HEP Seminars



Autumn Term 2018

Date Speaker Title
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Slides
Jan 16 Ben Allanach
(Cambridge)
Phenomenology of Z' Explanations of Neutral Current B Anomalies [slides]
Jan 23 Linda Cremonesi
(UCL)
Hunting ultra high energy neutrinos in Antarctica [slides]
Jan 30 Alexander Deisting
(RHUL)
ALICE Hardware Development [slides]
Feb 6 Seth Zenz
(QMUL)
Understanding the Higgs Boson: Where We Are, Where We're Going, and How To Get There [slides]
Feb 13 Inna Kucher
(Ecole Polytechnique)
Jets as a probe of the Quark-Gluon Plasma [slides]
Feb 20 Karen Kirkby
(Manchester)
Proton Therapy the myths and the magic []
Feb 26 1st year PG student talks:
Matthias Dubouchet (ICL)
Charles Naseby (ICL)
M. Hassan Hassanshahi (ICL)
The COMET Experiment: Status and Prospects
Tokai to Kamioka and E61
Probing the Higgs CP Nature in the H→ττ Decay
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Feb 27 Vincenzo Patera
(Roma)
The FOOT (FragmentatiOn Of Target) experiment []
Feb 28 1st year PG student talks:
Julia-Suzana Dancu (ICL)
Joseph Davies (ICL)
Matthew Bradley (ICL)
David Monk (ICL)
Probing LFU in B→K(*)ll decays at CMS
BSM physics using Higgs to diphoton decays at CMS
Measuring B meson production at LHCb
Exploring CMS L1 Trigger Firmware Algorithms for HL-LHC
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Mar 6 Alan Watson
(Leeds)
Recent results on Astrophysics and Particle Physics from studies of cosmic rays with the Pierre Auger Observatory [slides]
Mar 13 Cedric Lorce
(Ecole Polytechnique)
Spin physics with a fixed-target experiment @LHC []
Mar 20 Marc Dunser
(ETHZ)
Double parton scattering in the WW channel []

All seminars are in Blackett Laboratory Rm 539, at 3 pm on Wednesdays, unless otherwise stated. Tea and biscuits are served 15 minutes before the seminar time when the room booking allows.

Anyone wishing to give a seminar should contact Patrick Dunne or Rob Bainbridge.

Information on previous seminars can be found here.

Suggestions welcome - Enjoy!