Institute of Astronomy

Upcoming Astronomy Talks

Institute of Astronomy Seminars take place each Wednesday in the Sackler Lecture Theatre and are preceeded by a bread and cheese lunch in the Hoyle Foyer at 12:30. IoA Colloquia take place each Thursday during Full Term in the Sackler Lecture Theatre and are preceded by tea at 15:30 and followed by a wine reception in the Hoyle Foyer. Joint Colloquia with the Cavendish Astrophysics group are on a Tuesday or Thursday.

Talks Archive

The Institute keeps an archive of previous talks at the IoA.


Additional Talks Information

Next Wednesday Seminars

Wednesday 17 February 2016
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Clare Wethers
Title to be confirmed
Time: 13:15-13:45
Venue: Sackler Lecture Theatre, IoA  [details]
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Adam Bowden
Title to be confirmed
Time: 13:45-14:15
Venue: Sackler Lecture Theatre, IoA  [details]

Next Colloquia

Thursday 11 February 2016
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Xiaohui Fan (University of Arizona)
NB Postponed to Easter Term:The most massive black holes in the early universe

Thursday 18 February 2016
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Grant Kennedy (IoA, Cambridge)
Exo-zodi - the evolution of dust in the habitable zones of Sun-like stars

Next External Talks

Friday 12 February 2016
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Gavin Hartnett (Southampton)
Title to be confirmed
Series: DAMTP Friday GR Seminar
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: Pavilion B Potter Room (B1.19)  [details]
Monday 15 February 2016
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Silvia Pascoli (Durham)
Sterile neutrinos in theory, laboratories and the Universe

Upcoming Institute of Astronomy Talks

Thursday 11 February 2016
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Xiaohui Fan (University of Arizona)
NB Postponed to Easter Term:The most massive black holes in the early universe

Friday 12 February 2016
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Morgan Fraser (IoA)
Gaia Alerts: A flare from stellar tidal disruption
Wednesday 17 February 2016
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Clare Wethers
Title to be confirmed
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Adam Bowden
Title to be confirmed
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John Papaloizou (DAMTP)
Discussion about the possibility of a ninth planet in the Solar System (Batygin & Brown 2016)
Thursday 18 February 2016
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Grant Kennedy (IoA, Cambridge)
Exo-zodi - the evolution of dust in the habitable zones of Sun-like stars
Friday 19 February 2016
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Christopher Moore and Alvin Chua (IoA)
Title to be confirmed
Wednesday 24 February 2016
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Dominika Boneberg
Title to be confirmed
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Martin Bourne
Title to be confirmed
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Vinesh Rajpaul (Oxford)
Gaussian process tools for exoplanet detection and characterisation
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Upcoming External Talks

Friday 12 February 2016
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Gavin Hartnett (Southampton)
Title to be confirmed
Series: DAMTP Friday GR Seminar
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: Pavilion B Potter Room (B1.19)  [details]
Monday 15 February 2016
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Silvia Pascoli (Durham)
Sterile neutrinos in theory, laboratories and the Universe
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Rieutord Michel (IRAP, Toulouse)
The oscillations of rotating fluids and their role in stars and planets
Tuesday 16 February 2016
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Jean Teyssandier (DAMTP)
Growth of eccentricity during planet-disc interactions
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David Ehrenreich (Université de Genèva)
A giant cloud of hydrogen escaping a Neptune-mass exoplanet
Wednesday 17 February 2016
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Speaker to be confirmed
HEP/GR Colloquium - TBC
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John Papaloizou (DAMTP)
Discussion about the possibility of a ninth planet in the Solar System (Batygin & Brown 2016)
Friday 19 February 2016
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Malcolm Perry (DAMTP)
Soft Hair on Black Holes II
Series: DAMTP Friday GR Seminar
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: Pavilion B Potter Room (B1.19)  [details]
Monday 22 February 2016
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Volker Springel (Heidelberg)
Cosmic magnetism in simulations of disk galaxy formation
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Dr. Amaury Triaud (IoA)
Title to be confirmed
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