Particle Physics Seminar Programme

2023–2024

Welcome to the University of Birmingham Particle Physics group seminars page.
Particle Physics Seminars are held on Wednesdays at 1:30pm in the Poynting Small Lecture Theatre (room S06).
The Poynting Building is at R13 on the campus map. Tea, coffee and biscuits are served at 1:15pm.

The agenda is directly retrieved from Indico. Abstracts and slides can be found by clicking on the title of each talk.

Speaker suggestions, offers of talks or enquires are welcome! Please contact Karol Krizka or Felicia Volle.

Autumn Term 2023

Date Speaker Institute Title
04 Oct 13:30 Paul Richard Newman University of Birmingham The Electron-Ion Collider
18 Oct 13:30 Josh McFayden University of Sussex FASER
08 Nov 13:30 Abbey Waldron Queen Mary, University of London ProtoDUNE Measurements for DUNE
15 Nov 13:30 Marc Granado Gonzalez University of Birmingham Applications of particle physics techniques for proton computed tomography
29 Nov 13:30 Angela Romano University of Birmingham HIKE: High Intensity Kaon Experiments
06 Dec 13:30 Saskia Charity University of Liverpool Measurement of the muon anomalous magnetic moment with the Fermilab g-2 experiment

Spring Term 2024

Date Speaker Institute Title
17 Jan 13:30 Jan Kretzschmar University of Liverpool News from the W boson
24 Jan 13:30 Sarah Louise Williams University of Cambridge The Future Circular Collider as a Higgs/top/EW Factory: status and plans for FCC-ee
31 Jan 13:30 Chris Rodgers RAL The Muon Collider: A Next-Generation Facility at the Energy Frontier
07 Feb 13:30 Julia Manuela Cardoso Silva The University of Edinburgh Search for exclusive hadronic decays of the W boson with ATLAS
13 Mar 13:30 Stefano Vergani UCL PUEO and Ultra High-Energy Neutrino Astronomy

Summer Term 2024

Date Speaker Institute Title
24 Apr 13:30 Håkan Wennlöf Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron The Tangerine project: Development of high-precision 65 nm silicon MAPS
01 May 13:30 Gareth Bird University of Cambridge High Mass Neutral particles at ATLAS
08 May 13:30 Mihaela Marinescu University of Birmingham Measurement of the W and Z cross section at 13.6 TeV with ATLAS
15 May 13:30 William Alan Bertsche University of Manchester Antimatter Gravitation Studies with Trapped Antihydrogen
22 May 13:30 Lucian Harland-Lang University College London The LHC as a photon-photon collider
29 May 13:30 Maria Mironova Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. Higgs, what now? Measurements of VH, H→bb/cc and the ATLAS Higgs Physics Program in the Post-Higgs-Boson-Discovery Era
05 Jun 13:30 Ethan Lewis Simpson University of Manchester How we turned the LHC into the world’s largest quantum information experiment
12 Jun 13:30 vacant
19 Jun 13:30 vacant

Seminars from previous years: