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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 2010/11

  • Thursday 16th September 2010

    Eli Bressert (University of Exeter/CfA)

    Do All Stars in the Solar Neighbourhood Form in Clusters?

  • Tuesday 21st September 2010

    Gopal Krishna (National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, India)

    Understanding X-shaped radio galaxies

  • Wednesday 3th November 2010

    Mark Gieles (University of Cambridge)

    The Life-Cycle of Globular Clusters

  • Wednesday 17th November 2010

    Nik Seymour (University College London)

    Star Formation in AGN: Insights from Herschel

  • Wednesday 24th November 2010

    Chris Watson (Queens University Belfast)

    Exoplanet host star activity: help or hindrance?

  • Wednesday 15th December 2010

    Ken Rice (University of Edinburgh)

    The role of disc self-gravity in the formation of stars and planets

  • Tuesday 11th January 2011

    Steffen Knollmann (Madrid)

    Cosmological simulations and their analyses

  • Wednesday 19th January 2011

    Gillian Wright (UKATC)


  • Wednesday 2nd February 2011

    Ben Stappers (University of Manchester)

    Transients and Pulsars with LOFAR