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

Autumn Semester 2017


  • 20 Sep 2017

    Jose Groh (Trinity College Dublin)

    The surprising look of massive stars before death


  • 27 Sep 2017

    Cass Hall (Leicester)

    Gravitational Instability in Protostellar Discs


  • 11 Oct 2017 - two 30 minute talks

    Justyn Maund (UoS)

    The progenitors of supernovae

  • Clive Tadhunter (UoS)

    Transient activity in Ultra Luminous Infrared Galaxies


  • 22 Nov 2017

    Antonia Bevan (UCL)

    The unsolved mystery of cosmic dust


  • 29 Nov 2017

    Amy Bonsor (Cambridge)

    Geology, rocky exo-planets and white dwarfs


  • 06 Dec 2017

    Fabian Schneider (University of Oxford)

    The stellar initial mass function in the local 30 Doradus starburst


  • 13 Dec 2017

    Pierre-Alain Duc (Strasbourg)

    Exploring the formation and evolution of massive galaxies with deep imaging


  • 17 Jan 2018

    Boris Gaensicke (Warwick)

    TBC


  • 31 Jan 2018

    Jim Dale (Hertfordshire)

    TBC