Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Seminars

2019
Title Speaker Date
Gaia wide binaries challenging a Newtonian prediction Xavier Hernández (IA, UNAM) 22 May 2019
Combining absorption and emission features in an investigation of quasar outflows Amy Rankine 22 May 2019
Modelling the mass-SFR relation at high redshift Emma Curtis Lake (KICC) 15 May 2019
Astrophotonics: The Next Wave in Astronomical Instrumentation Sylvain Veilleux (University of Maryland) 15 May 2019
Models of Diffuse Ionised Gas in star-forming galaxies Bert Vandenbroucke (University of St Andrews) 8 May 2019
The Impact of Photo-ionization Feedback on Massive Star Formation Nina Sartorio (University of St Andrews) 8 May 2019
Challenges from Galactic chemical evolution for galaxy evolution Gerry Gilmore 1 May 2019
30 years of Relativistic Reflection Andy Fabian 24 April 2019
Lyman Continuum Photons from z = 3 Galaxies Max Pettini 24 April 2019
Massively multiplexed spectroscopy for the coming decades: the science and status of the Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer Alan McConnachie (Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, Canada) 10 April 2019
Photometric Distances Near and Far in the Age of Gaia Josh Speagle (Harvard) 3 April 2019
Milky Way bar kinematics with VVV and Gaia Jason Sanders 13 March 2019
Heavy elements in red giant stars Amanda Karakas (Monash) 7 March 2019
AGN-driven outflows in simulated dwarf galaxies Sophie Koudmani 6 March 2019
Why do galaxies stop forming stars? Asa Bluck 6 March 2019
Sausage-Mania — more Mouth-watering Recipes Wyn Evans 20 February 2019
The Gaia Sausage - our Galaxy’s last major merger Vasily Belokurov 20 February 2019
Cosmic Harmonies: Travels in Musical Time and Space Tim Watts 13 February 2019
Celebrating Women in Astronomy and E&D update at the IoA Clare Worley, Richard McMahon, Ian Parry 13 February 2019
The race to find the first stars David Aguado 6 February 2019
Dynamic Characterization of Galaxies in the first 1.5Gyr of the Universe Gareth Jones 6 February 2019
Black hole masses for tidal disruption events Thomas Wevers 30 January 2019
Constraints on dark energy and modified gravity from combined large-scale structure probes Alessio Spurio Mancini 23 January 2019
How to Read a Light Curve Emily Sandford 23 January 2019
Comoving stars in the Gaia era Semyeong Oh 16 January 2019
Exoplanets in High Resolution George Hawker 16 January 2019
2018
Title Speaker Date
Mirror instability and particle transport in galaxy clusters Sergey Komarov 28 November 2018
Mapping the Transient Sky with Gaia Simon Hodgkin 21 November 2018
Intergalactic Lyman continuum photon budget in the past 5 billion years Prakash Gaikwad 21 November 2018
Supermassive Black Hole Dynamics and Feedback: Coevolution with Nuclear Star Clusters Pawel Biernacki 14 November 2018