Particle Physics in Birmingham

Birmingham Particle Physics Seminars

Seminar Programme 2015–2016

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 2015

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
15th July Daniel Jeans Tokyo University ILD: a Detector for the International Linear Collider [abs]   [pdf]

Autumn Term 2015

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
30th September 1300 start Kathryn Grimm Lancaster University The H -> tau tau channel at ATLAS [abs]   [pdf]
7th October Juan Rojo Oxford University The Structure of the Proton in the Higgs Boson Era [abs]   [pdf]
14th October Paul Newman Birmingham University Review of Summer Particle Physics Conferences [abs]   [pdf]
21st October Peter Griffith Birmingham University moved to Spring Term   
28th October Tommi Markkanen Kings College, London Spacetime Curvature and the Higgs Stability before and after Inflation [abs]   [pdf]
4th November Luca Pescatore Birmingham University Rare Decays at LHCb: Searching for New Physics in b-> sl+l- Transitions [abs]   [pdf]
11th November Doug Cowen Pennsylvania State University High Energy Atmospheric Neutrino Appearance and Disappearance with IceCube [abs]   [pdf]
18th November Alexander Belyaev Southampton University Probing the Higgs Boson with Vector-Boson Scattering [abs]   [pdf]
25th November Nansi Andari CERN Search for Higgs pair production in the gamma gamma bb final state with the ATLAS Detector [abs]   [pdf]
2nd December Greig Cowan Edinburgh University Anomalies in the Heavy Flavour Sector [abs]   
9th December Dimitris Varouchas LPNHE Paris Jet Physics at ATLAS [abs]   

Spring Term 2016

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
13th January 1300 start Peter Griffith Birmingham University The Λb Baryon at the LHCb Experiment [abs]   
20th January Bruno Zamorano Sussex University Recent Results from NoVA   
27th January Jan Eriksson Swansea University ALPHA   
3rd February Louis Lyons Oxford University Statistical issues in Searches for New Physics   
10th February TBC Alex Martyniuk University College London A search for Diboson Resonances at ATLAS using Boson-tagged Jets   
17th February Antonin Vacheret Oxford University SoLid: Search for a New Kind of Matter with a Compact Scintillator Detector   
24th February 1300 start Stephen West Royal Holloway University of London Big Bang Synthesis of Nuclear Dark Matter   
2nd March Mitesh Patel Imperial College London Angular Analysis of K*μ μ at LHCb   
9th March Ben Krikler Imperial College London COMET   
16th March C4 Project reports   
23rd March TBC Jennifer Thomas University College London MINOS+, NoVa and CHIPS   

Summer Term 2016

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
date name Institution title of seminar   

Seminars from previous years:
  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