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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: Cristina Ramos Almeida C.Ramos@sheffield.ac.uk

Spring Semester 2011


  • Wednesday 9th February 2011

    Raphael Hirschi (Keele)

    "Life and Death of the Most Massive Stars"


  • Wednesday 16th February 2011

    Ryan Hickox (Durham)

    The dark and the light:  Black holes, dark halos, and their influence on galaxy evolution


  • Wednesday 2nd March 2011

    Andy Lawrence (Edinburgh)

    The Origin of the Radio Background; What is the Big Blue Bump?


  • Wednesday 16th March 2011

    Ben Davies (Cambridge)

    Exploring the Local Universe with Massive Stars


  • Monday 28th March 2011

    Pratika Dayal (AIP)

    Sights on cosmic dawn


  • Wednesday 30th March 2011

    Ben Burningham (Hertfordshire)

    The latest T dwarfs from the UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey


  • Wednesday 11th May 2011

    Jenny Patience (Exeter)

    High Resolution Companion Searches -- from Stars to Planets


  • Wednesday 8th June 2011

    Nick Moeckel (Cambridge)

    Stellar dynamics and high mass star formation


  • Wednesday 6th July 2011

    Pat Roche (Oxford)

    Spatially-Resolved mid-infrared spectroscopy of nearby active galaxies