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School of Physics and Astronomy

London Relativity and Cosmology Seminar

Upcoming seminars

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Seminar list for 2020/201

Cosmology seminars take place from 3.30-5pm on Wednesdays during term time (unless stated otherwise). The following is an overview of the schedule for 2020/2021.

Important notice: Due to extraordinary circumstances, all seminars will be online-only until further notice. Remote participation is facilitated through the web conferencing platform Zoom (free for joining meetings via the internet, phone-in possible). Connection details for each seminar will be circulated along with the respective email announcement. If a recording is available after the seminar a link will be included in the schedule below.


Past seminars





Shubham Maheshwari (University of Groningen)  


Massimo Meneghetti (National Institute for Astrophysics)  


Daniel Thomas (QMUL) 

14-Oct-2020 José Fonseca (QMUL)   
21-Oct-2020 Andrea Caputo (Weizmann/TAU)   
28-Oct-2020 Michelle Lochner (UWC/SARAO)   
04-Nov-2020 Lucia Fonseca de la Bella (University of Manchester)   
11-Nov-2020 Keir Rogers (Dunlap, Toronto/Oskar Klein, Stockholm)   
18-Nov-2020 Agnes Ferte (JPL)   
25-Nov-2020 Nichole Barry (University of Melbourne)   
02-Dec-2020 Anurag Deshpande (UCL/ MSSL)   
09-Dec-2020 Guadalupe Cañas Herrera (Institute Lorentz for Theoretical Physics / Leiden Observatory, Leiden University)   
16-Dec-2020 William Barker (DAMTP)   
27-Jan-2021   Mikhail Ivanov (NYU)  
3-Feb-2021  Matteo Zennaro (DIPC, San Sebastián)   
10-Feb-2021  Marika Asgari (Edinburgh)   
17-Feb-2021 Joyce Byun (University of Arizona)    
24-Feb-2021  Tom Zlosnik (CEICO, Prague)   
3-Mar-2021   Elena Kozlikin (Fraunhofer FKIE)   
10-Mar-2021  Charles Dalang (University of Geneva)    
17-Mar-2021   Rahul Kothari (University of the Western Cape)    
24-Mar-2021  Graeme Addison (Johns Hopkins University)    
31-Mar-2021   Scott Melville (Cambridge University)   
7-Apr-2021  Anastasia Ponomareva (University of Oxford)   
14-Apr-2021  Hong Qi (Cardiff University)   


Previous seminars

15th January Michaela Lawrence (Sussex)
22th January Eleonora Di Valentino (Jodrell Bank & Manchester)
29th January no seminar
5th February Eleonora Villa (Warsaw)
12th February Stephen Feeney (UCL)
19th February cancelled due to illness
26th February cancelled due to industrial action
4th March Mark Linton (Portsmouth)
11th March cancelled due to industrial action
18th March cancelled due to industrial action
25th March Bill Wright (QMUL)
1st April Natalie Hogg (Portsmouth)
8th April Eline De Weerd (QMUL)
15th April Christopher Gallagher (QMUL)
22nd April Alessio Spurio Mancini (UCL)
29th April Katy Clough (Oxford) - joint w/ Maths
6th May Anne Green (Nottingham)
13th May no seminar
20th May Natàlia Porqueres (Imperial)
Inferring the large-scale dynamics from the Lyman-α forest
27th May James Lucietti (Edinburgh) - joint w/ Maths
Five-dimensional black holes and supersymmetry
3rd June Enea Di Dio (Zurich)
10th June we stand in support of the BLM movement
17th June Ben Bose (Geneva)
Game of Gravities: Disputing the dark with galaxy surveys
24th June Hugh Garsden (QMUL)
Towards detection of the 21cm HI signal at Cosmic Dawn using low frequency radio observations
1st July Fabian Schmidt (MPA Garching)
New approaches to galaxy clustering
8th July Melis Irfan (CEA/Saclay)
The Importance of Being Earnest (about your foregrounds)
15th July no seminar
22nd July Azadeh Moradinezhad Dizgah (Geneva)
Late time universe as a probe of cosmic origins
29th July Sourabh Paul (UWC)
HI intensity mapping with the MIGHTEE survey: power spectrum estimates