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The Astronomy Group seminars are usually organised every second week during the academic semester.

Time: Wednesday afternoons from 15:30-16:30

Location: Hicks Lecture Theatre 6

Contact: Joachim Bestenlehner and Manu Bernhard

Autumn Semester 2018/19

  • Fri 03 Aug 2018

    Madalyn Weston (University of Missouri-Kansas City)

    Spectral Energy Distribution Analysis of WISE-Selected Obscured AGNs in Major Mergers from the SDSS

  • Fri 24 Aug 2018 (Hicks LT6 at 16:00)

    Simon Tulloch (ESO, Garching)

    Low-noise CMOS imaging detectors for the Visible and Infra-Red

  • 19 Sep 2018

    Nicholas Ross (Edinburgh)

    Quasars: From the deepest inner accretion disk to the Outer Limits

  • 03 Oct 2018

    Olja Panic (University of Leeds)

    A* secret recipe for giant planet formation

  • 10 Oct 2018

    Emma Beasor (University of Liverpool)

    The evolution of red supergiants to supernova

  • 17 Oct 2018

    Sven van Loo (University of Leeds)

    Molecular shocks in the interstellar medium

  • 24 Oct 2018

    Yi Yang (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)

    Light Echoes Around Type Ia Supernova 2014J - From Near and Far

  • 14 Nov 2018

    Farzana Meru (University of Warwick)

    Spirals, rings, gaps and asymmetries: using disc structure to infer planet formation processes

  • 21 Nov 2018

    Judith Croston (Open University)

    Jet populations, environments and what we’re learning from LOFAR surveys

  • 05 Dec 2018

    Mark Sargent (Sussex)

    Environment and interactions - How (not) to produce a starburst galaxy

  • 12 Dec 2018

    Pierre Guillard (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris)

    How do galaxies get their gas? The role of accretion-driven turbulence in galaxy build-up

  • 19 Dec 2018

    Duncan Forgan (University of St. Andrews)

    Solving Fermi's Paradox: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

  • 16 Jan 2019

    Jim Dale (University of Hertfordshire)

    Star formation in the Galactic Centre

  • 23 Jan 2019

    Andreas Sander (Armagh Observatory and Planetarium)

    Understanding Wolf-Rayet stars and their winds

  • Fri 01 Feb 2019

    Evan Keane (Jodrell)

    The Past, Present and Future of Fast Radio Burst Science

  • 13 Feb 2019

    Julian Pittard (University of Leeds)

    Colliding Winds In Massive Star Binaries

  • 20 Feb 2019

    Richard De Grijs

    Blue stragglers and other stellar population mysteries beyond the Milky Way

  • 27 Feb 2019

    Renske Smit (Cambridge)

    Galaxies growing up in the Epoch of Reionisation