Dalitz Memorial Meeting

University of Oxford, Saturday 3 June 2006

... a celebration of the life and work of

Dick Dalitz (1925-2006)

The Memorial will be in two parts. There will be talks in the morning in the Department of Physics where former colleagues and collaborators will pay tribute to Dick's various contributions to theoretical particle physics. In the afternoon there will be a meeting in All Souls College which will be devoted to more personal reflections.


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Morning Session in the Denys Wilkinson Building

10:15 Coffee

10:45 Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre

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Carole Jordan: Welcome
Don Perkins: The 1950's - Dalitz plots, pairs, parity
Frank Close: The quark model
Avraham Gal: Hypernuclear physics
Mike Teper: Lattice QCD
Gary Goldstein: The top quark
Graham Ross: Closing remarks

13:00 Buffet lunch

Afternoon Session in All Souls College

14:30 College Chapel

Speakers include:
Hugh Burkhardt
Rod Dalitz
Gary Goldstein (talk)
Susan Hezlet
Chris Llewellyn-Smith (talk)
Leo Stodolsky
Gerry Stone
Mike Teper

15.45 Tea

All are very welcome to attend this meeting. It would be helpful with the organisation if you would let us know in advance of your intention to attend (by email )

List of Participants

Poster with programme

*New* BBC Radio 4 Last Word- broadcast 4 pm GMT, 10 June 2006

Organisers: Frank Close, Subir Sarkar, Mike Teper (Convener)

Contact: Miss Margaret Barnes Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford
1 Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3NP, UK
(Tel: +44 (0) 1865 273999; Fax: +44 (0) 1865 273947, Email: margaret "at"

[  Obituary in The Guardian / Nature  ] Interview in CERN Courier (2004) ] The scientific heritage of Richard Henry Dalitz ] Autobiographical notes (courtesey of Gerry Stone) ]
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