Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Seminars

2011
Title Speaker Date
McMaster Unbiased Galaxy Simulations Greg Stinson (Preston) 23 February 2011
Feedback from Quasar Winds (But Not Jets) Patrick Hall (York University) 16 February 2011
Evidence for a cosmic battery Ioannis Contopoulos (Academy of Athens, Greece) 16 February 2011
Exploring the Milky Way with Massive Stars Ben Davies (IoA) 9 February 2011
The ISM revealed by Herschel: Exploring the properties of the coldest phases of dust Maud Galametz (IoA) 9 February 2011
Giving light an extra boost -- Doppler beaming in Kepler light curves Steven Bloemen (Leuven) 2 February 2011
Relativistic effects in weak gravitational lensing Camille Bonvin (IoA) 2 February 2011
Preparing Gaia for launch: dealing with radiation damage Scott Brown (IoA) 26 January 2011
The Magellanic Stream: A Case Study of Galactic Accretion Andrew Fox (IoA) 26 January 2011
Detecting ionized gas over cosmic distances via the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich power spectrum Laurie Shaw (Yale) 19 January 2011
Merging Exoplanet Dynamics with Stellar and Galactic Dynamics Dimitri Veras (IoA) 19 January 2011
2010
Title Speaker Date
Probing the epoch of reionization with the 21cm line Jonathan Pritchard (CfA) 15 December 2010
High Resolution Numerical Analysis of Quasar Microlensing Hugh Garsden (University of Sydney) 8 December 2010
Measurements of the UV background at 4.6 < z < 6.4 using the quasar proximity effect Alex Calverley (IoA) 8 December 2010
Looking for intermediate-mass black holes with the Einstein Telescope Eliu Huerta (IoA) 1 December 2010
A possible solution to the alpha/Fe-sigma problem in early type galaxies within a hierarchical galaxy formation model Francesco Calura (University of Central Lancashire) 1 December 2010
Constraining the tilted Universe Yin-Zhe Ma (IoA) 24 November 2010
A search for rocky planets around cool stars Jayne Birkby (IoA) 24 November 2010
Title to be confirmed Warrick Ball (IoA) 17 November 2010
Mismatch and Misalignment: Dark Haloes and Satellites of Disc Galaxies Alis Deason (IoA) 10 November 2010
AGN feedback in clusters of galaxies Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo (IoA) 10 November 2010
CO Spectral Line Energy Distributions of ULIRGs and AGN: a view of the things to come in the age of ALMA Padelis Papadopoulos (Bonn) 4 November 2010
Molecular Gas, CO, and Star Formation in Galaxies: Emergent Empirical Relations, Feedback, and the Evolution of Very Gas-Rich Systems Padelis Papadopoulos (Bonn) 3 November 2010
Towards a unified model of stellar rotation Adrian Potter (IoA) 3 November 2010
The search for the lowest metallicity stars in dwarf galaxies Else Starkenburg (Groningen) 27 October 2010
Constraining cosmology with redshift space distortions Juliana Kwan (Sydney) 27 October 2010
Probing Population III Nucleosynthesis Ryan Cooke (IoA) 20 October 2010
Intermediate temperature gas in brightest cluster galaxies Becky Canning (IoA) 20 October 2010
Crustal cooling in neutron stars Ed Cackett (IoA) 13 October 2010
Gamma-ray Burst Host Galaxies with GROND: an alternative insight into galaxy evolution Aybüke Küpcü Yoldaş (IoA) 6 October 2010