Birmingham Particle Physics Seminars

Seminar Programme 2008–2009

Particle Physics in Birmingham

Particle Physics Seminars take place in Poynting Small Lecture Theatre on Wednesdays at 1:30pm. Tea, coffee and biscuits are served at 1:15pm. Occasional changes of time are indicated in the agenda below.

Speaker suggestions or offers of talks very welcome! Please contact Juraj Braciník or Evgueni Goudzovski for further information.

Autumn Term 2008

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
8 Oct Paul Thompson Birmingham Heavy Flavour Content of the Proton [abs]    [pdf]
15 Oct Dan Traynor Queen Mary Particle Production from a HERA Perspective [abs]    [pdf]
22 Oct Mike Albrow Fermilab Exclusive Central Production, from ISR to Tevatron to LHC [advert]    [pdf]
29 Oct Matthew Barrett Brunel Investigating B→τν decay at BaBar with new Statistical Techniques [abs]    [pdf]
5 Nov Giles Harrison Reading High Energy Atmospheric Ionisation and Clouds
(joint particle & nuclear physics seminar)
12 Nov No seminar
19 Nov Mark Stockton Birmingham Production of Direct Photons in ATLAS [abs]    [pdf]
27 Nov
(unusual time/place)
Workshop "New Opportunities in Kaon Physics"
Aston Webb Building, room G33, 13:15–17:30
3 Dec Morgan Wascko Imperial College Search for Charged Current Coherent Pion Production by Neutrinos at SciBooNE [abs]    [pdf]
10 Dec
(Physics East 415b)
Stephen Hillier Birmingham ATLAS L1 Calorimeter Trigger [abs]

Spring Term 2009

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
14 Jan Marcel Stanitzki RAL Silicon Pixel R&D for future Linear Colliders [abs]    [pdf]
21 Jan Stephen Haywood RAL ATLAS Silicon Tracker End-cap [abs]    [pdf]
28 Jan No seminar
4 Feb Mark Pearce KTH, Stockholm Studies of cosmic Antiparticles with PAMELA [abs]    [pdf]
11 Feb Tim Greenshaw Liverpool Combined Function Magnets/Calorimeters [abs]
18 Feb Juraj Braciník Birmingham Charm Fragmentation in ep Collisions [abs]    [pdf]
25 Feb Anne Green Nottingham WIMP Hunting: Searching for dark Matter [abs]    [pdf]
4 Mar Alfons Weber RAL / Oxford Long Baseline Neutrino Oscillation Experiments [abs]    [ppt]
11 Mar No seminar (late cancellation)
18 Mar Jeremy Dickens Cambridge Rare Decays at LHCb [abs]    [pdf]

Summer Term 2009

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
6 May Orlando Villalobos-Baillie Birmingham The ALICE Experiment – Early Physics [abs]    [pdf]
13 May No seminar (late cancellation)
20 May No seminar (late cancellation)
27 May Martin Freer Birmingham The Structure of Light Nuclei: Some Unexpected Surprises
(joint particle & nuclear physics seminar)
3 Jun Thomas Burton Birmingham Transverse Spin Asymmetries in Neutral Strange Particle Production
(joint particle & nuclear physics seminar)
[advert]    [pdf]
10 Jun Lee Barnby Birmingham Recent Results from the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider:
a Perfect Liquid?
[abs]    [pdf]
17 Jun No seminar
24 Jun
(at 1:00pm)
Owen Miller Birmingham MAPS Calorimetry at the ILC [advert]    [pdf]

Seminars from previous years:
2007-8    2006-7    2005-6    2004-5    2003-4    2002-3    2001-2    2000-1    1999-2000