Seminars are (usually) on Wednesdays at 3pm in J11 Hicks.

Week | Date | Speaker | Title |
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1 | 26th Sep | -- | Group meeting |

2 | 3rd Oct | Group introductions | |

3 | 10th Oct | Visakan Balakumar & Jake Percival | Report from QFT Energy Inequalities conference |

4 | 17th Oct | Jack Morrice (Cape Town) | Streams: a small, mesh-based look at large structure formation |

5 | 24th Oct | Elizabeth Winstanley (Sheffield) | Quantum expectation values on black hole space-times |

6 | 31st Oct | -- | |

7 | 7th Nov | Nicola Rendell (York) | Infrared divergences in cosmological spacetimes |

8 | 14th Nov | Eleni Kontou (York) | Strong quantum energy inequality and the Hawking singularity theorem |

9 | 21st Nov | Konstantinos Dimopoulos (Lancaster) | Cosmic Inflation and Dark Energy from the Electroweak Phase Transition |

10 | 28th Nov | Paul McFadden (Newcastle) | Conformal field theory in momentum space |

11 | 5th Dec |
Thomas Morley (Sheffield) Jake Percival (Sheffield) |
Renormalised vacuum polarisation on
topological black holes Semiclassical gravity for static spacetimes: Universality and structure dependence. |

12 | 12th Dec | Sebastian Trojanowski (Sheffield) | Looking forward to new physics with FASER: ForwArd Search ExpeRiment at the LHC |

19th Dec | (SoMaS Christmas party) |

Week | Date | Speaker | Title |
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1 | 6th Feb | ||

2 | 13th Feb | Robert Hagala (Oslo) | Scalar field phenomenology in disformally-coupled quintessence |

3 | 20th Feb | (Examiners meeting) | |

4 | 27th Feb | Susha Parameswaran (Liverpool) | Dark Energy in String Theory |

5 | 6th Mar | Markus Fröb (Leipzig) | Quantum gravitational backreaction in the case of the local Hubble rate |

6 | 13th Mar | 2pm, Luisa Lucie-Smith (UCL) | Machine learning dark matter halo formation |

7 | Fri 22nd Mar | Steffen Gielen (Nottingham) | The universe as a condensate of spacetime atoms |

8 | 27th Mar | Erik Baxter (Sheffield Hallam) | Extending the modified no-hair conjecture: Dyonic furry black holes |

9 | 3rd Apr | David Sloan (Lancaster) | Through the Big Bang |

- | 10th Apr | BritGrav practice talks | --- |

Easter break |
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10 | 1st May | ||

11 | 8th May | Kasia Rejzner (York) | 2pm, AM Colloquium: Perturbative algebraic QFT - Example of the sine-Gordon model |

12 | 15th May | Yury M. Pismak | 2pm, AM Colloquium: Modeling the interaction of the quantum electrodynamics fields with extended material bodies |

13 | 22nd May | Chris Shepherd (Manchester) | Some like it hot: R^2 heals Higgs inflation, but does not cool it |

14a | 28th May | James Edholm (Lancaster) | Modifying General Relativity without introducing ghosts |

14b | 29th May | Mohamed Ould El Hadj (Sheffield) | The Regge pole approach to black hole physics |

15 | Tue 4th June | Visakan Balakumar (Sheffield) | Hadamard renormalisation of charged scalar fields |