1. TBA: Lucy Forman

    (Date TBC) Wed 15 August, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Dr Lucy Forman, Research Associate Curtin University Email:  lucy.forman[at]curtin.edu.au Abstract TBA


  2. TBA: Lisa Drummond

    Wed 1 August, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Lisa Drummond, PhD Student University of Melbourne Email:  l.drummond[at]student.unimelb.edu.au Abstract TBA


  3. Pulsars as gravitational wave sources

    Wed 25 July, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Dr Matthew Pitkin, Post-doctoral Research Fellow University of Glasgow Email:  matthew.pitkin[at]glasgow.ac.uk Abstract Transient sources of gravitational waves, such …


  4. Titans of the Early Universe: The origin of the most massive, high-redshift quasars

    Wed 18 July, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Dr. Tyrone Woods, Post-doctoral Research Fellow Monash University Email:  tyrone.woods[at]monash.edu Abstract The discovery of billion solar mass quasars …


  5. Detectability of 21cm signal during the Epoch of Reionization with 21cm-LAE cross correlation

    Wed 11 July, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Shintaro Yoshiura, Kumamoto University Email:  161d9002[at]st.kumamoto-u.ac.jp Abstract The 21cm signal is a powerful tool to probe the Epoch …


  6. Science vs Cinema: Star Trek II – Wrath of Khan

    Sun 8 Jul, 2018 @3.30 PM, NOVA cinema Dr. Rachael Livermore, DECRA fellow University of Melbourne Email: rlivermore[at]unimelb.edu.au Celebrate space and stars with a fun event …


  7. The most powerful radio-sources in the southern hemisphere

    Mon 2 July, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Dr. Sarah White, Research Associate Curtin University Email:  Sarah.White1[at]curtin.edu.au Abstract TBA


  8. Science vs Cinema: Apollo 13

    Sun 17 Jun, 2018 @3.30 PM, NOVA cinema Dr. Rachael Livermore, DECRA fellow University of Melbourne Email: rlivermore[at]unimelb.edu.au Celebrate space and stars with a fun event …


  9. Precession measurability in black hole binary coalescences

    Wed 13 June, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Dr. Grant David Meadors, Postdoctoral Researcher Monash University Email:  grant.meadors[at]monash.edu Abstract Rotating bodies precess, and black holes should …


  10. Enhancing EoR limits – spectral accuracy of the MWA

    Wed 6 June, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Dr. Nichole Barry, Postdoctoral Researcher University of Melbourne  Email:  nichole.barry[at]unimelb.edu.au Abstract Epoch of Reionization observations have the potential …


  11. The lithium-rich giant star puzzle

    Wed 23 May, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Dr. Andy Casey, Postdoctoral Fellow Monash University Email:  andrew.casey[at]monash.edu Abstract All theoretical models of stellar evolution predict that …


  12. Closing in on the HIdden universe

    Thurs 17 May, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Dr. Michelle Cluver, ARC Future Fellow Swinburne University Email:  mcluver[at]swin.edu.au Abstract As the experiments looking to detect dark matter …


  13. [CII] as a SFR tracer in M31 and M51: A ~constant photoelectric heating efficiency links [CII] 158 um with young stars

    Wed 9 May, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Dr Maria Kapala, SARChI Postdoctoral Fellow University of Cape Town Email:  kapala[at]ast.uct.ac.za Abstract The energy balance sets the …


  14. When Galaxy Clusters Collide: Shocking tales of structure formation

    Wed 2 May, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Dr Andra Stroe, European Southern Observatory, Garching Email:  astroe[at]eso.org Abstract Red weather alert: dangerous cosmic weather forecast, in …


  15. Science vs Cinema: Galaxy Quest

    Sun 29 Apr, 2018 @3.30 PM, NOVA cinema Dr. Rachael Livermore, DECRA fellow University of Melbourne Email: rlivermore[at]unimelb.edu.au Celebrate space and stars with a fun event …


  16. Vesta and the Chaotic Formation of Planets

    Thurs 26 Apr, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Brother Guy Consolmagno, Director of the Vatican Observatory Vatican Observatory Email:  director[at]specola.va Abstract NASA’s Dawn mission was sent …


  17. The growing field of post-main-sequence exoplanetary science

    Wed 18 Apr, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Dr. Dimitri Veras, STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellow University of Warwick Email: d.veras[at]warwick.ac.uk Abstract Connecting planetary systems at different …


  18. Small scale structure of the IGM: A Dark Matter Tale

    Wed 11 Apr, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Dr. Vid Irsic, Postdoctoral Fellow University of Washington Email: irsic[at]uw.edu Abstract The intergalactic medium (IGM) plays a unique role …


  19. The Hubble Space Telescope: 28 Years of Cosmic Discovery

    Thu 29 Mar, 2018 @14:30 PM, level 7 Dr. Jennifer Wiseman, Senior Project Scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Email: jennifer.j.wiseman[at]nasa.gov …


  20. Parameter Estimation and Model Selection of Gravitational Wave Signals Contaminated by Transient Detector Noise Glitches

    Wed 28 Mar, 2018 @12 PM, level 7 Dr. Jade Powell, Postdoctoral Fellow Swinburne University Email: jpowell[at]swin.edu.au Abstract The number of astrophysical sources detected by Advanced …


  21. Using Composite Spectral Energy Distributions to Characterize Galaxy Populations at 1 < z < 4

    Thu 21 Mar, 2018 @12 PM, level 7 Ben Forrest, PhD student Texas A&M University Email: bforrest[at]physics.tamu.edu Abstract Ben Forrest Ben Forrest, PhD student Texas A&M …


  22. Simulating GENESIS: The ASTRO 3D Theory programme

    Thu 15 Mar, 2018 @12 PM, level 7 Dr. Pascal Elahi, Postdoctoral Fellow The University of Western Australia Email: pascal.elahi[at]uwa.edu.au Abstract I will discuss the ASTRO …


  23. The fast radio bursts population as observed by the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder

    Wed 28 Feb, 2018 @12 PM, level 7 Dr. Ryan Shannon, Postdoctoral Fellow Swinburne University Email: Ryan.Shannon[at]csiro.au Abstract Fast radio bursts (FRBs) remain one of the …


  24. Pulsar timing arrays

    Wed 07 Mar, 2018 @12 PM, level 7 Dr. Stefan Oslowski, Laureate Fellowship Postdoctoral Research Fellow Swinburne University Email: stefanoslowski[at]swin.edu.au Abstract The gravitational wave spectrum spans …


  25. Neutrino cosmology

    Wed 28 Feb, 2018 @12 PM, level 7 Dr. Yvonne Wong, Senior Lecturer University of New South Wales Email: yvonne.y.wong[at]unsw.edu.au Abstract Neutrinos are the most weakly …


  26. Using Globular Cluster Stellar Populations to Understand Galaxy Formation

    Wed 21 Feb, 2018 @12 PM, level 7 Dr. Christopher Usher, Postdoc Liverpool John Moores University Email: c.g.usher[at]ljmu.ac.uk Abstract Globular clusters are important tools to help …


  27. Hunting for the first stars I: Attempts to demystify He II with MUSE

    Wed 14 Feb, 2018 @12 PM, level 7 Dr. Themiya Nanayakkara, Postdoc Leiden Observatory Email: nanayakkara[at]strw.leidenuniv.nl Abstract In the quest for identifying pop-III stars, the most …


  28. Hierarchical Star Formation Across Space and Time with Star Clusters from LEGUS

    Wed 7 Feb, 2018 @3PM, level 7 Kathryn Grasha, PhD student University of Massachusetts Email: kgrasha[at]astro.umass.edu Abstract A key missing piece in a predictive theory of …


  29. Stars and scintillations

    Tue 23 Jan, 2018 @12PM, level 7 Mark Walker, Director Manly Astrophysics, NSW Email: Mark.Walker[at]manlyastrophysics.org Abstract Our understanding of radio-wave propagation through interstellar space is evolving …


  30. Searching for cosmic dawn from the sub-Antarctic

    Mon 11 Dec, 2017 @2.15PM, level 6 Liju Philip, PhD student University of KwaZulu-Natal Email: lijuphil[at]gmail.com Abstract Observations of the redshifted 21-cm signal of neutral hydrogen …


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