ARC seminar programme

The ARC seminars are held on Wednesdays, the venues and times are given below. Refreshments will be available from 2:50 p.m.-ish for those seminars featuring external speakers and for which lunch is not provided. For any questions, suggestions, or comments contact the ARC seminar team of Mark Magee (, Samuel Grant (, and Krishna Prasad (

Student rota for taking the speaker to lunch and introductions :

Seminar abstracts are available for the most recent talks.

Upcoming seminars

Date Speaker Title Venue
2018 Oct. 03 Dr. Bitten Gullberg (Durham) High-resolution ALMA imaging of SMGs Seminar room, 1pm, lunch provided from 12:30pm
2018 Oct. 10 Dr. Sam Grant (QUB) Alfvén Wave Dissipation in the Solar Chromosphere Larmor, 3pm
2018 Oct. 17 Dr. Simon Prentice (QUB) Concerning type Ibc supernovae Emeleus, 3pm
2018 Oct. 24 Owen McBrien (QUB) ATLAS Shrugged: The search for gravitational wave counterparts with an asteroid survey Emeleus, 3pm
2018 Oct. 31 Christopher Dillon (QUB) A Nanoflare Explanation for Periodic Variations in Flare Stars -- A Solar Physicist's Adventure in Single Pixel Land Emeleus, 3pm
2018 Nov. 07 Dr. James Matthews (Oxford) The origin of the highest energy particles in the universe: A "Whodunnit" Emeleus, 1pm, lunch provided from 12:15pm in IRCEP
2018 Nov. 14 ARC ALL MEETING
2018 Nov. 21 Dr. Patrick Antolin (St. Andrews) Transverse Wave Induced Kelvin-Helmholtz Rolls in Spicules Larmor, 3pm
2018 Nov. 28 Dr. Julie Wardlow (Lancaster) Unveiling extreme dusty star-formation in the distant Universe Emeleus, 3.30 pm
2018 Dec. 05 Dr. Tamara Rogers (Newcastle) Internal Gravity Waves in Massive Stars Seminar room, 1pm, lunch provided from 12:30pm in IRCEP
2018 Dec. 12 Dr. Rosita Kokotanekova (ESO) Revealing the Evolution of Comet Nuclei with Ground Photometric Observations MAP OG.006, 3pm
2019 Jan. 16 Dr. Donna Rodgers-Lee (Hertfordshire) Energetic particles and star formation Bell, 3pm
2019 Jan. 23 Prof. Peter Coles (Maynooth) Wave Mechanics and Cosmic Structure Larmor, 1pm, lunch provided from 12:15pm in IRCEP
2019 Jan. 30 Dr. Kerri Donaldson Hanna (Oxford) Taking the Temperature of Solar System Airless Bodies: Insights from the NASA’s LRO and OSIRIS-REx missions Emeleus, 1pm, lunch provided from 12:30pm
2019 Feb. 13 Dr. Penny Wu (QUB) von Karman decay and intermittent dissipation in Corona and solar wind plasmas Emeleus, 3pm
2019 Feb. 20 Sean Quinn (QUB) How the Chromosphere responds to a flare-initiated Sunquake Emeleus, 3pm
2019 Feb. 27 Dr. Ed Gillen (Cambridge) Understanding the early stages of stellar and planetary system evolution Larmor, 3pm
2019 Mar. 06 Richard Smith (QUB) Revisiting the HST archive: the search for Transneptunian Binaries (and more!) Seminar room, 3pm
2019 Mar. 08 Prof. Peter Bernath (ODU) Molecular Astronomy: Cool stars and exoplanets Larmour, 10am
2019 Mar. 13 Dr. Stevanus Nugroho (QUB) Characterisation of Exoplanet Atmosphere using High-resolution Spectroscopy: Searching for TiO Signature in the Atmosphere of WASP-33b Larmor, 3pm
2019 Mar. 20 Jamie Wilson (QUB) CANCELLED Larmor, 3pm
2019 Mar. 27 Dr Leigh Fletcher (Leicester)Exploring the Atmospheres of Uranus and NeptuneLarmor, 1pm, lunch provided from 12:15pm in IRCEP
2019 Apr. 03 Jean Costes (QUB) Larmor, 3pm
2019 Apr. 10 Dr. Emmanuel Jehin (Liege) TRAPPIST: a robotic telescope to study planetary systems Bell, 1pm, lunch provided from 12:15pm in IRCEP
2019 Apr. 15 Dr. Marc Buie (SWRI) Exploring the outer solar system: A window into our past Bell, 1pm
2019 Apr. 17 Prof. Dipankar Banerjee (IIA) Century-Long, multi-wavelength solar database from Kodaikanal solar observatory Bell, 11am
2019 May 01 Dr. Tyrone Woods (Birmingham) Supernova Archaeology: Reconstructing the environments of Type Ia remnants to reveal their progenitors Larmor, 1pm, lunch provided from 12:15pm in IRCEP
2019 May 15 Dr. Catherine Walsh (Leeds) The chemistry of planet-forming disks in the era of ALMA Larmor, 1pm, lunch provided from 12:15pm in IRCEP
2019 May 22 Christine Collins (QUB) Monte Carlo Radiative Transfer for Type Ia Supernova Bell, 3pm
2019 May 29 Dr. Joseph Masiero (JPL/NASA) NASA's NEOCam mission, an overview Bell, 1pm, lunch provided from 12:15pm in IRCEP
2019 June 5 Dr. Abhishek Srivastava (IIT BHU) Localized Plasma Flows and Jets Coupling the Solar Atmosphere Bell, 1pm, lunch provided from 12:15pm in IRCEP

Past seminars

Date Speaker Title
2017 Oct. 04 Dr. Stefano Antonellini (QUB) Water in Protoplanetary Disks, line flux modelling and Disk structure
2017 Oct. 11 Dr. Fabian Schneider (Oxford Uni.) An excess of massive stars in the local 30 Doradus starburst
2017 Oct. 18 Dr. Jason Spyromilio (ESO) tbd
2017 Oct. 23 Stephanie Merritt (QUB) Doppler spectroscopy and the detection of a temperature inversion in hot Jupiters
2017 Nov. 08 Prof. Stephen Smartt (QUB) GW170817 N.B. School seminar
2017 Nov. 15 Dr. Jason Sanders (IoA) Dark matter subhaloes in the Local Group
2017 Nov. 29 Dr. Sean Matt (Exeter Uni.) Developing a Standard Model for the Rotation and Magnetic Activity of Sun-Like Stars
2017 Dec. 06 (IoP seminar) Prof. Andrea Ferrara (Pisa) The Interstellar Medium of High Redshift Galaxies
2017 Dec. 13 Dr. Dan Perley (LJMU) Host-Galaxy Environments of the Universe's Most Extreme Explosions Across Cosmic History
2018 Feb. 07 Dr. Stephen Wilkins (Sussex University) Exploring the epoch of reionisation
2018 Feb. 21 (IoP seminar) Prof. Melvyn Davies (Lund Observatory) The Astrophysics of stellar Clusters
2018 Apr. 18 Dr. Farzana Meru (Warwick University) Spirals,rings,gaps and asymmetries: using disc structure to infer planet formation processes
2018 Apr. 25 Peter Clark (QUB) Supernovae in the Era of High Cadence Sky Surveys
2018 May 02 Robert Wells (QUB) Transit Visibility Zones of the Solar System Planets
2018 May 09 Dr. Tom Evans (Exeter University) Characterising the atmosphere of a benchmark Hot Jupiter
2018 May 16 Scott Houston (QUB) Shocking Events in the Solar Atmosphere
2018 May 23 Dr. Clare Dobbs (Exeter University) Star formation, Molecular clouds and spiral arms
2018 May 30 David O'Neill (QUB) Type-IIP Supernovae: Origins, variability and the low-luminosity group
2018 Jun. 06 Dr. Mark Wilkinson (Leicester) Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies: Cosmological Probes on our doorstep
2018 Jun. 13 Jamie Robinson (QUB) TBD
2018 Jun. 20 Dr. Ashley Ruiter (University of NSW) & Dr. Ivo Seitenzahl (Australian National University) TBD

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