Birmingham Particle Physics Seminars

Seminar Programme 2011–2012

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 2011

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
28th Sep Matthew Wing University College London Proton-driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration — A New Route to a TeV Lepton Collider [abs]   [pdf]
5th Oct Evgueni Goudzovski Birmingham University Highlights from the EPS 2011 Conference [abs]   [ppt]
12th Oct Jeff Forshaw Manchester University Jet Vetoing and New Physics [abs]   [pdf]
19th Oct Costas Andreopoulos Rutherford Laboratory Neutrino Oscillation Results from T2K [abs]   [pdf]
26th Oct Ed Hinds Imperial College Improved Measurement of the Electron EDM [abs]   [pdf]
2nd Nov Paul Newman Birmingham University Future High Energy Electron-Proton Scattering: The LHeC Project [abs]   [pdf]
9th Nov Glen Cowan Royal Holloway University of London Recent Progress on Statistical Methods for LHC Physics [abs]   [pdf]
16th Nov No Seminar   
23rd Nov Roman Lietava Birmingham University Heavy Ions at LHC [abs]   [pdf]
30th Nov No Seminar   
7th Dec Mike Charlton Swansea University Trapped Antihydrogen [abs]   [pdf]
14th Dec Peter Krizan Ljubljana University From Belle to Belle II [abs]   [pdf]

Spring Term 2012

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
11th Jan Yuehong Xie Ediburgh University Recent Results at LHCb [abs]   [pdf]
18th Jan Richard Staley Birmingham University Trigger Electronics (postponed)   
25th Jan Ruben Saakyan University College London Topological Detection of double beta decay with NEMO-3 and SuperNEMO [abs]   [pdf]
1st Feb Samuel Henry Oxford University Moved to 2nd May [abs]   
8th Feb Jocelyn Monroe Royal Holloway (UL) DEAP/CLEAN-ing Dark Matter: the Search for Direct Detection with Liquid Argon [abs]   [pdf]
15th Feb Robert Thorne University College London PDFs and their Relation to LHC and Higgs Physics [abs]   [pdf]
22nd Feb Matthew Needham Edinburgh University Searching for New Physics in Bs meson decays with LHCb [abs]   [pdf]
29th Feb Terrance Figy Manchester University Other Higgses, at Resonance, in the Lee-Wick Extension of the SM [abs]   [pdf]
7th Mar Tim Martin Birmingham University Diffractive Interaction at the LHC [abs]   [pdf]
14th Mar No Seminar   
21st Mar Matthew Wingate Cambridge University Lattice QCD and the Search for BSM Signals in b Physics [abs]   [pdf]

Summer Term 2012

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
25th Apr Antonella De Santo Sussex University moved to Autumn Term   
2nd May Samuel Henry Oxford University The EDELWEISS Dark Matter Search [abs]   [pdf]
9th May Korinna Zapp Durham University Jet Quenching in the light of Perturbative QCD [abs]   [pdf]
16th May Yoshi Uchida Imperial College Muon-to-Electron Conversion with COMET and PRISM [abs]   [pdf]
23rd May Matthew Malek Imperial College moved to 13th June   
30th May Nick Evans Southampton University String Theory [abs]   [pdf]
6th June Orlando Villalobos-Baillie Birmingham University Postponed till Autumn Term   
13th June Matthew Malek Imperial College New Electron Neutrino Appearance Results from T2K [abs]   [pdf]

Seminars from previous years:
  2010-11     2009-10     2008-9     2007-8     2006-7     2005-6  
2004-5 2003-4 2002-3 2001-2 2000-1 1999-2000