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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) 2pm Virtual
11-Nov-2020 ARC All Meeting ARC All Meeting 2pm Virtual
18-Nov-2020 Dr. Zhao Guo (University of Cambridge) 12pm Virtual
25-Nov-2020 Dr. John Regan (Maynooth University) 2pm Virtual
2-Dec-2020 Dr. Apostolos Christou (Armagh Observatory) 2pm Virtual
9-Dec-2020 Ryan Campbell (QUB)/James Gillanders (QUB) 2pm Virtual
20-Jan-2021 Caitlin Gilchrist-Millar (QUB)/ Shannon Matthews (QUB) 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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