Birmingham Particle Physics Seminars

Seminar Programme 2009–2010

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).
Tea, coffee and biscuits are served at 1:15pm.
Directions: Poynting Building is marked R13 on the campus map.

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 Juraj Braciník or Evgueni Goudzovski.

Autumn Term 2009

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
14 Oct John Wilson Birmingham Review of the Lepton-Photon 2009 Conference [abs]   [pdf]
21 Oct No seminar (late cancellation)
28 Oct Chris Damerell RAL Physics and Technology of Silicon Detectors [abs]   [pdf]
4 Nov Chris Curtis Birmingham Single Top Production at Hadron Colliders [abs]   [pdf]
11 Nov Adrian Bevan Queen Mary Super Flavour Factories: SuperB [abs]   [pdf]
18 Nov
(at 1:00pm)
Nigel Watson Birmingham Calorimeter R&D for future e+e Colliders [abs]
25 Nov Gudrun Heinrich Durham Towards Automated NLO Tools [abs]   [pdf]
2 Dec
(at 1:10pm)
James Storey TRIUMF, Canada Towards Antihydrogen Confinement with the ALPHA Anithydrogen Trap [abs]

Spring Term 2010

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
20 Jan Eram Rizvi Queen Mary Black Holes, Extra Dimensions and the LHC [abs]   [pdf]
27 Jan Malcolm Fairbairn King's College London Dark Matter in the Galaxy and at the LHC – Making the Connection [abs]
3 Feb No seminar (late cancellation)
10 Feb Ryan Nichol University College London ANITA: Hunting for Ultra-High Energy Neutrinos in Antarctica [abs]   [pdf]
17 Feb No seminar
24 Feb Melissa George Queen Mary The Electromagnetic Calorimeter of T2K [abs]   [pdf]
3 Mar Liliana Teodorescu Brunel Evolutionary Computation Methods in Particle Physics [abs]   [pdf]
10 Mar Neil Collins Birmingham Top cross section (Current status and early LHC prospects) [abs]   [pdf]
17 Mar Roman Lietava Birmingham Recent results from ALICE [abs]   [pdf]

Summer Term 2010

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
12 May Evgueni Goudzovski Birmingham Precision Test of Lepton Universality at the CERN NA62 Experiment [abs]   [pdf]
19 May Laura Kormos Lancaster  Life on the Nu Frontier [abs]   [pdf]
26 May No seminar
2 Jun Anju Bhasin Jammu, India Physics of High Baryon Densities – the CBM Experiment at FAIR [abs]
9 Jun Simon Head Birmingham Spin correlation in the dileptonic decay of top quark pairs at ATLAS [abs]   [pdf]
7 Jul Matthew Lamont Brookhaven, USA Searching for the glue which binds us all – the case for an electron-ion collider
Joint PP & NP seminar. Location: Physics West Lecture Theatre 117.

Seminars from previous years:
2008-9    2007-8    2006-7    2005-6    2004-5    2003-4    2002-3    2001-2    2000-1    1999-2000