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

Time: Wednesday afternoons from 16:00-17:00.

Location: Media Room (E39; go up one floor from the Hicks building main entrance on Hounsfield Road,
enter the Physics and Astronomy department double doors, and turn left almost at the end of
the main corridor into a side corridor [after the lift]; E39 is on your left after the next set of double doors).

Contact: David Hubber, D.Hubber@sheffield.ac.uk

Autumn Semester 2009/10


  • Wednesday 07th October 2009

    Chris Conselice (University of Nottingham)

    "The earliest galaxy assembly at z > 4"


  • Wednesday 21th October 2009

    John Richer (University of Cambridge)

    ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimetre Array: Status, Science, and Opportunities


  • Wednesday 28th October 2009

    Richard Wilson (Durham University)

    Atmospheric turbulence, seeing and astronomy


  • Wednesday 4th November 2009

    Dean McLaughlin (Keele University)

    Tidal stripping, compact ellipticals and ultracompact dwarf galaxies


  • Wednesday 25th November 2009

    Mark Westmoquette (University College London)

    Spatially-resolved studies of super star cluster feedback in starburst galaxies


  • Wednesday 9th December 2009

    Nate Bastian (University of Cambridge)

    Young massive stellar clusters as astrophysical probes


  • Wednesday 20th January 2010

    Matt Burleigh (University of Leicester)

    The end of solar systems: searching for old planets at white dwarfs


  • Friday 29th January 2010

    Sungsoo Kim (Kyung Hee University, South Korea)

    Star Formation in the Central Molecular Zone of the Milky Way