large-scale anomalies in the CMBAssaf Ben-David
(NBI Copenhagen)
Particles and fields seminar
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)
06 Nov 2014
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room The water vapour continuum and the Earth's radiation budgetKeith Shine
(University of Reading)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
07 Nov 2014
16:15
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory A Physicist's View of the Emergence of Terrestrial VertebratesProfessor Steven Balbus, Savilian Professor of Astronomy
(University of Oxford)
Colloquia seminar
07 Nov 2014
10:00
Audrey Wood Room, Clarendon Laboratory Lab overviews (Part 2)Dr Sonia Contera, Prof Stephen Tucker, Dr Richard Berry
(Department of Physics)
Biological Physics
07 Nov 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Artificial Gauge Fields for Cold AtomsNigel Cooper
(University of Cambridge)
Theoretical Condensed Matter seminar
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
10 Nov 2014
11:30
Audrey Wood Seminar Room Emergent many-body quantum phases in optical lattices with cavity fieldsDr Santiago Caballero
(University of Oxford)
Atomic and Laser Physics seminar
11 Nov 2014
15:00
Lindemann LT Clarendon Lab Coordination of bacterial motors in motility and biofilm formationBerenike Maier
(Cologne)
Softbio
11 Nov 2014
14:15
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Confidence IntervalsProfessor Steve Biller
(University of Oxford)
Particle Physics seminar
11 Nov 2014
14:00
501, DWB (Seminar Room) Black Holes in the 1/D ExpansionRoberto Emparan
(U. Barcelona)
Holography Seminar
11 Nov 2014
14:15
Dobson Lecture Room Superrotation in Held & Suarez-like flows with weak surface temperature gradientInna Polichtchouk
(University of Reading)
Geophysical and Nonlinear Fluid Dynamics Seminars
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
12 Nov 2014
11:15
DWB Fisher Room TBAEric Vernier
(Ecole Normale Suprieure, Paris)
Informal Condensed Matter seminar
13 Nov 2014
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room The influence of solar variability on North Atlantic-European climate, past, present and futureJeff Knight
(Met Office)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
13 Nov 2014
13:00
Dalitz Institute, DWB A Higgs or The Higgs? : A look at anomalous Higgs couplingsShankha Banerjee
(Harish-Chandra Research Institute)
Particle Phenomenology Forum
13 Nov 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB TBCEleni Kalfountzou
(Herts)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
13 Nov 2014
16:15
Sciama Lecture Theatre *No seminar today*UK HEP Forum
(Cosener's House, Abingdon)
Particles and fields seminar
13 Nov 2014
14:15
Audrey Wood Seminar Room TBC (Host: Dr Radu Coldea)Prof Joerg Schmalian
(Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)
Condensed Matter Physics seminar
14 Nov 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre What is topological order, and why is it interesting?Paul Fendley
(Oxford)
Theoretical Physics Colloquia
14 Nov 2014
16:15
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory Ice Cores, Climate and Sea IceProfessor Eric Wolff
(Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge)
Colloquia seminar
17 Nov 2014
11:30
Audrey Wood Seminar Room Self-generated current structures in relativistic laser-solid interactions (Host: Prof Peter Norreys)Prof Paul McKenna
(University of Strathclyde)
Atomic and Laser Physics seminar
18 Nov 2014
14:15
Dobson Room TBCLucy Ventress
(AOPP)
Informal AOPP seminars
18 Nov 2014
15:00
JSR seminar room, PTCL Some aspects of soft interfaces with trapped colloidsMartin Oettel
(Eberhard Karls)
Softbio
18 Nov 2014
14:15
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre g-2Professor Lee Roberts
(Boston University)
Particle Physics seminar
19 Nov 2014
11:15
DWB Fisher Room TBAAndrew James
(University College London)
Informal Condensed Matter seminar
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
13:00
Dalitz Institute, DWB TBAAlexander Mitov
(University of Cambridge)
Particle Phenomenology Forum
20 Nov 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar toom TBAAlexander Mead
(IfA, ROE)
Cosmology
20 Nov 2014
14:15
Audrey Wood Seminar Room Spin Imbalance and Spin-Charge Separation in a Mesoscopic Superconductor (Host: Prof Steve Simon)Dr Charis Quay Huei Li
(Paris-Sud University)
Condensed Matter Physics seminar
20 Nov 2014
16:15
Sciama Lecture Theatre Top production at NNLOAlexander Mitov
(Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge)
Particles and fields seminar
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
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room Bias correction and downscaling in climate predictions and projectionsJose Manuel Gutierrez
(University of Cantabria)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
21 Nov 2014
16:15
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory Oppenheimer. Title tbcProfessor Ray Monk
(Department of Philosophy, University of Southampton)
Colloquia seminar
21 Nov 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Phase Transitions and Surface Tension in Vibrated Granular MediaMichael Swift
(University of Nottingham)
Theoretical Condensed Matter seminar
21 Nov 2014
10:00
Audrey Wood Room, Clarendon Laboratory The evolution of cooperation and competition in microbial communitiesProf Kevin Foster
(Department of Zoology)
Biological Physics
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
24 Nov 2014
11:30
Audrey Wood Seminar Room TBC (Host: Dr Axel Kuhn)Dr Natalia Korolkova
(St Andrews)
Atomic and Laser Physics seminar
25 Nov 2014
15:00
Lindemann LT Clarendon Lab Alignment vs noise: a simple yet non-trivial setting for dry active matterHugues Chate
(CEA-Saclay)
Softbio
25 Nov 2014
14:15
Dobson Lecture Room Simple box models of ice ages and climateAndrew Fowler
(University of Oxford, University of Limerick)
Geophysical and Nonlinear Fluid Dynamics Seminars
25 Nov 2014
14:15
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Xe 1 tonProfessor Aujke-Pieter Colijn
(National Institute for Subatomic Physics (NIKHEF))
Particle Physics seminar
25 Nov 2014
14:00
DWB 501 (Seminar Room) Effective Actions for Fluids from Holography and the Membrane ParadigmNatalia Pinzani-Fokeeva
(U. Amsterdam)
Holography Seminar
26 Nov 2014
11:15
DWB Fisher Room TBABruno Bertini
(University of Oxford)
Informal Condensed Matter seminar
27 Nov 2014
13:00
Dalitz Institute, DWB TBAGudrun Heinrich & Chris Hays
(University of Durham & University of Oxford)
Particle Phenomenology Forum
27 Nov 2014
16:15
Sciama Lecture Theatre High precision calculations for LHC phenomenologyGudrun Heinrich
(Max-Planck-Institut fuer Physik, Munich)
Particles and fields seminar
27 Nov 2014
14:15
Audrey Wood Seminar Room Physical views of bacterial cells: chromosome conformation and size regulation in E.Coli (Prof Achillefs Kapanidis)Dr Pietro Cicuta
(University of Cambridge)
Condensed Matter Physics seminar
27 Nov 2014
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room A new look at the Hadley CellBrian Hoskins
(Imperial College London; University of Reading)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
27 Nov 2014
14:15
BIPAC seminar room TBAPierre Fleury
(IAP)
Cosmology
28 Nov 2014
16:00
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory The 2nd Lobanov-Rostovsky Lecture: joint with Earth SciencesProfessor Alessandro Morbidelli
(Observatoire de la Cte d'Azur, Nice)
Colloquia seminar
28 Nov 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre tbaAsimina Arvanitaki
(Perimeter Institute)
Theoretical Physics Colloquia
01 Dec 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Detecting and Characterising Exoplanets with Direct ImagingDr E. Biller
(University of Edinburgh)
Astrophysics Colloquia
01 Dec 2014
11:30
Audrey Wood Seminar Room TBC (Host: Prof Gianluca Gregori)Dr Silke Weinfurtner
(University of Nottingham)
Atomic and Laser Physics seminar
02 Dec 2014
15:00
JSR seminar room, PTCL Self-assembly of anisotropic colloidal particlesDaniela Kraft
(Leiden)
Softbio
02 Dec 2014
14:15
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre ATLAS Higgs QuarkoniumDr Andy Chisholm
(University of Birmingham)
Particle Physics seminar
03 Dec 2014
11:15
DWB Fisher Room TBAAndrew Daley
(University of Strathclyde)
Informal Condensed Matter seminar
04 Dec 2014
14:30
501 DWB A stochastic model of inward diffusion in magnetospheric plasmasNaoki Sato
(U of Tokyo)
Plasma Theory Group Seminars
04 Dec 2014
14:15
Audrey Wood Seminar Room Coherent dynamics of single spins coupled to diamond mechanical oscillators (Host: Dr Peter Leek)Prof Patrick Maletinsky
(University of Basel)
Condensed Matter Physics seminar
04 Dec 2014
16:15
Sciama Lecture Theatre Heavy dense QCD and nuclear matter on the latticeOwe Philipsen
(Goethe University Frankfurt)
Particles and fields seminar
04 Dec 2014
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room The interaction of light, aerosol, snow and sea iceMartin King
(Royal Holloway)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
05 Dec 2014
16:15
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory Discovering New Forces and Matter with Atoms and ClocksDr Asimina Arvanitaki
(The Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics, Ontario)
Colloquia seminar
05 Dec 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Chiral electrons in graphene layered materialsEdward McCann
(University of Lancaster)
Theoretical Condensed Matter seminar
05 Dec 2014
10:00
Audrey Wood Room, Clarendon Laboratory A Lipid Fusion Based Method for the Single Molecule Study of ATP SynthaseAidan Russell
(Department of Physics)
Biological Physics
05 Dec 2014
10:00
Audrey Wood Room, Clarendon Laboratory Upgrading a Light Microscope: a Simple Design to Combine up to Four Epi-Illumination Techniques in a Miniature DeviceDr Robert Ishmukhametov
(Department of Physics)
Biological Physics
09 Dec 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Space Weather Beyond Our Solar SystemGreg Hallinan
(CALTECH)
Astrophysics Colloquia
11 Dec 2014
11:30
501 DWB TBAChris Reynolds
(U of Maryland)
Plasma Theory Group Seminars
20 Jan 2015
15:00
Lindemann LT Clarendon Lab tbaKristian Franze
(Cambridge)
Softbio
22 Jan 2015
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room Surface-atmosphere interaction and the history of water on MarsPeter Grindrod
(UCL)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
29 Jan 2015
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room Satellite dust retrievals over the Sahara during the Fennec campaign in June 2011: does dust heat or cool the atmosphere?Jamie Banks
(Imperial College London)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
03 Feb 2015
15:00
Lindemann LT Clarendon Lab tbaEnrico Carlon
(KULeuven)
Softbio
05 Feb 2015
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room How not to falsify climate-model simulationsDirk Notz
(Max Planck Institut, Hamburg)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
06 Feb 2015
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre tbaMichelangelo Mangano
(CERN)
Theoretical Physics Colloquia
12 Feb 2015
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room How to afford future global numerical weather prediction?Nils Wedi
(ECMWF)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
17 Feb 2015
14:15
Dobson Lecture Room TBCRichard Greatbatch
(GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel)
Geophysical and Nonlinear Fluid Dynamics Seminars
19 Feb 2015
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room Modeling the climates of (exo)planetsNathan Mayne
(Exeter)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
20 Feb 2015
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre tbaMarc Bathelemy
(CEA-IPhT)
Theoretical Physics Colloquia
26 Feb 2015
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room TBATiffany Shaw
(Columbia University)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
03 Mar 2015
15:00
Lindemann LT Clarendon Lab tbaJean-Francois Allemand
(ENS-Paris)
Softbio
05 Mar 2015
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room Negative ions and photoelectrons: results from Cassini and Venus ExpressAndrew Coates
(UCL)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
06 Mar 2015
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre tbaCharlie Marcus
(Copenhagen)
Theoretical Physics Colloquia
19 Mar 2015
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room TBCSonya Legg
(Princeton/GFDL)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
15 May 2015
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre tbaPasquale Blasi
(INAF)
Theoretical Physics Colloquia