2018 Wetton Workshop & Hack Day, 19-21 June

19 Jun 2018 - 9:00am to 21 Jun 2018 - 5:00pm
Christ Church, Oxford
Sir Michael Dummett Lecture Theatre Complex
Specialised / research interest

Workshop Motivation:
As astronomical datasets grow ever larger, new thinking and new tools are required to ensure we get the best from them. This Wetton Workshop will bring together researchers from very different parts of the field - from galaxy evolution, stellar astrophysics, transient astronomy and more - to explore the tools and techniques that will let us that will uncover the surprises in modern surveys. A particular focus is on the discovery of rare and unusual objects and features and the science that can be done with them.

Confirmed participants include:
Andrezej Udalski (Warsaw)
Geert Barentsten (Kepler/NASA Ames)
Lance Miller (Oxford/Euclid)
Elmé Breedt (IoA, Cambridge)

Please visit the event website to register your attendance at the workshop.

Public lecture:
On the evening of June 19th the 3rd Wetton lecture "How do we find planets around other stars?" will be delivered by Professor David W. Hogg.

The lecture is open to all and is free to attend, with no booking required.

For more information contact: 

Lara Maisey, Executive Assistant
01865 273302

Wetton Lecture Poster5.92 MB