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Topic: UniMelb Astro Colloquium
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Tentative schedule for future colloquia is here
Date Speaker/Affiliation Title Slides

30 Nov-22
12:00 p.m.
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Associate Prof. Kim-Vy Tran
University of New South Wales
Galaxy Evolution with ASTRO 3D -

16 Nov-22
12:00 p.m.
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Ryosuke Hirai
Monash University
Violent stellar interactions -

09 Nov-22
12:00 p.m.
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J.D. Merritt
University of Oregon
Transient glitch mitigation in Advanced LIGO data with glitschen -

02 Nov-22
12:00 p.m.
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Prof Virginia Kilborn
Swinburne
Next Generation HI surveys -

26 Oct-22
12:00 p.m.
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Dr. Evgeni Grishin
Monash
Dynamical origins of wide binary collisions: from the Solar system to galaxy mergers -

19 Oct-22
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Tania Barone
Swinburne
The link between a galaxy’s structure and its stellar populations. -

12 Oct-22
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Kelly Gourdji
Swinburne
Probing the radio counterparts of neutron star mergers with LOFAR -

05 Oct-22
12:00 p.m.
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Pedro Barboza Rossetto
University of Otago
Magnetically Confined Mountains on Neutron Stars

28 Sep-22
12:00 p.m.
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Manami Roy
Raman Research Institute
Unfolding the mystery of cosmic ray content in the CGM along with the different interactions of the CGM with its surroundings

21 Sep-22
12:00 p.m.
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Stephanie Monty
ANU
Globular cluster dynamics across scales: from crowded cluster centres to the building blocks of the Milky Way

07 Sep-22
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Aditi Vijayan
ANU
Understanding X-Ray Signatures of Outflows Through 3-D Simulations -

31 Aug-22
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Giulia Santucci
ICRAR/UWA
Orbital structures of SAMI passive galaxies from orbit-superposition Schwarzschild models.

17 Aug-22
12:00 p.m.
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A Prof Yuan-Sen Ting
ANU
On Modelling Complex Systems in Astronomy

10 Aug-22
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Anita Petzler
CSIRO
Hydroxyl as a Probe of the Interstellar Medium -

03 Aug-22
12:00 p.m.
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A Prof Deanne B. Fisher
Swinburne University
How do galaxies regulate their own star formation? -

27 Jul-22
12:00 p.m.
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Professor Jeff Cooke
Swinburne University
Leaks and bursts

20 Jul-22
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Sven Buder
ANU
GALAHs excavating the formation of the Milky Way with starlight

13 Jul-22
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Manisha Caleb
The University of Sydney
Exploring the fast transient landscape with MeerKAT -

06 Jul-22
12:00 p.m.
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Professor Chris Matzner
University of Toronto
Supernova outbursts, crashes, and flashes, and a small satellite concept

29 Jun-22
12:00 p.m.
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CANCELLED
ASA ASM week
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15 Jun-22
12:00 p.m.
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A Prof. Julia Bryant
The University of Sydney
Hector: New integral field spectroscopy of galaxies enabled on the AAT.

08 Jun-22
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Stefania Barsanti
ANU
Bulge formation correlates with spin-filament alignment flips

03 Jun-22
10:00 a.m.
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Prof. Jean-Pierre Barriot
The University of French Polynesia
CASSINI, BEPI-COLOMOBO AND LISA: A series of space missions to test general relativity and probe gravitational waves

01 Jun-22
12:00 p.m.
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CANCELLED
ASTRO-3D Science Meeting week
- -

25 May-22
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Susan Wei
UniMelbourne
Variational Inference for Bayesian Neural Networks via Resolution of Singularities

18 May-22
12:00 p.m.
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Associate Prof. Ivo Labbe
Swinburne University
James Webb Space Telescope observations of the first galaxies

11 May-22
12:00 p.m.
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Professor Duncan A. Forbes
Swinburne University
Ultra Diffuse Galaxies: Galaxies at the Extreme

04 May-22
12:00 p.m.
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Prof Alan Duffy
Swinburne University
Dark Matters at Swinburne

27 Apr-22
12:00 p.m.
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Prof. Darren Croton
Swinburne University
How to model the Universe in N easy steps (N>>1)

20 Apr-22
12:00 p.m.
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Professor Matthew Bailes
Swinburne University
The Fast Radio Burst Enigma

13 Apr-22
12:00 p.m.
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CANCELLED
ASTRO-3D 50:50 Celebration Day
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06 Apr-22
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Yisheng Qiu
Zhejiang University
Starduster: A multi-wavelength SED model based on radiative transfer simulations and deep learning

30 Mar-22
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Ben Wibking
ANU
Cosmological parameters from galaxy clustering and weak lensing on ~Megaparsec scales

23 Mar-22
12:00 p.m.
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A Prof Paul Lasky
Monash University
Adventures in Gravitational-wave Astronomy: testing for hair, memory, and eccentricity.

16 Mar-22
12:00 p.m.
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Associate Professor Michelle Cluver
Swinburne University
The Case for the Nearby Universe in High Definition

09 Mar-22
16:00 p.m.
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Unnikrishnan Sureshkumar
Jagiellonian University
Connection between galaxy properties and environment in the cosmic structure

02 Mar-22
2:00 p.m.
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Assistant Prof Yuichi Harikane
Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, the University of Tokyo
Observing Cosmic Evolution of Galaxies at z~2-13 with Subaru and JWST

23 Feb-22
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Stevanus K. Nugroho
Astrobiology Center, National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS), Japan
Peeking the Atmosphere of Ultra-hot Jupiters through High-resolution Spectroscopy

16 Feb-22
12:00 p.m.
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Associate Prof. Christoph Federrath
ANU
From Interstellar Turbulence to Star Formation

09 Feb-22
12:00 p.m.
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CANCELLED
ANITA
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02 Feb-22
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Anitha Ravishankar
University of Calgary
Kinematics of coronal mass ejections and Auroral Science

24 Nov-21
12:00 p.m.
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Prof Will Percival
University of Waterloo
Matching Bayesian and frequentist coverage probabilities when using an approximate data covariance matrix (arXiv:2108.10402)

17 Nov-21
12:00 p.m.
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Brenna Mockler
University of California, Santa Cruz
Exploring galactic nuclei with tidal disruption events

10 Nov-21
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Sree Oh
ANU
Kinematics of galaxy bulges, disks, and gas from SAMI 3D spectroscopy

03 Nov-21
12:00 p.m.
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Associate Professor Stas Shabala
University of Tasmania
Feedback and synchrotron emission from AGN jets

27 Oct-21
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Amit Seta
ANU
Magnetic fields in the Milky Way from pulsar observations

20 Oct-21
12:00 p.m.
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Kaley Brauer
MIT
Studying the Tiniest, Oldest Galaxies in the Milky Way's Assembly History through Chemical Tagging and Kinematics

13 Oct-21
12:00 p.m.
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Ryan Turner
Swinburne University
Improving estimates of the growth rate of structure with galaxy-velocity cross correlations

29 Sep-21
04:00 p.m.
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Dr Charlotte Angus
University of Copenhagen
Exploring exotic transients in modern surveys

22 Sep-21
04:00 p.m.
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Sophie Lund Schrøder
University of Copenhagen
Open questions in formation of compact binary star systems

08 Sep-21
10:00 a.m.
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Grace Olivier
Ohio State University
Evolution of Stellar Feedback from Reionization to The Milky Way: A Diverse Toolset of Imaging, Spectroscopy, and Modelling for Understanding the Impact of Massive Stars

01 Sep-21
12:00 p.m.
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CANCELLED
ASTRO-3D Science Meeting week
- -

25 Aug-21
10:00 a.m.
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Kshitij Aggarwal
West Virginia University
Search, analysis and localization of FRBs

18 Aug-21
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Hyunbae Park
Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe
Lya Transmission in the Reionizing Intergalactic Medium

11 Aug-21
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Janakee Raste
Tata Institue of Fundamental Research
Implications of the z ~ 5 Lyman-α forest for oberserving the EoR 21-cm power spectrum

04 Aug-21
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Rebecca Davies
Swinburne University
The Impact of Outflows on Galaxies and Halos over Cosmic Time

28 Jul-21
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Manodeep Sinha
Swinburne University
Towards Sustainable Research Software & Inclusive Communities

21 Jul-21
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Anshu Gupta
Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy
MOSEL Survey: Unveiling Epoch of Reionisation through analogs at z~3

14 Jul-21
12:00 p.m.
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CANCELLED
ASA ASM week
- -

07 Jul-21
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Rory Smith
Monash University
Observation of gravitational waves from two neutron star-black hole coalescences

30 Jun-21
12:00 p.m.
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Adam Batten
Swinburne University
Probing the Intergalactic Medium with Fast Radio Bursts and Hydrodynamic Simulations

23 Jun-21
04:00 p.m.
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Laura Sommovigo
Scuola Normale Superiore
Feverish dust at the Epoch of Reionization? Taking the temperature and studying the implications

16 Jun-21
12:00 p.m.
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AProf Randall Wayth
Curtin University
A High-Speed All-Sky Monitor for Fast Radio Bursts and Technosignatures

09 Jun-21
12:00 p.m.
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Dr James Murray and Romy Pearse
Astronomy Australia Ltd
AAL Member Update to The University of Melbourne -

02 Jun-21
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Xingjiang Zhu
Beijing Normal University
Gravitational wave astronomy on the short and long timescales

26 May-21
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Rob Bassett
Swinburne University
3D Galaxy Shape Prediction with Artificial Neural Networks

19 May-21
11:00 a.m.
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A Prof Duane Hamacher
University of Melbourne
Dating Tasmanian Aboriginal astronomical traditions to 12,000 years ago

12 May-21
12:00 p.m.
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James Esdaile
Swinburne University
Massive quiescent galaxies in the early universe: understanding their prevalence and physical properties

05 May-21
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Steven Murray
Arizona State University
Building Confidence in Next-Generation 21cm Cosmology: A Forward-Model Approach

28 Apr-21
12 p.m.
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Dr Nikole M. Nielsen
Swinburne University
The Circumgalactic Medium at Cosmic Noon with KCWI

21 Apr-21
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Jielai Zhang
Swinburne University
Simultaneous Multi-Wavelength Observations (Gamma, X-ray, UV, Optical, and Radio) of Two FRBs

24 Mar-21
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Nicha Leethochawalit
University of Melbourne
A quantitative assessment of completeness correction methods in UV Luminosity function calculations -

17 Mar-21
12:00 p.m.
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Prof. David Jamieson
University of Melbourne
Galileo's astronomical observations: when pushing back the frontiers was risky business -

08 Dec-20
12:00 p.m.
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Mahsa Rahimi
University of Melbourne (Completion Seminar)
Measuring EoR Signal with MWA -

02 Dec-20
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Sam Vaughan
The University of Sydney
A toy model of galaxy evolution inspired by stellar metallicity measurements from the SAMI survey

25 Nov-20
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Neil Goeckner-Wald
KIPAC
CMB Cosmology with BICEP/Keck and SPT-3G

18 Nov-20
12:00 p.m.
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Prof. Chris Tinney
UNSW
Veloce - and what it takes to open new discovery phase space for exoplanets, without spending a bomb. -

11 Nov-20
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Jordan Mirocha
McGill University
The evolution (or not) of the star formation efficiency, dust content, and duty cycle of high-z galaxies -

04 Nov-20
12:00 p.m.
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Alex Cameron
University of Melbourne (Completion Seminar)
Probing the chemical evolution of galaxies with emission line spectroscopy -

21 Oct-20
12:00 p.m.
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Poojan Agrawal
Swinburne University
Can uncertainties in the evolution of the massive stars explain EM and GW observations?

14 Oct-20
12:00 p.m.
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Dorota Bayer
Swinburne University
Probing the nature of dark matter with galaxy-galaxy strong gravitational lensing

30 Sep-20
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Lilian Garratt-Smithson
University of Western Australia
Real or not real? What cosmological simulations can (and cannot) tell us about the cold phase of the CGM

23 Sep-20
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Greg Poole
Swinburne University (ADACS)
ADACS Merit Allocation Program - Overview and Q&A

16 Sep-20
12:00 p.m.
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Pol Gurri Perez
Swinburne University
Precision weak lensing and the dispersion in the stellar-to-halo mass relation.

09 Sep-20
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Rob Bassett
Swinburne University
IGM Attenuation Bias for Lyman Continuum Detected Galaxies at z > 3.0

26 Aug-20
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Colin Jacobs
Swinburne University
Probing neural networks for science: What is it they are learning?

22 Jul-20
12:00 p.m.
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Melanie Hampel
Monash University
Heavy Puzzle Pieces: Nucleosynthesis Models of the Intermediate Neutron-capture Process -

17 Jun-20
12:00 p.m.
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Nikhil Sarin
Monash University
Observational consequences of binary neutron star merger remnants

06 May-20
12:00 p.m.
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Prof. Chris Blake
Swinburne University
Cosmological tests using galaxy-galaxy lensing and clustering amplitudes in KiDS-1000 -

22 Apr-20
(postponed due to Covid-19 lockdown)
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Dr Benedikt Diemer
University of Maryland
TBC -

18 Mar-20
(postponed due to Covid-19 social distancing measures)
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Dr Katie Auchettl
University of Melbourne
The imprint of their explosions: Using supernova remnants to understand stellar death -

11 Mar-20
2:15 p.m.
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Dr Matús Rybák
Universiteit Leiden
Full of Orions? dissecting extreme, dusty starbursts on (k)pc-scales -

04 Mar-20
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Camila Correa
Universiteit Leiden
Morphological transformations in the local Universe: an observational and theoretical perspective -

26 Feb-20
12:00 p.m.
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Coen Neijssel
University of Birmingham
Population synthesis of massive stellar binaries and predictions for the formation of (binary) black holes -

19 Feb-20
12:00 p.m.
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Prof. Sukyoung Yi
Yonsei University
The origin and fate of the discs of spiral galaxies from numerical simulations -

05 Feb-20
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Chiaki Kobayashi
University of Hertfordshire
Metal flows in simulated galaxies -

29 Jan-20
12:00 p.m.
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Dr Jason Rhodes
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Dark Energy and Exoplanets -

18 Dec-19
14:15 p.m.
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George Howitt
University of Melbourne (Completion Seminar)
Pulsar glitches and superfluid vortex dynamics -

04 Dec-19
14:15 p.m.
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Prof. Andrew Bunker
University of Oxford
Exploring the high redshift Universe with the James Webb Space Telescope -

27 Nov-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Serena Vinciguerra
Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics
Be X-ray binaries in the Small Magellanic Cloud: a hint on the accretion efficiency during mass transfer? -

20 Nov-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dan Pryer
University of Sussex
Modelling the power spectrum on the light cone & preparing for the 4MOST redshift survey -

06 Nov-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Jesse van de Sande
Sydney Institute for Astronomy, The University of Sydney
The build-up of mass and angular momentum in galaxies across morphology and environment with SAMI

30 Oct-19
14:15 p.m.
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Prof. Mark Krumholz
ANU
Star formation, feedback, turbulence, and transport: towards a unified model for the dynamics of disc galaxies -

23 Oct-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Marianne Girard
Swinburne University
Kinematics of star-forming galaxies at cosmic noon -

16 Oct-19
14:15 p.m.
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Mid-term review discussion -

09 Oct-19
14:15 p.m.
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Mike Wilensky
University of Washington
Characterizing and Mitigating Radio Frequency Interference in Reionization Cosmology -

02 Oct-19
14:15 p.m.
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Associate Prof. Ivo Labbe
Swinburne University
The Rise and Fall of the First Galaxies -

28 Aug-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Belinda Nicholson
University of Southern Queensland
Magnetic activity of Weak-line T Tauri stars, and hunting for planets in terrible (and not-so-terrible) places -

21 Aug-19
12:00 p.m.
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Prof. John Lattanzio
Monash University
Apollo 11 After 50 Years -

14 Aug-19
14:15 p.m.
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Alejandro Vigna Gomez
University of Birmingham / Monash University
Double Neutron Star Formation: A Population Synthesis Approach -

07 Aug-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Anne Hutter
University of Groningen
Shedding light on the Epoch of Reionization with the 21cm signal

01 Aug-19
12:00 p.m.
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Adélie Gorce
Imperial College London / Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale
Cosmic reionisation and the first stars

24 Jul-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Charlotte Mason
Center for Astrophysics, Harvard & Smithsonian, USA
What can Lyα emission from galaxies tell us about reionization?

22 Jul-19
14:15 p.m.
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Akanksha Kapahtia
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Morphology of cosmological fields during the epoch of Reionization

04 Jul-19
12:00 p.m.
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Luke Pratley
Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London
Interferometric Imaging with PURIFY: Real Observations + Wide-field Corrections

03 Jul-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Catherine Watkinson
Imperial College London
Exploiting non-Gaussian information to better understand the first stars and galaxies

26 Jun-19
14:15 p.m.
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Tom Binnie
Imperial College London
Bayesian Model Selection with Future 21cm Observations of The Epoch of Reionisation

12 Jun-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Daniel Reardon
Swinburne University
Precision timing and scintillation of binary radio pulsars

05 Jun-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Yuxiang Qin
Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa
To Illuminate the Dark Ages

31 May-19
11:00 a.m.
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Dr Leanne Guy
Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
TBC -

29 May-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Nick Seymour
Curtin University
The Evolution of Super-massive Black Holes from Broadband Radio Surveys

22 May-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Xingjiang Zhu
Monash University
Pulsars, gravitational waves and fuzzy dark matter -

15 May-19
14:15 p.m.
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Associate Prof. Kim-Vy Tran
UNSW
ZFOURGE & MOSEL : Emergent Galaxies at z~3.5

13 May-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Koki Kakiichi
University College London
What reionized the Universe?

08 May-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Emma Kerr
RMIT
Space situational awareness and general perturbations methods for orbit propagation -

03 May-19
15:15 p.m.
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Prof. Romeel Dave
University of Edinburgh
The Simba Simulation

01 May-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Paul Lasky
Monash University
The future of gravitational-wave astronomy

17 Apr-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Rossana Ruggeri
Swinburne University
Using galaxy surveys to understand the cosmological evolution. -

01 Apr-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Sarah Sweet
Swinburne University
Spatially-resolved galaxy angular momentum encodes galaxy evolution

27 Mar-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Amelia Fraser-McKelvie
University of Nottingham
The complicated lives of disk galaxies: lessons from IFS

25 Mar-19
14.15 p.m.
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Dr Benedetta Vulcani
INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova
The many faces of galaxies in transition in the local universe

18 Mar-19
14:15 p.m.
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Prof. Ian Jones
University of Southampton
The early life of millisecond magnetars

06 Mar-19
12 p.m.
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Dr Matthew Baring
Rice University
Magnetar Magnetospheres under the Microscope

28 Feb-19
12 p.m.
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Dr Natasha Hurley-Walker
ICRAR, Curtin University
Detecting new supernova remnants with GLEAM

27 Feb-19
12 p.m.
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Prof. Ilya Mandel
Monash University
The promise of gravitational-wave astrophysics -

25 Feb-19
14:15 p.m.
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Dr Gemma Anderson
ICRAR, Curtin University
Studying the explosive Universe and gravitational waves through the automation of Australian radio telescopes

14 Feb-19
12 p.m.
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Dr Christopher Berry
Northwestern
Gravitational-wave observations of binary black holes-future discoveries and the physics of binary evolution

13 Feb-19
12 p.m.
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Assistant Prof. Sebastiano Cantalupo
ETH Zurich
Illuminating the Cosmic Web with Fluorescent Ly-alpha emission -

11 Feb-19
14.15 p.m.
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Prof. Tom Quinn
University of Washington
What is the Dark Matter: the importance of Baryons -

06 Feb-19
12 p.m.
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Melanie Kaasinen
Max Planck Institute for Astronomy
Weighing the Molecular Gas Reservoirs of High Redshift Galaxies -

30 Jan-19
12 p.m.
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Dr Matthieu Schaller
Leiden Observatory
Baryonic effects on next-generation cosmological probes - How will we get the accuracy required?

12 Dec-18
12 p.m.
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Dr George Angelou
Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics
Applications of Machine Learning in Stellar Astrophysics -

05 Dec-18
11.30 a.m.
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Dr Christoph Federrath
ANU
The role of turbulence, magnetic fields and feedback for star formation -

28 Nov-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Vanessa Graber
McGill Space Institute, McGill University
Neutron Stars as Cosmic Laboratories

19 Nov-18
14:15 p.m.
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Prof. Tim de Zeeuw
Leiden University
Integral-field spectroscopy of galaxies -

14 Nov-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Pat Meyers
University of Melbourne
Newtonian noise studies for future generation gravitational-wave detectors

12 Nov-18
11:30 a.m.
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Jacob Svensmark
Niels Bohr Institite
Cosmoclimatology - How cosmic rays connect to clouds and climate -

08 Nov-18
15:30 p.m.
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Dr Gioia Rau
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
How to tackle a giant Star: multi-wavelength studies of cool, evolved stars using HST and VLTI

07 Nov-18
14 p.m.
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Dr Marisa Geyer
Square Kilometer Array, South Africa
MeerKAT inaugurated -

02 Nov-18
12 p.m.
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Ruby Byrne
University of Washington
Fundamental Limitations on the Calibration of Redundant 21-cm Cosmology Instruments

31 Oct-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Julie Currie
RMIT
Space Weather: How space affects our day-to-day life -

24 Oct-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Trevor Mendel
ANU
The stellar kinematics and star-formation histories of high-redshift galaxies -

17 Oct-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Valentin Christiaens
Monash University
Observing the birth of planets

10 Oct-18
12 p.m.
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Alex Saffer
Montana State University
The Exterior Spacetime of Relativistic Stars in Quadratic Gravity

03 Oct-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Greg Ashton
Monash University
Astrophysical inference and transient gravitational wave astronomy

26 Sep-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Kendall Ackley
Monash University
The Era of Gravitational Wave Astronomy: GOTO and the challenge of transients

19 Sep-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Benjamin Davis
Swinburne University
Black Hole Mass Scaling Relations for Spiral Galaxies

12 Sep-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Emily Wisnioski
ANU
Tracing high-z galaxy kinematics from turbulent disks to quenched spheroids -

07 Sep-18
11 a.m.
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Dr Anthony Van Eysden
Montana State University
Are neutron stars turbulent?

29 Aug-18
12 p.m.
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Sarah Hegarty
Swinburne University
Designing for Discovery in Astronomy's Data-Intensive Era

22 Aug-18
12 p.m.
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Marshall Styczinski
University of Washington
Constraining asymmetry in Europa's oceans -

16 Aug-18
14 p.m.
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Dr Lucy Forman
Curtin University
Exploring the effects of crystallographic orientation on shock features in Martian meteorites: how does the orientation of a crystal affect how it bends or breaks? -

08 Aug-18
12 p.m.
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Associate Prof Rob Wittenmyer
University of Southern Queensland
New frontiers in exoplanetary and stellar astrophysics with Australian observational facilities

01 Aug-18
12 p.m.
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Lisa Drummond
University of Melbourne
Pulsar glitches and vortex tangles: a neutron star super-mixture -

25 Jul-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Matthew Pitkin
University of Glasgow
Pulsars as gravitational wave sources

18 Jul-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Tyrone Woods
Monash University
Titans of the Early Universe: The origin of the most massive, high-redshift quasars

11 Jul-18
12 p.m.
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Shintaro Yoshiura
Kumamoto University
Detectability of 21cm signal during the Epoch of Reionization with 21cm-LAE cross correlation -

02 Jul-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Sarah White
Curtin University
The most powerful radio-sources in the southern hemisphere

13 Jun-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Grant Meadors
Monash University
Precession measurability in black hole binary coalescences

06 Jun-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Nichole Barry
University of Melbourne
Enhancing EoR limits - spectral accuracy of the MWA

23 May-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Andy Casey
Monash University
The lithium-rich giant star puzzle

17 May-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Michelle Cluver
Swinburne University
Closing in on the HIdden universe

09 May-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Maria Kapala
University of Cape Town
[CII] as a SFR tracer in M31 and M51: A ~constant photoelectric heating efficiency links [CII] 158 um with young stars -

02 May-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Andra Stroe
European Southern Observatory, Garching
When Galaxy Clusters Collide: Shocking tales of structure formation

26 Apr-18
12 p.m.
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Br. Guy Consolmagno
Vatican Observatory
Vesta and the Chaotic Formation of Planets

18 Apr-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Dimitri Veras
University of Warwick
The growing field of post-main-sequence exoplanetary science

11 Apr-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Vid Irsic
University of Washington
Small scale structure of the IGM: A Dark Matter Tale

29 Mar-18
2.30 p.m.
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Dr Jennifer Wiseman
NASA Goddard
The Hubble Space Telescope: 28 Years of Cosmic Discovery -

28 Mar-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Jade Powell
Swinburne University
Parameter Estimation and Model Selection of Gravitational Wave Signals Contaminated by Transient Detector Noise Glitches

21 Mar-18
12 p.m.
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Ben Forrest
Texas A&M University
Using Composite Spectral Energy Distributions to Characterize Galaxy Populations at 1<z<4

15 Mar-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Pascal Elahi
The University of Western Australia
Simulating GENESIS: The ASTRO 3D Theory programme -

14 Mar-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Ryan Shannon
Swinburne University
The fast radio bursts population as observed by the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder

07 Mar-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Stefan Oslowski
Swinburne University
Pulsar timing arrays

28 Feb-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Yvonne Wong
University of New South Wales
Neutrino cosmology -

21 Feb-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Christopher Usher
Liverpool John Moores University
Using Globular Cluster Stellar Populations to Understand Galaxy Formation -

14 Feb-18
12 p.m.
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Dr Themiya Nanayakkara
Leiden Observatory
Hunting for the first stars I: Attempts to demystify He II with MUSE

07 Feb-18
3 p.m.
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Kathryn Grasha
University of Massachusetts
Hierarchical Star Formation Across Space and Time with Star Clusters from LEGUS -

23 Jan-18
12 p.m.
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Prof. Mark Walker
Manly Astrophysics
Stars and scintillations

12 Dec-17
1 p.m.
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Lilli Sun
University of Melbourne
Search for continuous gravitational waves from spinning neutron stars

11 Dec-17
2.15 p.m.
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Liju Philip
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Searching for cosmic dawn from the sub-Antarctic

22 Nov-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Bradley Greig
University of Melbourne
Interpreting the astrophysics of reionisation within a Bayesian framework using 21CMMC

14 Nov-17
3 p.m.
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Dr Daniel Gruen
SLAC / KIPAC / Stanford University
Weak Lensing in the Dark Energy Survey

08 Nov-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Rachael Livermore
University of Melbourne
Harnessing the Power of Gravitational Lensing

01 Nov-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Simon Stevenson
Swinburne University
Insights into binary black hole formation from gravitational waves

25 Oct-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Thomas Collett
Institute of Cosmology & Gravitation (ICG), Univ. of Portsmouth
Probing Fundamental Physics with Strong Gravitational Lensing

11 Oct-17
12 p.m.
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Prof. Jeremy Mould
Swinburne University
How standard is the standard candle? -

04 Oct-17
12 p.m.
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Luz Ángela Garcia
Swinburne University
HI and metal absorption lines during the Epoch of Reionization

27 Sep-17
12 p.m.
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Prof. Csaba Balazs
Monash University
Stochastic gravitational waves in the reach of aLIGO? -

20 Sep-17
12 p.m.
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Prof. Darren Croton
Swinburne University
The many lives of AGN II: the formation and evolution of radio jets and their impact on galaxy evolution

13 Sep-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Helen Brand
Australian Synchrotron
Shining a light on planetary processes

06 Sep-17
12.30 p.m.
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Dr Duane Hamacher
Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
The Science and Astronomy of Indigenous Australians -

06 Sep-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Javier Mejuto
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras
Ancient and living Mesoamerican Skies

30 Aug-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Eric Thrane
Monash University
After GW150914: gravitational-wave astronomy in the era of routine detection

09 Aug-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Stuart Sim
Queen's University Belfast, UK
Modelling thermonuclear supernovae: how to blow up a white dwarf star

02 Aug-17
12 p.m.
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Prof. Garth Illingworth
University of California Santa Cruz
Galaxies at Cosmic Dawn: Exploring the First Billion Years with Hubble and Spitzer - Implications for JWST

26 Jul-17
10 a.m.
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Dr Arna Karick
Freelance Astronomy & Scientific Computing Consultant
Building a community of tech savvy astronomers

21 Jul-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Brice Ménard
Johns Hopkins University
De-projecting astronomical surveys

19 Jul-17
12 p.m.
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Prof. Matthew Colless
Australian National University
The Taipan Galaxy Survey

21 Jun-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Adam Deller
Swinburne University
Radio pulsars: the physics lab with a catch

14 Jun-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Alessia Moretti
INAF-OaPD
Star formation quenching in cluster galaxies from integrated and spatially resolved spectra

07 Jun-17
12 p.m.
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Dr David Parkinson
University of Queensland
Testing for tensions between datasets

31 May-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Tiantian Yuan
Australian National University
Spiral Arm Formation at Redshift 2 -

24 May-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Camila Correa
Leiden University
Morphology and color of EAGLE galaxy population -

17 May-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Amr Hassan
Swinburne University
Astronomy Data and Computing Services (ADACS) -

10 May-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Nikki Nielsen
Swinburne University
The Geometry and Kinematics of Circumgalactic Gas

05 May-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Emma Ryan Weber
Swinburne University
Galaxies & Intergalactic Metals at the Conclusion of Reionization

03 May-17
2 p.m.
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Dr Yuval Birnboim
Hebrew University of Jerusalem / ANU
Cold flows in haloes and filaments; when they occur, and how they interact with haloes and galaxies

26 Apr-17
12 p.m.
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Dr IxanDra Achitouv
Swinburne University
What can we learn from averaging cosmological observables in different environments?

05 Apr-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Federico Bianchini
University of Melbourne
Cross-correlation in the high-z sky: the Planck and Herschel case

15 Mar-17
12 p.m.
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Prof. Colin Norman
Johns Hopkins university
The Circumgalactic Medium in Absorption Lines using HST COS -

01 Mar-17
12 p.m.
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Dr Steen Hansen
University of Copenhagen - Dark Cosmology Centre
Measuring a dynamical aspect of dark matter - the velocity anisotropy