Birmingham Particle Physics Seminars

Seminar Programme 2012–2013

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 Simon Head or Ian Kenyon.

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
26th July Kostas Nikolopoulos Birmingham University Observation of an excess of events in the Search for the Higgs Boson with ATLAS at the LHC [abs]   [pdf]

Autumn Term 2012

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
26th Sep Orlando Villalobos-Baillie Birmingham University Latest Results from ALICE [abs]   [pdf]
3rd Oct Andrew Chisholm Birmingham University Χb Analysis at ATLAS [abs]   [pdf]
10th Oct Bo Jayatilaka Duke University Precision Measurement of the W Boson Mass at CDF [abs]   [pdf]
17th Oct Themis Bowcock Liverpool University LHCb: Forward Physics at the LHC to 2030 [abs]   [pdf]
24th October No Seminar   
31st Oct Antonella De Santo Sussex University SUSY Searches at ATLAS [abs]   [pdf]
7th Nov Dave Newbold Bristol University moved to 20th March   
14th Nov Cristina Lazzeroni Birmingham University Review of BEACH 2012 at Wichita [abs]   [pdf]
21st Nov Antonino Sergi CERN Recent Results in Kaon Physics Starts at 1300 [abs]   [pdf]
28th Nov Paul Newman Birmingham University The ICHEP'12 Conference: Soft Strong Interactions and Higgs Bosons [abs]   
5th Dec Ken Long Imperial College Neutrinos from Stored Muon Beams: an Incremental Approach to the Neutrino Factory [abs]   [pptx]

Spring Term 2013

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
9th Jan Christine Davies Glasgow University Stress-testing the Standard Model with Lattice QCD [abs]   [pdf]
16th Jan Morgan Wascko Imperial College The Search for Sterile (anti)Neutrinos with SciBoone and MiniBoone [abs]   [pdf]
23rd Jan Graham Ross Oxford University Whither SUSY? [abs]   [pdf]
30th Jan Max Klein Liverpool University LHeC Postponed to 22nd May   
6th Feb Neil McCauley Liverpool University Long Baseline Neutrino Experiments [abs]   [pdf]
13th Feb Mark Lancaster University College London Muon Physics - still room for surprises? [abs]   [pdf]
20th Feb Nikolaos Mavromatos King's College London Neutrinos and the Universe [abs]   [pdf]
27th Feb Mark Hadley Warwick University Explaining CP Violation with General Relativity [abs]   [pdf]
6th Mar Michael Tarbutt Imperial College Measurement of the Electron's Electric Dipole Moment [abs]   [pdf]
13th March No Seminar Reserved for C4 Project Talks   
19th March David Côté CERN The Quest for New Physics at LHC.
11am start in West 106
[abs]   [pptx]
20th March Dave Newbold Bristol University CMS: Today, Tomorrow and the Next Decade [abs]   [pdf]

Summer Term 2013

Date Speaker Institute Title Information
24th April Jan Strube CERN The CLIC Detector and Physics Programme [abs]   [pdf]
1st May Matthew Dolan Durham University MultiHiggs Production at the LHC: Trilinear Couplings and New Physics [abs]   [pdf]
8th May Maurizio Piai Swansea University The Holographic Techni-Dilaton [abs]   [pdf]
22nd May Max Klein Liverpool University LHeC Postponed   
5th June Malcolm Fairbairn King's College, London Update on Dark Matter Searches [abs]   
12th June Guoxing Xia Manchester University/Cockroft Institute Proton Driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration [abs]   

Seminars from previous years:
  2011-12     2010-11     2009-10     2008-9     2007-8     2006-7     2005-6  
2004-5 2003-4 2002-3 2001-2 2000-1 1999-2000