Colloquia

 

Past colloquia

Friday 06 Jun 2014Colloquium: Topological states in condensed matter and optical lattices

Prof. Cristiane de Morais Smith - Utrecht University, Netherlands

Newman Red 12:00-13:00

Friday 30 May 2014Colloquium: Biophotonics with a twist: the chiral Gyroid photonic crystal in butterfly wing-scales

Prof. Gerd Schroeder-Turk - University of Erlangen, Germany

Newman Red 12:00-13:00

Friday 23 May 2014Colloquium: Atomic collapse: relativistic high-energy physics in graphene

Dr. Andrey Shytov - University of Exeter

Newman Red 12:00-13:00

Friday 16 May 2014Colloquium: Intrinsic magnetism in graphene

Prof. Irina Grigorieva - University of Manchester

Newman Red 12:00-13:00

Friday 09 May 2014Colloquium: Arrested Development (of Emulsions)

Prof. Tim Atherton - Tufts University, Boston USA

Newman Red 12:00-13:00

Friday 21 Mar 2014Colloquium: Geometrical and wave optics of absolute optical instruments

Prof. Mgr. Tomas Tyc - Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Newman Red 12:00-13:00

Friday 14 Mar 2014Colloquium: Shaping light with metamaterials

Prof. Yuri Kivshar - Nonlinear Physics Center, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Newman RED 12:00-13:00

Friday 28 Feb 2014Colloquium: Dark matter searchers with Josephson junctions

Prof. Christian Beck - Queen Mary University of London

Newman Red 12:00-13:00

Friday 21 Feb 2014Colloquium: Knotting and Tangling Nodes of Light

Prof. Mark Dennis - University of Bristol

Newman B 12:00-13:00

Friday 14 Feb 2014Colloquium: When waves go rogue-modelling extreme wave amplitudes

Prof. Rudolf Roemer - University of Warwick

Newman B 12:00-13:00

Friday 07 Feb 2014Colloquium: Field cycling MRI: Technology, Methods and Applications

Prof. David Lurie - University of Aberdeen

Newman Red 12:00-13:00

Friday 31 Jan 2014Colloquium: The deformation of graphene and graphene nanocomposites

Prof. Robert Young - University of Manchester

Newman Red 12:00-13:00

Friday 24 Jan 2014Colloquium: Twisting atomic gases into novel quantum phases

Prof. Nigel Cooper - Cambridge University

Newman Red 12:00-13:00

Friday 06 Dec 2013Colloquium: Vortices in Unconventional Superconductors

Prof. Simon Bending - University of Bath

Newman Red 12:00-13:00

Friday 22 Nov 2013Colloquium: The maggot in the apple: peaceful coexistence of incompatible theories

Prof. Sir Michael Berry, FRS - University of Bristol

Newman Red 12:00-13:00

Friday 08 Nov 2013Colloquium: Flowers, Fruits and Gyroids: Optics of self-assembled photonic materials.

Dr. Silvia Vignolini - University of Cambridge

Newman Red 12:00-13:00

Friday 25 Oct 2013Colloquium: Generations of Dirac electrons due to moire' superlattice in graphene

Prof. Vladimir Falko - University of Lancaster

Newman RED 12:00-13:00

Friday 18 Oct 2013The chemistry of exo-terrestial material in evolved planetary systems

Prof. Boris Gaensicke - University of Warwick

Newman RED 12:00-13:00

Friday 11 Oct 2013Colloquium: Metamaterials: so what?

Dr. Ian Youngs - DSTL

Newman RED 12:00-13:00

Friday 22 Mar 2013“Advances in the theory of Micro-Robots”

Vladimir Vladimirov, University of York -

Newman F 12:00-01:00

Friday 15 Mar 2013“Convection and Rotation in the Sun.”

Steve Balbus, University of Oxford -

Newman F 12:00-01:00

Friday 08 Mar 2013“Optical manipulation of non-spherical particles”

Simon Hanna, University of Bristol -

Newman F 12:00-01:00

Friday 01 Mar 2013“The Enigma of Optical Momentum”

Stephen Barnett, University of Strathclyde -

Newman F 12:00-01:00

Friday 22 Feb 2013“Molecular Mayhem! Dynamics, Defects and Disorder”

Sarah Harris, University of Leeds -

Newman F 12:00-01:00

Friday 08 Feb 2013“Superconductivity and Magnetism”

Lesley Cohen, Imperial College -

Newman F 12:00-01:00

Monday 10 Dec 2012Physics & Astronomy Christmas Lecture

Prof Miles Padgett, University of Glasgow -

Newman Lecture Theatre A 17:30-19:00

Friday 26 Oct 2012Colloquium: Graphene: The best material for spintronics?

Prof. Bart Van Wees - University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Newman F 12:00-13:00

Friday 19 Oct 2012Colloquium: SiGe based nanowire arrays for thermoelectric power generation

Prof. Kristel Fobelets - Imperial College London

Newman F 12:00-13:00

Friday 23 Mar 2012Colloquium: Reimagining the Future with Graphene

Dr. Saverio Russo - University of Exeter

Newman F 12:00-13:00

Friday 16 Mar 2012Colloquium: Phase Separation and Pattern Formation in Motile Bacteria

Prof. Michael Cates (2009 IOP Dirac Medal) - University of Edinburgh

Newman F 12:00-13:00

Friday 09 Mar 2012Colloquium: Propagation and Optical Manipulation of Bose Condensates in Semiconductor Microcavities

Prof. Jacqueline Bloch - Laboratory of Photonics and Nanostructures- CNRS , Marcoussis, France

Newman F 12:00-13:00

Friday 02 Mar 2012Colloquium: Nanocellulose: Properties and Applications

Prof. Stephen Eichhorn - University of Exeter

Newman F 12:00-13:00

Friday 24 Feb 2012Colloquium: Superfluid states of matter: quantum mechanics on macroscopic scales

Dr. Natasha Berloff - University of Cambridge

Newman F 12:00-13:00

Friday 17 Feb 2012Colloquium: High Magnetic field studies of Graphene

Prof. Robin Nicholas - The University of Oxford

Newman F 12:00-13:00

Friday 03 Feb 2012Colloquium: Vibrational Molecular Interferometry

Prof. Herman Offerhaus - U. of Twente, Netherlands

Newman F 12:00-13:00

Friday 27 Jan 2012Colloquium: RF Metamaterials

Dr. Mike Wiltshire - Imperial College London

Newman F 12:00-13:00

Friday 02 Dec 2011Convection, Rotation, and Magnetism in Stars : Puzzles and Perspectives

Matthew Browning - University of Exeter

Newman F 12:00-13:00

Friday 25 Nov 2011The ABC of graphene

Ed McCann - University of Lancaster

Newman F 12:00-13:00

Friday 18 Nov 2011LHCb: The Beauty of the Large Hadron Collider

Nick Brook - University of Bristol

Newman F 12:00-13:00

Friday 11 Nov 2011Virus evolution and immune response: never-ending chase

Igor Rouzine - Tufts University, UC San Francisco and University of Cologne

Newman F 12:00-13:00

Friday 21 Oct 2011Time-resolved terahertz conductivity of nanoscale materials

Michael Johnston - University of Oxford

Newman F 12:00-13:00

Friday 03 Jun 2011Insect-like flapping-wing air vehicles

Rafal Zbikowski - Cranfield University

Newman B 12:00-13:00

Friday 27 May 2011Climate tipping points: the compost-bomb instability

Sebastian Wieczorek - University of Exeter

Newman B 12:00-13:00

Friday 13 May 2011Hybrid OptoElectronics for light Harvesting and light emitting applications

Pavlos Lagoudakis - University of Southampton

Newman B 12:00-13:00

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