Particle Physics in Birmingham

Mike Kosterlitz; Nobel Laureate 2016

Particle Physics Seminar Programme

2021–2022

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 Jacob Kempster or Ian Kenyon.

Autumn Term 2021


Date Speaker Institute Title Information
22nd September Louis Helary DESY LUXE [abs]   [pdf]
29th September Lorenzo Tancredi TUM What's New in Particle Theory [abs]   [pdf]
6th October START at 1100 Laurent Lellouch University of Marseille Magnetic moment of the muon, the search for new fundamental physics and a lattice quantum chromodynamics calculation of hadronic vacuum polarization [abs]   [pdf]
13th October Miaoyuan Liu FNAL Accelerated Machine Learning for Triggering [abs]   [pdf]
20th October Paraskevi Ganoti Athens University Resonance Production from p-p to Heavy Ion Collisions [abs]   [pdf]
27th October Babette Dobrich CERN Dark Matter and Axion Searches [abs]   [pdf]
3rd November Christian Weinheimer University of Muenster Understanding Neutrino Properties, and their Mass Measurement [abs   [pdf]
10th November Marcella Bona Queen Mary, University of London Global Fits for CKM Parameter Extraction with UTfit [abs]   [pdf]
17th November Viktor Thoren University of Uppsala Light Hyperon Physics [abs]   [pdf]
24th November Laura Gonella Birmingham University Silicon Tracker R+D [abs]   [pdf]
8th December Klaus Reygers Heidelberg Recent Highlights from the ALICE Experiment [abs]   [pdf]
15th December Paolo Azzurri CERN Standard Model Measurements [abs]   [pdf]

Spring Term 2022


Date Speaker Institute Title Information
12th January Tom Bache Birmingham University Latest NA62 Results on the Search for K->pi nu nu and prospects for a Neutral Pion Dalitz Decay Measurement [abs]   [pdf]
19th January Nedaa-Alexandra Asbah Harvard University Evidence for Four Top Quark Production from ATLAS [abs]   [pdf]
26th January Kostas Nikolopoulos Birmingham University Non-parametric Data-driven Background Modelling using Conditional Probabilities [abs]   [pdf]
2nd February Aldo Ejlli Cardiff University Graviton-Photon Mixing and Future Laboratory Axion Searches [abs]   [pdf]
9th February Alison Elliot Queen Mary, University of London The Increasing Complexity of Dark Matter Searches in ATLAS [abs]   [pdf]
16th February Robert Schoefbeck HEPY Wien Testing the Standard Model effectively at the LHC [abs]   [pdf]
23rd February Antonio Costa Birmingham University Direct Search for the Higgs Boson to Charm Quarks Coupling at ATLAS [abs]   [pdf]
2nd March Fionn Bishop Cambridge University Beauty to to Doubly Open Charm Decays at LHCb [abs]   [pdf]
9th March Matthew Malek Sheffield University LAPPD [abs]   [pdf]
16th March Miguel Ramos-Pernas Warwick University Determination of the W mass at LHCb [abs]   [pdf]
23rd March Katharina Dort CERN Tracker and Vertex R+D for CLIC [abs]   [pdf]
6th April Phil Ilten Cincinnati University Charm Content of the Proton from LHCb [abs]   [pdf]

Summer Term 2022


Date Speaker Institute Title Information
27th April Tom Neep Birmingham University Rare Event Searches with Gaseous detectors [abs]   [pdf]
4th May Anthony Affolder UC Santa Cruz ATLAS Upgrade [abs]   [pdf]
11th May Andrea Knue University of Freiburg The Top Quark is still going strong (and electroweak) [abs]   [pdf]
18th May Zuzana Gruberova Charles University Prague Belle II [abs]   [pdf]
25th May Kirsty Duffy Oxford University MicroBooNE and the Case of the Missing Extra Neutrinos [abs]   
1st June Andrew Edmonds Boston University Mu2e [abs]   
8th June Ivan Polyakov Syracuse University Exotic Hadrons observed by LHCb [abs]   [pdf]
15th June Daniel Lewis Birmingham University Z gamma and Z gamma gamma production at ATLAS   
22nd June Tamara Vazquez Schroeder CERN Leptoquark searches at the ATLAS Experiment   

Seminars from previous years:
  2020-21     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