School of Physics and Astronomy Colloquia
This Colloquium series hosts prominent scientists who will discuss some of the newest developments in physics and astronomy. It is aimed at a general physics audience at a level accessible to physics PhD students.
All Colloquia will be held in Physics building at 4pm followed by refreshments in room C10.
Academic Year 2017/2018
||Prof Gianluca Gagliardi
||National Institute of Optics (INO), Italian Research Council
||Physical and chemical sensing with solid and liquid optical resonators.
||Prof Carlos Frenk
||A conclusive test of cold and dark matter?
||Dr Karen Masters
|| University of Portsmouth
||Mary Somerville and the Mechanism of the Heavens.
||Prof Jonathan Home
||Department of Physics, Institute for Quantum Electronics, Switzerland
||Quantum measurements of modular variables.
||Prof Frank Close
||Department of Physics, University of Oxford
||Half Life - divided lives of Bruno Pontecorvo, physicist or spy?
||Dr Matt Brookes
||Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre,University of Nottingham
||Quantum Sensing the Brain
||Dr Nir Navon
||Turbulence in a Quantum Gas
Previous academic year
||Prof Stephen Fairhurst, Cardiff University
||Prof Edwards Hinds, Imperial College, London
||Pro Ferdinand Schmidt-Kaler, University of Mainz
||Pro Carl M.Bender, Washington University in St Louis
||Dr Alexey Potapov, University of Nottingham
||Prof Robert Kennicutt FRS, University of Cambridge, Institute of Astronomy
||Dr Mark Richards, Imperial College London
||Prof Bill Unruh, University of British Colombia
||Special Double Colloquium. Prof Klemens Hammerer, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Hannover/Prof Dr Joerg Schmiedmayer, Vienna Centre for Quantum Science and Technology.
||Dr Jacob Sherson, CODER Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University Ny
Juan P. Garrahan (Condensed-matter theory)
Philip Moriarty (Experimental CM/Nanoscience)
Matthew Brookes (Magnetic Resonance)
Lucia Hackermüller (Cold Atoms)
David Maltby (Astronomy)
Tony Padilla (Particle Theory)