Friday Theoretical Physics Seminars

Trinity Term 2009

Seminars will be held on Friday afternoons on odd weeks of term in the Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre at 2.15pm. They will be preceded from 1pm by an informal lunch in the Common Room of Theoretical Physics, 1 Keble Road, Oxford, to which all persons interested in meeting the speaker are invited but should bring along their own food.

May 1
Steve Simon (University of Oxford)
``Topological phases of matter and why you should be interested''

May 15
Beatriz de Carlos (University of Southampton)
``String phenomenology: de Sitter vacua from generalized fluxes''

May 29

June 12
Thanu Padmanabhan (IUCAA, Pune, India)
``Gravity: an emergent perspective''

June 19 (at 4:15pm)
Nima Arkani-Hamed
``Holography and the S-matrix''

Convener: John Wheater

(Click here to see previous term's programmes)