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 2009
- Wednesday 04 February 2009
Dr. Barbara Ercolano (Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge)
"Life and Death of Irradiated Gaseous Protoplanetary Disks"
- Thursday 05 February 2009
Dr. Jungjoo Sohn (Kyung Hee University and Korea National University of Education, South Korea)
"Probing Inward Motions in Starless Cores"
- Wednesday 11 February 2009
Dr. David Bersier (Liverpool John Moores University)
"The Connection Between GRBs and Supernovas. Or is There Any?"
- Tuesday 24th February 2009 (17:00 in Lecture Theatre 5)
Prof. Neil Spooner (University of Sheffield)
IOP Yorkshire Colloquium: "LAGUNA: Toward a Particle Astrophysics Detector the size of a Mountain and what it will tell us about the Meaning of Life and Everything"
- Tuesday 10th March 2009 (17:00 in Lecture Theatre 5)
Prof. Mike Edmunds (University of Cardiff)
IOP Yorkshire Colloquium: "Sir Isaac Remembers"
- Wednesday 01 April 2009
Dr. Huub Röttgering (Leiden Observatory, Netherlands)
"LOFAR - Opening up a New Window on the Universe"
- Wednesday 15 April 2009
Dr. Chris Conselice (University of Nottingham)
"The Evolution of Galaxy Structures at z < 1"
- Tuesday 5th May 2009 (17:00 in Lecture Theatre 5)
Prof. Sheila Rowan (University of Glasgow)
IOP Yorkshire Colloquium: "Gravitational Waves - towards a new astronomy"
- Wednesday 6th May 2009
Prof. Patrick Woudt (The University of Cape Town, South Africa)
- Friday 15th May 2009 (11:00 in Meetings Room)
Gregg Hallinan (National University of Ireland, Galway)
"Ultracool dwarf Pulsars"
- Wednesday 20th May 2009
Prof. Andrew King (University of Leicester)
"Black Holes and Galaxy Formation"
- Friday 22nd May 2009
Dr. Cheung-Hoon Cha (University of Leicester)
"Kelvin-Helmholtz instability with Godunov-type SPH"
- Friday 12th June 2009 (Meetings Room)
11:00 - 11:30: Dr. Ranieri Baldi (University of Turin)
"The birth, life and death of radio-loud AGN"
11:30 - 12:00: Dr. Cristina Ramos Almeida (IAC, Tenerife)
"Nuclear activity and star formation in galaxies: an infrared view"
12:00 - 12:30: Dr. Paul Westoby (Liverpool JMU)
"A comparative kinematic study of the central kiloparsec region of active and inactive galaxies"
- Tuesday 30th June 2009
Dr. Andrew Robinson (Rochester Institute of Technology, USA)
"Reflections on Kicked Black Holes"
- Wednesday 1st July 2009
Prof. Mike Cruise (University of Birmingham)
"The Potential for Very High Frequency Gravitational Wave Detection"
- Thursday 2nd July 2009 (13:00-14:00)
Dr. Bill Vacca (SOFIA)
"The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA): Current Status and Scientific Promise"
- Wednesday 8th July 2009
Dr. Annette Ferguson (University of Edinburgh)
"The Outskirts of Galaxies within and beyond the Local Group"
- Tuesday 21st July 2009
Dr. Almudena Alonso Herrero (IEM, CSIC, Spain)
"Spitzer/IRS Spectral Mapping of Luminous Infrared Galaxies"
- Wednesday 22nd July 2009
Dr. Joana Oliveira (University of Keele)
"The low-mass population in NGC6611"