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ARC seminar programme

The ARC seminars are held on Wednesdays, the venues and times are given below. A 1 hour speaker + graduate student/postdoc discussion will follow. ARC seminars are organized by our 2nd year graduate students. For any questions, suggestions, or comments contact the ARC seminar team faculty liaison Dr. Meg Schwamb (m.schwamb@qub.ac.uk).

Upcoming Seminars

Date Speaker Title Venue
23-Sep-2020 - PhD Student Job Search Discussion 2pm Virtual
30-Sep-2020 Dr. Tom Rees-Crockford (QUB) 2D and 3D Analysis of a Torus-unstable Quiet-Sun Prominence Eruption 2pm Virtual
7-Oct-2020 ARC ARC Research Jamboree and New PhD Student+ Staff Meet & Greet 2pm-4pm Virtual
14-Oct-2020 Dr. Grigori Fedorets (QUB) Minimoons, Earth's Tiny Companions 2pm Virtual
21-Oct-2020 Dr. Stephanie Yardley (University of St. Andrews) Source and Eruption Dynamics of a Stealth CME 12pm Virtual
28-Oct-2020 Dr. Sarah Rugheimer (University of Oxford) UV, Biosignatures and Life 2pm Virtual
4-Nov-2020 Dr. Matt Nicholl (University of Birmingham) Inside the most luminous stellar explosions 2pm Virtual
11-Nov-2020 ARC All Meeting ARC All Meeting 2pm Virtual
18-Nov-2020 Dr. Zhao Guo (University of Cambridge) Stellar Oscillations in RV Time Series 12pm Virtual
25-Nov-2020 Dr. John Regan (Maynooth University) Pathways to Forming Massive Black Holes in the Early Universe 2pm Virtual
2-Dec-2020 Dr. Apostolos Christou (Armagh Observatory) The Martian Trojans: A natural experiment in asteroid evolution 2pm Virtual
9-Dec-2020 Ryan Campbell (QUB)/James Gillanders (QUB) Temporal evolution of small-scale internetwork magnetic fields in the solar photosphere/ Studying the composition of kilonovae 2pm Virtual
20-Jan-2021 Caitlin Gilchrist-Millar (QUB)/ Shannon Matthews (QUB) Magnetoacoustic Wave Energy Dissipation in the Atmosphere of Solar Pores/High-resolution spectroscopy of exoplanet atmospheres using Doppler tomography 2pm Virtual
27-Jan-2021 Dr. Cyrielle Opitom (ESO/University of Edinburgh) Cometary Ices: Probes of the Early Solar System 2pm Virtual
3-Feb-2021 Dr David Kuridze (Aberystwyth University) Semi-empirical models of spicule from inversion of Ca II 8542 Å line 2pm Virtual
10-Feb-2021 Mandy Hewitt (QUB)/Aaron Monson (QUB) Simulating Spectropolarimetry of Accretion Disk Winds/ An Introduction to Flare Induced Photospheric Velocity Diagnostics 2pm Virtual
17-Feb-2021 Dr. Jamie Robinson (QUB) ATLAS Asteroid Science: Delve greedily and deep 2pm Virtual
24-Feb-2021 Dr. Charlotte Palmer (QUB) Laboratory astrophysics with high-power lasers: Exploring cosmic magnetic fields 2pm Virtual
3-Mar-2021 Prof. Fritz Röpkez (Ruprecht-Karls University) A 3D view on stellar astrophysics 12pm Virtual
10-Mar-2021 Prof. Stephen Smartt (QUB) The Legacy Survey of Space and Time and LSST:UK 2pm Virtual
17-Mar-2021 No Seminar No Seminar
24-Mar-2021 Dr. Martin Cordiner (Catholic Univesity of America/Goddard Spaceflight Center) Large Molecules in Space: The Hunt for Fullerenes in the Diffuse Interstellar Medium 2pm Virtual
31-Mar-2021 Fionntan Callan (QUB)/Dave Young (QUB) Simulating white dwarf explosions to explore the diversity of Type Ia supernovae/GitFlow -- a workflow using git for continuous development 2pm Virtual
7-Apr-2021 No Seminar No Seminar
14-Apr-2021 Dr. Melinda Soares-Furtado (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Investigating the Signatures of Substellar Ingestion 2pm Virtual
21-Apr-2021 Dr. Ashley Villar (Columbia University) Searching for Bumps in the Night: A Data-driven Revolution for Time Domain Astrophysics 2pm Virtual
28-Apr-2021 Conor MacBride (QUB)/Michael Fulton (QUB) Accurately Constraining Velocity Information from Spectral Imaging Observations Using Machine Learning Technique/ FastFinder: The Search for Kilonovae 2pm Virtual
5-May-2021 Dr. Shahin Jafarzadeh (University of Oslo) High-resolution wave activity in the lower solar atmosphere 2pm Virtual
12-May-2021 Laura Buchanan (QUB)/Virtual Academic Job Discussion 2pm Virtual
19-May-2021 Niall Owens (QUB) /(Grigori Fedorets, QUB) /Terminal Tutorial for Linux/Mac 12pm Virtual
26-May-2021 ARC ALL MEETING ARC ALL MEETING 2pm Virtual
2-June-2021 Prof. Karen Masters (Haverford College) 2pm Virtual
9-June-2021 Prof. Simon Green (Open University) 2pm Virtual

Past seminars

2-Oct-2019 New MSci and PhD Student Meet & Greet New MSci and PhD Student Meet & Greet IRCEP, 2pm (refreshments provided)
9-Oct-2019 ARC Research Jamboree ARC Research Jamboree Bell, 2pm
16-Oct-2019 Dr. Ernst de Mooij (QUB) Characterising the Atmospheres and Circumplanetary Environment of Exoplanets Bell, 2pm
23-Oct-2019 Prof.Jorick Vink (Armagh Observatory) Finding the Biggest Star in the Universe Bell, 2pm (lunch with speaker provided from 12:00pm in IRCEP)
30-Oct-2019 Dr. Ryan Milligan (QUB) Lyman-alpha Variability During Solar Flares Bell, 2pm
6-Nov-2019 Prof. Chris Lintott (University of Oxford) From Galaxy Zoo to LSST : Citizen Science in the age of big data Bell, 2pm (lunch provided at 12:00pm in IRCEP)
13-Nov-2019 cancelled cancelled
20-Nov-2019 Dr. Brett Morris (Universität Bern) The Effects of Stellar Magnetic Activity and Variability on Observations of Exoplanets Bell, 3pm (lunch provided at 12:00pm in IRCEP)
27-Nov-2019 Dr. Michele Bannister (QUB) At the edge of the unfathomable: insights from small worlds into planetary systems Bell, 2pm
4-Dec-2019 Ryan Campbell (QUB)/James Gillanders (QUB) Small-scale inter-network magnetic fields in the quiet solar photosphere / Spectroscopic Modelling of the Fast Transient SN2018kzr Bell, 2pm
11-Dec-2019 Dr. Matteo Brogi (University of Warwick) Exoplanet atmospheres at high spectral resolution Bell, 2pm (due to IRCEP bookings, a lunch off campus will be scheduled with the speaker)
15-Jan-2020 Sean Quinn (QUB)/ Jean Costes (QUB) Searching for Upper-Atmospheric Responses to Sunquakes/Understand thy stars, understand thy planets Bell, 2pm
22-Jan-2020 Dr. Shubham Srivastav (QUB) ATLAS discovery of a faint Iax supernova Emeleus Lecture Theatre, 3pm
29-Jan-2020 Shannon Matthews (QUB) /Mandy Hewitt (QUB) Doppler Tomography for the Characterisation of Exoplanet Atmospheres/Simulating Spectropolarimetry for Accretion Disk Winds Emeleus Lecture Theatre, 3:30pm
5-Feb-2020 Aaron Monson (QUB) & Michael Fulton (QUB) Northern Ireland Science Festival Planning Session Bell, 2pm
12-Feb-2020 Dr. Antonia Bevan (UCL) Cosmic Dust: Are we still in the dark? Bell, 2pm (lunch provided at 12:00pm in IRCEP)
19-Feb-2020 ARC ALL MEETING ARC ALL MEETING Bell, 2pm (lunch provided at 12:30pm in IRCEP)
26-Feb-2020 Caitlin Gilchrist-Millar (QUB) /Chris Dillon (QUB) Magnetoacoustic Wave Energy Dissipation in the Atmosphere of Solar Pores / Statistical Signatures of Nanoflares: a Nanoflare Explanation for Periodic Brightening in Flare Stars Bell, 2pm
4-Mar-2020 Dr Sophie Murray (Trinity College Dublin) Forecasting Solar Eruptions Emeleus Lecture Theatre, 2pm (lunch provided at 12:00pm in IRCEP)
11-Mar-2020 Dr. Andreas Sander (Armagh Observatory) Next-generation stellar atmospheres and the crucial role of Wolf-Rayet stars Bell, 2pm (lunch provided at 12:00pm in IRCEP)
18-Mar-2020 cancelled cancelled Bell, 2pm
25-Mar-2020 Dr. Agata Rożek (University of Kent) Asteroids in 3D! (Asteroid shape modelling from light-curve and radar data) virtual, 2pm
1-Apr-2020 Dr. Nick Heavens ( Space Science Institute) Dusty Deep Convection and Mars’s 2018 Global Dust Storm virtual, 2pm
8-Apr-2020 Prof. Matt Kenworthy (Leiden Observatory) Looking for the transits of circumplanetary disks virtual, 2pm
15-Apr-2020Dr. Hwihyun Kim (Gemini Observatory) Where the wild things are - a tale of searching for young star clusters in nearby star-forming galaxies virtual, 2pm
22-Apr-2020Dr. Vivian U (UC Irvine) The Growth and Merger of Supermassive Black Holes virtual, 2pm
29-Apr-2020 Dr. Peter Scicluna (ESO) Early results from the Nearby Evolved Stars Survey virtual, 2pm
6-May-2020 Dr. Meg Schwamb (QUB) Exploring Mars with 150,000 Earthlings virtual, 2pm
13-May-2020Dr. Darryl Wright (University of Minnesota) Machine Learning Augmented Citizen Science for Exploration of Astrophysical Datasets virtual, 2pm
20-May-2020Christine Collins (QUB)/ Radiative transfer simulations for type Ia supernovae /Virtual Industry Job Discussion virtual, 2pm
27-May-2020Dr. Stuart Sim (QUB) Modelling thermonuclear supernovae: how to blow up a white dwarf star virtual, 2pm
3-June-2020- Virtual Academic Job Discussion virtual, 2pm


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