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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: Media Room (E44; 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]; E44 is on your left after the next set of double doors).

Contact: Marvin Rose m.rose@sheffield.ac.uk and Claire Esau c.esau@sheffield.ac.uk

Autumn Semester 2015/16


  • 30th Sep 2015

    Alvaro Orsi(CEFCA)

    Protoclusters traced by AGN: Proving galaxy formation at high redshift


  • 14th Oct 2015

    Seppo Mattila (Turku)

    Core-collapse SNe as tracers of cosmic star formation


  • 21st Oct 2015

    Andy Pollock (Sheffield)

    X-rays from hot stars


  • 28th Oct 2015

    Rowan Smith (Manchester)

    Clouds, Filaments and Massive Stars


  • 29th Oct 2015

    Dimitrios Gouliermis (Heidelberg)

    Linking the various scales of star formation


  • 11th Nov 2015

    Sugata Kaviraj (Hertfordshire)

    Early-type galaxies: the last 10 billion years


  • 18th Nov 2015

    GROUP TALKS


  • 1st Dec 2015 (Tue)

    Beth Biller (Edinburgh IfA)


  • 2nd Dec 2015

    Marvin Rose (Sheffield)

    Coronal Line Forest AGN: A test of the torus model?


  • 9th Dec 2015

    Manda Banerji (Cambridge IoA)

    High-Redshift Dusty Quasars: Supermassive Black Holes in Formation?


  • 10th Dec 2015 (Thu)

    Jonathan Tan (Univ. Florida)

    The Galactic Star Formation Hierarchy


  • 13th Jan 2016

    Jim Geach (Hertfordshire)

    Galaxy-scale feedback without AGN: detection of a molecular wind driven by stars


  • 22nd Jan 2016 (Fri, LT7, 1pm)

    Marta Volonteri (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris)

    Fred Combley Lecture: The first massive black holes


  • 27th Jan 2016

    Nate Bastian (LJMU)

    The Puzzle of Multiple Populations in Globular Clusters