Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Seminars

2016
Title Speaker Date
Searching for the Accreted Galactic Halo in the APOGEE Survey Keith Hawkins 27 January 2016
Can we detect super-Earths in proto-planetary discs? Giovanni Rosotti 27 January 2016
The formation of slow and fast rotating elliptical galaxies Benjamin Moster 20 January 2016
Measuring the inner accretion disk in X-ray binaries Michael Parker 20 January 2016
The Li-rich Giant Problem Andy Casey 13 January 2016
Constraining the early stages of stellar evolution with eclipsing binaries Ed Gillen (Cavendish) 13 January 2016
2015
Title Speaker Date
Combining radiative-transfer modelling and high-resolution observations at both ends of the stellar life cycle Peter Scicluna (ASIAA Taiwan) 16 December 2015
Cosmological neutrino mass detection in the next five years Rupert Allison (Oxford) 9 December 2015
A comprehensive study of ionised outflows in X-rays in active galactic nuclei (AGN) Sibasish Laha (QUB, Belfast) 9 December 2015
The kinematic SZ effect with DES and SPT: Measuring the speed of galaxy clusters from the CMB Bjoern Soergel (Institute of Astronomy) 2 December 2015
Searching for Metal Absorbers up to redshift 7 Sarah Bosman (Institute of Astronomy) 2 December 2015
Modelling and observations of molecules in discs around young stars John Ilee (Institute of Astronomy) 25 November 2015
Disky dwarf disruption and the shape of the Galactic halo Simon Gibbons (Institute of Astronomy) 25 November 2015
Mapping lensed quasars: accretion discs, broad line regions, and outflows Nick Bate (Institute of Astronomy) 18 November 2015
Resurrection of a gas disk from exocometary ices in the 23 Myr-old beta Pictoris system Luca Matrà (Institute of Astronomy) 18 November 2015
Shadows of two colours. Using circumbinary planets to help study atmospheres and planet formation Amaury Triaud (Institute of Astronomy) 11 November 2015
Transition of EMRIs through resonance: higher order corrections in resonant flux enhancement Deyan Mihaylov (Institute of Astronomy) 11 November 2015
Discovery of powerful winds in Ultraluminous X-ray sources Ciro Pinto (Institute of Astronomy) 4 November 2015
The dark halo of M87: from parsec to megaparsec scales Lindsay Oldham (Institute of Astronomy) 4 November 2015
Galactic Flows: Penetrating Inflows, Escaping Outflows, and Gas Recycling Colin DeGraf (Institute of Astronomy) 28 October 2015
Core-collapse supernovae and their progenitors Morgan Fraser (Institute of Astronomy) 28 October 2015
Climbing the cosmic ladder with stellar twins Paula Jofré (Institute of Astronomy) 21 October 2015
Intrinsic Alignments of Disk Galaxies Patricia Larsen (Institute of Astronomy) 21 October 2015
Feedback-regulated star formation and reionisation Taysun Kimm (Institute of Astronomy) 14 October 2015
The Evolution of Planetary Systems Amy Bonsor (University of Cambridge) 14 October 2015
Studying protoplanetary disc evolution in the era of ALMA Olja Panic (Institute of Astronomy) 7 October 2015
Why would you want accurate quasar redshifts? Paul C Hewett (Institute of Astronomy) 7 October 2015
A Search for Dark Matter Annihilation in Newly Discovered Dwarf Galaxies Alex Geringer-Sameth (Carnegie Mellon University) 23 September 2015
Exoplanet Imaging: Recent Results and Future Prospects Sasha Hinkley (Exeter) 23 September 2015
Reddy - Measurements of the Dust Attenuation Curve at z~1.4-2.6 from the MOSDEF Survey, and Implications for the Dust/Stars Geometry in High-Redshift Galaxies Naveen Reddy 17 September 2015