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:||Thijs Kouwenhoven, T.Kouwenhoven@sheffield.ac.uk|
Spring Semester 2008
- Wednesday 20th February 2008
Dr. Patricia Sanchez-Blazquez(UCLAN)
"Kinematic and Stellar Population Gradients as Fingerprints of Past Mergers in Elliptical Galaxies"
- Wednesday 5th March 2008
- Wednesday 12th March 2008
Dr. John Eldridge(IoA Cambridge)
"Massive binaries: locally, at high redshift and as supernova progenitors"
- Wednesday 9th April 2008
Dr. Willem-Jan de Wit(University of Leeds)
"Formation of massive stars in the infrared at high angular resolution"
- Wednesday 30th April 2008
Departmental Colloquium: Prof. Alan Watson, FRS(University of Leeds)
"Is the search for the origin of the highest energy cosmic rays over?"
- Wednesday 7th May 2008
Prof. Ian Bonnell(University of St. Andrews)
"Star Formation in Spiral galaxies"
- Wednesday 14th May 2008
Dr. Chris Simpson(Liverpool John Moores University)
"Radio Observations of the Cosmic X-ray Background"
- Wednesday 21st May 2008
Dr. Brent Groves(Leiden University)
"The Spectral Energy Distribution of Starburst Galaxies"
- Wednesday 11th June 2008
Dr. Christian Knigge(Southampton University)
"The Evolution of Cataclysmic Variables"
- Wednesday 18th June 2008
Prof. Li Chen(Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
"Galactic Open Clusters and the LOCS Project"
- Wednesday 9th July 2008
Mr. James Mullaney(Durham University)
"Complexities of the emission line regions of AGN"