Institute of Astronomy


as at 20 July 2017

Preliminary Programme


Monday, 2nd July 

9:00 - 18:00

Welcome talk 

(Non-)linearity of the star formation law

The star formation law in different gas phases (LSB, HSB, atomic or molecular gas)

Welcome reception: Cheese & Wine  (IoA) 

Tuesday, 3rd July 

9:00 - 18:00

Triggering of SF: dynamics, environment, instabilities?

Quenching of SF: morphology, AGN, stabilizing bulges, environment effects in gas stripping, or starvation?

Wednesday, 4th July 

9:00 - 13:00

Self-regulation of SF through positive/negative feedback processes (SN, AGN, ...) 

Free afternoon: social events 

Conference dinner (King's College)  

Thursday, 5th July 

9:00 - 18:00

What drives the small-scale substructure of star formation in galaxies?

What threshold holds for SF in different regimes?

Friday, 6th July

9:00 - 16:30

Cosmic evolution of SF: starbursts census with redshifts

Final remarks



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