• Controlling and understanding reflection and transmission 18 January 2016, 4.00 PM - 18 January 2016, 5.00 PM Professor Thomas Philbin (University of Exeter) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • The Universe in a Bacterial Colony - An Introduction to Bacteria as Active Matter 25 January 2016, 4.00 PM - 25 January 2016, 5.00 PM Professor Wilson Poon (Edinburgh) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Optical binding: building and driving machines with light 1 February 2016, 4.00 PM - 1 February 2016, 5.00 PM Dr Simon Hanna (Physics, Bristol) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • How does anyone really know what the temperature is? 8 February 2016, 4.00 PM - 8 February 2016, 5.00 PM Dr Michael de Podesta (National Physical Laboratory) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Inaugural Balazs Gyorffy Memorial Colloquium: Spintronic and Ionitronic Computing Technologies 15 February 2016, 4.00 PM - 15 February 2016, 5.00 PM Professor Stuart Parkin (Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle and IBM Research – Almaden, California) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Jets at Work 22 February 2016, 4.00 PM - 22 February 2016, 5.00 PM Professor Diana Worrall (Physics, Bristol) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Forensically understanding Fukushima – The story nearly 5 years on 29 February 2016, 4.00 PM - 29 February 2016, 5.00 PM Dr Tom Scott (Physics, Bristol) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Bristol Graduate School Colloquium 7 March 2016, 4.00 PM - 7 March 2016, 5.00 PM Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Quantum Technology Seminar 14 January 2016, 4.00 PM - 14 January 2016, 5.00 PM Prof. Jeremy O'Brien University of Bristol Pugsley Lecture Theatre - Queen's Building, University Walk
  • Fueling and triggering Active Galactic Nuclei 28 January 2016, 12.00 PM - 28 January 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Carolin Villforth (University of Bath) Physics, room 3.34
  • What does strong gravitational lensing teach us about the cosmological parameters? 4 February 2016, 12.00 PM - 4 February 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Tom Collett (University of Portsmouth) Physics, room 3.34
  • A New Model For Lunar Origin: Equilibration With Earth Beyond The Hot Spin Stability Limit 11 February 2016, 12.00 PM - 11 February 2016, 1.00 PM Mr Simon Lock (Harvard University/UC Davis) 3.21
  • The Dynamics of Star Clusters 25 February 2016, 12.00 PM - 25 February 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Nick Wright (Keele University) Physics, Room 3.34
  • Understanding the quenching of star formation in group and cluster galaxies - Dr Sean McGee 10 March 2016, 12.00 PM - 10 March 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Sean McGee (University of Birmingham) Physics, room 3.34
  • Title TBC - Dr David Barnes 17 March 2016, 12.00 PM - 17 March 2016, 1.00 PM Dr David Barnes (University of Manchester) Physics, room 3.34
  • Title TBC - Prof. Christoph Mordasini 14 April 2016, 12.00 PM - 14 April 2016, 1.00 PM Prof. Christoph Mordasini (University of Bern) Physics, room 3.34
  • Title TBC - Dr Judith Croston 21 April 2016, 12.00 PM - 21 April 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Judith Croston (University of Southampton) Physics, room 3.34
  • Science in the Cinema 24 February 2016, 7.30 PM - 24 February 2016, 10.56 PM 10 QECDT student researchers as well as a screening of GATTACA The Cube, Bristol
  • Magnetic skyrmions in confined nanostructures 3 February 2016, 2.15 PM - 3 February 2016, 3.15 PM Hans Fangohr (University of Southampton) 3.34
  • Large deviations, rain showers and planet formation 16 March 2016, 2.15 PM - 16 March 2016, 3.15 PM Michael Wilkinson (The Open University) 3.34
  • Physics, Art, Mathematics, Science: Hidden Connections. A conference marking Sir Michael Berry’s 75th Birthday 1 April 2016, 10.00 AM - 1 April 2016, 5.00 PM Frank Lecture Theatre, School of Physics, H H Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TL
  • Using a Liquid Lens to Compensate for Thermal Lensing Power Losses in a Neodymium-Doped Yttrium Orthovanadate (Nd:YVO4) Laser 26 January 2016, 11.31 AM - 26 January 2016, 12.15 PM David Phillips, Imperial College London NSQI Seminar Room
  • Confirmation via Analogue Simulation: A Bayesian Analysis 4 February 2016, 4.00 PM - 4 February 2016, 5.00 PM Dr Karim Thebault, University of Bristol NSQI Seminar Room
  • Coupling organic molecules to waveguides and cavities 17 March 2016, 4.00 PM - 17 March 2016, 5.00 PM Dr Alex Clark, Imperial College London NSQI Seminar Room
  • Dielectric and metallo-dielectric optical resonators 5 May 2016, 4.00 PM - 5 May 2016, 5.00 PM Dr Maziar Nezhad, Bangor University Frank's Lecture Theatre
  • Professor Stephen Dugdale - inaugural lecture 9 March 2016, 6.15 PM - 9 March 2016, 7.15 PM Professor Stephen Dugdale Powell Lecture Theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, BS8 1TL
  • Orientation and flow in liquid crystals 17 February 2016, 2.15 PM - 17 February 2016, 3.15 PM Michael Allen (University of Bristol and Warwick) 3.34
  • Quantum light: quantumness of correlations and their applications 2 March 2016, 2.15 PM - 2 March 2016, 3.15 PM Natalia Korolkova (University of St Andrews) 3.34
  • “Discoveries that changed the world: 1932 – 1942” James Chadwick & Lise Meitner 16 February 2016, 6.00 PM - 16 February 2016, 7.00 PM G. H. Lander, Long-term Visitor, Institut Laue Langevin, Grenoble, France Mott lecture theatre, School of Physics, HH Wills Physics laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, BS8 1TL
  • Correlated matter: Insights from new materials 19 February 2016, 3.00 PM - 19 February 2016, 4.00 PM Cornelius Krellner (University of Frankfurt) 3.34
  • Plasmon-polarons and phonon-polarons from first principles 6 May 2016, 2.00 PM - 6 May 2016, 3.00 PM Feliciano Giustino (Oxford) 3.34
  • Hitachi-GE ABWR Seminar 2016 10 May 2016, 10.00 AM - 11 May 2016, 5.00 PM Pugsley Lecture Theatre - Queen's School of Engineering. University of Bristol. Bristol BS8 1TR. UK
  • MSc Nuclear Science & Engineering Presentation evening 1 March 2016, 6.00 PM - 1 March 2016, 7.30 PM Enderby Room, School of Physics
  • What Shapes the Local Universe Galaxy Luminosity Function 3 March 2016, 12.00 PM - 3 March 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Nicolas Bonne (University of Portsmouth) Physics, room 3.34
  • Music of the Spheres 1 April 2016, 4.00 PM - 1 April 2016, 5.00 PM Sir Philip Campbell Powell Lecture Theatre
  • Elasticity, Topology, and Geometry: FC Frank’s Legacy on the Field of Liquid Crystals. 17 May 2016, 4.30 PM - 17 May 2016, 5.30 PM Professor Randall Kamien (University of Pennsylvania, U.S.) Frank Lecture Theatre, School of Physics, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • From fulgurites to space-time transitions 13 April 2016, 2.15 PM - 13 April 2016, 3.15 PM Francesco Turci (University of Bristol) 3.34
  • Different amorphous correlation length scales as the multiple facets of the glass transition 20 April 2016, 2.15 PM - 20 April 2016, 3.15 PM Chiara Cammarota (King's College London) 3.34
  • Binding energies in the Skyrme model 27 April 2016, 2.15 PM - 27 April 2016, 3.15 PM Derek Harland (University of Leeds) 3.34
  • On-chip Energy-Tunable Cavity-Emitter Nodes 31 March 2016, 4.00 PM - 31 March 2016, 5.00 PM Maurangelo Petruzzella, TU/e NSQI Seminar Room, Bristol
  • Coherent computing with integrated photonics: the MESO project at Hewlett Packard Labs & Design automation for integrated nonlinear photonic logic circuits 30 March 2016, 11.30 AM - 30 March 2016, 1.00 PM Jason Pelc and Thomas Van Vaerenbergh from HP Labs NSQI Seminar Room, Bristol
  • Silicon Nanophotonic Fabrication and Waveguide Integrated Devices 19 April 2016, 10.30 AM - 19 April 2016, 11.30 AM Prof Ai Qun Liu - Nanyang Technological University NSQI Seminar Room, Bristol
  • The Influence of Photons on the Emission Spectra of Quantum Dots: Non-Markovian Behaviour in the Solid-State and Fundamental Limits to Coherent Scattering 21 April 2016, 4.00 PM - 21 April 2016, 5.00 PM Dr Dara McCutcheon - University of Bristol NSQI Seminar Room, Bristol
  • Communicating science effectively 6 May 2016, 2.00 PM - 6 May 2016, 4.00 PM Brian Clegg - Writer NSQI Seminar Room, Bristol
  • Black-hole driven Explosions and the Dynamic Universe 28 April 2016, 12.00 PM - 28 April 2016, 1.00 PM Prof. Carole Mundell (University of Bath) Physics, room 3.34
  • Star Formation, Mergers and the Assembly of Stellar Mass in Galaxies 4 May 2016, 12.00 PM - 4 May 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Luke Davies (University of Western Australia) Physics, room 3.34
  • Selection bias in dynamically-measured super-massive black hole samples and its consequences 5 May 2016, 12.00 PM - 5 May 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Francesco Shankar (University of Southampton) Physics, room 3.34
  • The Formation of Galaxy Clusters and the Evolution of Their Galaxies at 0 < z < 2 19 May 2016, 12.00 PM - 19 May 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Adam Muzzin (University of Cambridge) Physics, Mott lecture theatre
  • Ryan Duffy - title TBC 2 June 2016, 12.00 PM - 2 June 2016, 1.00 PM Ryan Duffy (University of Bristol) Physics, room TBC
  • Dr Soko Matsumura - title TBC 9 June 2016, 12.00 PM - 9 June 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Soko Matsumura (University of Dundee) Physics, room 3.34
  • Sadman Ali - title TBC 16 June 2016, 12.00 PM - 16 June 2016, 1.00 PM Sadman Ali (University of Bristol) Physics, room 3.34
  • Prof. David Valls-Gabaud - title TBC 23 June 2016, 12.00 PM - 23 June 2016, 1.00 PM Prof. David Valls-Gabaud (Observatoire de Paris) Physics, room 3.34
  • Characterising interfacial magnetism in spintronic materials 29 April 2016, 2.00 PM - 29 April 2016, 3.00 PM Dr. Sean Langridge (ISIS) 3.21
  • Models of inhomogeneity and backreaction in cosmology 15 June 2016, 12.00 PM - 15 June 2016, 1.00 PM Prof. David Wiltshire (University of Canterbury, NZ) Physics, room 3.34
  • Towards the first-principles theory of superconductor heterostructures 18 May 2016, 2.15 PM - 18 May 2016, 3.15 PM Balázs Ujfalussy (Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Budapest, Hungary) 3.34
  • Nanophotonics with widebandgap semiconductors 20 June 2016, 4.00 PM - 20 June 2016, 5.00 PM Associate Professor Igor Aharonovich - School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney 3.21 Physics, Bristol
  • Echoes of the glass transition in athermal soft spheres 22 June 2016, 2.15 PM - 22 June 2016, 3.15 PM Eric Corwin (University of Oregon, USA) 3.34
  • Ordered liquid-crystal phases and how they can be used to self-assemble colloids 23 June 2016, 11.00 AM - 23 June 2016, 12.00 PM Martin Schoen (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany) 3.34
  • Interactions in strongly spin-orbit coupled systems 11 July 2016, 2.15 PM - 11 July 2016, 3.15 PM Dimitrie Culcer (University of New South Wales, Australia) 3.34
  • Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre Open Day - 29th July 29 July 2016, 11.00 AM - 29 July 2016, 5.00 PM NSQI Building Tyndall Avenue
  • Vortex statistics for random wavefunctions: fathoming some basics, old and new 28 September 2016, 2.15 PM - 28 September 2016, 3.15 PM John H Hannay (University of Bristol) 3.34
  • Two-dimensional melting: new algorithms, new insights 6 October 2016, 2.00 PM - 6 October 2016, 3.00 PM Werner Krauth (Ecole normale supérieure Paris, France) 3.21
  • Collective coordinates, asymptotics and domain wall dynamics in ferromagnets 19 October 2016, 2.15 PM - 19 October 2016, 3.15 PM Jonathan Robbins (University of Bristol) 3.34
  • How to measure complexity 12 October 2016, 2.15 PM - 12 October 2016, 3.15 PM Karoline Wiesner (University of Bristol) 3.34
  • Title TBC 26 October 2016, 2.15 PM - 26 October 2016, 3.15 PM Juan P Garrahan (University of Nottingham) 3.34
  • Spin injection and relaxation in metallic non-local spin valves 9 November 2016, 2.15 PM - 9 November 2016, 3.15 PM Liam O'Brien (University of Cambridge) 3.34
  • Threading knotted and tangled filamentary phase defects in complex scalar fields 30 November 2016, 2.15 PM - 30 November 2016, 3.15 PM Hayder Salman (University of East Anglia) 3.34
  • Title TBC 7 December 2016, 2.15 PM - 7 December 2016, 3.15 PM Soichi Tatsumi (University of Bristol) 3.34
  • Proteins as switchable Janus ellipsoids 10 October 2016, 4.00 PM - 10 October 2016, 5.00 PM Professor Cait Mcphee (University of Edinburgh) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Physics with single molecules 17 October 2016, 4.00 PM - 17 October 2016, 5.00 PM Professor Walther Schwarzacher (School of Physics, Bristol) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • The Fate of the Higgs Vacuum 24 October 2016, 4.00 PM - 24 October 2016, 5.00 PM Professor Ruth Gregory (University of Durham) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Toy models 31 October 2016, 4.00 PM - 31 October 2016, 5.00 PM Dr Tadashi Tokieda (Universities of Cambridge and Stanford) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Topological superconductivity 7 November 2016, 4.00 PM - 7 November 2016, 5.00 PM Professor James Annett (School of Physics, Bristol) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Seeing individual atoms and molecules by confining light to the nanoscale 14 November 2016, 4.00 PM - 14 November 2016, 5.00 PM Professor Jeremy Baumberg (University of Cambridge) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • LIGO’s Detection of Gravitational Waves from Black Holes 21 November 2016, 4.00 PM - 21 November 2016, 5.00 PM Enquiries to Lucy Alker (lucy.alker@bristol.ac.uk) or Michael Berry (asymptotico@bristol.ac.uk) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Fivefold Symmetry in Condensed Matter: Legacy, Challenges and Perspectives 28 November 2016, 4.00 PM - 28 November 2016, 5.00 PM Dr Paddy Royall (School of Physics, Bristol) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Feeding Black Holes 5 December 2016, 4.00 PM - 5 December 2016, 5.00 PM Dr Andrew Young (School of Physics, Bristol) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Superconductivity near a quantum critical point 12 December 2016, 4.00 PM - 12 December 2016, 5.00 PM Professor Antony Carrington (School of Physics, Bristol) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Electronic behaviour of the Nematic Superconductors FeSe1-xSs. 11 November 2016, 3.00 PM - 11 November 2016, 4.00 PM Amalia Coldea (Oxford) 3.34
  • Electronic structure, interactions, and spin-orbit coupling in delafossite oxide metals 25 November 2016, 2.00 PM - 25 November 2016, 3.00 PM Phil King (St Andrews) 3.34
  • NMR study of the superconducting state in URu2Si2 21 October 2016, 2.00 PM - 21 October 2016, 3.00 PM Shin Kambe Advanced Science Research Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency 3.34
  • Preparation and optical spectroscopy of 2D materials: graphene and TiSe2 28 October 2016, 4.00 PM - 28 October 2016, 5.00 PM Enrico Da Como (Bath) 3.34
  • The 400d Weak Lensing Survey: Past, Present, and Future. 13 October 2016, 12.00 PM - 13 October 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Holger Israel (Durham University) Physics, room 3.34
  • Dielectric and metallo-dielectric optical resonators 10 November 2016, 4.00 PM - 10 November 2016, 5.00 PM Dr Maziar Nezhad, Bangor University. NSQI Seminar Room, Bristol
  • Topological Triplon Modes and Bound States in a Shastry-Sutherland Magnet 4 November 2016, 3.00 PM - 4 November 2016, 4.00 PM Frank Krüger UCL 3.34
  • Unraveling the molecular muddle: using simulations to test observational probes of the interstellar medium 20 October 2016, 12.00 PM - 20 October 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Paul Clarke (Cardiff University) Physics, room 3.34
  • Galaxy evolution in (proto)clusters as revealed by the CARLA survey 3 November 2016, 12.00 PM - 3 November 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Elizabeth Cooke (Durham University) Physics, room 3.34
  • Understanding the diversity of radio AGN: fuelling and triggering 10 November 2016, 12.00 PM - 10 November 2016, 1.00 PM Prof Clive Tadhunter (University of Sheffield) Physics, room 3.34
  • Simulation models for galaxy cluster astrophysics and cosmology 17 November 2016, 12.00 PM - 17 November 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Ewald Puchwein (University of Cambridge) Physics, room 3.34
  • Revealing the dark-matter halo mass spectrum of the Milky Way 24 November 2016, 12.00 PM - 24 November 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Jason Sanders (University of Cambridge) Physics, room 3.34
  • Semi-analytical jet model for multi-wavelength spectral analysis of black hole systems 1 December 2016, 12.00 PM - 1 December 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Chiara Ceccobello (University of Amsterdam) Physics, room 3.34
  • Tidal disruption events: self-gravitating pancakes and binary SMBH 8 December 2016, 12.00 PM - 8 December 2016, 1.00 PM Dr Chris Nixon (University of Leicester) Physics, room 3.34
  • BCFN Open Afternoon 5 December 2016, 4.00 PM - 5 December 2016, 5.00 PM
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