Particle Physics in Birmingham

Mike Kosterlitz; Nobel Laureate 2016

Particle Physics Seminar Programme


Particle Physics in Birmingham

David Thouless; Nobel Laureate 2016

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 Parkinson or Ian Kenyon.

Autumn Term 2017

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
27th September Jacob Kempster Birmingham University Top B physics with the ATLAS experiment [abs]   [pdf]
4th October Phil Allport Birmingham University Overview on Particle Physics Detector R&D [abs]   [pdf]
11th October Frank Krauss Durham University Precision simulation for the LHC and beyond [abs]   [pdf]
18th October Simone Bifani Birmingham University Flavour anomalies at LHCb [abs]   [pdf]
25th October David Hadley Warwick University Hyper-K [abs]   [pdf]
1st November Ioannis Giomataris CEA Saclay MicroMegas and Developments [abs]   [pdf]
8th November Laura Gonella Birmingham University Pixel Detectors: from Segmented Diodes to Monolithic Imaging Sensors [abs]   [pdf]
15th November Andreas Goudelis LPTHE Jussieu Constraining pseudoscalar-mediated dark matter models with the LHC and cosmology [abs]   [pdf]
22nd November Darren Price Manchester University Measuring the Invisible: New Approaches to Dark Matter Searches at Colliders [abs]   [pdf]
29th November Paul Thompson Birmingham University Evidence for the H to bb decay in VH production with the ATLAS detector [abs]   [pdf]
6th December Andy Chisholm CERN Searching for Higgs boson decays to charm quark pairs with charm jet tagging at ATLAS [abs]   [pdf]

Spring Term 2018

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
10th January Phil Burrows Oxford University and RAL A next-generation energy-frontier linear electron positron collider: status of the ILC and CLIC projects [abs]   [pdf]
17th January Silvia Martellotti INFN KLEVER: An experiment to measure the BR(KL -> π0 + νbar + ν) at the CERN SPS [abs]   [pdf]
24th January Jeff Hartnell Sussex University New NOvA neutrino oscillation results and future prospects with NOvA and DUNE [abs]   [pdf]
31st January Ed Daw Sheffield University The Hunt for Axion Dark Matter [abs]   [pdf]
7th February Matthew Wingate DAMTP Cambridge Studies of b-quark decays using experiment plus lattice QCD [abs]   [pdf]
14th February Rhys Owen University of Birmingham The ATLAS Trigger System [abs]   [pdf]
21st February Ben Sauer Imperial College Time Reversal and Electron edm [abs]   
28th February Dave Wark RAL All the K's [abs]   
7th March Elena Graverini CERN SHiP [abs]   
14th March Reserved for Course 4   
21st March Themis Bowcock Liverpool University Muon g-2: The Lighthouse on the Carousel   

Summer Term 2018

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
25th April Lucian Harland-Lang Oxford University The MMHT View of the Proton   
2nd May Tim Gershon Warwick University Tetraquarks and Pentaquarks [abs]   
9th May Phil Illten Birmingham University Quarkonia in Jets   
16th May Victoria Martin Edinburgh University Higgs' Coupling to Quarks   
23rd May Orlando Villalobos-Baillie Birmingham University ALICE physics: an update   
30th May Sinead Farrington Warwick University ATLAS and the Upgrade Trigger Processor   
6th June Jim Napolitano Rensselaer Polytechnic PROSPECT [abs]   
13th June Richard Ruiz Durham University Collider Tests of Neutrino Mass Models   

Seminars from previous years:
  2016-17     2015-16     2014-15     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