Particle Physics in Birmingham

Birmingham Particle Physics Seminars

Seminar Programme 2014–2015

Particle Physics in Birmingham

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 also available at Talks@bham (but this page is updated first).

Speaker suggestions, offers of talks or enquires are very welcome! Please contact Chris Hawkes or Ian Kenyon.

Summer 2014


Date Speaker Institute Title Information
Thursday 17th July Phil Allport Liverpool University From Higgs to Healthcare: Developments in Particle Tracking for HL-LHC and Proton Therapy [abs]   [pdf]

Autumn Term 2014


Date Speaker Institute Title Information
1st October Peter Watkins Birmingham University ICHEP 2014 Conference Review [abs]   [pdf]
15th October Paul Thompson Birmingham University The Search with ATLAS for Higgs Decays to Beauty [abs]   [pdf]
22nd October Ian Shipsey Oxford University LSST Moved to Feb 11 2015   
29th October Lee Thompson Sheffield University Current and Future Long Baseline Neutrino Experiments [abs]   [pdf]
5th November Phil Burrows Oxford University The International Linear Collider [abs]   [pdf]
12th November Richard Mudd Birmingham University Higgs Coupling Measurements at ATLAS [abs]   [pdf]
19th November Geoff Hall Imperial College Tracking and Trigger Upgrades of CMS [abs]   [pdf]
26th November Christine Davies Glasgow University What lattice QCD can do for experiment [abs]   [pdf]
3rd December Andrey Golutvin Imperial College, London SHiP Moved to 25th March   
10th December Michal Kreps Warwick University Exotic Meson Spectroscopy [abs]   [pdf]

Spring Term 2015


Date Speaker Institute Title Information
14th January 1400 start Max Baak CERN Global Electroweak Fit at NNLO - Prospects for for LHC and ILC [abs]   [pdf]
21st January Iris Gebauer KIT Karlsruhe AMS-02 on the International Space Station [abs]   [pdf]
Thursday 29th January 1700 start Andre Mischke Utrecht Probing Hot QCD Matter [abs]   
4th February Christian Beck Queen Mary College, London Axionic Dark Matter Search with Josephson Junctions and SQUIDs [abs]   
11th February Ian Shipsey Oxford University LSST [abs]   
18th February Chris Parkinson Birmingham University NA62 Status   
25th February Roxanne Guenette Oxford University Searching for Sterile Neutrinos with LAr detectors   
4th March Annika Lohstroh Surrey University Rad Hard Semiconductor Detectors   
11th March Teppei Katori Queen Mary College, London Tests of Lorentz Invariance and CPT violation with Neutrinos   
18th March Reserved 4th Year Student Project Talks   
25th March Andrey Golutvin Imperial College, London SHiP   

Summer Term 2015


Date Speaker Institute Title Information
29th April Jo Dunkley Oxford University PLANCK Data and Particle Physics   
6th May Jennifer Smillie Edinburgh University Jets, Jets, Higgs and Jets   
13th May Andy Chisholm Birmingham University Search for Higgs and Z-boson decays to J/ψ+γ and ϒ+γ with ATLAS   
Thursday 28th May Simon Peeters Sussex Studying Weakly Interacting Particles at SNOLAB: SNO+ and DEAP3600   
3rd June Maria Ubiali Cambridge University Parton Distributions for LHC Run II [abs]   
10th June Alex Mitov Cambridge University Precision Top Physics at Hadron Colliders   
17th June Neville Harnew Oxford University The LHCb ToF upgrade: TORCH   

Seminars from previous years:
  2013-14     2012-13     2011-12     2010-11     2009-10     2008-9     2007-8     2006-7     2005-6  
2004-5 2003-4 2002-3 2001-2 2000-1 1999-2000