Particle Physics in Birmingham

Mike Kosterlitz; Nobel Laureate 2016

Particle Physics Seminar Programme

2020–2021

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) or ZOOM.
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 welcome! Please contact Angela Romano or Ian Kenyon.

Autumn Term 2020


Date Speaker Institute Title Information
30th Sept Cesar Jesus IFAE Barcelona Super FGD [abs]   [pdf]
7th Oct Clara Nellist CERN Four Tops results from ATLAS [abs]   [pdf]
21st Oct Guido Zavattini INFN Ferrara The XENON1t Excess Electron-recoil Events [abs]   [pdf]
28th Oct Sinead Farrington Edinburgh University Exotics Searches at Colliders, Why and How? [abs]   [pdf]
4th Nov Dario Buttazzo INFN Pisa BSM Lessons from flavour [abs]   [pdf]
11th Nov Joel Swallow Birmingham University NA62 Latest Results [abs]   [pdf]
18th Nov William Barter Imperial College LHCb [abs]   [pdf]
25th Nov Eluned Smith Aachen B->K*mumu [abs]   [pdf]
2nd Dec Gianluca Inguglia Institute for High Energy Physics, Wien Searches for New Interactions at Belle II [abs]   [pdf]
9th Dec Oleg Brandt Cambridge University ANUBIS [abs]   [pdf]
16th Dec Piotr Kalaczynski Polish National Centre for Nuclear Research KM3NeT-ORCA [abs]   [pdf]

Spring Term 2021


Date Speaker Institute Title Information
13th January Pawel Guzowski Manchester University Search for a light Higgs-Portal scalar boson and other New Physics models with MicroBooNE [abs]   [pdf]
20th January Francesco Pandolfi INFN-Roma Carbon Nanostructures for Dark Matter Detection [abs]   [pdf]
27th January Lukas Koch Oxford University The Mirror cracked.. constraining the Matter-Antimatter Asymmetry with T2K [abs]   [pdf]
3rd February Patrick Stengel SISSA Paleodetectors [abs]   [pdf]
10th February Ulrike Schnoor CERN and Glasgow University The Physics Potential of CLIC [abs]   [pdf]
17th February Javier Galan Zaragosa University Solar Axion Searches, and the next generation Helioscopes [abs]   [pdf]
24th February Guy Wilkinson Oxford University 91 GeV revisited [abs]   [pdf]
3rd March Stefano Gariazzo INFN-Torino The Cosmic Neutrino Background [abs]   [pdf]
10th March Panagiotis Bellos Birmingham University Study of Higgs Properties and BSM Search in the 4 Lepton Channel at ATLAS [abs]   [pdf]
17th March Kristin Lohwasser Sheffield University Photon Collisions at the LHC: Probing the Electroweak Sector [abs]   [pdf]
postponed Miaoyuan Liu FNAL Accelerated Machine Learning for Triggering [abs]   

Summer Term 2021


Date Speaker Institute Title Information
21st April Mick Mulder CERN New Results on rare B meson decays and Anomolies at LHCb [abs]   [pdf]
28th April Daniel Johnson CERN Tetraquarks at LHCb [abs]   [pdf]
5th May Maria Brunetti Warwick University The Pandora Event Reconstruction for DUNE [abs]   [pdf]
12th May Mateusz Dyndal CERN Gamma-gamma fusion [abs]   [pdf]
19th May Sergio Palomares-Ruiz University of Valencia Neutrino-Dark Matter Connections with High-Energy Neutrinos [abs]   [pdf]
26th May Themis Bowcock Liverpool University Muon g-2 [abs]   [pdf]
2nd June Ben Kilminster University of Zurich Probing ten orders of DM mass with DAMIC, and prospects for DAMIC-M [abs]   [pdf]
9th June Daniel Winterbottom Imperial College H -> tau tau [abs]   [pdf]
16th June Simon Viel Carleton University, Ottawa DEAP-3600 Results [abs]   [pdf]
23rd June Guido Zavattini INFN Ferrara PVLAS [abs]   

Seminars from previous years:
  2019-20     2018-19     2017-18     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