• Creating an interdisciplinary Global Challenges Research Fund project: The Case of "Evaluating Claims of Nuclear Waste Dumping in Somalia/Somaliland" 23 January 2017, 4.00 PM - 23 January 2017, 5.00 PM Dr Jaap Velthuis, Professor Tom Scott, Ali Hassan and Professor Eric Herring (Bristol) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Antiferromagnetic spintronics 30 January 2017, 4.00 PM - 30 January 2017, 5.00 PM Balazs Györffy colloquium - Professor Tomas Jungwirth (Prague and Nottingham) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Fluctuations, Order and Quantum Phase Transitions: The physics of (some) transition metal oxides. 6 February 2017, 4.00 PM - 6 February 2017, 5.00 PM Professor Stephen Hayden (Bristol) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Toward Physics-Limited Fabrication 13 February 2017, 4.00 PM - 13 February 2017, 5.00 PM Dr Eric Drexler (Oxford Martin School, Oxford University) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Research talks by Bristol Physics graduate students 20 February 2017, 4.00 PM - 20 February 2017, 5.00 PM Sadman Ali, Ioatzin Rios De Anda, Keith Alexander. Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Who cares about the history of science? The case of Voltaic batteries. 27 February 2017, 4.00 PM - 27 February 2017, 5.00 PM Professor Hasok Chang (History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • A quantum approach to equilibrium 6 March 2017, 4.00 PM - 6 March 2017, 5.00 PM Dr Tony Short (Bristol) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Tailored light landscapes for trapping soft and active matter 13 March 2017, 4.00 PM - 13 March 2017, 5.00 PM Professor Cornelia Denz (Institute for Applied Physics, University of Münster) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Damage Tolerance in Metallic Biological and Bioinspired Structural Materials 20 March 2017, 4.00 PM - 20 March 2017, 5.00 PM Professor Robert O. Ritchie (Materials Science & Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, and Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Nuclear Seminar 2017: Research on 5f electron systems: Surprises at the end of the periodic table 21 February 2017, 5.00 PM - 21 February 2017, 7.00 PM Professor Gerry Lander* (European Commission, JRC, Institute for Transuranium Elements, Karlsruhe, Germany and Institute Laue Langevin, Grenoble, France) Mott Lecture Theatre, School of Physics
  • Nuclear Energy Seminars 2017: Materials Challenges for Nuclear Fusion 23 January 2017, 1.00 PM - 23 January 2017, 3.00 PM Dr. Llion Evans, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy Andrew Robertson Room, Queen’s School of Engineering, University of Bristol, BS8 1TR
  • Nuclear Energy Seminars: Small Modular Reactors 25 January 2017, 6.30 PM - 25 January 2017, 8.30 PM John Molyneux, Rolls Royce Pugsley Lecture Theatre, Queen’s School of Engineering, University of Bristol, BS8 1TR
  • Dark matter searches at the LHC and beyond 8 February 2017, 2.15 PM - 8 February 2017, 3.15 PM Björn Penning (University of Bristol) 3.27
  • Title TBC 16 February 2017, 2.15 PM - 16 February 2017, 3.15 PM Daniele Coslovich 3.34
  • Absolute measures of helicity 22 February 2017, 2.15 PM - 22 February 2017, 3.15 PM Mitchell Berger (Exeter University) 3.34
  • Domain walls in thin ferromagnetic films with perpendicular magnetic anisotropy 8 March 2017, 2.15 PM - 8 March 2017, 3.15 PM Valeriy Slastikov (University of Bristol) 3.34
  • Morphology of a quantum catastrophe 22 March 2017, 2.15 PM - 22 March 2017, 3.15 PM Duncan O'Dell (McMaster University) 3.34
  • Topological quantum phases of matter: From topological insulators to topological superconductors 29 March 2017, 2.15 PM - 29 March 2017, 3.15 PM Satoshi Sasaki (University of Leeds) 3.34
  • Emergent forces of active hard spheres 3 March 2017, 2.15 PM - 3 March 2017, 3.15 PM Ran Ni (School of Chemical an Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) 3.34
  • BCFN to host Famelab Regional Final - 16th March 2017 16 March 2017, 7.00 PM - 16 March 2017, 9.00 PM Unit DX, Albert Rd, Bristol BS2 0XJ
  • Proximity of iron pnictide superconductors to a Mott insulating state and the complex phase diagrams of (Ba1-xNax)Fe2As2 28 April 2017, 2.00 PM - 28 April 2017, 3.00 PM Dr Fred Hardy (KIT, Germany) 3.27
  • Complexity at High Pressure — From Pure Elements to Thermoelectrics 5 May 2017, 2.00 PM - 5 May 2017, 3.00 PM Dr Ingo Loa (Edinburgh) 3.27
  • 3D Weak Lensing 27 April 2017, 12.00 PM - 27 April 2017, 1.00 PM Dr Thomas Kitching (University College London) Physics, room 3.21
  • Professor Joel Goldstein - Inaugural Lecture 15 May 2017, 4.00 PM - 15 May 2017, 5.00 PM Professor Joel Goldstein Powell Lecture Theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, BS8 1TL
  • Aharonov-Bohm, random waves and all that 26 April 2017, 2.15 PM - 26 April 2017, 3.15 PM Alexander Houston (University of Bristol) 3.34
  • Neutron stars as topological solitons: The (BPS) Skyrme model 10 May 2017, 2.15 PM - 10 May 2017, 3.15 PM Carlos Naya Rodríguez (Durham University) 3.34
  • Spin excitations and superconductivity in the electron doped BaFe2-xNixAs2 8 May 2017, 2.00 PM - 8 May 2017, 3.00 PM Dr. Huiqian Luo (Beijing) 3.21
  • Unconventional Fermi surface associated with neutral quasiparticles in the Kondo insulator SmB6 27 April 2017, 2.00 PM - 27 April 2017, 3.00 PM Dr Suchitra Sebastian (Cambridge) 3.27
  • Mapping accreting black holes using X-ray variability 4 May 2017, 12.00 PM - 4 May 2017, 1.00 PM Dr Adam Ingram (University of Amsterdam) Physics, room 3.21
  • Elisabeth Matthews (University of Exeter) - Title TBC 11 May 2017, 12.00 PM - 11 May 2017, 1.00 PM Elisabeth Matthews (University of Exeter) Physics, Mott Lecture Theatre
  • The growth of disks and bulges 28 June 2017, 12.00 PM - 28 June 2017, 1.00 PM Dr Stijn Wuyts (University of Bath) Physics, Enderby Room
  • The Effects of Machine Learning on Astrophysics Research 22 June 2017, 12.00 PM - 22 June 2017, 1.00 PM Dr Avon Huxor (University of Bristol) Physics, room 3.30
  • N-body simulations of charged grains in planetary rings 29 June 2017, 12.00 PM - 29 June 2017, 1.00 PM Mia Mace (University of Bristol) Physics, Enderby Room
  • Polarisation features in photonic crystal waveguides 17 May 2017, 2.15 PM - 17 May 2017, 3.15 PM Benjamin Lang (University of Bristol) 3.34
  • What's the Matter? 1 June 2017, 2.30 PM - 1 June 2017, 4.00 PM The Last Baguette Theatre Company At-Bristol, Anchor Road, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5DB
  • What's the Matter? 1 June 2017, 7.30 PM - 1 June 2017, 9.00 PM The Last Baguette Theatre Company At-Bristol, Anchor Road, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5DB
  • BCFN at the Cheltenham Science Festival 6 June 2017, 9.00 AM - 11 June 2017, 5.00 PM
  • We have no idea: A guide to the Unknown Universe 2 June 2017, 4.30 PM - 2 June 2017, 5.30 PM Jorge Cham (PHD Comics) and Daniel Whiteson (UC Irvine/CERN) Frank Lecture Theatre, School of Physics HH Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue
  • Simulations of Flux Emergence in Stellar Interiors: Toward Linking Dynamo Action with Starspots 8 June 2017, 12.00 PM - 8 June 2017, 1.00 PM Dr Maria Weber (University of Exeter) Physics, room 3.34
  • Repeatable nanoscience with robotic microscopes – and how to make a “lab-on-the-cheap” 29 June 2017, 4.00 PM - 29 June 2017, 5.00 PM Richard Bowman, University of Bath Physics, room 3.29
  • International Nanoscience Student Conference 21st - 24th August 2017 21 August 2017, 9.00 AM - 24 August 2017, 5.00 PM Wills Hall, Bristol
  • Self-generated flow, long-range forces, and active molecules 21 June 2017, 2.15 PM - 21 June 2017, 3.15 PM Thomas Speck, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz NSQI seminar room
  • Voronoi glasses: a new model for probing the glass transition 30 May 2017, 2.00 PM - 30 May 2017, 3.00 PM Céline Ruscher, Université de Strasbourg, France Mott Lecture theatre
  • Evolution at the expanding frontier 10 April 2017, 2.00 PM - 10 April 2017, 3.00 PM Diana Fusco, University of California, Berkeley Room 3.27
  • 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) Room 3.21
  • Pion 70th Anniversary Symposium 13 September 2017, 10.00 AM - 13 September 2017, 8.00 PM Tyndall Lecture Theatre
  • The Interactions of Magnetic Skyrmions 6 October 2017, 2.00 PM - 6 October 2017, 3.00 PM Dr. David Foster (Bristol) 3.27
  • Magnetic leverage effects in amorphous heterostructures 20 October 2017, 2.00 PM - 20 October 2017, 3.00 PM Dr Tom Hase (Warwick) 3.21
  • DNA Topology 27 September 2017, 2.15 PM - 27 September 2017, 3.15 PM De Witt Sumners (Florida State University) 3.34
  • Swings and Roundabouts: Operators and Rays for structured Gaussian beams 18 October 2017, 2.15 PM - 18 October 2017, 3.15 PM Mark Dennis (University of Bristol) 3.34
  • Two sides of the Poincaré sphere in optics: polarization and beam structure. 8 November 2017, 2.15 PM - 8 November 2017, 3.15 PM Miguel A Alonso (University of Rochester) 3.34
  • The Bee, the Flower and the Electric Field: Towards Understanding Aerial Electroreception 2 October 2017, 4.00 PM - 2 October 2017, 5.00 PM Professor Daniel Robert (School of Biological Sciences, Bristol) Mott Lecture Theatre H H Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • The Bee, the Flower and the Electric Field: Towards Understanding Aerial Electroreception 2 October 2017, 4.00 PM - 2 October 2017, 5.00 PM Professor Daniel Robert (School of Biological Sciences, Bristol) Mott Lecture Theatre H H Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • Taking a Closer Look at Quantum Teleportation 9 October 2017, 5.00 PM - 9 October 2017, 6.00 PM Dr Paul Skrzypczyk (Physics, Bristol) Frank Lecture Theatre H H Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • Taking a Closer Look at Quantum Teleportation 9 October 2017, 5.00 PM - 9 October 2017, 6.00 PM Dr Paul Skrzypczyk (Physics, Bristol) Frank Lecture Theatre H H Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • Synthetic Protobiology 16 October 2017, 5.00 PM - 16 October 2017, 6.00 PM Professor Stephen Mann (Centre for Protolife Research and Centre for Organized Matter Chemistry, School of Chemistry, Bristol) Frank Lecture Theatre H HWills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • The Real Power of Virtual Particles 23 October 2017, 5.00 PM - 23 October 2017, 6.00 PM Dr Jonas Rademacker (Physics, Bristol) Frank Lecture Theatre H H Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • Clues to the Identity of the Dark Matter in our Local Neighbourhood 30 October 2017, 5.00 PM - 30 October 2017, 6.00 PM Professor Carlos Frenk (Institute for Computational Cosmology, Durham University) Frank Lecture Theatre H H Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • Life on the Edge: Electrons on the Fermi Surface 6 November 2017, 5.00 PM - 6 November 2017, 6.00 PM Professor Stephen Dugdale (Physics, Bristol) Frank Lecture Theatre H H Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • Black Hole Physics in the Bathtub: Rotational Superradiant Scattering in a Vortex Flow 13 November 2017, 5.00 PM - 13 November 2017, 6.00 PM Dr. Silke Weinfurtner (Department of Mathematics, University of Nottingham) Frank Lecture Theatre H H Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • Ultrasonic Levitation, Trapping and Manipulation and its Practical Applications in Condensed Matter Physics 20 November 2017, 5.00 PM - 20 November 2017, 6.00 PM Dr Adrian Barnes (Physics, Bristol) Frank Lecture Theatre H H Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • Quantum Tricritical Points 27 November 2017, 5.00 PM - 27 November 2017, 6.00 PM Dr Sven Friedemann (Physics, Bristol) Frank Lecture Theatre H H Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • Black-hole Driven Explosions and the Dynamic Universe 4 December 2017, 5.00 PM - 4 December 2017, 6.00 PM Professor Carole Mundell, (Department of Physics, Bath University) Frank Lecture Theatre H H Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • New Results and New Strategies in the Search for Dark Matter 11 December 2017, 5.00 PM - 11 December 2017, 6.00 PM Professor Jocelyn Monroe (Department of Physics, Royal Holloway University of London) Frank Lecture Theatre H H Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • Constructing knotted fields 13 October 2017, 2.00 PM - 13 October 2017, 3.00 PM Benjamin Bode (University of Bristol) Howard House, 4th Floor Seminar Room
  • Threading, Knotting and Impalements: Effects of Topological Interactions in Melts of Ring Polymers nd DNA Gel Electrophoresis 25 October 2017, 2.15 PM - 25 October 2017, 3.15 PM Davide Michieletto (University of Edinburgh) 3.34
  • Geometrically frustrated self-assembly: what determines the dimensionality of the aggregates? 1 November 2017, 4.00 PM - 1 November 2017, 5.00 PM Pierre Ronceray (Princeton University) 3.34
  • Interaction induced topological phases in one-dimensional metals 15 November 2017, 2.15 PM - 15 November 2017, 3.15 PM Sam Carr (University of Kent) 3.34
  • Water: a matter for Soft Matter 29 November 2017, 2.15 PM - 29 November 2017, 3.15 PM John Russo (University of Bristol) 3.34
  • Light propagation beyond the mean-field theory of standard optics 6 December 2017, 2.15 PM - 6 December 2017, 3.15 PM Janne Ruostekoski (University of Lancaster) 3.34
  • SU(2) theory of cuprates 17 November 2017, 2.00 PM - 17 November 2017, 3.00 PM Dr Corentin Morice (CEA Paris) 3.21
  • Challenges in the identification of (new) star clusters in the Magellanic System 26 October 2017, 12.00 PM - 26 October 2017, 1.00 PM Prof. Dr. Andrés E. Piatti (National University of Cordoba) Physics, 3.34
  • Giant radio galaxies and merging galaxy clusters with LOFAR 12 October 2017, 12.00 PM - 12 October 2017, 1.00 PM Alex Clarke (University of Manchester) Physics, 3.34
  • The Hubble Space Telescope: 27 Years of Cosmic Discovery 19 October 2017, 12.00 PM - 19 October 2017, 1.00 PM Dr Jennifer Wiseman (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) Physics, Powell Lecture Theatre
  • Dr Brianna Smart (University of Wisconsin, US), title TBC 2 November 2017, 12.00 PM - 2 November 2017, 1.00 PM Dr Brianna Smart (University of Wisconsin, US) Physics, 3.34
  • Preparing for JWST: What new insights will we gain into galaxy properties in the high-redshift Universe 23 November 2017, 12.00 PM - 23 November 2017, 1.00 PM Dr Emma Curtis Lake (IAP Paris) Physics, 3.34
  • Cancelled: DECam and DES perspective of GW170817: optical counterpart search and properties of the host galaxy Cancelled 30 November 2017, 12.00 PM - 30 November 2017, 1.00 PM Antonella Palmese (University College London) Physics, 3.34
  • The impact of complex baryonic processes on simulated galaxy clusters 7 December 2017, 12.00 PM - 7 December 2017, 1.00 PM Jake Arther (University of Nottingham) Physics, 3.34
  • Large-Scale Structure and the Growth of Black Holes 1 November 2017, 12.00 PM - 1 November 2017, 1.00 PM Dr Becky Canning (Stanford, US) Physics, 3.34
  • Multicomponent semiconductor materials seminar with Professor Narayan Pradhan 3 November 2017, 2.30 PM - 3 November 2017, 6.00 PM NSQI Seminar Room and Foyer
  • BCFN Open Afternoon 4 December 2017, 4.00 PM - 4 December 2017, 5.00 PM Room 1.23, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TL
  • Sounds and stubbornness of active fluids 6 December 2017, 10.00 AM - 6 December 2017, 11.00 AM Denis Bartolo (École Normale Supérieure de Lyon) Berry Lecture Theatre (3.21)
  • Non-monotonic vortex interactions and type 1.5 superconductivity 24 November 2017, 2.00 PM - 24 November 2017, 3.00 PM Prof Martin Speight (University of Leeds) 3.21
  • Large positive magnetoresistance in a novel superconductor Ca3+xCo4Sn13-y 17 November 2017, 2.00 PM - 17 November 2017, 3.00 PM Dr Monika Gamza (UCLAN) 3.21
  • BCFN Seminar Series - Therapeutic Nanomaterials with Prof Magdalena Plebanski 11 December 2017, 2.30 PM - 11 December 2017, 6.00 PM Professor Magdalena Plebanski G13, Life Sciences Building
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