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Colloquium Autumn Schedule Announced

26 October 2020

These colloquia will take place at 2pm (sharp) on Mondays (note new time), online using zoom; connection information will be advertised to staff and students before each talk. If you wish to attend and would like the Zoom link, please email 


2nd November

Dr Hannah Wakeford (Bristol)

Cloudy with a chance of water: Observation and analysis of exoplanet atmospheres


9th November

Professor Ebrahim Karimi (University of Ottowa, Canada, also University of Zanjan, Iran)

Structured Photons – Their Application in Quantum Photonics


16th November

Bristol postgraduate student talks

Ms Mary Coe

From Solutes to Surfaces: Exploring Hydrophobicity Across Length Scales

Mr Jonathan Teague

Corals in a new light; underwater hyperspectral reflectance and fluorescence (HyRi & HyFi) imaging as a tool for assessing coral reef health


23rd November

Dr Karoline Wiesner (Mathematics, Bristol)

What is complexity?


30th November

Dr Jennifer McManus (Bristol)

A soft matter approach to directing protein self-assembly


7th December

Professor Piers Coleman (Rutgers University, USA and Royal Holloway, Univeristy of London)

Dark-matter challenges of the solid state


14th December

Professor Erminia Calabrese (Cardiff University)

The Atacama Desert’s view of the microwave sky



Further information

Contact information

Colloquium enquiries to Josie Maskell (, Michael Berry ( or Robert Evans (

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