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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 E39 Media Room (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: Marvin Rose m.rose@sheffield.ac.uk and Claire Esau c.esau@sheffield.ac.uk

Autumn Semester 2016/17


  • 28th Sep 2016

    Julie Wardlow (Durham)

    Unveiling extreme dusty star-formation at z>2


  • 12th Oct 2016

    Chris Copperwheat (LJMU)

    The Large Robotic Telescope: a facility for the new era of time domain astronomy


  • 26th Oct 2016

    Cosimo Inserra (Queen's University Belfast)

    Superluminous supernovae: state of art and beyond


  • 9th Nov 2016

    Timothy Davis (Cardiff)

    The dark hearts of galaxies: molecules as dynamical probes of galaxy evolution


  • 23rd Nov 2016

    Scott Gregory (St. Andrews)

    The evolution of pre-main sequence stars


  • 7th Dec 2016

    Sarah Ragan (Leeds/Cardiff)

    Connecting the initial conditions of star formation to their Galactic origins


  • 21st Dec 2016


  • 11th Jan 2017

    Jose Groh (Trinity College Dublin) ***CANCELLED***


  • 25th Jan 2017