Our Research

Upcoming JBCA and Schuster Colloquia

JBCA Colloquia begin at 3.00pm every Wednesday in the Sir Bernard Lovell Seminar Room (3.225) in the Alan Turing Building, unless otherwise stated. Tea, coffee and biscuits are served from 2.45pm. The post-colloquium social starts at 4.30pm in the tea room.

Schuster Colloquia normally start at 2.30pm and take place in the Rutherford Lecture Theatre in the Schuster Building.

Extra seminars, which can be organised by anyone in the group separately from the colloquium series, are also included on this page for convenience.

To view a talk abstract, click on the talk title. Click again on the talk title to hide the abstract.

Want to suggest a speaker? Get in touch with the JBCA Colloquium organisers: Rob Beswick, Michael Brown and Mike Peel.

DateSpeakerTopic
February 26 Jean-Luc Starck
(CEA, Saclay)
Joint CMB map reconstruction from WMAP-9yr and Planck-PR1 data
March 5 Manda Banerji
(UCL)
The Dustiest Quasars in the Universe: Observing the transition from starburst to AGN
March 12 Ian Shipsey
(Oxford)
March 19 Carole Mundell
(LivJMU)
The Transient Explosive Universe
April 2 Iain McDonald
(Manchester)
Metal-poor stars: tracers of the Universe's chemical evolution
April 9 Jane Greaves
(St Andrews)
Searching for solar system twins
April 23 Chris Hales
(NRAO)
The nature of faint polarized radio sources
April 30 Benjamin Joachimi
(UCL)
Errors of errors and systematics of systematics
May 7
2.30pm
Subir Sarkar
(Oxford)
May 7
4pm
Daniel Mortlock
(Imperial)
Bayesian model comparison in astronomy and cosmology
May 14 Annette Ferguson
(Edinburgh)
The Peripheries of Nearby Galaxies: Dim but not Dull
May 21 Keith Grainge
(Manchester)
AMI follow up of the Planck cluster catalog
May 28 Katherine Joy
(Manchester)
Unravelling the impact history of the Moon
June 4 David Kipping
(CfA, Harvard)
Asterodensity Profiling: A New Tool for Studying Exoplanets
June 11 Shaun Hotchkiss
(Sussex)
Towards a void function: constraining cosmological models with voids