Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Seminars

2017
Title Speaker Date
Polluted White Dwarfs: Insights Regarding Exo-Planetary Systems John Harrison 6 December 2017
Lyman-Alpha Emitting Galaxies During Cosmic Reionization Lewis Weinberger 29 November 2017
The shapes of dark halos Edward Lilley 22 November 2017
Simulating rotating core-collapse supernova progenitor stars Avishai Gilkis 22 November 2017
Using tidal disruption events to study supermassive black holes Thomas Wevers 15 November 2017
VIRAC: NIR Astrometry in the Galactic Plane and Bulge Leigh Smith 15 November 2017
Studying Super-Eddington Accretion with High-Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy Peter Kosec 8 November 2017
The X-Shooter Spectral Library (and other cool stuff) Anais Gonneau 8 November 2017
Secular resonance sculpting in debris disks Ben Yelverton 1 November 2017
Using multiwavelength variability properties to infer the structure of AGN Douglas Bouisson 1 November 2017
The Disk Reflection Spectrum of NLS1 IRAS 13224-3809 Jiachen Jiang 25 October 2017
The life cycle of cool gas in cluster cores Stephen Hamer 25 October 2017
An astrometric search method for gravitational waves using Gaia Deyan Mihaylov 18 October 2017
The first detection of the EM counterpart of a gravitational wave Carlos Gonzalez-Fernandez 18 October 2017
GravityCam: detecting larger numbers of Earth size planets using gravitational microlensing Craig Mackay 11 October 2017
Towards a measurement of the neutrino mass in cosmology Daan Meerburg 11 October 2017
Cells, Planets, Stars and Galaxies. Projects@CASU: creating image and spectroscopy analysis systems for data intensive science Nic Walton (IoA) 4 October 2017
Chemical and kinematical studies of the Milky Way based on the LAMOST Galactic Spectroscopic Surveys Yang Huang, KIAA Peking 27 September 2017
ALMA high-resolution observations of molecular gas kinematics in nearby galaxies Kyoko Onishi (Ehime University) 6 September 2017
Measuring the Hubble constant with Type Ia supernovae as near-infrared standard candles Suhail Dhawan (Stockholm) 30 August 2017
The evolution of photo-evaporating proto-planetary discs in binaries Giovanni Rosotti 14 June 2017
Updating the global star formation law Mia de los Reyes 14 June 2017
Exploring the Star-Forming Hosts of Reddened Quasars at z~2 Clare Wethers 7 June 2017
Unveiling young massive stars with near infrared spectroscopy and submillimetre interferometry John Ilee 7 June 2017
The fall of the Northern Unicorn: Proper motions of the Monoceros stream and ring Thomas de Boer 31 May 2017
Modelling supernova feedback in cosmological simulations of galaxy formation Matthew Smith 31 May 2017
Accreting white dwarfs from Gaia alerts Elme Breedt 24 May 2017
Hunting for Dippers with Machine Learning Christina Hedges 24 May 2017
Observational signatures of warps in circumbinary discs Attila Juhasz 17 May 2017
Chemical enrichment of giant planets and discs due to pebble drift Richard Booth 17 May 2017