Group Seminars 2023-24

Programme of Group Talks for Summer Term 2024

Date Location Time Speaker Title
7th May KS17 & Teams 16:00 No Meeting This Week No Meeting This Week
14th May ILT & Teams 16:00 Ben Ryan Characterization of Young Stellar Objects by Clustering Techniques
21th May ILT & Teams 16:00 Klaudia Cielinska Multiscale Modeling of Complex Molecular Structure and Dynamics with MBN Explorer
28th May ILT & Teams 16:00 Miguel Cruz Garcia Hypervelocity Impacts on Earth and Mars
4th June ILT & Teams 16:00 Adrija Bhowmick Atomistic Simulations of Thermal and Radiation Effects on Space Materials
11th June ILT & Teams 16:00 Jessie Phillpot Organic Survivability on Mars

Programme of Group Talks for Spring Term 2024

Date Location Time Speaker Title
16th January KLT2 & Teams 16:00 Duncan Mifsud Chemistry in Space: My PhD at Kent and Beyond
23rd January KLT2 & Teams 16:00 Jon Tandy Impacts
30th January KLT2 & Teams 16:00 Nigel Mason Lunar exploration and exploitation – The next leap forward for humanity
6th February KLT2 & Teams 16:00 Dan Le Corre Detecting and Analysing Lava Tubes at the Moon’s Poles with Deep Learning
13th February KLT2 & Teams 16:00 Allie Corrigan Temperature-controlled Brine Chemistry
20th February KLT2 & Teams 16:00 Matthew Dickers Thin Film Ice Formation in the Interstellar Medium
27th February KLT2 & Teams 16:00 Tanveer Bhachu MHD jets
5th March KLT2 & Teams 16:00 Iv Grozdanova Investigating High Mass Star formation through Spectral Line Data
12th March KLT2 & Teams 16:00 Jess Wills Autofluorescent PAH Cosmic Dust Mimics in High Velocity Impact Experiments
19th March KLT2 & Teams 16:00 Holly Stokes-Geddes & Chiara Francesca Kawohl Clean Lightcurves and Super Models/Detection of Protoplanetary Transits
26th March KLT2 & Teams 16:00 Carl Richards Simulations of Energy Pulsed Over-Pressure Jets: flow patterns and feedback into the environment
2nd April KLT2 & Teams 16:00 Jonathon Cousins Materials for Lunar Habitats

Programme of Group Talks for Autumn Term 2023

Date Location Time Speaker Title
19th September (Welcome Week) KS17 & Teams 16:00
26th September KS14 & Teams 16:00 Dirk Froebrich Update on Beacon Observatory Activities
3rd October KS14 & Teams 16:00 Megan Bell Report on Space School and Future Planning
10th October Sibson LT3 & Teams 16:00 Dr Dennis Harries Space Resources Research at ESRIC: At the intersection of Planetary Science, Engineering and Business Development.
17th October KS14 & Teams 16:00 Heidy Quitian-Lara Encouraging STEM careers in Latin America through astronomy education and outreach
24th October KS14 & Teams 16:00 Michael Smith Shock patterns in high-pressure jets
31st October KS14 & Teams 16:00 Ash Patel Triple SCOTCH: Summary of Project Results
7th November KS14 & Teams 16:00 Matthias van Ginneken The discovery of new large airburst over Antarctica
14th November KS14 & Teams 16:00 Luke Cornwell Small Particle Penetrations of Thin Kapton Films, the Search for Space Dust and Debris, and a Completed Thesis
21st November KS14 & Teams 16:00 Dan Hallatt How a laser can help clarify the space-weathered skin of an asteroid such as Ryugu
28th November KS14 & Teams 16:00 Carys Herbert Properties and Evolution of Surface Spots on YSOs
5th December KS14 & Teams 16:00 Ethan Finch Mars System Rovers: Past, Present, and Future
12th December KS14 & Teams 16:00 Reece Wilkinson The Survivability and Evolution of Bacteria in Planetary Impacts