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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 Iain McDonald.

December 3
Chris Lintott
Schuster Colloquium - The Zooniverse
December 10 Scott Ransom
But wait! There's more!: A Wealth of Science from Millisecond Pulsars
January 21 Cormac Purcell
(University of Sydney)
Additional Seminar: Probing the Galactic Magnetic Field using the Gum Nebula
January 28 Gary Fuller
(JBCA Manchester)
Peering into the Dark: Infrared Dark Clouds and Massive Star Formation
February 4
Colin Humphreys
(University of Cambridge)
Schuster Colloquium -
How Gallium Nitride can save energy and carbon emissions, and improve exam performance!
February 11 Moira Jardine
(St Andrews)
The Space Weather of other Suns
February 13
Jens Chluba
(IoA, Cambridge)
Additional Seminar: Science with CMB Spectral Distortions
February 25 Alastair Edge
The Rise and Fall (and Rise again!) of NGC1275
March 4
Val Gibson Schuster Colloquium - Fruitful flavour at the Large Hadron Collider
March 11
Stephen Padin
Schuster Colloquium - Prospects for far-infrared surveys
March 18 Richard Hills
How ALMA came to be
April 15 Ignas Snellen
Finding extraterrestrial life using ground-based high-dispersion spectroscopy
April 22
Ray Goldstein
(DAMPT, Cambridge)
Schuster Colloquium - Synchronization of Cilia
April 29 Daisuke Kawata
Spiral arms in numerical simulations of disc galaxies
May 6 Janet Drew
Surveying the optical Galactic Plane at 1 arcsec resolution
May 13 Debora Sijacki
How to model AGN in cosmological simulations?
May 20 Serena Viti
Determining the physical and chemical conditions of AGN and starburst galaxies
May 27 Douglas Scott
New results from Planck
May 29
Douglas Scott
Additional Seminar: Statistics of deep radio counts