Dr. Andrew Ho organises the Departmental Colloquia.
The departmental colloquia are generally held on Fridays at 2pm, location as noted for each event. The whole department is welcome, especially undergraduates.
Friday 1st Feb, 1pm, HLT2 (note time)
Prof. T. Kibble (Imperial College London)
"History of the Higgs and electroweak unification"
Friday 1st Mar, 2pm, HLT1
Prof. John Hannay (University of Bristol)
"Holonomy - some physics of round trips"
Friday 15th Mar, 2pm T125
Dr. Mina Golshan (Office for Nuclear Regulation)
"Current Issues in Nuclear Safety Regulations"
Friday 3rd May, 2pm HLT1
Dr. Flavio S. Nogueira, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
"Magnetization dynamics, interaction effects, and quantum criticality at the surface of a topological insulator"
Wednesday 12th Oct, 2pm, ABLT2
Dr. Rahul Roy (University of Oxford)
"Topological invariants and topological insulators"
Friday 18 Nov, 2pm, HLT1
Professor Kirill Shengel (UC Riverside)
" Non-Abelian anyons: New particles for at low energies"
Friday 13th Jan, 2pm, HLT1
Prof. Stefan Kuhr (University of Strathclyde)
"Quantum particles put under the microscope"
Tuesday 24th Jan, 12pm, MX001 (note day and time)
Prof. Leticia Cugliandolo (LPTHE, Paris)
"Effective temperatures in out of equilibrium systems"
Friday 9th Mar, 2pm,
Dr. Jocelyn Monroe (RHUL)
"Has Dark Matter Been Detected Yet?"
Friday 18th May, 2pm, HLT1
Dr. Claudio Castelnovo (RHUL)
"Manifestations of monopole physics in spin ice materials"
Tuesday 26th May, 12:30pm, HLT1 (note day and time)
Prof. John Clarke (University of California, Berkeley)
"The Ubiquitous SQUID: Then and Now"
Friday 15th Oct, 2pm, location HLT2
Dr. Michael de Podesta (National Physical Laboratory)
"How do you >really< know what the temperature is?"
Friday 26th Nov, 2pm, location HLT2
Prof. Sandu Popescu (H.H. Wills Physics Laboratory, Univ. Bristol)
"Quantum mechanical evolution towards thermal equilibrium"
Friday 6th May, 2pm, location TBA
Prof. Valerie Gibson (Cavendish Laboratory, Univ. Cambridge)
"Flavour Physics at the LHC"