Birmingham Particle Physics Seminars

Seminar Programme 2010–2011

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 Cristina Lazzeroni or Ian Kenyon.

Autumn Term 2010

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
13 Oct David Bugg QMUL The Covalent Bond in Particle Spectroscopy [abs]   [pdf]
20 Oct Alec Habig Minnesota University MINOS Results and Progress with NOvA [abs]   [pdf]
27 Oct Guennadi Borissov Lancaster University Search for new sources of CP violation with the DZero detector [abs]   [pdf]
3 Nov Paul Newman Birmingham University Review of Results from Summer Conferences [abs]   [pdf]
17 Nov Michal Kreps Warwick University Measurement of CP Violation in Bs→J/ψ+φ Decays at CDF [abs]   [pdf]
24 Nov Stuart Green University Hospital BNCT and the Medical Physics Facility [abs]   [pdf]
Joint Seminar with Nuclear Group
1 Dec No seminar
8 Dec Adrian Signer IPPP Durham Top quark physics at the LHC from a theory point of view [abs]   [pdf]
15 Dec Daniel Tapia Takaki IPN Orsay (CNRS) Central and forward inclusive J/ψ production in p+p collisions at Alice [abs]   [pdf]

Spring Term 2011

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
19 Jan Alan Watson Leeds University The properties of Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays and the problems that these pose [abs]   [pdf]
Joint Seminar with Astrophysics Group
26 Jan Steven Biller Oxford University The SNO+ Project [abs]   [pdf]
2 Feb Shaun Thomas University College London Weighing Neutrinos with Cosmology [abs]   [pdf]
Joint Seminar with Astrophysics Group
16 Feb Adam Davison University College London Jet Substructure Techniques and their applications at ATLAS [abs]   [pdf]
23 Feb Mark Thomson Cambridge University Detectors for a future high energy Lepton Collider [abs]   [pdf]
2 Mar Jim Virdee Imperial College and CERN The CMS Experiment at LHC and the First Results [abs]   [pdf]
9 Mar Paula Chadwick Durham University Results from the HESS Telescopes [abs]   [pdf]
16 Mar No seminar
23 Mar Sebastian Jaeger Sussex University New Physics at LHCb [abs]   [pdf]
30 Mar No seminar

Summer Term 2011

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
4 May Mitesh Patel Imperial College and CERN The LHCb Experiment at LHC: First Results and Prospects [abs]   [pdf]
11 May Matthew Malek Imperial College Supernovae Relic Neutrino Searches at SuperK [abs]   [pdf]
Joint Seminar with Astrophysics Group
18 May Gary Barker Warwick University LAr detectors [abs]   [pdf]
25 May Chris Damerell RAL The silicon pixel tracker - beginning of a revolution? [abs]   [pdf]
Starts at 1415
1 Jun Ben Allanach DAMTP Cambridge SUSY Monojets at LHC [abs]   [pdf]
8 Jun Angela Romano Birmingham University The NA62 Experiment at CERN [abs]   [pdf]
15 Jun No seminar
22 Jun Zoe Matthews Liverpool University Proton-Proton Collisions in ALICE at LHC [abs]   [pdf]

Seminars from previous years:
2009-10    2008-9    2007-8    2006-7    2005-6    2004-5    2003-4    2002-3    2001-2    2000-1    1999-2000