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October 2018​​​​​

Wednesday 31 October 2018

Speaker: Hong Mo Chan (RAL/PPD)​

Title: Neutrino oscillations, a new vector boson, possible dark matter and Atomki​

Abs​tract​​​ 

​​​​​​Wednesday 24 October 2018

Speaker: Chris Backhouse (UCL)​

Title: First neutrino and antineutrino results from NOvA

Abs​tract​​​ 

​​​​​​Wednesday 17 October 2018

Speaker: Nassim Bozorgnia (Durham)

Title: The dark matter distribution of Milky Way-like galaxies

Abs​tract​​​   Slides

FRIDAY 05 October 2018

Speaker: Yifang Wang (IHEP)​​

Title: The circular electron protron collider

Abs​tract​​    Slides


September 2018​​​​​

Wednesday 19 September 2018​

Speaker: Julie Kirk, Stewart Martin-Haugh (PPD) and Alastair Dewhurst (SCD)​​

Title: Report from the Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics Conference 2018

Abs​tract​​     Slides​


Wednesday 05 September 2018

Speaker: Anna Holin (UCL)
Title: MINOS+ and the NuMi Beam
Abs​tract​​

August 2018​​​​​

Wednesday 08 August 2018

Speaker: Andrey Ustyuzhanin (CERN)
Title: Bridging the gap between scientific research and data-science
Abs​tract​​

Wednesday 01 August 2018

Speaker: Fergus Wilson (PPD)
Title: The Mysteries of Flavour
Abs​tract

July 2018​​​​​

Wednesday 25 July 2018

Speaker: Markus Stoye (IC London)
Title: Deep learning at the LHC
Abs​tract​  Slides​

Wednesday 18 July 2018

Speaker: ​ Rob Edgecock (STFC)
Title: How can particle accelerators help to save the planet?
Abs​tract
Wednesday 11 July 2018

Speaker:  Bill Murray (University of Warwick)
Title: The Higgss at LHC: a review
Abs​​tract

Wednesday 04 July 2018

Speaker:  Weimin Song (IHEP)
Title: Recent results from BESIII experiment
Abs​tract​​​


June 2018​​​​​

Wednesday 20 June 2018

Speaker: Asher Kaboth (RHUL)
Title: Searching for CP-violation with Neutrinos at T2K
Abs​tract
Wednesday 13 June 2018

Speaker: Rebecca Chislett (UCL)
Title: The new muon g-2 experiment at Fermilab
Abs​tract

Wednesday 06 June 2018

Speaker: Chamkaur Ghag (UCL)
Title: Low Background Techniques for Rare Event Searches
Abs​tractS​​lides

May 2018​​​​​

Wednesday 30 May 2018

Speaker: No Lecture
Title: 

W
ednesday 23 May 2018

Speaker: Fergus Wilson (RAL/PPD)
Title: Lake Louise and Aspen Winter Institutes 2018
Abs​tractS​​lides

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Wednesday 16 May 2018

Speaker: Johnny Raine (University of Manchester)
Title: A search fro ttH(bb) production with the ATLAS experiment
Abs​tractS​​lides
​​​Wednesday 02 May ​2018

Speaker: Linda Cremonesi (UCL)
Title: Overview of the ANITA Experiment
Abs​tractS​​lides

April 2018

​​​Friday 27 April 2018

Speaker: Ben Nachman (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
Title: Machine Learning for Jet Physics at the Large Hadron Collider
Abs​tractS​​lides

Wednesday 18 April 2018

Speaker: Tsunayuki Matusbara (KEK IPNS/J-PARC)
Title
T2K Near Detector upgrade project
Abs​tractS​​lides
Wednesday 11 April 2018

Speaker: Todd Huffman (University of Oxford)
Title: The "Multiplicity Jump!" - Finding B's in Multi-TeV jets without tracks

Abs​tractS​​lides
Wednesday 04 April 2018

Speaker: Stewart Martin-Haugh (RAL/PPD)
Title: Photon-initiated process at ATLAS

Abs​tractS​​lides

March 2018

Wednesday 28 March 2018

Speaker: Phil Allport (University of Birmingham)
Title: From High-Luminosity Large Hadron Collider to Hadron Therapy

Abstract​,  S​​lides

Wednesday 21 March 2018

Speaker: Nicola McConkey (University of Sheffield)
Title: SBND​ and DUNE - State of the art liquid argon TPCs for neutrino physics

Abs​tractS​​lides

Wednesday 14 March 2018

No Seminar (PPD Masterclass)

Wednes​day 7 March 2018

Speaker: Yvonne Peters (University of Manchester)
Title: Hot TOPics
Abstract, Slides

February 2018

Wednesday 28 February 2018

Speaker: Jens Dopke (RAL/PPD)
Title: Reading charcoal: Using HEP detectors to decipher papyri

Abstract

Wednes​day 21 February 2018

Speaker: David Hadley (University of Warwick)
Title: From T2K to Hyper-K
Abstract, Slides

Wednes​day 14 February 2018

Speaker: Rob Edgecock (RAL/PPD)
Title: Applications of Particle Accelerators
Abstract, Slides

Wednes​day 7 February 2018

Speaker: Alan Watson (University of Leeds)
Title: Insights into hadronic physics beyond LHC energies from studies of cosmic rays with the Pierre Auger Observatory
Abstract, Slides

January 2018

Wednes​day 24 January 2018

Speaker: Peter Phillips/Giulio Villani (RAL/PPD)
Title: Report on the "Hiroshima" Symposium on the Development and Application of Semiconductor Tracking detectors
Abstract, Slides

Wednes​day 17 January 2018

Speaker: Prof Martin Erdmann (RWTH Aachen University)
Title: Deep Learning in Particle Physics Research
Abstract, Slides

Wednes​day 10 January 2018

Speaker: Dr Joseph Walding (RHUL)
Title: A DEAP Search for Dark Matter
Abstract, Slides

December 2017

Wednesday 13 December 2017

Speaker: Darren Price (University of Manchester)
Title: Measuring the invisible: new approaches to dark matter searches at colliders

Abstract

November 2017

Wednesday 29 November 2017

Speaker: Maurits Van der Grinten (PPD)
Title: Summary of CPC2017 Arcetri

Abstract

Wednesday 22 November 2017

Speaker: Alfons Weber (PPD/University of Oxford)
Title: NNN 2017 - Conference Summary

Abstract

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Speaker: Mark Hodgkinson (University of Sheffield)
Title
Particle flow techniques at Hadron Colliders
Abstract
Wednesday 1 November 2017

No Seminar (NExT Workshop)

Wednes​day 25 October 2017

Speaker: Thomas Blake (University of Warwick)
Title: Flavour anomalies in b ---> s 11 processes
Abstract, Slides

Wednesday 18 October 2017

Speaker: Dr Iain Houghton (University of Manchester)
Title: 
Fabrication and testing of large area 3D diamond detectors
Abstract

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Speaker: Professor Pierre Sikivie (University of Florida)
Title: 
The search for Axions
Abstract

Wednes​day 4 October 2017

Speaker:  Stewart Martin-Haugh (PPD)
Title: Machine Learning in High Energy Physics
Abstract, Slides

September 2017

Wednes​day 27 September 2017

Speaker: Henrique Araujo (Imperial College London)
Title: Two-Phase Xenon Detectors for Rare Event Searches
Abstract, Slides

Wednesday 20 September 2017

Speaker: Alon Faraggi  (University of Liverpool)
Title: 
The quest for unification
Abstract
Wednes​day 13 September 2017

Speaker: Konstantin Stefanov (Open University)
Title: Design and Performance of a Pinned Photodiode CMOS Image Sensor Using Reverse Substrate Bias
Abstract, Slides

Wednes​day 6 September 2017

Speaker: Claire Shepherd (PPD)
Title: Searches for light BSM higgs bosons and constraints on BSM models
Abstract, Slides

August 2017

No Seminars arranged

July 2017

No Seminars arranged

June 2017

Wednesday 28 June 2017
Speaker: Professor Jon Butterworth  (UCL)
Title: Making measurements and constraining new physics at the LHC
Abstract

Wednesday 21 June 2017

No Seminar (ATLAS Week)
Wednesday 14 June 2017

No Seminar
Wednesday 7 June 2017

Speaker: Tony Hey (STFC)
Title: The Ada Lovelace Centre at Harwell - Big Scientific Data and Data Science
Abstract

May 2017

Wednesday 31 May 2017
Speaker: Jens Dopke, Monika Wielers (RAL)
Title: Report from LHCP Conference, Shanghai, 15 - 20 May 2017
Abstract
Wednesday 24 May 2017

Speaker: Rhys Owen (RAL)
Title: Searches for rare exclusive decays of the Higgs boson to a light meson with a photon with the ATLAS detector
Abstract
Wednesday 17 May 2017

Speaker: Professor Mark Lancaster (UCL)
Title: The Fermilab Mu2e Experiment
Abstract, Slides

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Speaker: Dr Tom Latham (Warwick University)
Title: CP violation in charmless b-hadron decays

Abstract, Slides

Wednesday 3 May 2017
Speaker: Bill Murray (RAL)
Title: Moriond QCD Summary

Abstract, Slides

April 2017

Wednesday 26 April 2017
Speaker: Luigi Delle Rose (RAL/University of Southampton)
Title: Explanation of the 17 MeV Atomki Anomaly in a U(1)-Extended 2-Higgs Doublet Model
Abstract
Wednesday 12 April 2017

Speaker: Dr Edward Leming (University of Oxford)
Title: The hunt for neutrinoless double deta decay with the SNO+ experiment
Abstract
Wednesday 5 April 2017

Speaker: Dr Nansi Andari (University of Birmingham)
Title: Measurement of the W-boson mass with the ATLAS detector
Abstract, Slides

March 2017

Wednesday 29 March 2017
Speaker: Kerim Suruliz (University of Sussex)
Title: ATLAS ttbar+V measurements

Abstract, Slides

Wednesday 22 March 2017
Speaker: Clare Burrage (University of Nottingham)
Title: Detecting dark energy
Abstract, Slides
Wednesday 15 March 2017
Speaker: Neil Spooner (University of Sheffield)
Title: Galactic Signatures and Directional Detection of Particle Dark Matter - the CYGNUS Project and Probing below the Neutrino Floor
Abstract, Slides

Wednesday 8 March 2017
Speaker: Tim Gershon (University of Warwick)
Title: LHCb highlights and future prospects
Abstract, Slides
Wednesday 1 March 2017

No Seminar (PPD Masterclass)

February 2017

Wednesday 22 February 2017
Speaker: Stefania Ricciardi (RAL/PPD)
Title: Report from the International Meeting on Nuclear Physics (Bormio, Italy Jan 23-27)
Abstract, Slides
Wednesday 15 February 2017
Speaker: Dmitry Emeliyanov (RAL/PPD)
Title: Techniques for Tracking Software
Abstract, Slides
Wednesday 8 February 2017
Speaker: Dr Jason Cole (Imperial College London)
Title: Laser Wakefield Acceleration
Abstract, Slides
Wednesday 1 February 2017
Speaker: J Pedro Ochoa Ricoux (Pontifical Catholic University of Chile)
Title: Reactor Neutrino Physics with the Daya Bay and JUNO Experiments
Abstract, Slides

January 2017

Wednesday 25 January 2017
Speaker: Kostas Manolopoulos (RAL/PPD)
Title: An FPGA-based track finder for the CMS Phase-2 Level-1 Track Trigger Upgrade
Abstract, Slides
Wednesday 18 January 2017
Speaker: Lauren Tompkins (Stanford University)
Title: FTK: A hardware-based track finder for the ATLAS trigger system
Abstract, Slides
Wednesday 11 January 2017
Speaker: Costas Andreopoulos (RAL/PPD/Liverpool University)
Title: Report from Neutrino 2016 (London, 4-9 July, 2016) and Phystat-Nu 2016 (Fermilab, 19-21 September 2016)
Abstract, Slides


December 2016

Wednesday 14 December 2016

Speaker: Dr Patrick Koppenburg (Nikhef)
Title: On pentaquark particles and their discovery at the LHCb experiment
Abstract, Slides

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Speaker: Alastair Dewhurst (PPD/RAL)
Title: Computing in high energy physics: From recent developments to preparing for the LHC Run 3 and 4
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 13790kB - link opens in a new window)


November 2016

Wednesday 23 November 2016

Speaker: Dr Jaap Velthius (University of Bristol)
Title: Volcanoes and other things that go boom... applications of muon tomography
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 10756kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 16 November 2016

Speaker: Thomas Flacke (IBS CTPU, Korea)
Title: Talk to NExT theorist : Hunting for composite, pseudoscalar resonances at the LHC using diboson or top-pair signatures
Abstract (Text file - 3kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 9 November 2016

No Seminar (NExT Workshop at QMUL)

Wednesday 2 November 2016

Speaker: Prof Giacomo Polesello (INFN, Sezione di Pavia)
Title: SUSY at the LHC
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 7135kB - link opens in a new window)


October 2016

Wednesday 26 October 2016

Speaker: Stephanie Sullivan (PPD/RAL)
Title: Report from the Topical Workshop on Electronics for Particle Physics (TWEPP) 26-30 September 2016, Karlsruhe, Germany
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 19 October 2016

Speaker: Prof Jim Virdee (Imperial College London)
Title: A Novel Calorimeter for HL-LHC and Beyond
Abstract (Text file - 4kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 35043kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 12 October 2016

Speaker: John Alison (University of Chicago)
Title: Di-Higgs at the LHC: Current Status and Future Prospects
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 12362kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 5 October 2016

Speaker: Louis Lyons (University of Oxford)
Title: Statistical issues for Searches for High Energy Physics
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 2372kB - link opens in a new window)


September 2016

Wednesday 28 September 2016

Speaker: Chris Walden (RAL Space)
Title: Science in a Hampshire village: 50 years of Chilbolton Observatory
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 14 September 2016

No Seminar (CMS Physics Upgrade Week)

August 2016

Wednesday 24 August 2016

Speaker: Chris Damerell (RAL/PPD)
Title: Vertex detectors - a historical overview
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 2959kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 17 August 2016

Speaker: Chris Pearson (RAL Space)
Title: What we don't know about the Universe
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)


July 2016

Wednesday 27 July 2016

Speaker: Bill Murray (RAL/PPD)
Title: The Higgs boson : from discovery to precision measurement
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 20 July 2016

Speaker: Rob Edgecock (RAL/PPD)
Title: The Applications of Particle Accelerators
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 11187kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 13 July 2016

Speaker: Dr Bruno Zamorano (University of Sussex)
Title: Latest oscillation results from the NOvA experiment
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 6 July 2016

Speaker: Steve Worm (RAL/PPD)
Title: Recent developments in the search for Dark Matter @ LHC
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 42860kB - link opens in a new window)

June 2016

Wednesday 29 June 2016

Speaker: Tom Williams and Luigi Calligaris (RAL/PPD)
Title: Report from IEEE RealTime (5-10 June Padova, Italy)
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 22 June 2016

No Seminar (CMS Week)

Friday 17 June 2016

Speaker: Ulrich Ellwanger (Orsay University)
Title: NMSSM Higgs bosons : possibilities for direct or indirect detection
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 8 June 2016

No Seminar

Wednesday 1 June 2016

Speaker: Dr Graeme Burt (Lancaster University)
Title: LHC upgrades and the future of accelerators
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 5959kB - link opens in a new window)

May 2016

Wednesday 25 May 2016

Speaker: Ben Krikler (Imperial College)
Title: The COMET Experiment: Searching for Muon-to-Electron Conversion
Abstract (Text file - 3kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 18 May 2016

Speaker: Craig Sawyer (RAL/PPD)
Title: State-of-the-art: A report from SM@LHC 2016
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 6358kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 11 May 2016

No Seminar (CMS Tracker Upgrade Week)

Wednesday 4 May 2016

Speaker: Dr Alex Martyniuk (UCL)
Title: Searches for diboson resonances at ATLAS using boson-tagged jets
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

April 2016

Wednesday 27 April 2016

Speaker: Andreas Freise (Birmingham University)
Title: Gravitational waves, from detection to astronomy
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 20 April 2016

No Seminar (CMS and ATLAS Upgrade Weeks)

Wednesday 13 April 2016

Speaker: Alexander Schmidt (Hamburg University)
Title: Jet substructure in CMS: methods and applications in searches for new physics
Abstract (Text file - 3kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 10048kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 6 April 2016

Speaker: Jacob Linacre (Fermilab)
Title: Is the 3rd generation special? Measurements in top events at CMS
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 20605kB - link opens in a new window)

March 2016

Wednesday 23 March 2016

Speaker: Seth Zenz (Imperial College)
Title: Summary of the Moriond Electroweak Conference
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 22813kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 16 March 2016

Speaker: Craig Buttar (University of Glasgow)
Title: Is CMOS taking over HEP?
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 9 March 2016

Speaker: John Baines (RAL/PPD)
Title: Report from "Connecting the Dots" Workshop, Vienna 20-24 February 2016
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 18812kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 2 March 2016

Speaker: Federico Faccio (CERN)
Title: Radiation effects in CMOS technologies for the LHC upgrades
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 4989kB - link opens in a new window)

February 2016

Wednesday 24 February 2016

No Seminar (Masterclass)

Wednesday 17 February 2016

Speaker: Yacine Haddad (Imperial/Durham)
Title: High granular calorimetry for the future international linear collider
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 10758kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 10 February 2016

Speaker: Dr Adrian Bevan (Queen Mary, University of London)
Title: Support Vector Machines and generalisation in HEP
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 3196kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 3 February 2016

Speaker: Claudio Coriano (Salento University)
Title: Z' models from the GUT to the LHC scale
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

January 2016

Wednesday 27 January 2016

Speaker: Dr Chris Parkinson (University of Birmingham)
Title: Status and prospects of the NA62 experiment in 2016
Abstract (Text file - 3kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 4672kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 20 January 2016

Speaker: Graham Lee (RAL/PPD)
Title: Resonance production in 7 TeV p-p collisions at ALICE
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 13 January 2016

Speaker: Dr Matthew Musgrave (University of Sussex)
Title: Neutron Physics at ORNL and the NPDGamma Experiment
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 5447kB - link opens in a new window)

December 2015

Wednesday 9 December 2015

No Seminar (CMS Week)

Wednesday 2 December 2015

Speaker: Dr Leigh Whitehead (University College London)
Title: The CHIPS Experiment
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

November 2015

Wednesday 25 November 2015

Speaker: Dr Mark Lancaster (University College London)
Title: Fermilab Muon g-2 Experiment
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 18 November 2015

No Seminar (ATLAS Upgrade Week)

Wednesday 11 November 2015

Speaker: Pawel Majewski (RAL/PPD)
Title: Dark Matter Hunt with LUX-ZEPLIN
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 4 November 2015

No Seminar (NExT Workshop at RAL)

October 2015

Wednesday 28 October 2015

Speaker: Georgios Christodoulou (Liverpool University)
Title: Modular detection system for special nuclear material
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 21 October 2015

Speaker: Stephanie Sullivan (RAL/PPD)
Title: TWEPP 2015 Conference Summary
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 3156kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 14 October 2015

Speaker: Chris Pearson (RAL/Space Science)
Title: Cosmology 101 : Weighing up the Universe
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 2916kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 7 October 2015

Speaker: Bill Murray (RAL PPD/Warwick University)
Title: Highlights of the LHCP Conference
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

September 2015

Wednesday 23 September 2015

Speaker: Mark Thomson (Cambridge University and DUNE spokesperson)
Title: DUNE : The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 16 September 2015

Speaker: Dr Lee Thompson (Sheffield University)
Title: Current and Future Long Baseline Neutrino Oscillation Experiments
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 8199kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 9 September 2015

No Seminar (CMS Upgrade Week)

Wednesday 2 September 2015

Speaker: Dr Craig Sawyer (RAL/PPD)
Title: Precision V+jet measurements using the ATLAS detector
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 8468kB - link opens in a new window)

August 2015

No Seminars arranged

July 2015

Wednesday 15 July 2015

Speaker: Chris Pearson (RAL/Space Science)
Title: 101 Cosmology: What is our Universe filled with?
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 3380kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 1 July 2015

Speaker: Chris Pearson (RAL/Space Science)
Title: 101 Cosmology: What shape is our Universe?
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 5127kB - link opens in a new window)

June 2015

Wednesday 17 June 2015

Speaker: Dr Lee Thompson (Sheffield University)  SEMINAR CANCELLED
Title: Current and Future Long Baseline Neutrino Oscillation Experiments
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 10 June 2015

Speaker: Asher Kaboth (Imperial College London)
Title: First Antineutrino Oscillation Results from T2K
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 13820kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 3 June 2015

Speaker: Anastasia Basharina-Freshville (University College London)
Title: Calorimetry for Cancer Proton Therapy - Can We Help?
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

May 2015

Wednesday 27 May 2015

Speaker: Stewart Martin-Haugh and Andrew Lahiff (RAL/PPD)
Title: Report from the 2015 conference on Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics (CHEP 2015)
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 9842kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 12025kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 20 May 2015

Speaker: Dr Nick Ryder (University of Oxford)
Title: The SoLid Experiment
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 13 May 2015

Speaker: Simon Bevan (Trader in Citi Group)
Title: From Particles to Electronic Trading
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 474kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 6 May 2015

No Seminar (CMS Week)

April 2015

Wednesday 29 April 2015

No Seminar (NExT Workshop at UCL)

Wednesday 22 April 2015

Speaker: Juan Rojo (Oxford University)
Title: The structure of the proton in the Higgs Boson era
Abstract (Text file - 3kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 15 April 2015

Speaker: Prof Geoff Hall (Imperial College London)
Title: Tracking and trigger upgrades of CMS
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 12806kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 8 April 2015

Speaker: Helen Hayward (Liverpool University)
Title: Summary of the Moriond Conference
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 1 April 2015

Speaker: Prof Henning Gast (RWTH Aachen University)
Title: The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS-02) on the International Space Station
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 24438kB - link opens in a new window)

March 2015

Wednesday 25 March 2015

Speaker: Jens Dopke (RAL/PPD)
Title: Shedding light on ATLAS Pixels
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 18 March 2015

Speaker: Jo Dunkley (Oxford University)
Title: Cosmology from the microwave background
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 11 March 2015

Speaker: Iacopo Vivarelli (Sussex University)
Title: Search for stops and sbottoms at the LHC: status and prospects
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 17838kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 4 March 2015

Speaker: Alex Oh (University of Manchester)
Title: Diamond detectors
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 8841kB - link opens in a new window)

February 2015

Wednesday 25 February 2015

No Seminar (CMS Physics/Upgrade Week)

Wednesday 18 February 2015

Speaker: Bill Murray (RAL/PPD)
Title: Higgs Physics: LHC Run 1 and a personal view of Run 2
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 44350kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 11 February 2015

Speaker: Prof Paul Newman (University of Birmingham)
Title: Digging Deeper : 21st Century Deep Inelastic Scattering based on the LHC
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 23732kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 4 February 2015

No Seminar (PPD Masterclass)

January 2015

Wednesday 28 January 2015

Speaker: Dr Gianluigi Casse (University of Liverpool)
Title: Status and trends of silicon detectors for collider physics
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 4156kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 21 January 2015

Speaker: Sasha Nikitenko (Imperial College)
Title: The LHC search for SUSY and BSM Higgs bosons
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 4888kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 14 January 2015

Speaker: Dr Pablo Rodriguez Perez (University of Manchester)
Title: The LHCb VELO upgrade project
Abstract (Text file - 3kB - link opens in a new window)

December 2014

Wednesday 10 December 2014

Seminar postponed

Wednesday 3 December 2014

Speaker: Maurits Van der Grinten (RAL/PPD)
Title: Conference Summary: Experimental searches for the neutron electric dipole moment
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

November 2014

Wednesday 26 November 2014

Speaker: Caroline Poulsen (RAL/Space Science - Remote Sensing Group)
Title: Monitoring the Earth's Climate from space
Abstract (Text file - 4kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 19 November 2014

No Seminar (NExT Workshop in Sussex)

Wednesday 12 November 2014

Speaker: Giulio Villani & Tom Williams (RAL/PPD)
Title: Report from the TWEPP2014 Conference
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 5 November 2014

No Seminar (ATLAS Upgrade Week)

October 2014

Wednesday 29 October 2014

Speaker: Justin Evans (Manchester University)
Title: Measuring the Neutrino Mass Hierarchy with PINGU
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 22 October 2014

Speaker: Ian Tomalin (RAL/PPD)
Title: Searches for long-lived exotic particles at the LHC
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 2276kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 15 October 2014

No seminar (CMS Physics Week)

Wednesday 8 October 2014

Speaker: Francisca Munoz Sanchez (Manchester University)
Title: Study of New Silicon Sensors for Experiments at Future Particle Colliders
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 25524kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 1 October 2014

No seminar (RAL Staff Forum)

September 2014

Wednesday 24 September 2014 - postponed

Speaker: Steve McMahon (RAL/PPD)
Title: The ATLAS tracker

Wednesday 3 September 2014

Speaker: Paul Marsden (Kings College, London)
Title: Current Challenges and Opportunities in Positron Emission Tomography
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 2735kB - link opens in a new window)

August 2014

No Seminars arranged

July 2014

No Seminars arranged

June 2014

Wednesday 25 June 2014

No seminar (CMS Week)

Wednesday 18 June 2014

Speaker: Steve Worm (RAL/PPD)
Title: Exotic Physics and Highlights from Moriond
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 11 June 2014

No seminar (PPD Staff Review Week)

Wednesday 4 June 2014

Speaker: Dr Sinead Farrington (Warwick University)
Title: Higgs to tau tau at ATLAS
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

May 2014

Wednesday 28 May 2014

Speaker: Raja Nandakumar (RAL/PPD)
Title: Report from the discussion meeting on electroweak symmetry breaking, Guwahati, India, 2014
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 21 May 2014

Speaker: Prof Neville Harnew (Oxford University)
Title: The TORCH time-of-flight detector for the LHCb Upgrade
Abstract (Text file - 3kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 6407kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 7 May 2014

Speaker: Paras Naik (Bristol University)
Title: How multi-body D decays from CLEO help to measure the CP-violating phase γ at LHCb
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

April 2014

Wednesday 23 April 2014

Speaker: Dr Andrey Golutvin (Imperial College)
Title: The SHIP experiment - "Search for Hidden Particles" at CERN
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 16 April 2014

No seminar (NExT Meeting)

Wednesday 9 April 2014

No seminar (ATLAS Upgrade Week)

Wednesday 2 April 2014

No seminar (CMS Upgrade Week)

March 2014

Wednesday 26 March 2014

Speaker: Dr Venus Keus (Southampton University)
Title: Higgs Models with Multiple Doublets
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Speaker: Veronica Sanz (Sussex University)
Title: Long-lived Exotica : a Theorist Perspective
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 5 March 2014

No seminar (RAL Masterclass)

February 2014

Wednesday 26 February 2014

Speaker: Lorena Escudero (IFIC/CSIC/Valencia)
Title: Latest (and future) Oscillation Results from the T2K Experiment
Abstract (Text file - 3kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 19 February 2014

Speaker: Dr Teppei Katori (Queen Mary College)
Title: Liquid Argon TPC Detector R&D in the USA
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 28338kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 12 February 2014

No seminar (ATLAS Week)

Wednesday 5 February 2014

Speaker: Dr Manny Olaiya (RAL/PPD)
Title: Search for Exotic BSM Physics with the CMS Detector
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

January 2014

Wednesday 29 January 2014

Speaker: Dr Sasha Belyaev (Southampton University)
Title: Exploring Universal Extra-Dimensions at the LHC
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 22 January 2014

Speaker: Abdeslem Djaoui (RAL/PPD)
Title: Supercomputing13 Conference Summary
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 15 January 2014

Speaker: Prof Kevin McFarland (Rochester University)
Title: Neutrino Interactions at MINERvA
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 8 January 2014

No seminar (CMS UK Meeting)

December 2013

Wednesday 11 December 2013

No seminar (CMS Week)

Wednesday 4 December 2013

Speaker: Pawel Guzowski (Manchester University)
Title: Latest results from NEMO-3 and status of SuperNEMO
Abstract (Text file - 3kB - link opens in a new window)

November 2013

Wednesday 27 November 2013

No seminar (NExT Workshop at Southampton University)

Wednesday 20 November 2013

Speaker: Andrew Lahiff, (Alastair Dewhurst), Stewart Martin-Haugh (RAL/PPD)
Title: Report from the 2013 Computing in High Energy Physics Conference
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 13 November 2013

Speaker: Giulio Villani (RAL/PPD)
Title: Report on IPRD13 - 13th Topical Seminar on Innovative Particle and Radiation Detectors
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 6 November 2013

Speaker: Arie Bodek (University of Rochester)
Title: Modeling Neutrino Quasielastic and Inelastic Scattering Using Electron Scattering Data
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

October 2013

Wednesday 30 October 2013

Speaker: Alfons Weber, Fergus Wilson, John Baines (RAL/PPD)
Title: Report from the 2013 EPS-HEP Conference
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 35850kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 23 October 2013

No seminar (CMS Upgrades Week)

Wednesday 16 October 2013

Speaker: Weiming Qian (RAL/PPD)
Title: Summary of Topical Workshop on Electronics for Particle Physics (TWEPP) 2013
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 9 October 2013

No seminar (ATLAS Week)

Wednesday 2 October 2013

Speaker: Luca Panizzi (Southampton University)
Title: Model-independent analysis of scenarios with single and multiple vector-like quarks
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 574kB - link opens in a new window)

September 2013

Wednesday 25 September 2013 - POSTPONED

Speaker:  Peter Norreys (RAL/CLF)
Title:  Plasma accelerators with AWAKE collaboration

Wednesday 18 September 2013

Speaker:  Sergey Burdin (Liverpool University)
Title:  Search for magnetic monopole with the ATLAS detector
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 11 September 2013

Speaker:  Stewart Martin-Haugh (RAL/PPD)
Title:  A selection of recent ATLAS SUSY results
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 4 September 2013

Speaker:  Marc-Olivier Bettler (Cambridge University)
Title:  Recent results on the B->\mu\mu branching fractions
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

August 2013

No Seminars arranged

July 2013

No Seminars arranged

June 2013

Wednesday 26 June 2013

Speaker: David Bugg (Queen Mary, London)
Title:  Galaxies and Quantum Mechanics
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 12 June 2013

Speaker: Gabrijela Zaharijas (ICTP, Trieste, Italy)
Title:  Indirect searches for dark matter with the Fermi Large Area Telescope
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 5 June 2013

Speaker: Marcel Stanitzki (DESY)
Title: SiD - A detector for ILC physics
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 54530kB - link opens in a new window)

May 2013

Wednesday 22 May 2013

Speaker: Dr Samira Hassani (Saclay, France)
Title:  Electroweak Measurements with the ATLAS and CMS Experiments
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 15 May 2013

Speaker: Dave Clarke (RAL/CLF)
Title:  Lasers for Life : The Central Laser Facility Programme in the Research Complex at Harwell
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 8 May 2013

Speaker: Giacomo Cacciapaglia (IPNL, Lyon)
Title: Model Independent Search of Vector-like Quarks
Abstract (Text file - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 10950kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 1 May 2013

Speaker: Thomas Dealtry (Oxford University)
Title: Latest oscillation results from T2K
Abstract (Text file - 3kB - link opens in a new window), Slides  (PDF - 6154kB - link opens in a new window)

April 2013

Wednesday 24 April 2013

Speaker: Fergus Wilson (RAL/PPD)
Title: Report from 2013 Baryon and Lepton Violation Conference, Heidelberg
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides  (PDF - 10384kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 17 April 2013

Speaker: Edward Daw (Sheffield University)
Title: The ADMX Axion Search
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 10 April 2013

No Seminar arranged - CMS Week

Wednesday 3 April 2013

Speaker: Alexander Grohsjean (DESY)
Title: ATLAS + Tevatron top physics - Postponed                                                                                  


March 2013

Wednesday 27 March 2013

Speaker: Krishnan Rama (University of Warwick)
Title: Non-Zero Reactor Mixing Angle and its Implications for Neutrino Physics
Abstract  (Text file - link opens in a new window) , Slides  (PDF - 4672kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 20 March 2013

No Seminar arranged - NExT Meeting

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Speaker: Giacomo Cacciapaglia (IPNL, Lyon)
Title: Model Independent Search of Vector-like Quarks
Abstract  (Text file - link opens in a new window) Postponed due to be rescheduled

Wednesday 6 March 2013

Speaker: Brian Meadows (University of Cincinatti, Leverhulme Visiting Professor, University of Oxford)
Title: Recent Results and Trends in Charm Physics
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)


February 2013

Wednesday 27 February 2013

Speaker: Jan Strube (CERN)
Title: CLIC detector and physics program
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 9033kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 20 February 2013

Speaker: John Matheson (RAL/PPD)
Title: Electron Detectors, Old and New
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 2811kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 13 February 2013

Speaker: Alain Blondel (Geneva University)
Title: Higgs Factories : Future possibilities for precise studies of the H(126) Higgs candidate
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 5402kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 6 February 2013

No Seminar arranged - ATLAS Week


January 2013

Wednesday 30 January 2013

Speaker: Graham Ross (University of Oxford)
Title: Whither SUSY?
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 5402kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 23 January 2013

Speaker: Stefan Eriksson (University of Swansea)
Title: The Spectroscopy of Antihydrogen
Abstract (Text file - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 9 January 2013

Speaker: Stefania Ricciardi (RAL/PPD)
Title: First measurement of gamma at LHCb: one CP violation phase, many different approaches
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

December 2012

Wednesday 12 December 2012

No Seminar arranged - CMS Week

Wednesday 5 December 2012

Speaker: Tim Durkin (RAL/PPD)
Title: Field programmable gate arrays, a beginners guide
Abstract (Text file - link opens in a new window)

November 2012

Wednesday 28 November 2012

Speaker: Norman Gee (RAL/PPD)
Title: ATLAS Upgrades for the high-luminosity frontier
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 21 November 2012

No Seminar arranged - UK HEP Forum

Wednesday 14 November 2012

No Seminar arranged - NExT Meeting

Wednesday 7 November 2012

Speaker: Malcolm Fairbairn (King's College, London)
Title: A review of Dark Matter from a Particle Physics Perspective
Abstract (Text file - link opens in a new window)

October 2012

Wednesday 31 October 2012

No Seminar arranged - CMS Week  

Wednesday 24 October 2012

Speaker: Francesco Hautmann (Oxford University)
Title: QCD and Jet Physics at TeV Colliders
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 17 October 2012

Speaker: Leszek Roszkowski (National Centre for Nuclear Research (Warsaw, Poland) and Sheffield University)
Title: Constrained Supersymmetry - Dead or Alive?
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

 Wednesday 10 October 2012 - Pickavance Lecture Theatre

Speaker: Frank Close (Oxford University)
Title:  When Maxwell met Goldstone : the route to Higgs' Boson
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 45846kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 3 October 2012

Speaker: Richard Gaitskell (Brown University)
Title: LUX and LZ (LUX-ZEPLIN) : Large Liquid Xe Detectors Searching for Particle Dark Matter
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

September 2012

Wednesday 26 September 2012

Speaker: John Thomason (RAL/ISIS)
Title: A journey through ISIS
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 19 September 2012

Speaker: Stephen Haywood (RAL/PPD)
Title: Kangaroos, Koalas and the Higgs
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 12 September 2012

Speaker: Kate Ronayne (RAL/STFC Innovations)
Title: From the lab-bench to the market : Introduction to BID, IP and Spin-outs
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window) (PDF - 2876kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 5 September 2012

No Seminar arranged

August 2012

Wednesday 29 August 2012

No Seminar arranged

Wednesday 22 August 2012

No Seminar arranged

Wednesday 15 August 2012

No Seminar arranged

Wednesday 8 August 2012

No Seminar arranged

Wednesday 1 August 2012

No Seminar arranged

July 2012

Wednesday 25 July 2012

No Seminar arranged

Wednesday 18 July 2012

Speaker: Hong-Mo Chan (RAL/PPD) 
Title: Comprehensive Mechanism Reproducing Mass and Mixing Parameters of Quarks and Leptons
Abstract (Text file - link opens in a new window) 

Wednesday 11 July 2012

No Seminar arranged

Wednesday 4 July 2012

No Seminar arranged

June 2012

Wednesday 27 June 2012

Speaker: Bo Jayatilaka (Duke University)
To be rearranged

Wednesday 20 June 2012

Speaker: John Marshall (University of Cambridge)
Title: Particle Flow Calorimetry and the Pandora Algorithm
Abstract (Text file - 4kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 13 June 2012

        Speaker: Kam-Biu Luk (University of California and LBNL)
        Title: Latest results of the Daya Bay Reactor Antineutrino Experiment
       Abstract (Text file - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 6 June 2012

Speaker: Claire Timlin (University of Oxford)
Title: Curing cancer patients with charged particles
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

May 2012

Wednesday 30 May 2012

Speaker: Uri Langenegger (Paul Scherrer Institut)
Title: Search for Bs -> mu+mu- and B0 -> mu+mu - decays with the CMS experiment
Abstract (Text file - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 9015kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 23 May 2012

Speaker: Sajan Easo (RAL/PPD)
Title: Phenomenology-2012 Conference Summary and recent LHCb results
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 16 May 2012

Speaker: Dave Newbold (University of Bristol)
Title: CMS - Today, Tomorrow and the next Decade
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 9 May 2012

Speaker: Christoph Englert (IPPP Durham)
Title: Evasive Higgs Manoeuvres at the LHC
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 2 May 2012

No Seminar arranged

April 2012

Wednesday 25 April 2012

Speaker: Alan Barr (University of Oxford)
Title: Hunting the invisible at the LHC
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides

Wednesday 18 April 2012

No Seminar arranged

Wednesday 11 April 2012

Speaker: Gianluigi Casse (University of Liverpool)
Title: Rad. Hard Silicon Detectors For Future Super-Colliders
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 4 April 2012

No Seminar arranged

March 2012

Wednesday 28 March 2012 - 11am Pickavance Lecture Theatre

Speaker: Marco Dracos (Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg)
Title: Observation of Super-Luminal Neutrinos with the OPERA Experiment
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 21 March 2012

Speaker: Johannes Knapp (University of Leeds)
Title: Pierre-Auger ultra-high energy cosmic ray experiment
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 14 March 2012

No Seminar due to Masterclass

Wednesday 7 March 2012

Speaker: Julie Kirk (RAL/PPD)
Title: La Thuile Conference Summary
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 6802kB - link opens in a new window)

February 2012

Wednesday 29 February 2012

Speaker: Chris Thomas (University of Oxford)
Title: CP violation in two-body charm decays at LHCb
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 3528kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 22 February 2012

Speaker: Andrew Akeroyd (NExT, Southampton University)
Title: Phenomenology of Doubly Charged Higgs Bosons and their ongoing search at the LHC
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Friday 17 February 2012 - 11 am R18 Exhibition Area

Speaker: Professor Ian Shipsey (Purdue University)
Title: The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
Abstract (Text file - 3kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 8 February 2012

No Seminar arranged

Wednesday 1 February 2012

Speaker: Dr Anatael Cabrera (National Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics (in2p3))
Title: Double Chooz. Our First Word on Theta13
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

January 2012

Wednesday 25 January 2012

No Seminar arranged

Wednesday 18 January 2012

Speaker: Pawel Majewski (RAL/PPD)
Title: Results from the ZEPLIN-III Second Science Run
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 11 January 2012

Speaker: Professor Subir Sarkar (Oxford University)
Title: Does dark energy exist?
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 4 January 2012 - No Seminar due to the Christmas period


December 2011

Wednesday 28 December 2011

No Seminar due to the Christmas period

Wednesday 21 December 2011

No Seminar due to the Christmas period

Wednesday 14 December 2011

No Seminar due to the Christmas period

Wednesday 7 December 2011 - Pickavance Lecture Theatre

Speaker: James Holloway (University College, London)
Title: Charged Particle Driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

November 2011

Wednesday 30 November 2011

Speakers: Peter Phillips and Tim Durkin (PPP/RAL)
Title: TWEPP 2011 Conference Report
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Phillips) (PDF - 3537kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Durkin) (PDF - 1543kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 23 November 2011

Speaker: Pat Ward (Cambridge University)
Title: Standard Model Electroweak Physics at ATLAS
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 16 November 2011

Speaker: Manny Olaiya (RAL/PPD)
Title: Search for High Mass Resonances with Dilepton Final States using the CMS detector at the LHC
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 9 November 2011 - No seminar due to NEXT meeting

Wednesday 2 November 2011 - CR12, R68

Speaker: Daniel Marlow (Princeton University USA)
Title: Luminosity Measurement at CMS
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

October 2011

Wednesday 26 October 2011 - CR12, R68

Speaker: Frank Krauss (Durham University)
Title: Sherpa 4 LHC
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 12 October 2011

Speaker: Ted Wilson (CERN and the John Adams Institute, Oxford)
Title: Accelerators for the future
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 3234kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 5 October 2011

Speaker: Dmitry Emeliyanov and Abdeslem Djaoui (RAL)
Title: Reports from the Future Computing Workshop (15-17 June, Edinburgh) and the Workshop for Future Challenges in Tracking and Trigger Concepts (7-8 July, CERN)
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Emeliyanov), Slides (Djaoui) (PDF - 585kB - link opens in a new window)

September 2011

Wednesday 28 September 2011

Speaker: Sasha Belyaev (Southampton/RAL)
Title: Dark Matter Motivated SUSY collider signatures
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 21 September 2011

No Seminar arranged

Wednesday 14 September 2011

No Seminar arranged

Wednesday 7 September 2011

No Seminar arranged due to UK HEP Forum

August 2011

Wednesday 31 August 2011

Speaker: David Wark and Alfons Weber (RAL/PPD)
Title: Summary of the EPS HEP conference in Grenoble
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 24 August 2011

No Seminar arranged

Wednesday 17 August

No Seminar arranged

Wednesday 10 August

No Seminar arranged

Wednesday 3 August

No Seminar arranged

July 2011

Wednesday 27 July

Speaker: Chris Damerell (RAL/PPD)
Title: Report back from Vertex 2011 Workshop
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 20 July

Speaker: Fred Wickens and Antonis Papanestis (RAL/PPD)
Title: Highlights from the conference Technology and Instrumentation in Particle Physics 2011
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 13 July

Speaker: Justin Greenhalgh (Head of Micro and Nanotechnology Centre)
Title: Capabilities and current work of STFC's Micro & Nanotechnology Centre
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 2480kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 6 July

Speaker: Jocelyn Monroe (Royal Holloway, London University)
Title: Searching for the Dark Matter Wind : Recent Progress from the DMTPC Experiment
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 23928kB - link opens in a new window)

June 2011

Wednesday 29 June

Speaker: Alfons Weber PPD RAL
Title: First nu_e appearance results from the T2K experiment
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 15776kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 22 June

Speaker: Richard Wigmans (Texas Tech University & INFN Pisa)
Title: DREAM - towards high-resolution jet spectroscopy
Abstract (Text file - 3kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 41880kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 15 June

Speaker: Sam Henry (Oxford University)
Title: Latest results from the Edelweiss dark matter search
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 8 June

Speaker: Mitesh Patel (Imperial College)
Title: The LHCb Experiment at LHC: First Results and Prospects
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 5750kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 1 June

No Seminar arranged

May 2011

Wednesday 25 May

Speaker: Costas Andreopoulos (RAL/PPD)
Title: First Neutrino Oscillation Results from T2K
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 7276kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 18 May

Speaker: Nikos Konstantinidis (University College, London)
Title: A hardware track trigger for ATLAS at HL-LHC
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 7298kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 4 May

No Seminar due to NExT Meeting

April 2011

Wednesday 27 April

Speaker: Trevor Vickey (University of Witwatersrand)
Title: Recent Results from the ATLAS Experiment in Searches with Tau Lepton Final States
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 20 April

Cancelled
Speaker: Mark Tucker (RAL/PPD)
Title: The Neutron EDM Experiment at ILL
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 13 April

Speaker: Lucio Cerrito (Queen Mary, University of London)
Title: Recent Results on top quark physics
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 16553kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 6 April

Speaker: Michele Pioppi (Imperial College)
Title: Search for Susy at LHC with the CMS detector
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 4867kB - link opens in a new window)

March 2011

Wednesday 23 March

Speaker: Giulio Villani (RAL/PPD)
Title: New Initiatives in PPD : Implantable In Vivo Dosimetry
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 1690kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 2 March

Speaker: Benjamin Radburn-Smith (RAL/PPD)
Title: Multivariate Data Visualisation and Lepton Jets
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window)

February 2011

Wednesday 23 February

Speaker: Dieter Zeppendfeld (Karlsruhe University)
Title: Higgs physics at the LHC
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 16 February

Speaker: Michael Doser (CERN)
Title: AEGIS : A new experiment to measure the gravitational interaction of antihydrogen
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 10940kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 2 February

Speaker: Edward Freeman (RAL/EID)
Title: Introduction to Programmable Logic Devices and FPGAs
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 2334kB - link opens in a new window)

January 2011

Wednesday 19 January

Speaker: Professor Eva Halkiadakis (Rutgers University)
Title: Direct measurement of the W boson production charge asymmetry at CDF
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 12 January

Speaker: Fergus Wilson (RAL/PPD)
Title: B Factories - Past and Future
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

December 2010

Wednesday 1 December

Speaker: Nick Evans (Southampton)
Title: String Theory
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 934kB - link opens in a new window)

November 2010

Wednesday 24 November

Speaker: Terry Sloan (Lancaster)
Title: Cosmic Rays and Global Warming
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 2051kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 10 November

Speaker: Chris Damerell (RAL)
Title: The silicon pixel tracker � beginning of a revolution?
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides

Wednesday 3 November

Speaker: Andrew Akeroyd (Southampton)
Title: Phenomenology of doubly charged Higgs bosons at hadron colliders
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 908kB - link opens in a new window)

October 2010

Wednesday 27 October

Speaker: Jonathan Butterworth (UCL)
Title: Subjet Structure as a new search channel at the LHC
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 5120kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 20 October

Speaker: Nikolas Kauer (Royal Hollaway)
Title: Theory of W and Z production at the LHC
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 1295kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 13 October

Speaker: Peter Litchfield (RAL)
Title: Are anti-neutrino oscillations different from neutrino oscillations?
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 6 October

Speaker: Prof. Clive Speake (University of Birmingham)
Title: Laboratory tests of gravitation
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window)

September 2010

Wednesday 29 September

Speaker: Antonella De Santo (University of Sussex)
Title: The SEPnet Radiation Instrumentation & Detection Research Theme
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 8 September

Speaker: Antonis Papanestis (PPD, RAL)
Title: A summary of the RICH 2010 conference
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides

Wednesday 1 September

Speaker: Abdeslem Djaoui (PPD, RAL)
Title: Summary of CERN Workshop on Adapting LHC Applications and IT Computing Services for Multi-core capabilities
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

August 2010

Wednesday 18 August

Speaker: Stephen Haywood & Steve Worm (PPD, RAL)
Title:
  • What the French president said to me the other day
  • Out and about in Paris
  • Feedback from ICHEP 2010 (Paris)
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides

July 2010

Friday 30 July

Speaker: Nigel Smith (Director of SNOLAB)
Title: SNO
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 7297kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 28 July

Speaker: Peter Allan (Space Science, RAL)
Title: Looking up and looking down - Space Science and the Technology that enables it
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides

Wednesday 21 July (3pm)

Speaker: Professor Young-Kee Kim (deputy director of FNAL)
Title: Accelerator Activities at FNAL
Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 24290kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 21 July (11am)

Speaker: Dr. Jan Strube (RAL/PPD)
Title: Early ATLAS performance & physics results
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides(.pdf) (PDF - 50500kB - link opens in a new window), Slides(.odp)

Wednesday 14 July

Speaker: Dr. Shaaban Khalil (British University in Egypt)
Title: Three examples for possible new physics at LHC: Supersymmetry, Tev Scale B-L, Extra dimensions
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 1309kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 7 July

Speaker: Gary Zhang (PPD, RAL)
Title: Recent developments in Pixel sensors - a summary of the VIPS 2010 workshop
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Thursday 1 July

Speaker: Valery Pugatch (Head of the HEP Department, Kiev Institute for Nuclear Research)
Title: Metal Foil Detectors: Physics, Techniques & Applications
(This seminar was organised through the STFC Detector Network)
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

June 2010

Wednesday 16 June

Speaker: Prof. Gianpaolo Bellini (Physics Department, Milan University)
Title: Study of the neutrino interactions at a few MeV of energy, with Borexino
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 31001kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 9 June

Speaker: Tamara Davies (Queensland/Copenhagen)
Title: Cosmological Confusion... revealing common misconceptions about the big bang, the expansion of the universe and cosmic horizons.
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 9935kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 2 June

Speaker: Dr. Jonas Radermacker (Bristol Univ.)
Title: Cross-generation flavour physics
The measurement of gamma and how CLEO-c helps
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

May 2010

Wednesday 26 May

Speaker: Dr. Morgan Wascko (Imperial College)
Title: Measurements of Neutral Current Neutral Pion Production with SciBooNE
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 15202kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 19 May

Speaker: Barbara Camanzi (PPD, RAL)
Title: Toward a multi-modality approach to radiotherapy for cancer treatment in UK
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 21560kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 5 May

Speaker: Hong-Mo (RAL/PPD)
Title: Double Feature: "A Tale of Two CPs" and "The Mystery of the Charmless Higgs"
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 18909kB - link opens in a new window)

April 2010

Wednesday 28 April

Speaker: Dr. Jelena Ilic (RAL/PPD)
Title: New Results on theta_13 from MINOS
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 8185kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 14 April

Speaker: Dr. Thomas Teubner (Liverpool Univ.)
Title: g-2 of the muon: touchstone of the Standard Model, keyhole to New Physics?
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 1483kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 7 April

Speaker: Prof. Louis Lyons (University of Oxford / Imperial College)
Title: Statistical issues relevant to search experiments in High Energy Physics
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 2413kB - link opens in a new window)

March 2010

Wednesday 24 March

Speaker: Prof. Geoff Hall (Imperial College)
Title: Construction and Performance of the CMS Tracker
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 26778kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 10 March

Speaker: George Lafferty (Manchester University)
Title: Tau physics: status and prospects
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 4600kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 3 March

Speaker: David Evans (Univ. of Birmingham)
Title: Physics Performance and First Results from the ALICE Experiment at the LHC
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

February 2010

Wednesday 10 February

Speaker: Marcus French (EID, RAL)
Title: The STFC Detector Systems Gateway Centre
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides

Wednesday 3 February

Speaker: Prof. Daniel Whiteson (Univ. of California, Irvine)
Title: CDF in its prime: searches for b', nu', Z' and friends
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 2838kB - link opens in a new window)

January 2010

Wednesday 27 January

Speaker: Marcel Stanitzki (PPD, RAL)
Title: Review of International Linear Collider Detector R&D
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 37975kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 20 January

Speaker: Joe Boudreau (University of Pittsburgh)
Title: CP Violation in B^0_s mesons at the Tevatron Experiments
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 8176kB - link opens in a new window)

December 2009

Wednesday 9 December

Speaker: Antonis Papanestis (PPD, RAL)
Title: Summary of 'Conference on Accelerator & Large Experimental Physics Control Systems'
Abstract (Word document - 198kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 26932kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 2 December

Speaker: Flavio Cavanna (Physics Dep.t -University of l'Aquila)
Title: ArgoNeuT: Liquid Argon TPC response to a Neutrino Beam
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 11292kB - link opens in a new window)

November 2009

Wednesday 25 November

Speaker: Elisa Resconi (Max-Planck-Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg)
Title: The IceCube Neutrino Observatory: Opportunities for Astroparticle Physics
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 18254kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 18 November

Speaker: Steven Biller (Oxford)
Title: No Nu's is Good Nu's. Prospects for Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides

Wednesday 11 November CR12 R68

Speaker: Prof. Steve Cowley (Director of UKAEA Culham)
Title: Fusion Power - Physics & Engineering Challenges
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 4 November

Speaker: Yochi Uchida (Imperial College)
Title: Muon-to-Electron Conversion with COMET/PRISM
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 13179kB - link opens in a new window)

October 2009

Wednesday 14 October

Speaker: Sean Paling (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Sheffield University)
Title: Deep Underground Science at Boulby Mine: Dark Matter and Beyond
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 7 October

Speaker: John Baines (PPD, RAL)
Title: Commissioning of the ATLAS High Level Trigger
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 8418kB - link opens in a new window)

September 2009

Wednesday 16 September

Speaker: Chris Damerell (PPD, RAL)
Title: Physics and technology of silicon detectors
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 4172kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 9 September

Speaker: Simon Hooker (Oxford)
Title: Laser-Driven Plasma Accelerators
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 2319kB - link opens in a new window)

August 2009

No seminars - Summer vacation period


July 2009

Wednesday 22 July

Speaker: Jeff Hartnell (Sussex)
Title: MINOS: Latest Results and Future Plans
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 6762kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 15 July

Speaker: Bob Cywinski (School of Applied Sciences, University of Huddersfield)
Title: Can Thorium Save the Planet?
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 17872kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 8 July

Speaker: Sergey Balashov (PPD, RAL)
Title: Conference summary: Ultra-cold neutrons

June 2009

Wednesday 24 June

Speaker: Marcel Trimpl (Fermilab)
Title: Serial Powering for Front End Electronics
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 17 June

Speaker: Bill Murray & Steve Worm (PPD, RAL)
Title: Conference summary: SUSY 09
Slides (PDF - 3460kB - link opens in a new window)

May 2009

Wednesday 27 May

Speaker: Steven Abel (IPPP Durham)
Title: Overview of string theory and its phenomenology
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 16563kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 20 May

Speaker: Elena Aprile (U Columbia)
Title: The Search for Dark Matter with the XENON Experiment
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

April 2009

Wednesday 29 April

Speaker: Piergiorgio Picozza (INFN and University of Rome �Tor Vergata�)
Title: Searching for Dark Matter with Cosmic Antiparticles: the PAMELA Experiment
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 22591kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 22 April

Speaker: Charles Wang (U Aberdeen)
Title: Scalar Gravitational Waves, High Energy Cosmic Rays and Quantum Decoherence
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 15 April

Speaker: Alain Blondel (U Geneva)
Title: The MICE experiment
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 1 April

Speaker: Rob Edgecock (PPD, RAL)
Title: FFAG Activities in the UK: EMMA, PAMELA and all that
Abstract (Word document - 198kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 29610kB - link opens in a new window)

March 2009

Wednesday 25 March

Speaker: Bill Murray (PPD, RAL)
Title: That Olde Boson
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 5018kB - link opens in a new window), Slides

Wednesday 18 March

Speaker: Paul Seller (TD, RAL)
Title: CdZnTe Imaging Detectors and their applications
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 5164kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 11 March

Speaker: Stuart Green (University Hospitals Birmingham)
Title: Physics based techniques for the treatment of cancer
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 18118kB - link opens in a new window), AVI, AVI

Wednesday 4 March

Speaker: Stephen West (Oxford)
Title: Dark matter models
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 4883kB - link opens in a new window)

February 2009

Wednesday 18 February

Speaker: Marc Weber (PPD, RAL)
Title: Silicon detectors for the Super-LHC - at the technology frontier
Slides (PDF - 7268kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 4 February

Speaker: Cigdem Issever (Oxford)
Title: Black holes at the LHC
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 1963kB - link opens in a new window)

January 2009

Wednesday 28 January

Speaker: Bill Scott (PPD, RAL)
Title: Conference Report from Miami-2008
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 4854kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 21 January

Speaker: Tom Latham (Warwick)
Title: Constraints on the CKM Unitarity Triangle from Charmless Threebody Decays at BaBar
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 2033kB - link opens in a new window)

December 2008

Wednesday 10 December

Speaker: Jim Hinton (U Leeds)
Title: Ground-based gamma-ray astronomy and the CTA project
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 39927kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 3 December

Speaker: Emily Longhi (Diamond)
Title: Diamond Light Source -- Challenges of a 3rd Generation Synchrotron
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 25017kB - link opens in a new window), Animation: path, Animation: insertion device

November 2008

Wednesday 26 November

Speaker: Helen Caines (Yale)
Title: Deep-Inelastic Scattering
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 7244kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 19 November

Speaker: Maurits van der Grinten (RAL, PPD)
Title: CryoEDM, a cryogenic experiment to search for the electric dipole moment of the neutron
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 12 November

Speaker: Professor Daniel Kaplan (IIT)
Title: New Experiments with Antiprotons
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 5 November

Speaker: Stefania Riccardi (RAL, PPD)
Title: Summary of CKM 2008
Slides (PDF - 10058kB - link opens in a new window)

October 2008

Wednesday 29 October

Speaker: Andreas Korn (LBNL)
Title: The ATLAS Pixel Detector: Overview and Commissioning
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 14007kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 25690kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 25690kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 8 October

Speaker: Sheila Rowan (U Glasgow)
Title: The search for gravitational waves: status and plans
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 4403kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 1 October

Speaker: Sinjini Sengupta (U Minnesota)
Title: Results of the W and Z Boson Asymmetries at the Tevatron
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 2791kB - link opens in a new window)

September 2008

Wednesday 24 September

Speaker: Stephen Haywood (RAL, Particle Physics Department)
Title: The ATLAS SCT Endcap
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 17096kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 17 September

Speaker: David Neely (RAL, Laser Department)
Title: High power lasers - a bright future
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 10 September

Speaker: Chris Damerell (RAL, Particle Physics Department)
Title: Detector R&D for the Linear Collider
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 3870kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 3 September

Speaker: Pawel Majewski (RAL, Particle Physics Department)
Title: Nuclear Recoil Measurements in Dark Matter Research
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 19101kB - link opens in a new window)

August 2008

No seminars - Summer vacation period


July 2008

Wednesday 23 July

Speaker: Hong-Mo Chan (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Particle Physics Department)
Title: A Model Behind the Standard Model
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 2175kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 16 July

Speaker: Lina Galtieri (LBNL)
Title: Top properties and Higgs search at CDF
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 5380kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 9 July

Speaker: David Bugg (Queen Mary)
Title: Why some resonances synchronise on thresholds; implications for Confinement
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 489kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 2 July

Speaker: Tim Gershon (U Warrick)
Title: SuperB - A High Luminosity Asymmetric e+e- Super Flavour Factory
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 6419kB - link opens in a new window)

June 2008

Wednesday 25 June

No seminar due to IOP 1/2 day meeting:"Celebration of HERA and the UK role (link opens in a new window)"

Wednesday 11 June

Speaker: Antonis Papanestis (RAL, PPD)
Title: The LHCb RICH detectors
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 4 June

Speaker: Emmanuel Tsesmelis (CERN)
Title: Commissioning the LHC Accelerator and its Physics Programme
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 21246kB - link opens in a new window)(21Mb)

May 2008

Wednesday 28 May

Speaker: Frank Krauss (IPP)
Title: New development in Monte Carlos for the LHC
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 2323kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 21 May

Speaker: Robert McGreevy (RAL, ISIS)
Title: ISIS: past, present and future
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 40742kB - link opens in a new window)(41Mb) Amination1, Animation2

Wednesday 14 May

Speaker: Jan Strube (University of Oregon)
Title: Radiative Penguins at BaBar
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 6563kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 7 May

Speaker: J. Thomas with contributions by Bode Franek, Barbara Camanzi, Tim Durkin and Giulio Villani (RAL)
Title: UCL/PPD KE and all that
Slides: J Thomas (Powerpoint presentation - 86kB - link opens in a new window), B Camanzi (Powerpoint presentation - 416kB - link opens in a new window), B Franek (Powerpoint presentation - 87kB - link opens in a new window), G Villani (Powerpoint presentation - 480kB - link opens in a new window), T Durkin (Powerpoint presentation - 209kB - link opens in a new window)

April 2008

Wednesday 30 April

Speaker: Veronique Boisvert (Royal Holloway)
Title: The "truth" about the "top" quark from CDF
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 18028kB - link opens in a new window)(18Mb)

Wednesday 23 April

Speaker: Joe Incandela (UCSB)
Title: CMS experiment status and preparations for early physics
Slides (PDF - 14448kB - link opens in a new window)(15Mb)

Wednesday 16 April

Speaker: Harry Weerts (Argonne National Laboratory)
Title: The SiD detector concept
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 16288kB - link opens in a new window)(17Mb)

March 2008

Wednesday 19 March

Speaker: Alan Watson (School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leeds)
Title: Is the search for the origin of the highest energy cosmic rays over?
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 11891kB - link opens in a new window)(12Mb)

Wednesday 5 March

Speaker: Amy Connolly (UCL)
Title: Closing in on Ultra-High Energy Neutrinos with the Radio Detection Technique
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 29031kB - link opens in a new window)(29Mb)

February 2008

Wednesday 20 February

Speaker: G. Villani (RAL, Particle Physics Department)
Title: Notes on Quantum Computing
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 1658kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 12 February

Speaker: Tom Roberts (Muons Inc. and Illinois Inst. of Tech.)
Title: Prospects for an Energy-Frontier Muon Collider
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 6388kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 6 February

Speaker: Professor William Trischuk (University Toronto and Institute of Particle Physics)
Title: Canadian perspective on particle physics in the 21st Century
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 16511kB - link opens in a new window)(17Mb)

January 2008

Wednesday 16 January

Speaker: Neil Spooner (University of Sheffield)
Title: Proton decay and beyond
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 42310kB - link opens in a new window)(43Mb)

Wednesday 30 January

Speaker: Rajendran Raja (Fermilab)
Title: The MIPP Experiment- Status and Upgrade plans
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 7203kB - link opens in a new window)

December 2007

Wednesday 26 December

Speaker: F. Christmas (University of Tromso, Norway)
Title: Renormalisation of the N0-Brain Tree-Function
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 19 December

Speaker: Jim Libby (Oxford)
Title: Precise determination of the unitarity triangle
LHCb and the essential role of CLEOc
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 7363kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 17 December 14:00 in CR8, R27

Speaker: Div. computing experts (RAL, Particle Physics Department)
Title: Computing Christmas Lecture
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 12 December

Speaker: Gagan Mohanty (Warwick)
Title: Charm of the Charmless
Results of hadronic B decays from BaBar
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 6290kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 5 December

Speaker: Marcel Stantizki, Giulio Villani (RAL, Particle Physics Department)
Title: Summary of IEEE conference NSS-MIS 2007
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (PDF - 3998kB - link opens in a new window)(4Mb) Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 10820kB - link opens in a new window)(11Mb)

November 2007

Wednesday 28 November

Speaker: Sajan Easo, Stefania Ricciardi, Antonis Papanestis (RAL, Particle Physics Department)
Title: Summary of RICH07
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 8191kB - link opens in a new window)(8Mb) Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 10720kB - link opens in a new window)(11Mb) Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 10178kB - link opens in a new window)(11Mb)

Wednesday 21 November

Speaker: Lothar Oberauer (TU Munich)
Title: Borexino: First Direct Observation of Solar Be7 Neutrinos and Prospects for low Energy Neutrino Astronomy
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 8945kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 14 November

Speaker: Halina Abramowicz (Tel Aviv)
Title: The HERA Challenge for the LHC
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 7 November

Speaker: Dmitry Emeliyanov, Raja Nandakumar (RAL, Particle Physics Department)
Title: Summary of the CHEP 200707 Conference
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 6302kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 1649kB - link opens in a new window)

October 2007

Wednesday 31 October

Speaker: Gregory Hallewell (CPP Marseille)
Title: KM3NeT, A Cubic Kilometre-scale Deep-sea Telescope for Neutrino Astronomy
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window), Slides (Powerpoint presentation - 46584kB - link opens in a new window)(47Mb)

Tuesday 30 October at 15:00 in Conference Room 4 R1

Speaker: Tobias Flick (University Wuppertal)
Title: Multi-Chip Modules using Deposited Interconnect Layers for Pixel Detectors
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 24 October

Speaker: Tobias Raufer (RAL, Particle Physics Department)
Title: New Results from the MINOS Experiment
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 17 October

Speaker: Richard Gaitskell (Brown University)
Title: Noble Travails: Noble Liquid Detectors
Searching for Particle Dark Matter
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 10 October

Speaker: Erik Johnson, Steve Worm (RAL, Particle Physics Department)
Title: Title: ILC Workshop Summary
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 3 October

Speaker: Bob Brown, Ian Tomalin, Wilson (RAL, Particle Physics Department)
Title: EPS HEP07 Summary
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 1 October at 15:00 in R22

Speaker: Prof. Young-Kee Kim (FermiLab)
Title: RAL Lecture - Project X
Abstract (Text file - 2kB - link opens in a new window)

September 2007

Wednesday 26 September

Speaker: Sam Harper (RAL)
Title: Search for New Physics in Electron-Positron Events at CDF
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 19 September

Speaker: Alfons Weber (RAL, Particle Physics Department)
Title: Summary from the Golden 07 Workshop
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window), Slides(36Mb)

Friday 14 September at 11:00 in CR12 in R68

Speaker: Maury Goodman (Argonne National Lab)
Title: New and Exciting Cosmic Ray Results from MINOS
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

August 2007

Wednesday 8 August

Speaker: Costas Andreaopoulos
Title: Conference Reports from: NuINT2007, INPC2007, DBD2007
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window)

Wednesday 1 August at 13:30 in CR12 R68

Speaker: Jo Cole
Title: HCP2007 Summary
Abstract (Text file - 0kB - link opens in a new window)

July 2007

Thursday 26 July at 14:00

Speaker: Rainer Wallny
Title: Beam Condition Monitoring at CDF
CVD Diamond Detectors
Abstract (Text file - 1kB - link opens in a new window)

Other seminar & lecture notes

31 Oct 2007

Speaker: P. Loch (University of Arizona)
Title: Jet Reconstruction in ATLAS
PPT (Powerpoint presentation - 9997kB - link opens in a new window)

Aug 2007

Speaker: Giacomo Polesello
Title: SuSy and Extra Dimensions (lectures 1 to 4)
PDF (PDF - 1492kB - link opens in a new window), PDF (PDF - 2308kB - link opens in a new window), PDF (PDF - 870kB - link opens in a new window), PDF (PDF - 1340kB - link opens in a new window)

26 June 2007

Speaker: Rainer Wallny
Title: Beam Condition Monitoring at CDF (CVF Diamond Detectors
PPT (Powerpoint presentation - 16262kB - link opens in a new window)(17Mb)

9 May 2007

Speaker: Raimund Stroehmer
Title: New Particle Searches at the LHC
PPT (Powerpoint presentation - 13606kB - link opens in a new window)(14Mb)

11 Apr 2007

Speaker: Ivo de Medeiros-Varzielas
Title: Fermion Masses and Mixings from Flavour Symmetries
PDF (PDF - 616kB - link opens in a new window)

07 Mar 2007

Speaker: Bill Murray
Title: Report on WIN07 ElectroWeak Symmery Breaking
PDF (PDF - 6672kB - link opens in a new window)

29 Nov 2006

Speaker: Nigel Glover
Title: Twistor Inspired Developments in Perturbative QCD
PDF (PDF - 507kB - link opens in a new window)

08 Jun 2005

Speaker: Florenca Canelli
Title: Top Quark Mass
PDF (PDF - 6288kB - link opens in a new window)

01 Jun 2005

Speaker: Tobias Hurth
Title: The Importance of Flavour Factories in the LHC Era
PDF (PDF - 1528kB - link opens in a new window)

20 Nov 2003

Speaker: Keith Mathieson
Title: From Particle Detectors to Retinal Studies
PPT (Powerpoint presentation - 18774kB - link opens in a new window)(19Mb)

2 Nov 2003

Speaker: Salvatore Mele
Title: Experimental Constraints on Extra Dimensions
PDF (PDF - 6745kB - link opens in a new window)

20 Oct 2003

Speaker: Tara Shears
Title: CDF Status and Prospects
PPT (Powerpoint presentation - 2783kB - link opens in a new window)

12 Sep 2003

Speaker: Gerhard Lutz
Title: Development of Novel Silicon Detectors
PDF (PDF - 16607kB - link opens in a new window)(17Mb)

27 Aug 2003

Speaker: Jamie Mulholland
Title: The Boulby Underground Facility not available

28 May 2003

Speaker: Nigel Watson
Title: QCD and FSI at LEP
PPT (Powerpoint presentation - 17818kB - link opens in a new window)(18Mb)

19 May 2003

Speaker: Matthew Pearson
Title: FSI in WW Production at ALEPH
PPT (Powerpoint presentation - 2121kB - link opens in a new window)

11 Apr 2003

Speaker: Hiro Sagawa
Title: CP Violation in B-decays at BELLE not available

7 Jan 2003

Speaker: Alfons Weber
Title: Long Baseline Neutrino Experiments (RAL-Soton Meeting)
PPT (Powerpoint presentation - 8374kB - link opens in a new window)

29 Jan 2003

Speaker: Phil Rubin
Title: Recent Results from NA48
PDF (PDF - 2416kB - link opens in a new window)

18 Dec 2002

Speaker: Chris Damerell
Title: Report from Vertex 2002 not available

22 Nov 2002

Speaker: Steven Fraser
Title: Perspectives on eXtreme Programming
PDF (PDF - 242kB - link opens in a new window)

20 Nov 2002

Speaker: Guilio Villani
Title: 8th Topical Seminar on Innovative Particle and Radiation Detectors
PPT (Powerpoint presentation - 13206kB - link opens in a new window)(14Mb)

18 Nov 2002

Speaker: Mike Shaevitz
Title: Electroweak Measurements at NuTeV
PPT (Powerpoint presentation - 3094kB - link opens in a new window)

23 Oct 2002

Speaker: Alan Letchford
Title: EPAC 2002
PPT (Powerpoint presentation - 6338kB - link opens in a new window)

23 Oct 2002

Speaker: Peter Norton
Title: EPAC 2002
PPT (Powerpoint presentation - 300kB - link opens in a new window)

21 Oct 2002

Speaker: GIan Gopal
Title: Tau02 and Search for electron-electron -> mu-tau in BaBar
PS, PS

Summer 2002

Speaker: Ken Long, Dave Wark
Title: ICHEP Plenary talks
conference web site (link opens in a new window)

22 Jul 2002

Speaker: Nigel Smith
Title: Status of Neutrinoless Double-beta Decay
PPT (Powerpoint presentation - 9800kB - link opens in a new window)

28 May 2002

Speaker: Lucio Cerrito
Title: Measurement of the Polarisation of W-bosons at CDF
GZ

22 May 2002

Speaker: Achille Stocchi
Title: Summary of the CERN Workshop on the CKM Unitarity Triangle
PPT (Powerpoint presentation - 1700kB - link opens in a new window)

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