Cosmology and Relativity Group (CRAG) seminar schedule

Academic year 2018/19

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

Semester 1

Week Date Speaker Title
1 26th Sep -- Group meeting
2 3rd Oct >Group introductions
3 10th Oct [School meeting 2pm-3.30pm] 4pm start? 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 Looking forward to new physics with FASER: ForwArd Search ExpeRiment at the LHC
19th Dec (SoMaS Christmas party)

Semester 2

Week Date Speaker Title
1 6th Feb
2 13th Feb
3 20th Feb
4 27th Feb
5 6th Mar
6 13th Mar Luisa Lucie-Smith (UCL)
7 20th Mar
8 27th Mar Erik Baxter (Sheffield Hallam) Furry black holes
9 3rd Apr

Easter break
10 1st May
11 8th May
12 15th May
13 22nd May
14 29th May
15 5th June