Previous AAO Colloquia

DateTimeLocationSpeakerTitle
Thursday 5th July, 201811:00AMOtherEloy Hernandez (AIP Postdam)Analysis of mode excitation on different geometries of optical fibres for astronomical spectroscopy
Thursday 28th June, 201811:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)SPIE Attendees (AAO)SPIE: A Postmortem
Wednesday 6th June, 201810:30AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Henrique Ortolan (Universidade Sao Paulo)MANIFEST Student Presentation
Thursday 10th May, 201811:00AMAAO/NMI Meeting Room (Room 11, 3rd Floor, Building 2)Michael Hudson (Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, University of Waterloo, Canada)Galaxies and Dark Matter Seen Through a Gravitational Lens
Thursday 3rd May, 201802:00PMAAO/NMI Meeting Room (Room 11, 3rd Floor, Building 2)Sarah Leslie ( Max Planck Institute for Astronomy)Evolution of star formation and dust properties of galaxies over cosmic time
Thursday 19th April, 201811:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Jeffery Simpson (AAO)Using GALAH to look near and far
Thursday 5th April, 201811:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Gayandhi De Silva (AAO)Galactic Archaeology with HERMES: open clusters and stellar streams
Thursday 15th March, 201811:00AMAAO/NMI Meeting Room (Room 11, 3rd Floor, Building 2)Elizabeth Stanway (University of Warwick)Exploring the properties of distant star formation with observations and models.
Friday 9th March, 201802:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Palle Moller (European Southern Observatory (ESO))Connecting visible galaxies and invisible galaxies
Thursday 8th March, 201811:00AMAAO/NMI Meeting Room (Room 11, 3rd Floor, Building 2)Christopher Usher (Liverpool John Moores University)Using Globular Cluster Stellar Populations to Understand Galaxy Formation
Saturday 3rd March, 201811:00AMOtherSarah Leslie (MPIA, Germany)Evolution of star formation and dust properties of galaxies over cosmic time
Thursday 1st March, 201802:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Themiya Nanayakkara (Leiden Observatory)Hunting for the first stars I: Attempts to demystify He II with MUSE
Thursday 22nd February, 201811:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Dr Ignacio Ferreras (Mullard Space Science Laboratory, UCL)A view of galaxy formation at low (spectral) resolution
Tuesday 20th February, 201811:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Stuart Ryder (AAO)Binary companions to stripped-envelope supernovae
Thursday 8th February, 201811:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Jielai Zhang (University of Toronto)Exploring the low surface brightness Universe with the Dragonfly Telephoto Array
Thursday 30th November, 201711:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Tim de Zeeuw (European Southern Observatory)ESO programme
Monday 13th November, 201702:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Ting Li (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)Constraining the Nature of Dark Matter with Milky Way's Nearest Neighbors
Thursday 28th September, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Chenguyan Li (Maquarie University)The origin of bifurcated blue straggler sequences in star clusters
Thursday 21st September, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Fred Watson (AAO)Bravo, Cassini!
Monday 18th September, 201710:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Rob Ivison and Ferdinando Patat (European Southern Observatory (Germany))ESO Community Day in Sydney
Thursday 14th September, 201702:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Dr. Robert Shelton (President, Giant Magellan Telescope Organization)Giant Magellan Telescope Update
Thursday 31st August, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Enrico Biancalani, Elise Beaufils, Iuliia Fomicheva (University of Bologna, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Paris, Mascow Institute of Physics and Tech)AAO winter student seminar
Tuesday 29th August, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Jacinta Delhaize (University of Zagreb)The VLA-COSMOS 3GHz Large Project: A new radio continuum survey for advancing galaxy evolution studies
Thursday 17th August, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Sophie Dubber, Prerak Chapagain, Brittany Howard (University of St Andrews, University of New Orleans, University of Victoria)AAO Winter student seminar
Thursday 27th July, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Hugh Jones (University of Hertfordshire)Exoplanets from the AAPS
Thursday 20th July, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Daniel Cotton (University of New South Wales)New Frontiers in Astronomical Polarimetry
Thursday 1st June, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Katie Mack (Un. Melbourne)Dark Matter, First Light
Thursday 25th May, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Vanessa Moss (University of Sydney)Galactic ecosystems: Tracing neutral hydrogen and its evolution across the Universe
Thursday 18th May, 201711:00AMOtherJordan Collier (CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science)The path to ASKAP: faint things and curvy things
Thursday 11th May, 201711:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Caroline Foster (Australian Astronomical Observatory)A very quick intro to R
Thursday 4th May, 201711:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Katherine Blundell (University of Oxford, Department of Physics)Phase-resolved spectroscopy of Galactic explosive energetic evolving ejecta
Wednesday 3rd May, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)David Rupke (Australian National University)Do Supermassive Black Holes Help to Regulate Galaxy Evolution and Black Hole Growth?
Thursday 27th April, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Dennis Stello (University of New South Wales)The asteroseismic revolution of red giant stars: from stellar interiors to the structure of the Milky Way
Wednesday 26th April, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Annette Ferguson (Institute for Astronomy University of Edinburgh)Connecting Globular Clusters and their Host Galaxies: New Insights from Studies of the Local Group
Thursday 13th April, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Denis Leahy (University of Calgary)Supernovae and their remnants
Thursday 30th March, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Leonardo Vanzi (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)Zen and the art of building astronomical instruments... (in Chile!)
Thursday 23rd March, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Shivani Bhindari (Swinburne University)Christmas FRBs and their multi-wavelength follow-ups
Thursday 9th March, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Hans-Walter Rix (Max-Planck-Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg Germany)A High-fidelity 3D Map of the Galactic Stellar Halo
Wednesday 8th March, 201711:00AMOtherSamantha Stever (Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, France)New developments into the effect of cosmic rays on highly-sensitive bolometric detectors in cosmology space missions
Thursday 23rd February, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Ankit Shrestha, Taylah Beard, Bernanda Telalovic (Univ. of Wollongong, Macquarie Univ., Univ. of Sydney)Huntsman Summer Students
Thursday 16th February, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Ivy Wong (ICRAR/UWA)Understanding star formation in nearby galaxies
Tuesday 14th February, 201709:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Daniel Muthukrishna and Grace Lawrence (U. Queensland and Swinburne University of Technology)AGUSS student seminars
Thursday 2nd February, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Luke Barnes (The University of Sydney)How cosmological simulations can inform observational surveys and fundamental cosmology
Thursday 19th January, 201711:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Luca Casagrande (Australian National University)Investigating the age structure of the Milky Way disc
Thursday 15th December, 201611:00AMOtherDanica Draskovic (Macquarie University)Newly Discovered Planetary Nebulae in the Small Magellanic Cloud
Thursday 8th December, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Caroline Foster (Australian Astronomical Observatory)The true shape of galaxies
Thursday 1st December, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Pat Scott (Imperial College London)Searches for dark matter with GAMBIT (and helioseismology)
Friday 18th November, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Igor Andreoni (Swinburne University/ AAO)³ Real-time detection of fast transients with coordinated multi-wavelength observations
Thursday 17th November, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Jonti Horner (University of Southern Queensland)Exoplanets, Dynamics, and the search for life elsewhere...
Thursday 10th November, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Simon Murphy (The University of Sydney)Asteroseismic detection of planets and other companions to intermediate-mass stars
Thursday 3rd November, 201611:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Tim Bedding (University of Sydney)A Golden Age of Asteroseismology with Kepler
Thursday 20th October, 201602:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Bärbel Koribalski (CASS, CSIRO)Australia Telescope National Facility - Update and Future
Thursday 6th October, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Themiya Nanayakkara (Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing, Swinburne University of Technology)In-situ IMF at z~2
Saturday 1st October, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Darshan Kakkad (European Southern Observatory)Unveiling the impact of AGN feedback using ALMA and SINFONI at z~1.5
Thursday 29th September, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Lee Spitler (AAO)Breakthrough Listen: jump-starting SETI research
Thursday 15th September, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Prof. Alfonso Aragon-Salamanca (University of Nottingham)Transforming Spirals into S0s
Thursday 8th September, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Stuart Wyithe (University of Melbourne)Modelling galaxy formation and reionization with DRAGONS
Thursday 1st September, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Lizzie Elmer and Glenn Wagner (AAO)AAO student talks
Wednesday 24th August, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Dr. Amanda S. Bosh (MIT & Lowell Observatory)Ices and activity in the outer solar system
Thursday 11th August, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Geoffrey C. Clayton (Louisiana State University)Discovering New R Coronae Borealis Stars
Thursday 4th August, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Alastair Edge (Durham University)The rise and fall (and rise again) of NGC1275
Thursday 28th July, 201611:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Ho Seong Hwang (Korea Institute for Advanced Study)Mapping the Distribution of Galaxies at Intermediate Redshifts: Galaxy Clusters and Large-scale Structure of the Universe
Thursday 21st July, 201603:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Stuart Ryder (ITSO, AAO)A Night on SOFIA
Thursday 14th July, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Andrew Hopkins (AAO)The puzzle of the stellar initial mass function
Thursday 30th June, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Chengyuan Li (Macquarie University)Using the sub-giant branch to constrain the star formation history of intermediate-age clusters
Thursday 23rd June, 201611:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Aaron Rizzuto (University of Texas at Austin)Calibrating Star and Planet Evolution with Young Groups of Stars.
Thursday 9th June, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Chris Power (ICRAR/UWA)What can the outskirts of galaxies tell us about dark matter?
Friday 27th May, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Alan Duffy (Swinburne University)The economics of the first galaxies
Thursday 26th May, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Dr. Matthias Steinmetz (Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam, Germany)Structure and formation of the Milky Way as seen by large spectroscopic surveys
Wednesday 25th May, 201603:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Samuel Nathan Richards (University of Sydney)Advancements in multi-object integral-field spectroscopy | PhD exit talk
Thursday 19th May, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Jesse van de Sande (The University of Sydney)Revisiting galaxy classification with SAMI through high-order stellar kinematics
Thursday 12th May, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Samuel Nathan Richards & Barnaby Norris (University of Sydney)Cutting-edge imaging technologies at the AAT – photonic interferometry and adaptive optics
Thursday 28th April, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Christopher Matzner (University of Toronto)Gas dynamics of star cluster formation
Thursday 21st April, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Prof Anne Green and Dr Yeshe Fenner (Astronomy Australia Ltd (AAL))Astronomy Australia Ltd: Update on current activities and future plans
Monday 11th April, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Martin Stringer (Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias / University of Queensland)Seeking the signatures of cosmology in galaxy properties
Thursday 7th April, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Fred Watson (Australian Astronomical Observatory (AAO))The Seventeenth Century’s LIGO - Optical Artisans and the first Reflecting Telescope
Thursday 31st March, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Micheal Burton (University of New South Wales)Formation pumping of molecular hydrogen: the shocking story of H2
Thursday 24th March, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Dr. Sarah Pearce (CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science)The Square Kilometre Array – moving towards construction
Wednesday 16th March, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Chris Lidman (Australian Astronomical Observatory (AAO))OzDES reaches the half way mark
Thursday 10th March, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Sarah Martell (University of New South Wales)New evidence on the role of globular clusters in the assembly of the Galactic halo
Wednesday 2nd March, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Anna Frebel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)A single prolific r-process event preserved in an ultra-faint dwarf galaxy
Tuesday 1st March, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Dr. Paul Lasky (School of Physics and Astronomy, Monash University)The dawn of gravitational-wave astronomy
Thursday 25th February, 201602:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Olivier Lai (Subaru and Gemini telescopes)25 Years of Adaptive Optics on Mauna Kea
Wednesday 24th February, 201611:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Dr Luke J. M. Davies (International Center for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR))Star Formation, Mergers and the Assembly of Stellar Mass in Galaxies
Wednesday 17th February, 201609:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Samuel Hinton, Deeksha Beniwal, and Benjamin Courtney-Barrer (U. Queensland, U. Adelaide, & ANU)AGUSS student seminars
Thursday 11th February, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Dr. T. J. Brandt (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)Galactic Cosmic Rays: From Earth to Sources
Thursday 14th January, 201611:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Valentina D'Orazi (INAF, Padova)Observational constraints to nucleosynthesis: exploiting stellar clusters
Monday 14th December, 201512:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Prof. Nobuo Arimoto and Dr. Ikuru Iwata (Subaru Observatory)Subaru Telescope: current status and strategy toward future
Thursday 10th December, 201503:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)John Wu (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers University, USA)Star formation in massive galaxy clusters to z ~ 1
Thursday 10th December, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Prof. Simona Mei and Prof. James Bartlett (Paris Observatory)The evolution of massive galaxies in different environments
Thursday 3rd December, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Prof Serena Viti (UCL )Astrochemistry in star forming regions: how to use molecules as probes of dense gas
Thursday 26th November, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Angela Paccagnella (Università di Padova)From The Blue Cloud to the Red Sequence: Galaxies in Transition
Monday 2nd November, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Steve Crawford (SAAO)Southern African Large Telescope: A cost-effective observatory
Thursday 22nd October, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Dennis R. Crabtree (Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics, National Research Council Canada)Observatory Productivity and Impact: 2009 – 2013
Thursday 15th October, 201511:30AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Tomoko Suzuki (National Astronomical Observatory in Japan)Star formation activities of galaxies before the peak epoch explored with [OIII] emission line galaxies at z > 3
Thursday 15th October, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Tadayuki Kodama (National Astronomical Observatory in Japan)Early Environmental Effects in Proto-Clusters at the Cosmic High Noon
Thursday 17th September, 201502:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Jeffrey Cooke and Peter Gillingham (Swinburne / AAO)An Australian-led wide-field camera for the Keck Observatory
Thursday 10th September, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Tomaz Zwitter (Ljubljana)Dynamical interstellar medium with Gaia and ground-based massive spectroscopic surveys
Wednesday 9th September, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Karin Lind (Uppsala University)The accuracy of stellar metallicities
Thursday 3rd September, 201502:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Yuan-Sen Ting (CfA, Harvard)Prospects for chemically tagging stars in the Galaxy
Monday 31st August, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)David Nataf (ANU)Recent Developments in the Study of Interstellar Extinction
Thursday 20th August, 201511:30AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Barak Zackay (Weizmann Institute of Science)TBA
Thursday 6th August, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Maria Hammerstrom and Jenifer Millard (AAO Winter Students)Huntsman Winter Student Projects 2015: Light pollution & the point spread function
Thursday 30th July, 201511:30AMOtherProf Katherine Blundell (University of Oxford)Time-Domain Spectroscopy from the Global Jet Watch Observatories
Wednesday 15th July, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Tim Abbott (CTIO)NOAO, CTIO, and the Blanco 4-m telescope, v2.0
Thursday 25th June, 201511:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Fred Watson (AAO )Public Engagement through Tourism
Thursday 18th June, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Lee Spitler (Macquarie University/ AAO)The ZFOURGE survey: the evolution of galaxies since redshift z=4
Thursday 11th June, 201511:30AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Andrew Casey (University of Cambridge)The Best and Brightest Metal-Poor Stars
Thursday 4th June, 201502:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Daniela Calzetti (U Mass Amherst)Star Formation Across Space
Wednesday 20th May, 201502:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Duncan Forbes (Swinburne University)Small Stellar Systems: Across the Star Cluster-Galaxy Divide
Thursday 23rd April, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)David Buckley (SALT Observatory)The Road to Science with the SALT
Friday 10th April, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Rubina Kotak (Queen's University Belfast)Explosions and eruptions of massive stars: current enigmas and future prospects
Thursday 12th March, 201511:30AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Pierluigi Cerulo (Swinburne)The Build-up Of The Red Sequence in High Redshift Galaxy Clusters
Monday 9th March, 201510:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Stuart Ryder (AAO - International Telescope Support Office)The changing landscape of Australian 8 metre telescope access
Thursday 5th March, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Phillip Lah (ANU)The Cosmic Evolution of Neutral Atomic Hydrogen Gas
Monday 2nd March, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Phillip Kirby (AAO Summer Student)Development of a stitching interferometer for metrology of large optical components.
Thursday 26th February, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Joseph Rodriguez (Vanderbilt University)KELT: The Little Telescope Performing BIG Science
Friday 20th February, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Toby Hendy and Jessica Todd (AAO)Low surface brightness imaging with the Huntsman eye - A talk by the Spiderlings
Wednesday 18th February, 201510:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Rhiannon Gardiner and Conor O'Neil (Gemini Observatory)AGUSS Student Seminiars (9AM not 10AM)
Thursday 5th February, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Peter Wizinowich (Keck Observatory, Hawaii, USA)Adaptive Optics at W. M. Keck Observatory
Tuesday 3rd February, 201502:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Hayley Macpherson (AAO Summer Student)Radial velocities and membership analysis of stars within NGC 5617 and Trumpler 22
Tuesday 27th January, 201502:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Henry Poetrodjojo (AAO Summer Student)Astrometry and calibration of the 2dF robotic positioner
Friday 16th January, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Andrew Bunker (ANU / University of Oxford)High Redshift Galaxies and the Epoch of Reionization
Thursday 15th January, 201511:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Chiaki Kobayashi (ANU / U Herfordshire)Cosmological simulations with AGN feedback
Wednesday 10th December, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Tomas Ruiz-Lara (Universidad de Granada, Spain)Shedding light into the faintest parts of spiral galaxies. Stellar content in the outer regions.
Tuesday 25th November, 201403:15PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Sabine Bellstedt and David (Brint) Gardner (University of Wollongong and Macquarie University)Student Talks on Distant Galaxy Clusters (see below)
Friday 21st November, 201402:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Ricardo Carrera (IAC)The Open Cluster Chemical Abundances from Spanish Observatories survey (OCCASO)
Tuesday 18th November, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Michael Childress (ANU)Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
Friday 14th November, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Luca Cortese (Swinburne)Galaxy transformation and quenching in the local Universe
Thursday 13th November, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Jillian Bellovary (Vanderbilt)Scrutinizing the Relationship Between Galaxies and Supermassive Black Holes
Thursday 6th November, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)D. John Hillier (University of Pittsburgh )Probing the Secrets of Ia Supernovae through their Spectra and Light Curves
Thursday 30th October, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Brad Tucker (Australian National Observatory)Results from ESSENCE and the Kepler Extra-Galactic Survey (KEGS)
Tuesday 21st October, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Peter Gillingham and Jeffrey Cooke (AAO and Swinburne)An Australian-led wide-field camera proposal for the Keck Observatory
Friday 17th October, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)David Sanders (IFA Hawaii)The Cosmic Evolution of Luminous and Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies: New Results from the GOALS and Herschel-COSMOS Surveys
Thursday 9th October, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Esteban Silva-Villa (AAO Visitor)Star clusters, field stars and spiral galaxies
Thursday 2nd October, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Emily Wisnioski (MPE)The KMOS^3D Survey: design, first results, and the evolution of galaxy kinematics
Tuesday 30th September, 201402:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Jacinta Delhaize (UWA)Pushing the redshift limit of neutral hydrogen gas observations with spectral stacking
Thursday 4th September, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Cristina Romero-Canizales (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile )The core-collapse supernova rate in luminous infrared galaxies: the case of Arp 299
Tuesday 2nd September, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Aleksandra Hamanowicz, Jonathan St. Antoine, and Samantha Stever (AAO)Undergraduate Winter Student Talks
Tuesday 26th August, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Rosemary Beeston and Connor Diamond (AAO )AAO Undergraduate Winter Students Talks
Wednesday 20th August, 201403:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Jonay Isai Gonzalez Hernandez (Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC, Canary Islands, Spain))Origin of compact objects and supernovae
Thursday 7th August, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Matt Owers (AAO)TBA
Wednesday 30th July, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Amanda Moffett (University of Western Australia)Blue Early-type Galaxies and Disk Evolution
Tuesday 29th July, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Richard Scalzo (ANU)The Ejected Mass Distribution of Type Ia Supernovae
Thursday 10th July, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Chris Impey (University of Arizona)Probing the Limits of Nuclear Activity with the COSMOS Survey
Wednesday 9th July, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Stuart Ryder, Julia Bryant, Jessica Zheng, Jon Lawrence, & Andy Sheinis (AAO)Highlights from SPIE 2014: Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation
Friday 4th July, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Benedetta Vulcani (Kavli Institute: The University of Tokyo)The role of the stellar mass and the environment in shaping galaxy properties at different redshifts
Thursday 3rd July, 201402:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Erik Tollerud (Yale University)Local Dwarf Galaxies and Near-Field Cosmology in LCDM
Thursday 26th June, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Kevin Schawinski (ETH Zurich)The Green Valley is a Red Herring: two evolutionary pathways in the quenching of early- and late-typ- Joint AAO/ CASS colloquium
Thursday 12th June, 201411:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Gregory Mosby (University of Wisconsin Madison) Analyzing Low S/N Quasar Host Galaxies and the RSS-NIR Detector
Thursday 29th May, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Angel Lopez-Sanchez (AAO)Dwarf star-forming galaxies and the assembly of spiral galaxies
Thursday 22nd May, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Karrie Gilbert (STScI)Stellar Halo Formation in a Hierarchical Universe: Lessons from Andromeda
Wednesday 21st May, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Prof. Timothy Beers (National Optical Astronomy Observatory)Carbon, The Universe, and Everything
Thursday 8th May, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Christopher Usher (Swinburne University of Technology)The Stellar Populations of Extragalactic Globular Clusters
Wednesday 9th April, 201411:30AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Doug Simons (CFHT)Hawaii Astronomy and the Future of the Maunakea Observatories
Thursday 27th March, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Marios Karouzos (CEOU - Seoul National University)Radio-AGN under the microscope: environment and host galaxies
Wednesday 26th March, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Alan McConnachie (Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics)Introducing the next generation of the CFHT: the Maunakea Spectroscopic explorer
Thursday 20th March, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Paul Butler (Carnegie Observatories)Exoplanets searches with PFS and APF
Thursday 13th March, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Amanda Bauer (AAO)Adventures in AAO Outreach
Monday 10th March, 201402:00PMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Pat McCarthy (GMTO)The Giant Magellan Telescope Project
Thursday 6th March, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Instrument Science Summer Students (AAO)Research Progress of AAO Instrument Science Summer Students
Monday 24th February, 201402:00PMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Tim de Zeeuw (ESO)ESO: Present and Future
Thursday 20th February, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Roland Fletcher (University of Sydney)Transforming Angkor - low-density urbanism, LiDAR images and redefining of central Angkor, Cambodia
Wednesday 19th February, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Elisabete da Cunha (MPIA)The cosmic evolution of molecular gas in galaxies: predictions for (sub-)millimeter line and continuum deep fields
Tuesday 18th February, 201409:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Australian Gemini Undergraduate Summer Students (Gemini Observatory)Summer Student Research Results
Thursday 13th February, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Lisa Fogarty (University of Sydney)The SAMI Galaxy Survey: Update and New Science
Tuesday 11th February, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Astronomy and Instrument Science Summer Students (AAO)Astronomy and Instrument Science Summer Student Presentations
Thursday 6th February, 201411:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Giovanni Carraro (ESO)Properties and origin of the old, metal rich, star cluster, NGC 6791
Tuesday 4th February, 201402:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Astronomy Students (AAO)AAO Summer Student Research Reports
Monday 16th December, 201304:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Chris Tinney (UNSW)The Giant Magellan Telescope Project - An Update
Monday 16th December, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Gerald Cecil (University of North Carolina)SAMI probes inner disk-galaxy kinematics
Monday 9th December, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Chris Conselice (University of Nottingham)Galaxy Assembly as a New Probe of Cosmology
Thursday 5th December, 201302:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Manuel Moreno-Raya (CIEMAT)Elemental gas-phase abundances on galaxies hosting type Ia SNe
Friday 29th November, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Claudia Lagos (ESO)Neutral Gas in Galaxies: the interstellar medium and outflows
Thursday 28th November, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Ben MacLean (Monash)Open Cluster Formation Clues from Chemical Abundances
Thursday 21st November, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Daniela Carollo (Macquarie University)The Halo System of the Milky Way and the CEMP Stars Connection
Thursday 14th November, 201311:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Felipe Marin (Swinburne)WiggleZ survey: Constraining cosmic growth using alternative clustering method
Thursday 17th October, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Nuria Lorente (AAO)Highlights of the ADASS XXIII Conference
Friday 4th October, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Paola Oliva (Swinburne University)Brightest group and cluster galaxies as proves of galaxy formation
Thursday 3rd October, 201311:30AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Ivan Minchev (Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP))Constraining the formation and evolution of galactic discs through numerical modeling
Thursday 26th September, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Paul Martini (The Ohio State University)The Mystery of Dust in Early-Type Galaxies
Thursday 19th September, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Alastair Edge (Durham)The Rise and Fall (and Rise again!) of NGC1275
Friday 13th September, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Astronomy/Instrument Science Students (AAO)Student Colloquium
Thursday 12th September, 201311:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Jenna Ryon (University of Wisconsin - Madison)Young Star Clusters in Nearby Galaxies
Thursday 5th September, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Emma Ryan-Weber (Swinburne)Metals, galaxies and escaping flux at the end of reionization
Thursday 29th August, 201311:30AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Jesus Falcon Barroso (IAC)The stellar angular momentum across the Hubble Sequence: a tale from different IFU surveys
Thursday 8th August, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Astronomy and Instrument Science Students (AAO)Winter Student Presentations
Wednesday 7th August, 201311:30AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Chiara Tonini (Swinburne)Extreme stellar systems vs hierarchical galaxy assembly: the biggest and the smallest
Thursday 1st August, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Marja Kristin Seidel (IAC)An Integral View of Bar-Driven Secular Evolution
Wednesday 31st July, 201311:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Rogier Windhorst (Arizona State University)Lessons learned from JWST: What is required to make Mega-Science projects succeed?
Tuesday 30th July, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Rogier Windhorst (Arizona State University)How will the James Webb Space Telescope measure First Light, Reionization, and Galaxy Assembly: Science and Project Update as of 2013
Friday 26th July, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Astronomy and Instrument Science Students (AAO)Student Presentations
Thursday 25th July, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Valentina D'Orazi (Macquarie University)Understanding the internal pollution mechanisms in globular clusters: clues from light- and heavy-element abundances
Thursday 18th July, 201311:00AMOtherMaritza Lara-Lopez (AAO)A deeper view of the mass, metallicity, SFR, and HI relationships
Thursday 4th July, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Jeffrey Simpson (University of Canterbury)Spectral matching for elemental abundances of evolved stars of omega Centauri
Tuesday 2nd July, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Markus Kissler-Patig (Gemini Observatory)New Opportunities with the Gemini Observatory
Friday 21st June, 201311:15AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Gillian Wilson (University of California, Riverside)The SpARCS z > 1 Cluster Survey
Thursday 20th June, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Rob Crain (Leiden)Eagle: Evolution and Assembly of GaLaxies and their Environments
Thursday 13th June, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Joss Bland-Hawthorn (SIfA, University of Sydney)Fossil imprint of a powerful flare at the Galactic Centre along the Magellanic Stream
Tuesday 11th June, 201311:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Andrea Kunder (Cerro Tololo Interamerican Observatory)Galactic Bulge Kinematics from the the Bulge Radial Velocity Assay
Thursday 6th June, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Iraklis Konstantopoulos (AAO) The Evolution of Galaxies in Compact Groups
Tuesday 4th June, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Mark Phillips (Las Campanas Observatory)Near-Infrared and Echelle Observations of Type Ia Supernovae
Thursday 30th May, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)David Nataf (ANU)The Age and Helium Abundance of the Galactic Bulge
Thursday 23rd May, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Kyler Kuehn (AAO)The Dark Energy Survey: Current Status and Future Goals
Thursday 4th April, 201311:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Brian Boyle (AAL)Astronomy Australia Ltd: Update on current activities and future plans
Thursday 28th March, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Charles Kuehn (USyd)RR Lyrae in the LMC: Insights Into Milky Way Formation and the Oosterhoff Dichotomy
Thursday 21st March, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Hector Ibarra (INAOE, Mexico)A New Twist in Galaxy Cluster Finding: The use of rendering and caustics techniques to solve the substructure problem
Thursday 14th March, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Andrew Casey (ANU)Tools and Results in the New Era of High-Resolution Stellar Spectroscopy (Joint AAO/Macquarie University Colloquium)
Thursday 7th March, 201302:00PMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Nemanja Jovanovic (Subaru / NAOJ)The Subaru Coronagraphic Extreme Adaptive Optics (SCExAO) project: a versatile platform for high contrast imaging experiments (Joint AAO/Macquarie University Colloquium)
Wednesday 6th March, 201311:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Lisa Mazzuca (NASA GSFC)HST Science Highlights since SM4
Thursday 28th February, 201311:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Shunsaku Horiuchi (UC Irvine)On the connections between the star formation and supernova rates
Tuesday 26th February, 201311:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Jakob Walcher (AIP)Baryonic physics in galaxy evolution as seen by the CALIFA survey
Thursday 7th February, 201311:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Emily Wisnioski (MPE Garching)Star formation on kpc-scales from redshift 0.1 to 1.5
Tuesday 5th February, 201311:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Trevor Mendel (MPE Garching)The highs and lows of galaxy evolution
Thursday 22nd November, 201211:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Brendan Mullan (Penn State)Under Pressure: Star Clusters in the Tidal Debris of Interacting Galaxies
Thursday 15th November, 201211:00AMAAO Meeting Room (Room 7, 1st Floor, Building 2)Christina Blom (Swinburne)Investigating galaxy evolution using globular cluster systems
Wednesday 7th November, 201203:00PMATNF Lecture TheatreMartha Haynes (Cornell)The ALFALFA Census of Gas-Bearing Galaxies at z=0 (Joint CASS/AAO Colloquium)
Tuesday 6th November, 201211:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Ned Taylor (USyd)Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): Deconstructing Bimodality -- Red ones and blue ones, live ones and dead ones, round ones and flat ones
Wednesday 31st October, 201203:00PMATNF Lecture TheatreRichard de Grijs (KIAA, Beijing / 2012 Selby Fellow, Australian Academy of Sciences)Star cluster formation and early evolution: the big picture (Joint CASS/AAO/Macquarie University Colloquium)
Thursday 18th October, 201203:00PMATNF Lecture TheatreMoses Mogotsi (Cape Town)Galaxy Dynamics, Star Formation and footsteps to WALLABY and MHONGOOSE (Joint with CASS)
Thursday 4th October, 201211:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Brad Schaefer (Louisiana State University)Supernova Progenitors
Thursday 27th September, 201211:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Vivienne Wild (St Andrews)The Evolution of Starburst Galaxies
Monday 17th September, 201211:00AMAAO Other (?) Room (North Ryde Ground Floor)Ji Yeon Seok (IAA, Academia Sinica, Taipei)Infrared supernova remnants in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Wednesday 12th September, 201203:00PMATNF Lecture TheatreVernesa Smolcic (Bonn)The importance of radio-AGN feedback in massive galaxy formation: Insights from the COSMOS survey (Joint ATNF/AAO Colloquium)
Wednesday 5th September, 201211:00AMAAO Large Meeting Room (Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 3)Dennis Zaritsky (Arizona)Evidence for Two Distinct Stellar Initial Mass Functions
Thursday 2nd August, 201211:00AMAAO Conference RoomChris Springob (AAO)The 6dFGS Fundamental Plane: Galaxy Evolution, Cosmology, and Cosmography Results
Friday 20th July, 201211:00AMAAO Conference RoomSara Lucatello (INAF Padova)Chemical inhomogeneities in Globular Cluster stars and the multiple population puzzle(s)
Wednesday 18th July, 201203:00PMATNF Lecture TheatreLuca Cortese (ESO)The Herschel Reference Survey: Gas, Dust, Star formation and Metals in the local Universe (Joint CASS/AAO Colloquium)
Thursday 12th July, 201211:00AMAAO Conference RoomCarlos Gonzalez (Universidad de Alicante)Red Supergiants in the Inner Milky Way: Tell-tales of Galactic Structure
Thursday 28th June, 201211:00AMAAO Conference RoomJames Jackson (Boston)The Millimeter Astronomy Legacy Team 90 GHz Survey (MALT 90)
Wednesday 13th June, 201202:00PMAAO Conference RoomNicky Agius (UCLan)Dusty Early-Type Galaxies
Monday 11th June, 201211:00AMAAO Conference RoomMiguel Sanchez Portal (ESAC/ESA)Exploiting large facilities: galaxy clusters with GTC (GLACE) and nearby AGNs in the FIR with Herschel (SAFIR)
Friday 18th March, 201104:00PMAAO Conference roomSteve Maddox, Nottingham ()Galaxy Surveys and clustering
Thursday 17th March, 201103:30PMAAO Conference roomLoretta Dunne, Nottingham ()Digging up the Dirt on Galaxies with Herschel-ATLAS
Tuesday 15th March, 201103:30PMAAO Conference roomRoger Davies, Oxford ()Towards a new paradigm for Early Type Galaxies
Thursday 10th March, 201104:00PMAAO Conference roomJeremy Mould, Swinburne ()Mapping the Dark Matter in the Local Universe
Thursday 24th February, 201103:30PMAAO Conference roomJason Spyromilio, ESO ()The European Extremely Large Telescope Project
Monday 21st February, 201103:30PMATNF Lecture TheatreJonathan Gardner, NASA/GSFC ()The James Webb Space Telescope
Thursday 17th February, 201103:30PMAAO Conference roomSarah Brough, AAO ()GAMA: from little blue fuzzies to massive red monsters and beyond
Thursday 10th February, 201103:30PMAAO Conference roomMichelle Cluver, IPAC/Caltech ()Powerful H2 Line-Cooling in Stephan's Quintet and the "Death by Debris" Phenomenon in Hickson Compact Groups
Thursday 3rd February, 201103:30PMAAO Conference roomDuncan Forbes, Swinburne ()Galaxy Halos: here be Dragons
Thursday 27th January, 201103:30PMAAO Conference roomChiara Tonini, Melbourne ()The hierarchical build-up of the Tully-Fisher relation
Thursday 13th January, 201103:30PMAAO Conference roomChiaki Kobayashi, ANU ()Chemodynamical simulations of elliptical galaxies - metallicity gradients and the fundamental plane
Monday 10th January, 201103:30PMAAO Conference roomAndrew Baker, Rutgers ()Observations of Molecular Gas in High-Redshift Galaxies
Thursday 16th December, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomNemanja Jovanovic, AAO/Macquarie ()Integrated photonic pupil remapping for stellar interferometry
Tuesday 7th December, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomSam Barden, NSO ()The Advanced Technology Solar Telescope (ATST) Project
Friday 26th November, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomGary Hill, Texas ()The Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment
Wednesday 24th November, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomWarren Brown, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory ()Black Holes and Hypervelocity Stars
Tuesday 23rd November, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomMargaret Hanson, Cincinnati ()Improving mass and age estimates of unresolved Stellar Clusters
Thursday 18th November, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomJoerg Fischera, ANU ()Why you should care about dust!
Tuesday 9th November, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomAnna Moore, Caltech ()The expanding role of image slicer integral field spectrographs in Astronomical science
Thursday 28th October, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomChris Blake, Swinburne ()The cosmic distance scale and growth rate at z=0.6 from the WiggleZDark Energy Survey
Wednesday 27th October, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomKatie Mack, Kavli Institute/Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge ()The 21cm Forest
Thursday 23rd September, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomRichard Ellis, Caltech ()Did Galaxies Reionise the Universe?
Friday 17th September, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomIsaac Roseboom, Sussex, UK ()First Results from the Herschel Multi-tiered Extragalactic Survey(HerMES).
Thursday 9th September, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomCarsten Weidner, St.Andrews ()The galaxy-wide IMF - From star clusters to galaxies
Wednesday 25th August, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomIgnacio Negueruela, Universidad de Alicante, Spain ()Massive young stellar clusters in the Milky Way
Thursday 19th August, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomAndy Connolly ()Looking for one-in-a-million events
Thursday 12th August, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomMax Spolaor, AAO ()Early-type galaxies at large galactocentric radii: Metallicity gradients,and the [Z/H]-mass, [alpha/Fe]-mass relations
Thursday 5th August, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomDavid Koo, UCO/Lick ()AEGIS: DEEP's Panchromatic Vista of Distant Galaxies and AGN's
Thursday 29th July, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomRob Proctor, Brazil ()Probing the 2-D kinematic structure of early-type galaxies out to 3 effective radii
Wednesday 28th July, 201004:00PMAAO Conference roomCraig Harrison, CTIO ()Searching for fossil groups in the XMM Cluster Survey
Thursday 22nd July, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomStephen Geier, Bamberg Obs ()The MUCHFUSS project - Searching for the most massive compact companions to hot subdwarf stars (and finding the least massive ones)
Saturday 19th June, 201004:00PMAAO Conference roomPat McCarthy, GMTO director ()Status of the Giant Magellan Telescope Project
Thursday 17th June, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomAndrew Hopkins, AAO ()Galaxy and Mass assembly Survey
Monday 24th May, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomStuart Lumsden, Leeds, UK ()The RMS Survey - Massive Star Formation in the Milky Way
Thursday 13th May, 201004:00PMAAO Conference roomGeoff Clayton, USA ()The evolutionary history of the R-Coronae Borealis stars
Wednesday 12th May, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomRyan Cooke, UK ()UM 673: A unique system to study the properties of Damped Lyman-alpha Systems
Thursday 6th May, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomMartin Guerrero, Spain ()Hard X-ray emission from the central stars of Planetary Nebulae
Friday 9th April, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomEvelyn Alecian, France ()Magnetism and rotation in the young Herbig Ae/Be stars
Monday 8th March, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomRanjan Gupta, Pune, India ()Interstellar Extinction and Modeling of Dust
Friday 5th March, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomHugo Messias, Portugal ()A multi-wavelength approach to the properties of Extremely Red Galaxy populations: contribution to the Star Formation Rate density, AGN content, dust content and morphology.
Thursday 4th March, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomDavid Floyd, Univ.Melbourne ()Quasars from kiloparsec to parsec scales
Friday 22nd January, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomNick Seymour ()Radio/FIR measurements of star forming galaxies and cosmic evolution.
Thursday 14th January, 201003:30PMAAO Conference roomStuart Ryder, Gemini Office, AAO ()Supernovae as revealed by Gemini