Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Seminars

Title Speaker Date
NuSTAR Observations of V404 Cygni in Outburst: Reflection and Jets Dom Walton 26 October 2016
A hard X-ray view of the distant AGN population with NuSTAR George Lansbury 26 October 2016
Peeking into a neutron star Nathalie Degenaar 19 October 2016
The formation and dynamics of supermassive black hole Davide Fiacconi 19 October 2016
Effect of diffuse background in spatially-resolved star-formation studies Nimisha Kumari 12 October 2016
A dipole on the sky: hypervelocity stars from the Large Magellanic Cloud Douglas Boubert 12 October 2016
New quasar results from the Dark Energy Survey Richard McMahon (University of Cambridge) 5 October 2016
Finding Earth-like planets Amaury Triaud 5 October 2016
Streams of molecular gas in the cosmic web around a massive primeval galaxy Michele Ginolfi 28 September 2016
Gaia Data Release 1 - data quality & future releases Dafydd Wyn Evans 14 September 2016
Gaia Data Release 1 - content & science potential Nic Walton 14 September 2016
Time Evolution of Giant Molecular Cloud Mass Functions on Galactic Disks Masato Kobayashi (Nagoya University, Japan) 7 September 2016
The Milky Way - evidence for Seyfert activity in the recent past Joss Bland-Hawthorn (Sydney) 20 July 2016
A Westerbork blind HI survey of the Coma cluster: first results Thijs van der Hulst (Kapteyn Institute) 20 July 2016
Galaxy Evolution with KMOS Laura Prichard (Oxford) 6 July 2016
Morphologically dependent galaxy quenching and the role of AGN feedback Rebecca Smethurst (Oxford) 6 July 2016
Title to be confirmed Joss Bland-Hawthorn (Sydney) 4 July 2016
Hungry black holes - tidal disruption of stars in the nuclei of galaxies in OGLE and Gaia surveys. Lukasz Wyrzykowski (Warsaw Observatory, Poland) 29 June 2016
Stellar haloes as probes of galaxy evolution Payel Das (University of Oxford) 29 June 2016
Suppression of star-formation by quasar driven winds in gas-rich host galaxies at z<1 Dominika Wylezalek (John Hopkins University) 22 June 2016
On the lookout for peculiar stars: Diagnostics/classification of spectra in large spectroscopic surveys Gregor Traven (University of Ljubljana) 22 June 2016
iLocater: Breaking the 1m/s radial velocity precision barrier Jonathan Crass (University of Notre Dame) 15 June 2016
The brightest supernova explosions: current knowledge and future research Cosimo Inserra (Queen's Belfast) 15 June 2016
Computer vision & Machine Learning: An Application in Digital Pathology Ali Dariush 8 June 2016
Encounter-driven fragmentation in irradiated self-gravitating discs Farzana Meru 8 June 2016
The Temperature of the Emptiest Regions of the Universe Alberto Rorai 1 June 2016
The dusty tail of disintegrating exoplanet KIC 12557548b Rik van Lieshout 1 June 2016
The Gaia-ESO Survey: investigating the globular cluster sample Clare Worley 25 May 2016
ISM modelling in cosmological simulations; a critical study Matthew Smith 25 May 2016
Gaia - Experience and results from the first operation cycle Francesca De Angeli 18 May 2016