Particle Physics Seminars

Particle Physics seminars are held on Wednesday afternoons at 15:30 in Barkla Lecture Theater unless otherwise stated.

Details about the seminars, including abstracts and slides, are available on the indico page. Any queries, along with suggestions for speakers or offers of talks, are welcome and can be directed to Dr Steve Dennis.

Schedule for autumn 2018:

  • 3rd October: "Physics results from T2K" by Dr Patrick Dunne (Imperial)
  • 10th October: "The HIBEAM Experiment at the ESS" by Prof David Milstead (Stockholm)
  • 16th October: "Fast imaging with time-stamping optical cameras: from ions to entangled photons" by Dr Andrei Nomerotski (BNL)
  • 18th October: "Strangeness production at ALICE" by Dr Francesca Bellini (CERN)
  • 7th November: "Water Cherenkov Neutrino Detectors" by Dr Matthew Malek (Sheffield)
  • 21st November: "Results and Prospects from the NOvA Experiment" by Dr Christopher Backhouse (UCL)

Schedule for winter/spring 2018:

  • 9th January - MICE by Dr Steve Boyd (Warwick)
  • 16th January - Supernova Neutrinos by Dr Susan Cartwright (Sheffield)
  • 23rd January - Electron EDM by Prof Ben Sauer (Imperial)
  • 30th January - "Simplified and Simple Z' Explanations for RK(*)" by Prof Ben Allanach (Cambridge)
  • 6th February - Pierre Auger by Prof Alan Watson (Leeds)

Schedule for winter/spring 2018:

  • 30th January: "SK-Gd and EGADS: Water Cherenkov evolved", Dr Matthew Murdoch (JSPS Fellow)
  • 31st January: Department Colloquium
  • 7th February: "The hunt for axion dark matter", Dr. Edward Daw (Sheffield)
  • 11th April: "Axion physics and the LHC", Dr Andrea Thamm (CERN)
  • 18th April: "Forward Top Physics at LHCb", Dr Stephen Farry (Liverpool)
  • 2nd May: "Evidence for ttH production at the LHC", Dr Tamara Vázquez Schröder (McGill)
  • 16th May: "Probing the Higgs Yukawa Couplings at the LHC" by Prof. Konstantinos Nikolopoulos (Birmingham)
  • 22nd May: "The interplay between quarkonium and open heavy flavour in Pb-Pb collisions at the LHC" by  Audrey Francisco (IN2P3)
  • 30th May: "Probing the electroweak sector at the LHC" by Dr Kristin Lohwasser (Sheffield)
  • 6th June: Colloquium "Cosmology with radio and optical surveys" by Alkistis Pourtsidou (QMUL)
  • 13th June:  "Deep Learning -- Foundations of Deep Neural Networks" by Kurt Rinnert (Liverpool)
  • 27th June: "Dark matter with the NEWS-G experiment", by Dr I. Katsioulas (Orsay)