Seminars

Currently showing seminars in May 2018

When Location Title Speaker Series
01 May 2018
14:15
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Fundamental Neutrino Physics with a Gigaton of Ice: the Past, the Present and the Future of IceCubeProfessor Jason Koskinen
(University of Copenhagen)
Experimental Particle Physics Seminar
02 May 2018
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Asteroseismology as a tool for astrophysics: from to the deep interiors of stars to the evolution of the Milky Way.Andrea Miglio
(University of Birmingham)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
03 May 2018
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB TBDKatarina Kraljic
(ROA)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
03 May 2018
13:00
Audrey Wood Seminar Room Special Seminar: Beyond solar cell efficiency limits with down conversion and tandem solar cellsDr Bruno Ehrler
(AMOLF, The Netherlands)
Condensed Matter Physics seminar
03 May 2018
11:30
Jack Paton Room Landau damping of sound waves in kinetic magnetohydrodynamicsJesus Ramos
(MIT)
Plasma Theory Group Seminars
03 May 2018
13:00
Dalitz Institute, DWB Doubly-Charged Bileptons at the LHCPaul FramptonDalitz Seminar in Fundamental Physics
03 May 2018
14:15
Audrey Wood Seminar Room Probing electric polarizability at the nanoscale: from thin films and biological macromolecules to atomically thin layersDr Laura Fumagalli
(University of Manchester)
Condensed Matter Physics seminar
03 May 2018
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room Atmospheric Chemistry, Mantle Processes, and Earth's Environmental DistinctionSami Mikhail
(University of St. Andrews)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
04 May 2018
10:00
Audrey Wood Room, Clarendon Laboratory TBCTBC
(TBC)
Biological Physics
04 May 2018
14:00
Simpkins Lee Room Pattern formation in brain morphogenesisAlain Goriely
(University of Oxford)
Theoretical Condensed Matter seminar
04 May 2018
15:30
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre To be announcedProf Andrew Mckenzie
(Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany and University of St Andrews, Scotland)
Colloquia Series Seminars
07 May 2018
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre NO Colloquium: Bank HolidayAstrophysics Colloquia
08 May 2018
15:00
JSR Seminar Room Plankton as a model active particle?Dr Salima Rafai
(University of Grenoble Alpes and CNRS)
Softbio
08 May 2018
14:15
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Measuring the weak mixing angle with the P2 experiment at MESAProfessor Niklaus Berger
(Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz)
Experimental Particle Physics Seminar
08 May 2018
15:30
Beecroft Seminar Room A journey from multi-loop scattering amplitudes to high-precision LHC phenomenology *Note unusual day/time*Lorenzo Tancredi
(CERN Geneva)
Theoretical Particle Physics seminar
09 May 2018
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Hypervelocity discoveries with Gaia DR2Douglas Boubert
(IoA, University of Cambridge)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
09 May 2018
11:15
Simpkins Lee Room Emergent hydrodynamics in integrable systems out of equilibriumBenjamin Doyon
(King's College London)
The Forum
10 May 2018
11:30
Jack Paton Room Interplay between plasma turbulence and magnetic reconnection around and below the ion characteristic scalesLuca Franci
(Queen Mary)
Plasma Theory Group Seminars
10 May 2018
13:00
Dalitz Institute (Denys Wilkinson Building) From the relaxion to the hierarchion, a biased overviewRick Sandeepan Gupta
(IPPP)
Dalitz Seminar in Fundamental Physics
10 May 2018
11:30
TBC TBCTom Collett
(Portsmouth)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
10 May 2018
16:15
Beecroft Seminar Room From Higgs physics to dark matter searches: the quest for precision at the LHCJonas Lindert
(IPPP Durham)
Theoretical Particle Physics seminar
10 May 2018
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room Internal variability and polar-tropical coupling in the winter stratosphereRichard Scott
(University of St. Andrews)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
11 May 2018
15:30
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre Cherwell Simon Memorial LectureSir Andre Geim CNL Kt FRS
(University of Manchester)
Colloquia Series Seminars
11 May 2018
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Quantum computing: state of the artSeth Lloyd
(MIT)
Theoretical Physics Colloquia
14 May 2018
11:30
Audrey Wood Seminar Room Tensor product methods and entanglement optimization for strongly correlated systemsProf Oers Legeza
(Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Budapest)
Atomic and Laser Physics seminar
14 May 2018
16:15
Beecroft Seminar Room Challenges and opportunities at hadron colliders: an exciting era in fundamental particle physicsElisabetta Furlan
(ETH Zurich)
Theoretical Particle Physics seminar
14 May 2018
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre High Contrast Imaging on the VLTAnne-Marie Lagrange
(Grenoble)
Astrophysics Colloquia
15 May 2018
11:30
TBC TBCDavid Marsh
(University of Goettingen)
Cosmology
15 May 2018
14:15
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre A new look at the Wtb vertex using Fourier techniques in single top events at ATLASProfessor Joe Boudreau
(University of Pittsburg)
Experimental Particle Physics Seminar
16 May 2018
11:15
Simpkins Lee Room FractonsRahul Nandkishore
(University of Colorado Boulder)
The Forum
16 May 2018
11:00
BIPAC seminar room Gamma-ray burst afterglows in the multi-messenger eraHendrik van Eerten
(University of Bath)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
17 May 2018
11:30
Jack Paton Room Fast secondary reconnection and the sawtooth crashMaurizio Ottaviani
(CEA Cadarache)
Plasma Theory Group Seminars
17 May 2018
11:30
Simpkins Lee seminar room (new Beecroft building) The Milky Way � evidence for Seyfert activity in the recent pasJoss Bland-Hawthorn
(University of Sydney)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
17 May 2018
16:15
Beecroft Seminar Room The infrared frontier of fundamental physicsMaxim Pospelov
(University of Victoria/Perimeter Institute Waterloo)
Theoretical Particle Physics seminar
17 May 2018
14:15
Audrey Wood Seminar Room THz photonic and nanoelectronic devices exploiting 2D materials and related heterostructuresDr Miriam Vitiello
(NEST, CNR-NANO, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy)
Condensed Matter Physics seminar
17 May 2018
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room Freshwater transport in the subpolar North Atlantic: Insights from historical and new observationsPenny Holliday
(National Oceanography Centre)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
18 May 2018
10:00
Audrey Wood Room, Clarendon Laboratory TBCTBC
(TBC)
Biological Physics
18 May 2018
15:30
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre To be announcedProf Jane Greeves
(University of Cardiff)
Colloquia Series Seminars
18 May 2018
13:00
Simpkins Lee Room Journal club -- Generalized Global Symmetries **POSTPONED** until later in termJohn March-Russell
(Oxford)
Dalitz Seminar in Fundamental Physics
21 May 2018
16:15
Beecroft Seminar Room Taming dark matter interactions with matterJure Zupan
(University of Cincinnati)
Theoretical Particle Physics seminar
21 May 2018
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre TBD (galaxy evolution)James Allison
(Sydney)
Astrophysics Colloquia
21 May 2018
11:30
Audrey Wood Seminar Room Experimental studies of strongly-interacting, ultracold Bose gasesDr Rafael Lopes
(College de France, Paris)
Atomic and Laser Physics seminar
22 May 2018
11:30
TBC TBCLudovic Van Waerbeke
(University of British Columbia)
Cosmology
22 May 2018
14:15
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Getting a Kick out of XenonProfessor Rafael Lang
(Purdue University)
Experimental Particle Physics Seminar
23 May 2018
11:00
BIPAC seminar room The stellar initial mass function in the local 30 Doradus starburstFabian Schneider
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
23 May 2018
11:15
Simpkins Lee Room TBAJens Bardarson
(KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweeden)
The Forum
24 May 2018
13:00
Dalitz Institute (Denys Wilkinson Building) Detecting Dark Matter-Nucleus Scattering through Molecular ExcitationsJesus Perez-Rios
(Purdue)
Dalitz Seminar in Fundamental Physics
24 May 2018
11:30
Bipac Seminar Room, DWB TBDHyunmi Song
(KASI)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
24 May 2018
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room Finding life on Earth-like exoplanets from its imprint on atmospheric compositionDavid Catling
(University of Washington, Seattle)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars
24 May 2018
14:15
Audrey Wood Seminar Room Tunable potential landscapes for polariton condensatesProf Paolo Santos
(Paul Drude Institute, Berlin)
Condensed Matter Physics seminar
24 May 2018
16:15
Beecroft Seminar Room Nambu-Goldstone bosons: from composite Higgs to scattering amplitudesIan Low
(Northwestern U Boston/Argonne National Laboratory)
Theoretical Particle Physics seminar
25 May 2018
15:30
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre Science and the LawJudge Richard Hone, Q.C.
(To be announced)
Colloquia Series Seminars
25 May 2018
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre Unravelling the quantum to classical transitionTim Hollowood
(Swansea)
Theoretical Physics Colloquia
28 May 2018
14:00
Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre NO Colloquium: Bank HolidayAstrophysics Colloquia
28 May 2018
16:15
Beecroft Seminar Room Precision as a path to discoveryFabrizio Caola
(IPPP, Durham)
Theoretical Particle Physics seminar
29 May 2018
14:15
Dennis Sciama Lecture Silicon Detector TechnologyDr Paula Collins
(CERN)
Experimental Particle Physics Seminar
29 May 2018
15:00
JSR Seminar Room Dumbbell impurities in hexagonal crystals of highly repulsive colloidal spheres at fluid interfacesDr Vera Meester
(Leiden University)
Softbio
30 May 2018
11:15
Simpkins Lee Room Entanglement Transitions from Holographic Random Tensor NetworksRoman Vasseur
(University of Massachusetts Amherst)
The Forum
30 May 2018
11:00
BIPAC seminar room TBCPayel Das
(University of Oxford)
(SPI-MAX) coffee
31 May 2018
11:30
Beecroft Building TBDDuncan Farrah
(TBD)
Galaxy Evolution Seminars (Thursdays)
31 May 2018
13:00
Dalitz Institute (Denys Wilkinson Building) TBARudin Petrossian-Byrne & Hannah Tillim
(Oxford)
Dalitz Seminar in Fundamental Physics
31 May 2018
16:15
Beecroft Seminar Room Beyond the Standard Model: theories & signatures in an experimental eraMatthew McCullough
(CERN Geneva)
Theoretical Particle Physics seminar
31 May 2018
11:30
501 DWB Seminar Room Magnetisation and reconnection rates in jetsWill Potter
(Oxford Astrophysics)
Plasma Theory Group Seminars
31 May 2018
14:00
Martin Wood Room Martin Wood Prize Lecture: Measurement and Control of the Phase of an Electron WaveDr Michihisa Yamamoto
(University of Tokyo and Riken)
Condensed Matter Physics seminar
31 May 2018
11:30
Dobson Lecture Room The classical and quantum statistical physics of Arctic sea iceJohn Wettlaufer
(Yale University and Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics)
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars