Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Colloquia

2019
Title Date Speaker
Radiation mechanism of Fast Radio Bursts 23 May 2019 Pawan Kumar (UT Austin)
The landscape of galaxy cluster cosmology 16 May 2019 Steve Allen (Stanford)
What's wrong with accretion discs? 9 May 2019 Chris Nixon (Leicester)
A new perspective on the Universe in the era of multi-messenger astronomy 2 May 2019 Samaya Nissanke (Amsterdam)
Getting close to the brightest black holes with NICER 25 April 2019 Phil Uttley (Amsterdam)
New Results from the Event Horizon Telescope 18 April 2019 Heino Falcke (Radboud University)
Deconstructing stellar halos in the Local Group 14 March 2019 Alan McConnachie (U Vic)
Proper-Motion Studies of Galactic Globular Clusters 28 February 2019 Laura Watkins (ESO)
Transformative advances in post-main-sequence planetary system science 21 February 2019 Dimitri Veras (Warwick)
Wide-field submm surveys of the nearby and very distant Universe 7 February 2019 Steve Eales (Cardiff)
Helium Stars, Heavy Metals, High Velocities and Explosions  31 January 2019 Simon Jeffery (Armagh)
Star Formation, GMCs, and Galaxies 24 January 2019 Norm Murray (CITA)
Nano-particles in Proto-Planetary Discs 17 January 2019 Jane Greaves (Cardiff)
2018
Title Date Speaker
Reionization after Planck 29 November 2018 Piero Madau (UCSC)
The first quasars in the early universe 22 November 2018 Chris Done (Durham)
Spiral arms in galaxies and GMC formation 8 November 2018 Clare Dobbs (Exeter)
The structure of galactic thick disks 1 November 2018 Marie Martig (LJMU)
Shaken up: Gaia DR2 and the warped Milky Way disc 25 October 2018 Ralph Schoenrich (Oxford)
A chemical survey of planets in our galaxy 18 October 2018 Giovanna Tinetti (UCL)
A Golden Age of Asteroseismology with Kepler 11 October 2018 Tim Bedding (U Sydney)
How galaxies form stars 4 October 2018 Andrey Kravtsov (U Chicago)
Violent quenching: fast multiphase gas outflows from post-starburst galaxies 14 June 2018 Jim Geach (Herts)
Understanding Intense Star Formation through Observations and Modelling 7 June 2018 Elizabeth Stanway (Warwick)
Toward A New Calibration of the Hubble Constant 31 May 2018 Wendy Freedman (Chicago)
Know thy Star, Know thy Prebiotic Chemistry 24 May 2018 Paul Rimmer (Cavendish)
Addressing the Missing AGN Problem 17 May 2018 Belinda Wilkes (SAO)
Stellar rejuvenation around massive black holes in the Galactic center and metal-rich quasars, and gravitational wave sources in AGN disks: Analog of planetary systems around massive black holes 10 May 2018 Douglas N. C. Lin (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Fast Radio Bursts 3 May 2018 Ben Stappers (Manchester)
Kepler Planets - retention and loss of their atmospheres 26 April 2018 James Owen (Imperial)
From Seeds to Monsters:  Supermassive Black Holes Over Cosmic Time 15 March 2018 Priya Natarajan (Yale)