Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Seminars

Title Speaker Date
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
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
The H2 gas mass in planet-forming discs - a massive problem Mihkel Kama 14 November 2018
Solo Dwarfs: Exploring Dwarf Galaxies near the Local Group Clare Higgs 7 November 2018
Ionised Gas Kinematics in Dust-Obscured Quasars at z>2 Matthew Temple 7 November 2018
Formation & Evolution of Close-in Exoplanets Hilke Schlichting 31 October 2018
Astrometric effects of a stochastic gravitational wave background Deyan Mihaylov 24 October 2018
Constraining Neutrino Mass with the Tomographic Weak Lensing Bispectrum William Coulton 24 October 2018
Journey to CyberSecurity World Eduardo Gonzalez-Solares 17 October 2018
Detecting relativistic effects in galaxies and cluster Hongsheng Zhao 17 October 2018