Seminars

When Location Title Speaker Series
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
27 Oct 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre The Formation of Galaxy ClustersDr N. Hatch
(University of Nottingham)
Astrophysics Colloquia
28 Oct 2014
15:00
Lindemann LT Clarendon Lab Repairabitility as an alternative to robustnessThomas Fink
(LIMS)
Softbio
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
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
16:15
Sciama Lecture Theatre De Sitter flux vacua with moduli stabilisation and chiral matterRoberto Valandro
(ICTP Trieste)
Particles and fields seminar
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
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
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre X-Ray Probes of Relativistic Astrophysics in AGNProfessor C. S. Reynolds
(University of Maryland)
Astrophysics Colloquia
03 Nov 2014
11:30
Audrey Wood Seminar Room TBC (Host: Dr Animesh Datta)Prof Aram Harrow
(MIT)
Atomic and Laser Physics seminar
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
13:00
Dalitz Institute, DWB Boosting Strong Higgs Pair Production at the LHCJuan Rojo
(University of Oxford)
Particle Phenomenology Forum
06 Nov 2014
11:30
501 DWB TBAMatt Kunz
(Princeton)
Plasma Theory Group Seminars
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
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
16:15
Sciama Lecture Theatre Large-scale anomalies in the CMBAssaf Ben-David
(NBI Copenhagen)
Particles and fields seminar
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
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
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
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Confidence IntervalsProfessor Steve Biller
(University of Oxford)
Particle Physics seminar
11 Nov 2014
15:00
Lindemann LT Clarendon Lab Coordination of bacterial motors in motility and biofilm formationBerenike Maier
(Cologne)
Softbio
12 Nov 2014
11:15
DWB Fisher Room TBAEric Vernier
(Ecole Normale Suprieure, Paris)
Informal Condensed Matter seminar
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
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
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
16:15
Sciama Lecture Theatre *No seminar today*UK HEP Forum
(Cosener's House, Abingdon)
Particles and fields seminar
13 Nov 2014
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB TBCEleni Kalfountzou
(Herts)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
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
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre g-2Professor Lee Roberts
(Boston University)
Particle Physics seminar
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
Dobson Room TBCLucy Ventress
(AOPP)
Informal AOPP seminars
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
19 Nov 2014
11:15
DWB Fisher Room TBAAndrew James
(University College London)
Informal Condensed Matter 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
16:15
Sciama Lecture Theatre Top production at NNLOAlexander Mitov
(Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge)
Particles and fields seminar
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
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
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
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
10:00
Audrey Wood Room, Clarendon Laboratory The evolution of cooperation and competition in microbial communitiesProf Kevin Foster
(Department of Zoology)
Biological Physics
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
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
14:00
DWB 501 (Seminar Room) Effective Actions for Fluids from Holography and the Membrane ParadigmNatalia Pinzani-Fokeeva
(U. Amsterdam)
Holography Seminar
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
14:15
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
15:00
Lindemann LT Clarendon Lab Alignment vs noise: a simple yet non-trivial setting for dry active matterHugues Chate
(CEA-Saclay)
Softbio
26 Nov 2014
11:15
DWB Fisher Room TBABruno Bertini
(University of Oxford)
Informal Condensed Matter 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
27 Nov 2014
13:00
Dalitz Institute, DWB TBAGudrun Heinrich & Chris Hays
(University of Durham & University of Oxford)
Particle Phenomenology Forum
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
16:15
Sciama Lecture Theatre High precision calculations for LHC phenomenologyGudrun Heinrich
(Max-Planck-Institut fuer Physik, Munich)
Particles and fields seminar
28 Nov 2014
16:00
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory The Formation of Terrestrial PlanetsProfessor 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
11:30
Audrey Wood Seminar Room TBC (Host: Prof Gianluca Gregori)Dr Silke Weinfurtner
(University of Nottingham)
Atomic and Laser Physics seminar
01 Dec 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Detecting and Characterising Exoplanets with Direct ImagingDr E. Biller
(University of Edinburgh)
Astrophysics Colloquia
02 Dec 2014
14:15
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre ATLAS Higgs QuarkoniumDr Andy Chisholm
(University of Birmingham)
Particle Physics seminar
02 Dec 2014
15:00
JSR seminar room, PTCL Self-assembly of anisotropic colloidal particlesDaniela Kraft
(Leiden)
Softbio
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
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
05 Dec 2014
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Chiral electrons in graphene layered materialsEdward McCann
(University of Lancaster)
Theoretical Condensed Matter seminar
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
12 May 2015
15:00
Lindemann LT Clarendon Lab tbaJohan Elf
(Uppsala University)
Softbio
15 May 2015
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre tbaPasquale Blasi
(INAF)
Theoretical Physics Colloquia