Fridays 3.30 pm (unless stated otherwise)
Venue: Physics-Chemistry Lecture Theatre
Science Building (North Campus)
Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this seminar programme but please contact
Peter van der Burgt for confirmation of details.
2018 - 2019
Friday 12 October
Dr. Eoin Carley
Astrophysics Research Group, School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin
"Radio diagnostics of eruptive activity in the solar corona using the Low Frequency Array (LOFAR)"
Friday 9 November
Dr. Colm Bracken
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
"Developments with Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors for Astronomy & Astrophysics"
Friday 23 November
Dr. Donna Rodgers-Lee
University of Hertfordshire, UK
"The ionising effect of low energy stellar cosmic rays in protoplanetary disks"
Wednesday 6 February
Prof. Dr. Rob Ivison
ESO Director of Science
Topic to be announced
(Joint seminar with Theoretical Physics)
Friday 15 February
Dr. Natalie Kaifler
Institute for Physics of the Atmosphere, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
"Lidar soundings of the middle atmosphere: Temperature, gravity waves and noctilucent clouds"
Friday 1 March
Dr. Patrick Kavanagh
Cosmic Physics, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
"The James Webb Space Telescope"
Friday 29 March
Dr. Bajram Zeqiri
National Physical Laboratory, UK
"The measure of all things: redefinition of the kilogram, the kelvin, the ampere and the mole"
Venue: John Hume Lecture Theatre 2
(Joint seminar with Theoretical Physics and Chemistry)
(Sponsored by the National Physical Laboratory and the Institute of Physics in Ireland)