Past HEP Seminars



Spring Term 2017

Date Speaker Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Jan 10
(Tuesday)
Jordan Myslik
(LBL)
The MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR []
Jan 18 Nick Wardle
(Imperial)
Higgs Couplings Combination [.pdf]
Jan 25 Corrinne Mills
(UIC)
What's next for Higgs Bosons at the LHC? []
Feb 01
Phenomenology Lectureship Presentations []
Feb 08 Mark Whitehead
(CERN)
Measurement of the Untitary Triangle angle gamma []
Feb 15 No Seminar No Seminar
Feb 22 Postgraduate seminar []
Mar 01 Postgraduate seminar []
Mar 08 No seminar No seminar
Mar 15 Maarten Boonekamp
(CEA/IRFU)
ATLAS W Mass []
Mar 22 No seminar Cancelled


Autumn Term 2016

Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Oct 05 Jeff Hartnell
(Sussex)
Neutrino oscillation results from NOvA [.pdf]
Oct 12 Paul Dauncey
(Imperial)
State of the nation [N/A]
Oct 19 Marta Verweij
(CERN)
Jet quenching in heavy-ion collisions at the LHC []
Oct 26
(Starts 14h, see link,
please register)
Gabriella Gonzales (LSU), Marcelle Soares-Santos (FNAL), Eugene Lim (KCL), Tim Sumner (ICL) Gravitational Wave Symposium [Indico]
Nov 2 Aran Garcia-Bellido
(Rochester)
Top gear at the LHC []
Nov 9 Kirsty Duffy
(Oxford)
Neutrino oscillation at T2K: a Bayesian perspective []
Nov 16 Francis Froborg
(Imperial)
WIMP Modulation Detection with SABRE [.pdf]
Nov 24
(Thursday)
Angela Papa
(PSI)
The mu -> e + gamma decay search with the full dataset of the MEG experiment []
Nov 30 Matthew Malek
(Sheffield)
The WATCHMAN Project: Using Anti-Neutrinos for Nuclear Threat Reduction []
Dec 7 Emma Kuwertz
(Victoria)
Searching for SUSY in the Z-peak []
Dec 14 David G. CerdeƱo
(Durham)
On the (low) Threshold of New Physics []


Summer Term 2016

Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
May 5 (Thu!) Veronica Sanz
(Sussex)
The diphoton resonance as a gravity mediator of Dark Matter [X]
May 11 No seminar
No seminar []
May 18 Lea Caminada
(Zurich)
The Phase 1 Upgrade of the CMS Pixel Detector []
May 25 No seminar
(cancelled)
No seminar []
Jun 1 No seminar
tba []
June 8 Marco Pappagallo
(Glasgow)
Experimental evidence for exotic states []
June 15 Stefan Soldner-Rembold
(Manchester)
Neutrino Physics with Liquid Argon Detector []
June 29 Elisabetta Pianori
(Warwick)
ATLAS and CMS Higgs coupling combination []
July 7 Alejandro Carabre-Fernandez
(UPenn)
Medical Accelerator Applications []


Spring Term 2016

Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Jan 15 Cora Dvorkin
(Harvard)
Traces of the Early Universe in the CMB and the Large-Scale Structure []
Jan 20 Chris Rogers
Muon Cooling in the MICE experiment []
Jan 27 Yanyan Gao
(Edinburgh)
High mass dibosons gatherings at the LHC []
Feb 3 Ben Krikler
(Imperial)
An Early-Stage Perspective of The COMET Experiment []
Feb 10 Nicola McConkey
(Sheffield)
Liquid Argon detector development []
Feb 17 Uta Klein
(Liverpool)
Turning the LHC into a powerful Higgs facility []
Feb 23 PG students
(Imperial)
1st year PG talks []
Feb 25 PG students
(Imperial)
1st year PG talks []
Mar 2 Lauren Tompkins
(Stanford)
The ATLAS Track Trigger []
Mar 9 Christian Schwaneberger
(DESY)
Top Precision Measurements and Searches for New Physics []
Apr 13 Mark Lancaster
(University College London)
The g-2 experiment []


Autumn Term 2015

Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Sep 30 Hugh Lippincott
(Fermilab)
Searching for Dark Matter with Bubble Chambers []
Oct 07 Alex Martyniuk
(UCL)
Search for diboson resonances at ATLAS using boson-tagged jets []
Special Seminar
Oct 12, 3:30pm, Blackett 630
Richard Gaitskell
(Brown University)
LUX and LZ - the direct search for Dark Matter and novel approaches to low-energy calibration []
Oct 14 Paul Dauncey
(Imperial)
State of the Nation []
Oct 21 Pip Hamilton
(Imperial)
Neutrino Cross-Section Measurements in Argon Gas []
Oct 28 Doug Cowen
(Penn State)
High Energy Atmospheric Neutrino Appearance and Disappearance with IceCube []
Nov 04 Gabriel Collin
(MIT)
Status of global sterile neutrino fits []
Nov 11 Chris Parkinson
(Birmingham)
NA62/K->nn []
Nov 18 Greg Ciezarek
(Imperial)
Lepton non-universality in B to tau decays? []
Nov 25 Franco Bradamante
(Trieste)
The COMPASS experiment and the spin of the nucleon []
Dec 02 Yoshi Uchida
(Imperial)
First year PG T2K lecture []
Dec 09 Christian Schwanenberger
(DESY)
Status of topq quark physics and the DESY physics pogramme []
Dec 16 Michaela Queitsch-Maitland
(University of Manchester)
First ATLAS results from the 13 TeV run []


Summer Term 2015

Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Apr 29 Alain Blondel
(Geneva)
CERN: the next 60 years and 100 kilometers []
May 6 Tommi Markkanen
(Imperial College London)
Stability of the electroweak vacuum during inflation []
May 13 Yacine Hadday
(IC & Durham)
High granular calorimetry for the future international linear collider []
May 20 Diego Guadagnoli
(Laboratoire d'Annecy-le-Vieux)
Lepton Flavor Violation in B decays? []
May 27 Gordon Watts
(University of Washington)
ATLAS Searches for Long Lived Particles Decaying to Hadronic Jets []
Jun 03 Dan Faircloth
(Rutherford Laboratory)
Particle Sources []
Jun 10 Silvia Pascoli
(Durham)
Neutrino Phenomenology: from Underground to the Skies []
Jun 17 Philipp Roloff
(CERN)
Physics and detectors at CLIC []
Jun 24 Lyn Evans
(CERN/IC)
Colliders, past, present and where next? []
Spring Term 2015
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Jan 14 Martin White
(Adelaide)
SUSY searches at ATLAS []
Jan 21
No Seminar []
Jan 28
[]
Feb 4
[]
Feb 11
NB: 10:00 am, Room 1004
Mark Hartz
(IPMU)
nuPRISM: A Novel Experiment for Studying Neutrino Interactions []
Feb 11 Konstantinos Nikolopoulos
Higgs searches in CMS []
Feb 18 1st year PG students
1st year talks
[]
Feb 25 1st year PG students
1st year talks
[]
Mar 04 Rebecca Lane
Searches for Higgs bosons in the tautau final state at CMS []
Mar 11 Paula Alvarez
CP violation in charmless B decays at LHCb []
Mar 18 Daniele Mirarchi
Crystal collimation for LHC []
Mar 25
Special time: 3 pm
Room 741
Cheryl Patrick
(Northwestern University)
Latest results from Minerva []
Autumn Term 2014
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Oct 8th Bjorn Penning
(Imperial)
DM searches at collider []
Oct 15th Paul Dauncey
(Imperial)
state of the nation []
Oct 22nd Sascha Turczyk
(Mainz)
Vub []
Oct 29th Seth Zenz
(Imperial)
Seaches for invisibly decaying Higgs bosons at CMS []
Nov 5th Marin Karuza
(Rijeka)
The CAST experiment []
Nov 12th Alex Mitov
(Cambridge)
Precision top physics at hadron colliders []
Nov 19th Peter Millington
(Munich)
Questions of Causality in Quantum Field Theory []
Nov 26th Patrick Owen
(Imperial)
Flavour physics []
Dec 3rd Matthew Malek
(Imperial)
ANNIE []
Dec 10th Anthony Hillairet
(Victoria)
The T2K experiment: Neutrino oscillation measurements, and much more! []
Summer Term 2014
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Apr 30th Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
May 7th no seminar
no seminar []
May 14th Xianguo Lu
(Heidelberg)
ALICE []
May 21st Elliot Leader
(Imperial)
TBC []
May 28th Misha Shaposhnikov
(EPFL)
What next for the SM? []
Jun 18th Matteo Cremonesi
TBC []
Jun 23rd [note day!] [room 630!] Alexander Malinin
(CERN)
Long duration balloon astrophysics in antartica [room 630] []
Jun 27th [note day, time!] [room: Huxley, 503, 13:30-14:30] Satish Desai
(Minnesota)
Nova [room: Huxley, 503, 13:30-14:30] []
Spring Term 2014
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Jan 13th
Kevin McFarland
(Rochester)
Neutrino cross-section measurements with MINERvA []
Jan 15th Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
Jan 22nd Steven King
(Southampton)
Unified theories of quarks and leptons []
Jan 29th Sarah Malik
(Imperial)
CMS []
Feb 5th Alexander Malinin
(CERN)
Long duration balloon astrophysics in antartica []
Feb 12th Hywell Owen
(Manchester)
Title TBC []
Feb 19th 1st Year PG students
1st Year PG talks []
Feb 26th Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
Mar 5th Xianguo Lu
(Heidelberg)
ALICE (TBC) []
Mar 7th at 13:30
SPECIAL DAY AND TIME!
Prof Yifang WANG
(IHEP)
Daya Bay Experiment and the Future of Chinese Neutrino Physics Program []
Mar 12th Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
Mar 19th Mauro Dinardo
(Milano)
K*0mumu at CMS []
Mar 26th, moved to Apr 3rd IOP rehearsals
3rd Year PG talks []
Autumn Term 2013
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Oct 9th NB:15:30
Jordan Nash
(Imperial)
State of the nation []
Oct 16th Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
Oct 23rd TBC
TBC []
Oct 30th Stephane Platchkov
(CEA)
Compass []
Nov 6th Alistair Currie
(Imperial)
DM searches with LUX []
Nov 13th Alexi Smirnov
(ICTP Trieste)
Neutrino physics in Ice []
Nov 20th Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
Nov 27th Nazilla Mahmoudi
(LPC Clermont-Ferrand)
Superiso []
Dec 4th Andrey Golutvin
(Imperial)
Proposal to search for Heavy Neutral Leptons at the CERN SPS []
Dec 11th Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
Summer Term 2013
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
May 1st
Mark Hadley
(Warwick)
Parity violation, the greatest scientific blunder of the 20th century []
May 8th Andrew Gilbert
(Imperial)
Higgs to tau tau at CMS []
May 15th Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
May 22nd Cedric Lorce
(IN2P3)
What is a particle? []
May 29th N.E. Mavromatos
(KCL)
Neutrinos in Early Universe and the Dark Sector []
Jun 5th Sylvie Rosier
(Annecy)
AMS []
Jun 12th Oleg Brandt
(Goettingen)
Top quark mass []
*Fri* Jun 21st Herman Winick
(SLAC)
Sesame []
*Mon* Jun 24th - exceptionally at 14:00PM Lesya Shchutska
(Florida)
Search for SUSY in multilepton final state at CMS []
*Thurs* Jun 27th - exceptionally at 11:00AM Brian Rebel
(Fermilab)
Liquid Argon Detectors at Fermilab: From R&D to LBNE []
Spring Term 2013
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Jan 9th
Antonin Vacheret
(Oxford)
MARS detector
Jan 16th Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
Jan 23rd Martin Gorbahn
(Liverpool)
Flavour Physics []
Jan 30th Daniel Lopez
(Buenos Aires)
Lepton displaced vertices signals at the LHC []
Feb 6th Jenny Thomas
(UCL)
Future Neutrino Programme []
Feb 13th Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
Feb 20th 1st year PG students
(CERN)
1st year PG student talks []
Feb 27th Luca Stanco
(INFN Padova)
ICARUS/NESSiE programme []
Mar 6th Jan Straube
(CERN)
CLIC []
Mar 13th Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
Mar 14th
Special time: 11:30
Dr Teppei Katori
(MIT)
Tests of Lorentz Violation with Neutrinos []
Mar 20th Dr Nishita Desai
Physics beyond the Standard Model with pythia 8 []
Autumn Term 2012
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Oct 3rd
No seminar No seminar
Oct 10th Jordan Nash
(Imperial)
State of the Nation []
Oct 17th Nick Wardle
(Imperial)
Search for H->gamma gamma at CMS []
Oct 24th Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
Oct 31st Andrew Rose
(Imperial)
CMS upgrade []
Nov 7th Thomas Blake
(CERN)
Flavour physics results []
Nov 14th Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
Nov 21st TBC TBC []
Nov 28th Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
Dec 5th Nigel Smith
(SNOLab Director)
SNO []
Dec 12th Jon Hays
(QMW)
Higgs update []
Summer Term 2012
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
May 2
Sahal Yacoob
(University of Witwatersrand)
Precision Measurement of the W Boson Mass at D0 []
May 9 Soo-Bong Kim
(Seoul National University)
Observation of the last, weakest neutrino transformation at RENO []
May 16 Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
May 23 Asher Kaboth
(Imperial)
First Look at Underground Data from the DMTPC Experiment []
May 30 Joe Walding
(Royal Holloway)
The 2011 MINOS Anti-Neutrino Oscillation Result []
Jun 6 No seminar
No seminar []
Jun 14 at 11:00
Note special day and time!
Kam-Biu Luk
(University of California and LBNL)
Latest results of the Daya Bay Reactor Antineutrino Experiment
Seminar is in Room 1004
[]
Jun 20 Leszek Roszkowski
(University of Sheffield)
Constrained Supersymmetry - Dreams Confronting Reality []
Jun 25
Note special day!
Lee Roberts
(Boston University)
The Muon g-2 Experiment at Fermilab
Seminar is on Room 630
[]
Spring Term 2012
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Jan 11
No Seminar
[]
Jan 18 Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
Jan 25 Matthew Pusey
(Imperial College London)
The quantum state cannot be interpreted statistically []
Feb 1 Kazuhiro Terao
(MIT)
Double CHOOZ []
Feb 8 Athina Meli
(University of Liege)
Cosmic rays and relativistic shock acceleration in extragalactic jets: Numerical simulations []
Feb 15 Barbara Camanzi
(RAL)
How physics can help in the battle against cancer []
Feb 22 1st year PG students 1st year seminars []
Feb 29 Boris Kayser
(Fermilab)
A Unified Theoretical Treatment of B-meson and Neutrino Oscillation []
Mar 7 Mat Charles
(Oxford)
First evidence for CP violation in charm decays at LHCb []
Mar 14 Tracy Berry
(Royal Holloway)
Exotics in ATLAS []
Mar 21 Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
Mar 28 3rd year PG students IOP Practise talks []
Autumn Term 2011
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Oct 5
Jordan Nash
(Imperial College London)
State of the Nation []
Oct 12 Ben Allanach
(Cambridge)
SUSY Theory []
Oct 19 Antonella De Santo
(Sussex)
SUSY Searches at ATLAS []
Oct 26 Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
Nov 2 Jocelyn Monroe
(Royal Holloway University of London)
DEAP/CLEAN-ing Dark Matter: the Search for Direct Detection with Liquid Argon []
Nov 9 Steve Dytman
(University of Pittsburgh)
Leverhulme Lecture:
Monte Carlo Event Generators in Neutrino Oscillation Experiments
[PDF]
Nov 16 Matthew Wingate
(Cambridge)
Lattice QCD calculations of b decays and the search for BSM physics []
Nov 23 Cancelled
[]
Nov 30 Ed Hinds
(Imperial College London)
eEDM []
Dec 7 Thomas Blake
(CERN)
TBC []
Dec 14 Physics Department Colloquium
Physics Department Colloquium []
Summer Term 2011
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
May 4
Leszek Roszkowski
(University of Sheffield)
Cancelled []
May 11 A.N.Other
Physics Department Colloquium []
May 18 Emily Nurse
(UCL)
Soft QCD at ATLAS []
May 25 Melissa George
(University of Sussex)
Cancelled []
Jun 1 Morgan Wasko
(ICL)
Search for Sterile Neutrinos at Delta-m^2 ~ 1eV^2 with SciBooNE and MiniBooNE []
Jun 8 A.N.Other
Physics Department Colloquium []
Jun 15 Matthew Malek
(ICL)
A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far Away: Searches for Supernova Relic Neutrinos []
Jun 22 Giulia Manca
(The University of Cagliari)
Quarkonium results at LHCb []
Jun 29 Ben Allanach
(The University of Cambridge)
Cancelled! []
Jul 13 Yoshi Uchida
(Imperial College London)
First Nue Appearance Result from T2K []
Spring Term 2011
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Jan 12
N.B. Room 741 !
Anne Green
(University of Nottingham)
Astrophysical uncertainties on dark matter direct detection []
Jan 19
No Seminar, HEP open day []
Jan 26 A.N.Other
(Director, Grantham Institute)
Physics Department Colloquium []
Feb 2 No seminar
No seminar []
Feb 9 Chris Damerell
(RAL)
The silicon pixel tracker; beginning of a revolution? []
Feb 16 Jon Hays
(Imperial)
Recent Results in SUSY Higgs Searches at DZero []
Feb 23 A.N.Other
(Director, Cockcroft Institute)
Physics Department Colloquium []
Mar 2 1st year postgraduate students First year talks []
Mar 9 1st year postgraduate students First year talks []
Mar 16 Valery Khoze
(IPPP, Durham)
Precision targets for luminometry at the LHC from theoretical perspective []
Mar 23 A.N.Other
(Director, Institute for Security Science and Technology)
Physics Department Colloquium []
Mar 30 3rd year postgraduate students IOP Practise Talks []
Autumn Term 2010
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Oct 4
N.B.: Special Day!
Prof Guy F. de Téramond Peralta
(University of Costa Rica and SLAC)
Hadron Spectroscopy and Form Factors in AdS-QCD for Experimentalists [PDF]
Oct 6
N.B.: 16:30
Prof Jordan Nash
(Imperial)
State of the Nation
Followed by HEP Group Welcome Party.
[]
Oct 13 No Seminar scheduled (Departmental PG Welcome)
Oct 20 No seminar scheduled (Commemoration Day)
Oct 27 Ruth Toner
(Cambridge)
New Results from the MINOS Experiment []
Nov 3 Jad Marrouche
(Imperial)
W-Polarisation Studies at the LHC with CMS []
Nov 10 Prof. Andrei Seryi
(Director, John Adams Institute for Accelerator Science)
Physics Department Colloquium []
Nov 17 Steve Biller
(Oxford)
The SNO+ Project []
Nov 24 Michal Kreps
(Warwick)
Measurement of CP Violation in Bs -> J/psi+phi Decays at CDF []
Dec 1 Guennadi Borissov
(Lancaster)
Evidence for an Anomalous Like-Sign Dimuon Charge Asymmetry []
Dec 8 Sebastian Jager
(Sussex)
New Physics at LHCb []
Summer Term 2010
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
June 2
N.B.: Room 630 at 16:15
Prof Glennys Farrar
(NYU)
Ultrahigh energy cosmic rays: experimental progress and the puzzles the data present []
June 9 Dr Morgan Wascko
(Imperial)
Measurements of Neutral Current Neutral Pion Produciton by Neutrinos with SciBooNE [PDF]
Spring Term 2009
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Feb 3 Mark Tibbets
(Imperial College)
Study of |Vtd/Vts| Using a Sum of Exclusive B->X gamma Final States Reconstructed with the BaBar Detector []
Feb 10 Dr Yoshi Uchida
(Imperial College)
Muon Physics with COMET []
Feb 17
Departmental Colloquium []
Feb. 24 Dr Adrian Bevan
(Queen Mary)
Super Flavour Factories: SuperB []
Mar. 2 and 4
(Lunchtime)
First Year Students
(Imperial College)
First Year Seminars []
Mar. 17 Prof Gustaaf Brooijmans
(Columbia University)
After the Standard Model []
Mar. 24 IOP Half Day Meeting []
Mar. 25
(12-2 in 539; 2-4 in 1004)
3rd Year Students
(Imperial College)
IOP Practice Talks []
Mar. 30 Many
(Imperial College)
2010 HEP Masterclass
Autumn Term 2009
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Sep 15th
(3pm)
Martin Hewitson
Albert Einstein Institut, Hannover
Building a Gravitational Wave Observatory: The story of GEO600 []
Oct 14th Jordan Nash
State Of the Nation
Oct 21st
Commemoration Day []
Oct 28th Tim Andeen
(CERN)
Measurement of the W mass at D-Zero []
Nov 4th
Departmental Colloquium []
Nov 11th
12:30, Room 1004
Mark Dorman
(UCL)
Preliminary CCQE Neutrino-Nucleus Scattering Results from MINOS [PPT]
Nov 18th
[]
Nov 25th Evgueni Goudzovski
Birmingham
A Precision Test of Lepton Universality at the NA62 Experiment at CERN []
Dec 2nd Mayda Velasco
(Northwestern)
Performance and Readiness of the CMS Hadronic Calorimeter for the Beginning of the LHC Era []
Dec 9th Anne Dabrowski
CERN (Accelerator and Beams Dept.)
Recent results from CLIC studies []

Spring Term 2009
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Jan 14 Dr Ricardo Goncalo
(Royal Holloway)
The ATLAS Trigger []
Jan 21 Dr Mike Williams
(Imperial College London)
Partial Wave Analysis Results for omega Photoproduction and the Search for Missing Resonances []
Jan 28 David Lee
(Imperial College)
Laser based Beam Diagnostics for the RAL Front End Test Stand []
Feb 4 Prof. Sathyaprakash
(University of Cardiff)
Gravitational Waves []
Feb 12 at 3 pm
N.B. Special Day and Time!
Prof Jordan Goodman
(University of Maryland)
TeV Cosmic Gamma Ray Physics with Milagro and HAWC []
Feb 24 & 26
N.B. Special Days!
Many
(Imperial HEP)
First Year PG Seminars
Mar 4 Dr Alex Tapper
(Imperial College London)
The CMS Trigger []
Mar 18 Jaroslaw Pasternak
(Imperial College)
Fast circular accelerators for future muon and proton beams [PPT]
Mar 24
N.B.: Special Day
Dr Michael Albrow
(Fermilab)
Central Exclusive Production: from the ISR to the LHC [PPT]
Apr 1 Ken Peach
(John Adams Institute/Oxford)
Charged Particle Therapy: Physicists meet Physicians [PPT]

Autumn Term 2008
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Sept 16th Stan Brodsky
(SLAC and IPPP)
Novel Phenomena in QCD [PDF]
Oct 7 Ben Allanach
(Cambridge)
LHC Weather Forecasts and Dark Matter
Joint HEP/Theory Seminar - Huxley 503, 2pm
[]
Oct 15 No seminar (Departmental PG Welcome)
Oct 22 No Seminar (Commemoration Day)
Oct 24 Jordan Nash State of the Nation and Group Welcome Party
Blackett 539, 3pm
Oct 29 Antonin Vacheret
(Imperial College London)
Reinventing the Photomultiplier []
Nov 5 Pierluigi Belli
(University of Rome Tor Vergata)
Signals From the Universe: From DAMA/NaI to DAMA/LIBRA
Joint HEP/Theory seminar - Blackett 539, 4pm
[]
Nov 12 Matthew Ryan
(Imperial College London)
The CMS ECAL []
Nov 19 Rob Bainbridge
(Imperial College)
The CMS Tracker [PDF], [PPT]
Nov 24 Daniel Kaplan
(Illinois Institute of Technology
New Experiments with Anti-Protons [PDF]
Dec 3 Tim Scanlon
(Imperial College London)
Higgs Results from the Tevatron []
Dec 10 Chris Hays
(University of Oxford)
Search for High-Mass Resonances in CDF Dimuon Data [PPT]
Tue Dec 16
Special time/place
Lectrure Theater 2 at 14:30
Prof Bikash Sinha
(Saha Institute &
Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre)
Nuclear and Solar Power for Sustainable Energy Resources
A New Paradigm for Conserving the Ecological Balance

(Seminar notice)
[]

Summer Term 2008
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
May 9
NB: Special Day!
Karen Gibson
(Pittsburgh)
CP Violation in Bs -> J/Psi phi: Evidence for New Physics? [PPT]
May 14 To Be Decided
()
Special Dark Matter Seminar []
May 28 Antonin Vacheret
(Imperial)
Re-inventing the photo-multiplier
Postponed
[]
June 4 Andrey Golutvin
(Imperial)
LHCb Physics []
June 11 Lee Thompson
(Sheffield)
The ACORNE Project: Listening for Neutrinos [PPT]
June 18 Rob Bainbridge
(Imperial)
POSTPONED []
June 25 Tim Scanlon
(Imperial)
Higgs Searches with b-tagging at DZero
Postponed
[]


Spring Term 2008
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Jan 16
Yuri Shitov
(Imperial College)
Search for neutrinoless double beta decay in NEMO/SuperNEMO [PDF]
Jan 23 Simon Jolly
(Imperial College)
Daddy, where do beams come from? Accelerator R&D at the Front End Test Stand
(N.B., special time = 2:30 pm)
[DIR]
Jan 30 Rajendran Raja
(Fermilab)
The MIPP Experiment: Status and Upgrade Plans [PDF] [PPT]
Feb 6 Elliot Leader
(Imperial College)
The Curse of Spin: Lurching From One Crisis to the Next [PDF]
Feb 13 Alan Watson
(University of Leeds)
Is the Search for the Origin of the Highest Energy Cosmic Rays Over? [PDF]
Feb 20 Louis Lyons
(Imperial)
Bayes versus Frequentism: the return of an old controversy [PPT]
Feb 27
No seminar this week
Mar 4 and 6 Many
(Imperial College)
First Year PG Seminars
(Click for schedule)
[]
Mar 11 Harald Fox
(Lancaster)
Standard Model Higgs Searches at the Tevatron
(NB Tuesday seminar)
[PDF]
Mar 19 Hide-Kazu Tanaka
(Columbia University)
First Look at Physics from SciBooNE [PPT]
Mar 26-27 Third Year PGs
(Imperial College)
IOP Practice Talks []


Autumn Term 2007
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Sep 20 Zelimir Djurcic
(Columbia University)
Search for an Excess of Low Energy nue-like Events from NuMI Beam at MiniBooNE
(In Rm 741)
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Oct 1 Young-Kee Kim
(University of Chicago/Fermilab)
Project-X
(Rm 539 10:30)
[PPT]
Oct 4 Michel Sorel
(University of Valencia)
Final Neutrino Oscillation Results from K2K: Physics Implications and Lessons Learned
(Thursday 2:30pm)
[PDF]
Oct 10 Jordan Nash
(Imperial College)
The State of the Union
(Wednesday 3pm)
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Oct 18 Richard Gaitskell
(Brown University)
Noble Travails: Noble Liquid Detectors Searching for Particle Dark Matter
(Thursday 2:30pm)
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Oct 24 Tim Sumner
(Imperial College)
Gravitational Waves: The LISA Project
(Wednesday 4pm)
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Nov 1 Ryan Nichols
(UCL)
Ultra-Hign Energy Neutrino Astronomy in Antarctica
(Thursday 2:30pm)
[PDF]
Nov 8 Jocelyn Monroe
(MIT)
Searching for the Dark Matter Wind: A Novel Approach to Dark Matter Detection
(Thursday 2:30pm)
[PDF]
Nov 15 Michael L Miller
(MIT)
Closing In On The Spinning Glue
(Thursday 2:30 pm)
[PDF]
Nov 22 Themis Bowcock
(Liverpool)
Building the LHCb Vertex Detector
(Thursday 2:30pm)
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Nov 29 Camillo Mariani
(Univeristy of Rome, La Sapienza)
Measurement of NuMu CCpi0 Cross-Sections at K2K
(Thursday 2:30pm)
[PPT]
Dec 7 Lucio Cerrito
(QMUL)
From Superjets to PDFs: The Hunt for Anomalies in Heavy Flavour Semileptonic Decays at CDF
(Friday 4pm)
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Dec 12 Christian Schwanenberger
(Manchester)
Top Quark Highlights from the D-Zero Experiment at the Tevatron
(Wednesday 4pm)
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Summer Term 2007
Date
Speaker
Title
(Click for Abstract)
Slides
Friday 13 July, 14:30 Emily Nurse (UCL) W Mass and Width at CDF [PowerPoint]
May 24 Tim Gershon
(Warwick Universty)
Super Flavour factory ?
May 17 George Hou
(National Taiwan University)
Visions of New Physics on Rare B decays and CP Violation PowerPoint
May 10 Mark Thomson
(Cambridge University)
International Linear Collider ?
May 3 Steven Biller
(Oxford University)
Double CHOOZ ?
April 19 Gregorio Bernardi
(LPNHE)
Higgs Searches at the Tevatron ?
April 12 Morgan Wascko
(Imperial College)
First Oscillation Result from MiniBooNE [PDF]