Lunchtime Talks 2017


12 Dec 2017
David Starkey (University of Illinois)
fAGNtastic Beasts and Whats Inside Them
5 Dec 2017
Mike McCulloch (Plymouth University)
Modelling galaxy rotations using quantised inertia and visible matter only
28 Nov 2017
Gerardo Ramon Fox (University of St Andrews)
Exploring the role of large scale flows in molecular cloud formation in spiral galaxies
21 Nov 2017
Michael Cushing (University of Toledo)
Hunting for Cool Brown Dwarfs with WISE
14 Nov 2017
Emma Curtis Lake (IAP, Paris)
Preparing for JWST: What new insights will we gain into galaxy properties in the high-redshift Universe
7 Nov 2017
Glenn van den Ven (MPIA, Heidelberg)
The colourful past and dark side of galaxies unveiled through population-dynamics of their stars
31 Oct 2017
Aaron Wilkinson (University of Nottingham)
From starburst to quiescence: the rapid evolution of galaxies within the large-scale structure
24 Oct 2017
Duncan Forgan (University of St Andrews)
Photogravimagnetic assists of light sails: a mixed blessing for Breakthrough Starshot?
17 Oct 2017
Marie Martig (University of Liverpool)
The structure of galactic thick disks
10 Oct 2017
Annalisa Pillepich (MPIA, Heidelberg)
IllustrisTNG: the new frontier to understand the co-evolution of dark-matter and galaxies with cosmological simulations of structure formation
3 Oct 2017
Carolina Villareal d’Angelo (University of St Andrews)
Slingshot prominences in cool stars
26 Sep 2017 NO TALK
19 Sep 2017
Indranil Banik (University of St Andrews)
The Local Group Satellite Planes in ΛCDM and MOND
20 June 2017
David Fonseca Mota (University of Oslo)
Nonlinear Cosmological Probes of Screening Mechanisms in Modified Gravity
13 June 2017
Malcolm Fridlund (Leiden Observatory & Chalmers University)
K2-111b – a very old planet and the exoplanet program at Onsala Space Observatory
6 June 2017
No lunch talk
PhD assessment talks today
30 May 2017
Dominic Bates, Lisa Lehmann, Carl Roberts (University of St Andrews)
2nd year PhD practice talks
25 May 2017
Yoav Yair (Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel)
Electrified dust storms in the Eastern Mediterranean and analogies to Mars
16 May 2017
Tim Hewlett (University of St Andrews)
AGN through time: the role of major mergers
9 May 2017
(Master talks today)
2 May 2017
Annelies Mortier (University of St Andrews)
Stacking periodograms: distinguishing between exoplanets and stellar activity
25 Apr 2017
Alistair Hodson (University of St Andrews)
MOND: A Titanic Success?
18 Apr 2017
Martin Ward (Durham University)
Spectral Energy Distributions of Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN) and Quasars: One Size (shape) Doesn’t Fit All…
11 Apr 2017
Emma Gardner (Durham University)
Investigating the Accretion Flow Structure of NGC 5548
Fri 7 Apr 2017
Nick Dunstone (Met Office)
Back down to Earth: from stellar prominences to climate prediction
4 Apr 2017
No lunchtalk
Diverted to Friday
28 Mar 2017
Scott Gregory (University of St Andrews)
Are accreting young stars spun-up as they develop solar-like interiors?
21 Mar 2017
Gerardo Ramon Fox (University of St Andrews)
The Role of Spiral Arm Shocks in Molecular Cloud Formation
14 Mar 2017
Kirstin Hay, Gabriella Hodosán, Duncan Forgan (University of St Andrews)
Practice talks UKEXOM17
7 Mar 2017
Moira Jardine (University of St Andrews)
Blowing hot and cool: winds across the HR diagram
28 Feb 2017
Eric Keto (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
Accretion from low to high-mass in star formation
21 Feb 2017
Paul Hewett (University of Cambridge)
Quasar redshifts, outflows and black-hole masses
14 Feb 2017
Maya Petkova (University of St Andrews)
Cloudy with a chance of starlight
7 Feb 2017
Graham Lee (University of St Andrews)
Modelling Clouds in the Hot Jupiter HD 189733b
31 Jan 2017
Aleks Scholz (University of St Andrews)
Stellar and substellar rotation: The known unknowns
24 Jan 2017
Farzana Meru (University of Cambridge)
The role of self-gravitating discs in planet formation: recent developments from theory and observations


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