Birmingham Particle Physics

Seminar Programme 2007-2008

Particle Physics in Birmingham

Particle Physics Seminars take place on Wednesdays at 13:15, currently in the West Seminar Room (W103). Tea, coffee and biscuits are served at 13:00.

Speaker suggestions or offers of talks very welcome! Please contact Paul Newman or John Wilson for further information.

Summer Term 2008

Date Speaker Institute Title
30 April Paul Harrison Warwick Flavour Permutation Symmetry and Fermion Mixing
7 May Evgueni Goudzovski Birmingham The ratio K->mu nu / K-> e nu and other NA48 Measurements
14 May No seminar    
21 May Philip Harris Sussex Testing Time Reversal: The search for the Neutron Electric Dipole Moment
28 May Neil Spooner Sheffield Proton Decay and Neutrino Astrophysics with EU LAGUNA
4 June No seminar    
11 June Elliot Leader ICSTM The Curse of Spin: Lurching From One Crisis to the Next
18 June No seminar    

Spring Term 2008

Date Speaker Institute Title
9 Jan Costas Foudas ICSTM The CMS Trigger System at the LHC and the Super-LHC
16 Jan Themis Bowcock Liverpool Building the LHCb Vertex Detector
23 Jan Steve Boyd Warwick Back from the Dead : Neutrino Cross Section Measurements
30 Jan Stuart Green Birmingham Particle Beams and New Radiotherapy Techniques
6 Feb No seminar   (Late cancellation to be rearranged)
13 Feb No seminar   (Late cancellation to be rearranged)
20 Feb Paul Newman Birmingham Deep Inelastic Scattering at the TeV Energy Scale and the LHeC
27 Feb Terry Sloan Lancaster Cosmic Rays and Global Warming
5 Mar Fabrizio Salvatore Royal Holloway The CALICE Project
12 Mar No Seminar ------ Lots of C4 project talks this week!
19 Mar Pablo del Amo Sanchez Paris VI / VII Time-Dependent Dalitz-Plot Analysis of the Charmless Decay B0 -> K0S pi+ pi- at BaBar

Autumn Term 2007

Date Speaker Institute Title
3 Oct Chris Hays Oxford W Mass and Width Measurements at CDF
10 Oct Nitesh Soni Birmingham Highlights from B Factories at the 2007 Summer Conferences
17 Oct Andy Wolski Cockcroft Institute Recent Developments in Accelerator Science
24 Oct Daniel Tapia-Takaki Birmingham Physics Performance studies for the ALICE experiment at the CERN LHC
31 Oct Cristina Lazzeroni Birmingham The NA48 Experiment and Kaon Physics
7 Nov Adrian Bevan QMUL The physics potential of a Super-B factory
14 Nov Alan Martin Durham The impact of HERA on QCD and Proton Structure
21 Nov Antonella de Santo Royal Holloway Prospects for SUSY Searches at ATLAS
28 Nov Andrew Kirk Culham Nuclear Fusion: on earth as it is in the heavens?
5 Dec Alberto Vecchio Birmingham Searches for Gravitational Waves
12 Dec Richard Bates   Glasgow Silicon detectors for the ATLAS tracker upgrade

Seminars from previous years:
2006-7    2005-6    2004-5    2003-4    2002-3    2001-2    2000-1    1999-2000

Last updated: 13th September 2007