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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

Spring Semester 2017


  • 15 Feb 2017

    Mikako Matsuura (Cardiff)

    Dust and molecules in Supernova 1987A


  • 22 Feb 2017

    Klaas Wiersema (Leicester)

    Polarisation studies of gamma-ray burst afterglows


  • 01 Mar 2017

    Jay Farihi (UCL)

    Exoplanetary archaeology: observing the fossil record of rocky planetary systems


  • 22 Mar 2017

    Elme Breedt (Warwick)

    The Galactic population of double degenerate binaries


  • 06 Apr 2017

    Francesco Santoro (University of Groningen/ASTRON)

    The jet-ISM interaction in the outer filament of Centaurus A from MUSE and APEX perspectives


  • 10 Apr 2017

    Pablo Rodriguez-Gil (IAC/La Laguna)

    Eyesight to the blind: Probing CVs at the upper edge of the period gap during low states


  • 26 Apr 2017

    James Aird (Cambridge)

    X-rays across the galaxy population: tracing star formation and AGN activity


  • 03 May 2017

    Malcolm Bremer (Bristol)

    The evolution of galaxy morphology and stellar populations


  • 10 May 2017

    Ian Shipsey (University of Oxford)

    The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope


  • 17 May 2017

    Estelle Pons (Cambridge)

    Investigations of AGN populations through X-ray and optical surveys


  • 24 May 2017

    Elizabeth Stanway (Warwick)

    Exploring the properties of distant star formation with observations and models


  • 14 Jun 2017

    Jonathan Mackey (Dublin)

    Simulating nebulae around massive stars during their evolution


  • 05 Jul 2017

    Joana Oliveira (Keele)

    Spectroscopic Surveys of Young Stellar Objects in the Magellanic Clouds


  • 19 Jul 2017

    Patricia Bessiere (University of ConcepciĆ³n)

    Characterising the host galaxies of type II quasars


  • 09 Aug 2017

    Tim Lichtenberg (ETH Zurich)

    TBC