NPPD Conference

Europe/London
University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

    • 18:00 20:00
      Registration and Drinks Reception 2h Hunterian Gallery

      Hunterian Gallery

      University of Glasgow

    • 09:15 11:00
      Division Plenary Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 09:15
        Welcome from the Principal and Vice Chancellor 15m
        Slides
      • 09:30
        Detectors - enabling more than science? 45m
        Speaker: Val O'Shea (Department of Physics and Astronomy)
        Slides
      • 10:15
        Light on dark matter 45m
        Speaker: Prof. Subir Sarkar (Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics - University of Oxford)
        Slides
    • 11:00 11:30
      Coffee 30m Hunter Halls

      Hunter Halls

      University of Glasgow

    • 11:30 12:30
      Group Plenary A Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:30
        ATLAS: recent results and future prospects 30m
        Speaker: Dan Tovey (University of Sheffield)
        Slides
      • 12:00
        CMS: the first year of data-taking 30m
        Speaker: Claire Shepherd-Themistocleous (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Particle Physics)
    • 11:30 13:15
      Group Plenary B Humanities Lecture Theatre

      Humanities Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:30
        Frontiers of nuclear physics 45m
        Speaker: Witold Nazarewicz
        Slides
      • 12:15
        Topical applications of nucleon knockout reactions 30m
        Speaker: Edward Simpson
        Slides
      • 12:45
        What is it that makes light nuclei so interesting? 30m
        Speaker: Martin Freer
    • 12:30 12:31
      Lunch 12:30-14:00 1m Hunter Halls

      Hunter Halls

      University of Glasgow

    • 13:30 15:00
      Group Plenary A Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 13:30
        Rare kaon decays 30m
        Speaker: Cristina Lazzeroni (High Energy Physics Group, University of Birmingham)
        Slides
      • 14:00
        Testing Time Reversal: the search for the neutron electric dipole moment 30m
        Speaker: Philip Harris (Particle Physics)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        The Tevatron: recent results and prospects 30m
        Speaker: Gavin Davies (Imperial College)
        Slides
    • 13:30 15:00
      Group Plenary B Humanities Lecture Theatre

      Humanities Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 13:30
        The Search for Dark Matter 30m
        Speaker: Anne Green
      • 14:00
        Searching for Wimps Underground: the experimental quest 30m
        Speaker: Henrique Araujo (Unknown)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        Probing the Dark Energy and Dark Matter with Euclid 30m
        Speaker: Andy Taylor
    • 14:00 15:30
      Nuclear Physics 1: Parallel session 1.1 Senate Room

      Senate Room

      University of Glasgow

    • 14:00 15:30
      Nuclear Physics 2: Parallel session 1.2 East Quad Lecture Theatre

      East Quad Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 14:00
        γ- spectroscopic study of key resonances in 31S for the 30P(p,γ)31S reaction in ONe novae 15m
        Speaker: Daniel Doherty
      • 14:15
        Time-reversed measurement of the 18Ne(α,p)21Na cross-section relevant to breakout from the Hot-CNO cycle in X-ray bursts 15m
        Speaker: Philip Salter
        Slides
      • 14:30
        The first direct measurement of 17O(α,γ)21Ne 15m
        Speaker: Matthew Taggart
      • 14:45
        Resonances in 19Ne with relevance to the astrophysically important 18F(p,α)15O reaction 15m
        Speaker: David Mountford
        Slides
      • 15:00
        Beta – proton emission from Mg, and the breakout from the hot CNO cycles 15m
        Speaker: Jennifer Wallace
        Slides
    • 14:00 15:30
      Nuclear Physics 3: Parallel session 1.3 Concert Hall

      Concert Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 14:00
        Performance of an Asymmetric AGATA Detector 15m
        Speaker: Carl Unsworth
        Slides
      • 14:15
        A new implantation detection system on the Argonne FMA for studies of the structure of nuclei in the region of 100Sn and the astrophysical rp-process 15m
        Speaker: Helena David
        Slides
      • 14:30
        TACTIC and SHARC: Detector Developments at the University of York 15m
        Speakers: Simon Fox, Simon.P Fox (University of York)
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Polycrystalline diamond detectors for fast timing applications at FAIR 15m
        Speaker: Lianne Scruton
        Slides
      • 15:00
        DIRC counters for the PANDA experiment at FAIR 15m
        Speakers: Tibor Keri, Tibor Keri (University of Glasgow)
        Slides
      • 15:15
        Development of a Fast-Timing LaBr3(Ce) Array for NuSTAR 15m
        Speaker: Oliver Roberts
    • 14:00 15:30
      Nuclear Physics 4: Parallel session 1.4 Fore Hall

      Fore Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 14:00
        X-ray Rocking Curve and Topography Study of High Quality Coherent Bremsstrahlung Radiators 15m
        Speaker: Guangliang Yang
        Slides
      • 14:15
        Eta Photoproduction on the Proton 15m
        Speaker: Joe Mancell
        Slides
      • 14:30
        The excited hadron spectrum from lattice QCD 15m
        Speaker: Justin Foley
      • 14:45
        DVCS spin asymmetries on the proton with the CLAS detector 15m
        Speaker: Gary Smith
        Slides
      • 15:00
        Global features of proton-proton collisions at LHC energies using the ALICE detector 15m
        Speaker: Arvinder Singh Palaha (School of Physics and Astronomy-University of Birmingham)
      • 15:15
        Polarisation Observables for Strangeness Photoproduction on a Frozen Spin Target with CLAS at Jefferson Lab 15m
        Speaker: Stuart Fegan
    • 14:30 15:30
      Coffee 1h Hunter Halls

      Hunter Halls

      University of Glasgow

    • 15:30 17:00
      Group Plenary B Humanities Lecture Theatre

      Humanities Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 15:30
        Planck: post launch mission status and early results 45m
        Speaker: George Efstathiou
      • 16:15
        Experimental Gravitation 45m
        Speaker: Dr Clive Speake (University of Birmingham)
    • 15:30 17:30
      Particle Physics 1: Parallel session 1.1 Senate Room

      Senate Room

      University of Glasgow

      • 15:30
        Analysis of Bd->J/psi K* at LHCb 15m
        Speaker: Ailsa Sparkes (University of Edinburgh-Unknown-Unknown)
        Slides
      • 15:45
        Early measurements of the decay Bs->J/psi phi at LHCb 15m
        Speaker: Conor Fitzpatrick (University of Edinburgh-Unknown-Unknown)
        Slides
      • 16:00
        Measuring the branching fraction ratio between Bs->Psi'Phi and Bs->J/PsiPhi 15m
        Speakers: Paul Nicholas Schaack, Paul Schaack (Imperial College-Unknown-Unknown)
        Slides
      • 16:15
        Delta md and delta ms measurements from LHCb 15m
        Speaker: Thomas Bird (University of Southampton)
        Slides
      • 16:30
        The observation of the D*+→D0(K3π) π+ decay and a charm production cross section measurement at LHCb 15m
        Speaker: Philip John Hunt (Particle Physics-University of Oxford-Unknown)
        Slides
      • 16:45
        The D to K and D to pi semileptonic decay form factors from Lattice QCD 15m
        Speaker: Jonna Koponen
        Slides
      • 17:00
        Model-independent determination of the (D0,D0bar) -> K(S,L)K+K- strong phase difference and its impact on the measurement of the CKM angle gamma 15m
        Speaker: Christopher Thomas (University of Oxford/RAL)
        Slides
      • 17:15
        B->DK* studies at LHCb 15m
        Speaker: Mr Mark Peter Whitehead (University of Warwick)
        Slides
    • 15:30 17:30
      Particle Physics 2: Parallel session 1.2 East Quad Lecture Theatre

      East Quad Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 15:30
        Search for Supersymmetry with dilepton final state at ATLAS 15m
        Speaker: Muhammad Aftab Alam (Royal Holloway College-University of London-Unknown)
      • 15:45
        Search for New Physics with Same-Sign Dileptons with the CMS detector at the LHC 15m
        Speakers: A Guneratne Bryer (Imperial College Sci., Tech. & Med.), Arlo Guneratne Bryer (Imperial College London)
        Slides
      • 16:00
        Searching for Supersymmetry in 7TeV pp collisions at CMS with 35pb-1 of data in events with one low-pT lepton, jets and missing transverse energy 15m
        Speakers: Z Hatherell (Imperial College-Unknown-Unknown), Z Hatherell (Imperial College-Unknown-Unknown)
        Slides
      • 16:15
        ATLAS Search for Supersymmetry in Events with Jets, one Electron or Muon and Missing Transverse Momentum 15m
        Speaker: Daniel Short (University of Oxford-Unknown-Unknown)
        Slides
      • 16:30
        QCD background to SUSY searches with no leptons at ATLAS 15m
        Speaker: Simon Owen (University of Sheffield)
        Slides
      • 16:45
        Data-Driven Estimation of the Invisible Z background to SUSY Searches at the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Tanya Sandoval (University of Cambridge)
        Slides
      • 17:00
        SUSY with b-jets 15m
        Speaker: Graham John Sellers (University of Liverpool-Unknown-Unknown)
        Slides
      • 17:15
        The Role of the Messenger Scale in Gauge Mediated SUSY Breaking 15m
        Speaker: Chris Wymant
        Slides
    • 15:30 17:30
      Particle Physics 3: Parallel session 1.3 Concert Hall

      Concert Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 15:30
        The T2K Experiment and θ_13 15m
        Speakers: Benjamin Still (University of Sheffield), Benjamin Still
      • 15:45
        Testbeam Performance of the Downstream Electromagnetic Calorimeter Module of the T2K ND280m Detector 15m
        Speaker: Leigh Whitehead
        Slides
      • 16:00
        π0 cross section measurement at the T2K experiment 15m
        Speaker: Elzbieta Poplawska
        Slides
      • 16:15
        1st Results from the Super-Kamiokande Detector for Muon Neutrino Disappearance at T2K 15m
        Speaker: Alex Hyndman
        Slides
      • 16:30
        Measurement of Muon Neutrino Disappearance at T2K 15m
        Speaker: Patrick Masliah
        Slides
      • 16:45
        T2K and Neutrino Interaction Errors at Super-Kamiokande 15m
        Speakers: Ryan Terri (Queen Mary, Univeristy of London), Ryan Vincent Terri (Queen Mary University of London-University of London-Unknown)
        Slides
      • 17:00
        Calibration of the T2K Near Detector and study of beam contamination as a background to electron neutrino appearance 15m
        Speaker: Sarah Ives
        Slides
      • 17:15
        A Study of the Optimal Fiducial Volume of Super-Kamiokande in the T2K experiment 15m
        Speaker: Gil Kogan
        Slides
    • 15:30 17:30
      Particle Physics 4: Parallel session 1.4 Fore Hall

      Fore Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 15:30
        Review of the Inclusive Jet Measurement at ATLAS in the Forward Calorimeter Region 15m
        Speakers: Gareth Brown (University of Manchester), Gareth Brown (University of Manchester-Unknown-Unknown)
        Slides
      • 15:45
        Forward jet physics at ATLAS 15m
        Speaker: James Robinson (University College London)
        Slides
      • 16:00
        Measurement of inclusive two-particle angular correlations and cluster properties with the ATLAS Detector 15m
        Speakers: Cristina Oropeza Barrera (Department of Physics and Astronomy-University of Glasgow), Cristina Oropeza Barrera (University of Glasgow)
        Slides
      • 16:15
        Measurement of dijet production with a jet veto using the ATLAS detector 15m
        Speaker: Graham Jones (University of Manchester)
        Slides
      • 16:30
        Forward-Backward Correlations and Event Shapes as probes of Minimum-Bias Event Properties 15m
        Speaker: Kenneth Gibb Wraight (Department of Physics and Astronomy-University of Glasgow-Unknow)
        Slides
      • 16:45
        Jet performance and inclusive cross section measurement with the ATLAS detector at the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Ms Caterina Doglioni (University of Oxford)
        Slides
      • 17:00
        Jet Measurements using ATLAS at the LHC 15m
        Speakers: Sarah Baker (UCL), Sarah Baker (University College London-University of London-Unknown)
      • 17:15
        An alternative subtraction scheme for next-to-leading order QCD calculations 15m
        Speakers: Dr Tania Robens (RWTH Aachen, Institut fuer Theoretische Physik E), Tania Robens (RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany), Tania Robens (University of Glasgow)
        Slides
    • 16:00 17:00
      Group Plenary A Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 16:00
        MYRRHA: building a high power proton accelerator driven system for nuclear research 30m
        Speaker: Paul Schuurmans
      • 16:30
        Generalised Parton Distributions: low-energy nucleon structure in pp collisions at LHC 30m
        Speaker: Christian Weiss (Jefferson Lab)
    • 18:45 20:00
      Civic Reception - buses depart from University of Glasgow at 18:45 1h 15m City Chambers (George Square, Glasgow)

      City Chambers

      George Square, Glasgow

    • 09:00 10:30
      Division Plenary Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 09:00
        Direct Detection of Gravitational Waves: status and prospects 45m
        Speaker: Bruce Allen
      • 09:45
        Explosive Nuclear Astrophysics 45m
        Speaker: Prof. Marialuisa Aliotta (University of Edinburgh)
    • 10:30 11:00
      Coffee 30m Hunter Halls

      Hunter Halls

      University of Glasgow

    • 11:00 12:30
      Group Plenary A Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:00
        The Equation State of Neutron-rich Matter 30m
        Speaker: Charles Horowitz
        Slides
      • 11:30
        Nuclear Matter at the Highest Energies - results from ALICE 30m
        Speakers: Peter.G Jones (School of Physics and Astronomy-University of Birmingham), Peter.G Jones (School of Physics and Astronomy-University of Birmingham), Peter.G Jones (School of Physics and Astronomy)
        Slides
      • 12:00
        Search for Dark Matter and Beyond: studies at the Boulby Deep Underground Science Facility 30m
        Speaker: Sean Paling
    • 11:00 12:30
      Group Plenary B Humanities Lecture Theatre

      Humanities Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:00
        Gauge-Gravity Duality and Transport in Strongly Interacting Quantum Systems 30m
        Speaker: Andrei Starinets (Institute for Advanced Study)
      • 11:30
        Putting a Spin on Gravitational-wave Models 30m
        Speaker: Mark Hannam
      • 12:00
        Gravitational Waves from Neutron Stars and the Nuclear Equation of State 30m
        Speaker: Ian Jones
    • 11:00 12:30
      Particle Physics 1: Parallel session 2.1 Senate Room

      Senate Room

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:00
        Prompt hadron production at LHCb 15m
        Speaker: Andrea Contu (CERN)
        Slides
      • 11:15
        B and Bottomonium spectroscopy from lattice NRQCD 15m
        Speaker: Rachel Dowdall
        Slides
      • 11:30
        Search for Bs->Ds+Ds- at LHCb 15m
        Speaker: James Edwin Mylroie-Smith (Oliver Lodge Laboratory-University of Liverpool-Unknown)
        Slides
      • 11:45
        Measurement of y_CP and A_Γ via direct lifetime measurements 15m
        Speaker: Mr Michael Thomas Alexander (University of Glasgow)
        Slides
      • 12:00
        CP violation and lifetime measurement in Bs->KK 15m
        Speaker: Lars Eklund (University of Glasgow)
        Slides
      • 12:15
        Can the Inertia of Highly-Accelerated Particles Be Modified Electromagnetically? 15m
        Speaker: Mike McCulloch
    • 11:00 12:30
      Particle Physics 2: Parallel session 2.2 East Quad Lecture Theatre

      East Quad Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:00
        Search for New Physics in the Dilepton channel using the ATLAS Detector at CERN 15m
        Speaker: Daniel Hayden (Royal Holloway College-University of London)
        Slides
      • 11:15
        Exotic Di-Photon Resonances at the ATLAS Experiment 15m
        Speakers: Mr Peter Waller (University of Liverpool), Peter Waller (University of Liverpool-Unknown-Unknown)
        Slides
      • 11:30
        Phenomenology of doubly charged Higgs bosons at hadron colliders 15m
        Speaker: Andrew Akeroyd
        Slides
      • 11:45
        Using an effective charges method to extract the strong coupling constant 15m
        Speaker: Katy Morgan
        Slides
      • 12:00
        Re-evaluation of the muon g-2 and QED coupling constant at the Z-boson mass 15m
        Speaker: Ruofan Liao
        Slides
      • 12:15
        Search for CPT Violation in the Top Quark Sector at ATLAS 15m
        Speakers: Vikash Chavda (University of Manchester-Unknown-Unknown), Vikash Suresh Chavda (School of Physics and Astronomy Schuster Building-University of)
        Slides
    • 11:00 12:30
      Particle Physics 3: Parallel session 2.3 Concert Hall

      Concert Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:00
        LSND Oscillations in T2K 15m
        Speaker: Abbey Waldron
        Slides
      • 11:15
        SNO+ Experiment Phase 1 15m
        Speaker: Philip Jones
        Slides
      • 11:30
        The SNO+ Experiment 15m
        Speaker: Kenneth Clark
        Slides
      • 11:45
        Optimisation of the Low-Energy Neutrino Factory 15m
        Speaker: Peter Ballett
        Slides
      • 12:00
        Searching for sterile neutrino mixing in low energy neutrino factory 15m
        Speaker: Steven Wong
      • 12:15
        Loop induced neutrino mass in a gauged B-L model 15m
        Speaker: Osamu Seto
    • 11:00 12:30
      Particle Physics 4: Parallel session 2.4 Fore Hall

      Fore Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:00
        The Z/gamma* transverse momentum distribution at D0 15m
        Speaker: Mika Vesterinen
        Slides
      • 11:15
        Measuring σ(Z➝μμ) at LHCb 15m
        Speaker: Emma Hicks (University of Liverpool)
        Slides
      • 11:30
        Measurement of QED Final State Radiation in Z➝μμ 15m
        Speaker: Da Xu (Department of Physics and Astronomy-University of Sheffield-Unkn)
        Slides
      • 11:45
        Studies on the Measurement of the W --> eΝν Channel with the ATLAS 2010 Data 15m
        Speaker: Bozydar Wrona (Department of Physics-Oliver Lodge Laboratory-University of Live)
      • 12:00
        First Measurement of the W Polarisation in the Electron Channel at CMS 15m
        Speakers: Alex Sparrow, Alex Sparrow
        Slides
      • 12:15
        Measurement of the top anti-top quark cross section using Soft Muon Tagging 15m
        Speakers: Matthew Rose (Royal Holloway College-University of London-Unknown), Matthew. Rose (Royal Holloway College-University of London)
        Slides
    • 12:30 12:31
      Lunch 12:30-13:30 1m Hunter Halls

      Hunter Halls

      University of Glasgow

    • 13:00 14:30
      Group Plenary B Humanities Lecture Theatre

      Humanities Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 13:00
        Asymmetric Nuclear Matter Explored with Relativistic Radioactive Beams at GSI/FAIR 30m
        Speaker: Marielle Chartier
        Slides
      • 13:30
        Perspectives for Ab-Initio Theory in Mid-Mass Isotopes 30m
        Speaker: Carlo Barbieri
      • 14:00
        RISING to NuSTAR 30m
        Speaker: Patrick Regan
    • 13:15 15:00
      Astroparticle Physics: Parallel session 2.1 East Quad Lecture Theatre

      East Quad Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 13:15
        Mass composition of cosmic rays and particle physics at ultra high energies with the Pierre Auger Observatory 15m
        Speaker: Ronald Bruijn
        Slides
      • 13:30
        Systematic uncertainties in air shower measurements from high-energy hadronic interaction models 15m
        Speaker: Robert Parsons
      • 13:45
        Studying Cosmic Ray Electrons with CTA 15m
        Speaker: Robert Parsons
      • 14:00
        Can WR140, WR146 and WR147 be detected by CTA? 15m
        Speaker: Paul Brook
        Slides
      • 14:15
        Monte Carlo Simulations for the Cherenkov Telescope Array 15m
        Speaker: Cameron Rulten
      • 14:30
        Latest results and future plans for the Edelweiss dark matter search 15m
        Speaker: Sam Henry
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Background reduction & spin-dependent results from DRIFT 15m
        Speaker: Mark Pipe
        Slides
    • 13:30 15:00
      Gravitational Physics 1: Parallel session 2.1 Senate Room

      Senate Room

      University of Glasgow

      • 13:30
        The status of searches for continuous gravitational waves 15m
        Speaker: Matthew Pitkin
        Slides
      • 13:45
        Modern optical techniques for gravitational wave detectors 15m
        Speaker: Matt Edgar
        Slides
      • 14:00
        Thermal noise performance of advanced gravitational wave detector suspensions 15m
        Speaker: Alan Cumming
        Slides
      • 14:15
        The UK hardware contribution to LISA Pathfinder 15m
        Speaker: Christian Killow
    • 13:30 15:00
      Group Plenary A Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 13:30
        Neutrino Oscillations: current excitement and plans for the future 30m
        Speaker: Christofas Touramanis Douramanis (Department of Physics-Oliver Lodge Laboratory-University of Live)
      • 14:00
        No-Neutrino Physics: the search for neutrinoless double beta decay 30m
        Speaker: David Waters (University College London)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        Recent Developments in Particle Phenomenology 30m
        Speaker: James Stirling (Cambridge University)
        Slides
    • 14:30 15:30
      Coffee 1h Hunter Halls

      Hunter Halls

      University of Glasgow

    • 15:00 16:30
      Nuclear Physics 1: Parallel session 2.1 Senate Room

      Senate Room

      University of Glasgow

      • 15:00
        New Measurements of Low Lying Isomers in the Experimental Storage Ring at GSI 15m
        Speaker: Matthew Reed
      • 15:15
        Measurements of Picosecond Lifetimes in the Transitional Nucleus 100Pd using the RDDM in Inverse Kinematics 15m
        Speaker: Vasiliki Anagnostatou
      • 15:30
        Low energy magnetic and electric dipole excitations in 182W 15m
        Speaker: Filiz Ertugral
        Slides
      • 15:45
        New high-spin states in 219Ra: Evidence for the condensation of rotationally-aligned octupole phonons? 15m
        Speaker: Christopher Wilson
        Slides
      • 16:00
        The changing structure of 160Er from low to ultrahigh spin 15m
        Speaker: James Ollier
        Slides
    • 15:00 16:30
      Nuclear Physics 2: Parallel session 2.2 East Quad Lecture Theatre

      East Quad Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 15:00
        Development of a simulation package for fragmentation reactions at GSI 15m
        Speaker: Daniel Bloor
        Slides
      • 15:15
        Methodology development for analysis of in-beam AGATA data 15m
        Speaker: Fay Filmer
        Slides
      • 15:30
        Characterisation of AGATA HPGe detectors for Pulse Shape Analysis 15m
        Speaker: Samantha Colosimo
        Slides
      • 15:45
        A Focussing disc DIRC for PANDA 15m
        Speaker: Euan Cowie
        Slides
      • 16:00
        A new Differential Plunger to measure lifetimes of unbound states in exotic nuclei 15m
        Speaker: Michael Taylor
        Slides
      • 16:15
        Developments of the new laser-IGISOL facility 15m
        Speaker: Duncan Johnson
        Slides
    • 15:00 16:30
      Nuclear Physics 3: Parallel session 2.3 Concert Hall

      Concert Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 15:00
        Constraining on the Equation of State of Asymmetric Nuclear Matter with Collective Flow Observables 15m
        Speakers: Zoe Louise Matthews (School of Physics and Astronomy-University of Birmingham), Zoe Matthews
        Slides
      • 15:15
        Role of Short-Range and Tensor Correlations in Nuclei 15m
        Speaker: Arnau Rios Huguet
        Slides
      • 15:30
        Exploring Nuclear Halos with the Ratio Method 15m
        Speaker: Ronald Johnson
        Slides
      • 15:45
        Nuclear Symmetry Energy in Ca+Ca Collisions 15m
        Speaker: Peter Wigg
        Slides
      • 16:00
        Absorbing Boundary Conditions in Time-Dependent Problems 15m
        Speaker: Chris Pardi
      • 16:15
        Tensor force effects in fusion reactions 15m
        Speaker: Paul Stevenson
        Slides
    • 15:00 16:30
      Nuclear Physics 4: Parallel session 2.4 Fore Hall

      Fore Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 15:00
        A Shell model study of the high spin states in 88Y 15m
        Speaker: Michael Bunce
      • 15:30
        Single-neutron adding reactions outside the N=50 isotones 15m
        Speaker: David Sharp
        Slides
      • 15:45
        Evidence for a spin-aligned neutron-proton paired phase from the level structure of 92Pd 15m
        Speaker: Harith Al-Azri
        Slides
      • 16:00
        Spectroscopy of competing electromagnetic and radioactive decays from a high-spin isomer in the neutron-deficient nucleus, 158Ta 15m
        Speaker: Robert Carroll
        Slides
      • 16:15
        Lifetime of the Iπ=4- intruder state in 34P using LaBr3:Ce fast timing 15m
        Speaker: Peter Mason
        Slides
    • 15:30 16:30
      Group Plenary A Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 15:30
        First Results from the LHCb Experiment 30m
        Speakers: Chris Parkes (University of Glasgow), Dr Chris Parkes (Glasgow)
        Slides
      • 16:00
        LHC Upgrades 30m
        Speaker: Geoff Hall (Imperial College London)
    • 15:30 16:30
      Group Plenary B Humanities Lecture Theatre

      Humanities Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 15:30
        Physical measurements from Maps of Galaxy Positions 30m
        Speaker: Will Percival (University of Portmsouth)
      • 16:00
        The Einstein Gravitational Wave Telescope 30m
        Speaker: Stefan Hild
        Slides
    • 16:45 17:30
      Division Plenary Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 16:45
        Nuclear Physics since Rutherford 45m
        Speaker: Jim Al-Khalili
    • 19:00 21:00
      Conference Dinner 2h Kelvingrove Museum

      Kelvingrove Museum

    • 09:00 09:30
      Astroparticle Group AGM East Quad Lecture Theatre

      East Quad Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

    • 09:00 09:30
      Gravitational Group AGM Concert Hall

      Concert Hall

      University of Glasgow

    • 09:00 09:30
      HEPP Group AGM Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

    • 09:00 09:30
      Nuclear Group AGM Humanities Lecture Theatre

      Humanities Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

    • 09:30 11:00
      Division Plenary Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 09:30
        Impact of Modern Accelerator Beam Technology Developments 45m
        Speaker: Prof. Philip Burrows (University of Oxford)
      • 10:15
        Advances in Astronomy 45m
        Speaker: Graham Woan
        Slides
    • 11:00 11:30
      Coffee 30m Hunter Halls

      Hunter Halls

      University of Glasgow

    • 11:30 12:30
      Gravitational Physics 1: Parallel session 3.1 Senate Room

      Senate Room

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:30
        Cauchy Horizon Stability in the Self-Similar LTB Spacetime 15m
        Speaker: Emily Duffy
        Slides
      • 11:45
        Beyond the single mode approximation 15m
        Speaker: David Bruschi
        Slides
      • 12:00
        Wheeler-DeWitt's Equation Corrected for Quantum Geometry 15m
        Speaker: Michael Fil'chenkov
      • 12:15
        Search for gravitational waves associated with short hard Gamma Ray Bursts 15m
        Speaker: Valeriu Predoi
        Slides
    • 11:30 12:30
      Gravitational Physics 2: Parallel session 3.2 Carnegie Room

      Carnegie Room

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:30
        Global stability: from vacuum to matter 15m
        Speaker: Christian Luebbe
      • 11:45
        The Coincidence Problem in a Phantom Cyclic Model of the Universe 15m
        Speaker: Hui-Yiing Chang
        Slides
      • 12:00
        Black holes with SU(N) gauge fields and superconducting horizons 15m
        Speaker: Ben Shepherd
        Slides
      • 12:15
        The search for gravitational waves from low mass compact binary coalescences with the LIGO-Virgo network 15m
        Speaker: Duncan Macleod
    • 11:30 13:00
      Group Plenary A Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:30
        Light Sources and Future Prospects 30m
        Speaker: riccardo bartolini (Diamond Light Source and John Adams Institute)
        Slides
      • 12:00
        New Applications of Particle Accelerators 30m
        Speaker: Andrei Seryi (SLAC)
      • 12:30
        R&D for Enabling Accelerator Technologies 30m
        Speakers: Peter McIntosh (STFC), Peter McIntosh (STFC)
    • 11:30 13:00
      Group Plenary B Humanities Lecture Theatre

      Humanities Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:30
        Solar Flare Energetic Particles 30m
        Speaker: Eduard Kontar
        Slides
      • 12:00
        Science and Engineering Challenges of the European Extremely Large Telescope 30m
        Speaker: Mr Colin Cunningham (UK ATC)
      • 12:30
        Nuclei and Gamma-rays: from the lab to the stars 30m
        Speaker: Dr Alison Laird (University of York)
    • 11:30 12:45
      Particle Physics 2: Particle/Nuclear/Applications Parallel session 3.1 East Quad Lecture Theatre

      East Quad Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:30
        Purification Studies Towards Giant Liquid Argon TPC without Evacuation 15m
        Speaker: Konstantinos Mavrokoridis (University of Sheffield)
      • 11:45
        Reconstruction Challenges in Large Volume Liquid Argon Detectors 15m
        Speaker: Andrew Bennieston (University of Warwick)
        Slides
      • 12:00
        Multivariate Data Visualisation and Lepton Jets 15m
        Speaker: Benjamin Radburn-Smith
      • 12:15
        Multianode Photomultiplier Tube Studies for Imaging Applications 15m
        Speaker: Rachel Montgomery
        Slides
      • 12:30
        Recursive algorithms for digital nuclear pulse processing 15m
        Speaker: Mohammad Nakhostin
    • 11:30 12:45
      Particle Physics 3: Parallel session 3.2 Concert Hall

      Concert Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:30
        SNEMO Calibration Software and NEMO3 Ca48 analysis 15m
        Speaker: Benjamin Richards
        Slides
      • 11:45
        The Coherent Muon to Electron Transition (COMET) Experiment 15m
        Speaker: Ajit Kurup (Imperial College London)
      • 12:00
        Charged Lepton Flavour Violation (cLFV) via experimental Coherent Muon-to-Electron Transition (CoMET) 15m
        Speaker: Richard D'Arcy
      • 12:15
        CryoEDM: building a simulation framework for ultra-cold neutrons 15m
        Speaker: Matthew Raso-Barnett
        Slides
      • 12:30
        The Final Measurement of the Muon Decay Parameters from the TWIST Experiment 15m
        Speaker: Ryan Bayes
        Slides
    • 11:30 12:45
      Particle Physics 4: Parallel session 3.3 Fore Hall

      Fore Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:30
        On the search for the Higgs at the ATLAS experiment 15m
        Speaker: Gemma Holly Wooden (Department of Theoretical Physics-University of Oxford-Unknown)
        Slides
      • 11:45
        The search for a Standard Model Higgs boson in the Vector Boson Fusion llnunu final state with the ATLAS detector 15m
        Speaker: Clive Andrew Edwards (Royal Holloway College University of London)
      • 12:00
        Searches for a Light Charged Higgs Boson with H+->csbar in Early ATLAS Data 15m
        Speaker: Alex Christopher Martyniuk (School of Physics and Astronomy Schuster Building-University of)
        Slides
      • 12:15
        Antenna Subtraction in pQCD at NNLO 15m
        Speaker: James Currie
        Slides
      • 12:30
        Extra 1m
        Speakers: Brian Colquhoun, Christopher Bell, Dave Ireland, Jon Mackew, Lauren Stacy, Paul Campsie
    • 12:30 12:31
      Lunch 12:30-13:45 1m Hunter Halls

      Hunter Halls

      University of Glasgow

    • 13:30 15:00
      Astroparticle Physics: Parallel session 3.1 East Quad Lecture Theatre

      East Quad Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 13:30
        Results from the second run of the ZEPLIN-III dark matter experiment 15m
        Speaker: Henrique Araujo (Unknown)
        Slides
      • 13:45
        Measurement of nuclear recoil scintillation and ionisation yields of liquid xenon using ZEPLIN-III 15m
        Speaker: Alastair Currie
        Slides
      • 14:00
        The ZEPLIN-III Veto Detector: Performance and Results 15m
        Speaker: Chamkaur Ghag
        Slides
      • 14:15
        Using the ZEPLIN-III veto detector as a diagnostic tool 15m
        Speaker: Anthony Hollingsworth
        Slides
      • 14:30
        Single electron detection in liquid xenon and its application to neutrino detection 15m
        Speaker: Markus Horn
      • 14:45
        Low Energy Quenching Factors for a Plastic Scintillator 15m
        Speaker: Lea Reichhart
        Slides
    • 13:30 15:00
      Gravitational Physics 1: Parallel session 3.3 Concert Hall

      Concert Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 13:30
        Testing Relativity with Gravitational Wave Observations 15m
        Speaker: John Veitch
      • 13:45
        r-modes, gravitational waves and extreme physics 15m
        Speaker: Nils Andersson
        Slides
      • 14:00
        A Search For Gravitational Waves Associated With The August 2006 Timing Glitch Of The Vela Pulsar 15m
        Speaker: James Clark
        Slides
      • 14:15
        Information extraction and GR testing from a black hole ringdown radiation 15m
        Speaker: Ioannis Kamaretsos
      • 14:30
        Tracking the precession of compact binaries 15m
        Speaker: Patricia Schmidt
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Fundamental physics and astrophysics with the Einstein Telescope 15m
        Speaker: Thomas Dent
        Slides
    • 13:30 15:00
      Gravitational Physics 2: Parallel session 3.4 Fore Hall

      Fore Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 13:30
        A self-similar cylindrically symmetric gravitational collapse model 15m
        Speaker: Louise Nolan
        Slides
      • 13:45
        Self-similar cylindrical spacetimes coupled to a scalar field 15m
        Speaker: Eoin Condron
      • 14:00
        Pre-inflationary homogenization of the Universe 15m
        Speaker: Krzysztof Bolejko
        Slides
      • 14:15
        Binary systems of extreme black holes 15m
        Speaker: Vladimir Manko
      • 14:30
        Gravitational Self-Force Calculations for Extreme Mass-Ratio Inspirals: the 2+1D approach 15m
        Speaker: Sam Dolan
      • 14:45
        A classical variational approach to dissipation in general relativity 15m
        Speaker: Cesar Lopez-Monsalvo
        Slides
    • 13:30 15:15
      Group Plenary A Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 13:30
        Particle Physics Theory Overview 45m
        Speaker: Jonathan R. Ellis (CERN)
      • 14:15
        Lattice QCD 2011 30m
        Speaker: Prof. Christine Davies Davies (University of Glasgow)
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Is String Theory Useful? 30m
        Speaker: David Tong (University of Cambridge)
    • 13:30 14:00
      Particle Accelerators and Beams Group AGM Senate Room

      Senate Room

      University of Glasgow

    • 13:45 15:15
      Group Plenary B Humanities Lecture Theatre

      Humanities Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 13:45
        Pseudoscalar Meson Photoproduction 30m
        Speaker: Douglas MacGregor
        Slides
      • 14:15
        Nucleon Structure Studies through Elastic Electron Scattering 30m
        Speaker: Kees de Jager
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Generalised Parton Distributions 30m
        Speaker: Michel Guidal (CNRS)
    • 14:00 15:30
      Particle Accelerators and Beams 1: Parallel session 3.1 Senate Room

      Senate Room

      University of Glasgow

      • 14:00
        The ALICE Accelerator R&D Facility 15m
        Speaker: Dr Frank Jackson (Daresbury Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 14:15
        First lasing of the ALICE free electron laser 15m
        Speaker: David Dunning
        Slides
      • 14:30
        Developments of high brightness, high repetition rate photoelectron injectors at STFC ASTeC 15m
        Speaker: Boris Militsyn
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Design of the Max-IV Injector 15m
        Speaker: Peter Williams
        Slides
      • 15:00
        High intensity proton FFAG accelerator challenges 15m
        Speaker: Suzanne Sheehy
        Slides
      • 15:15
        Studies of Ionization Cooling Lattices for the Neutrino Factory 15m
        Speaker: Androula Alekou
        Slides
    • 14:00 15:30
      Particle Accelerators and Beams 2: Parallel session 3.2 Carnegie Room

      Carnegie Room

      University of Glasgow

      • 14:00
        Energy spoiler design for CLIC 15m
        Speakers: Dr Juan Fernandez Hernando (STFC/ASTeC), Luis Fernandez Hernando (Technical University of Catalonia)
      • 14:15
        Pomeron exchange modelling of elastic and diffractive scattering applied to collimation studies for LHC 15m
        Speakers: Adina Toader (University of Manchester), Adina Toader (University of Manchester)
      • 14:30
        Beam Gas simulations for LHCb at 3.5 TeV beam energy 15m
        Speaker: David Robert Brett (School of Physics and Astronomy Schuster Laboratory-University o)
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Crab Cavities for High Energy Colliders 15m
        Speaker: Graeme Burt (Cockcroft Institute)
        Slides
      • 15:00
        Latest results from the FONT5 intra-train beam-based feedback system at ATF2 15m
        Speaker: Douglas Bett
        Slides
      • 15:15
        Undulator Based Positron Sources 15m
        Speaker: Mike Jenkins
        Slides
    • 15:30 17:30
      Group Plenary B Humanities Lecture Theatre

      Humanities Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 15:30
        Green Functions and Radiation Reaction from a Spacetime Perspective 30m
        Speaker: Barry Wardell
        Slides
      • 16:00
        Theoretical and Experimental Gravity: current and future opportunities 30m
        Speaker: Dr Giles Hammond (University of Birmingham)
      • 16:30
        Astroparticle Physics and Multi-messenger Astronomy 30m
        Speaker: Alan Watson
    • 15:45 17:30
      Nuclear Physics 1: Parallel session 3.1 Senate Room

      Senate Room

      University of Glasgow

      • 15:45
        An Oveview of Recent DVCS Results at HERMES 15m
        Speaker: David Mahon
        Slides
      • 16:00
        Measurement of identified charged particle spectra in p-p collisions with the ALICE detector 15m
        Speakers: Plamen Rumenov Petrov (School of Physics and Astronomy-University of Birmingham-Unknown), Plamen Rumenov Petrov (School of Physics and Astronomy-University of Birmingham)
        Slides
      • 16:15
        Measurement of the Double Polarisation Observable in Pion Photoproduction with the Crystal Ball at MAMI 15m
        Speaker: Pauline Hall Barrientos
      • 16:30
        Exploring QCD with Anti-protons - PANDA at FAIR 15m
        Speaker: Matthias Hoek
        Slides
      • 16:45
        Electromagnetic Theory of the Nuclear Interaction. Application to the Hydrogen and Helium Isotopes 15m
        Speaker: Bernard Schaeffer
      • 17:00
        Form factor measurements in the presence of two-photon exchange 15m
        Speaker: Inti Lehmann
        Slides
      • 17:15
        Prospects for Meson Spectroscopy with CLAS12 15m
        Speaker: Derek Glazier
        Slides
    • 15:45 17:30
      Nuclear Physics 2: Parallel session 3.2 East Quad Lecture Theatre

      East Quad Lecture Theatre

      University of Glasgow

      • 15:45
        Relative quadrupole moments of exotic shapes in 154Er 15m
        Speaker: John Revill
        Slides
      • 16:00
        Gamma-ray spectroscopy of excited states in the highly neutron-deficient nucleus 158W 15m
        Speaker: Liliana Donosa
        Slides
      • 16:15
        Recoil-decay tagging studies of the highly neutron-deficient nucleus 159Ta 15m
        Speaker: Bahadir Saygi
      • 16:30
        Mass & Energy Distributions of Cf Fission Fragments using STEFF 15m
        Speaker: Andrew Pollitt
      • 16:45
        Beta delayed fission studies of the neutron deficient Tl and Fr nuclei 15m
        Speaker: Valentina Liberati
      • 17:00
        Mass Fragmentation of 241Am Fission by Neutrons of Energy 14.8 MeV 15m
        Speaker: Mohammad Saleem
    • 15:45 17:30
      Nuclear Physics 3: Parallel session 3.3 Concert Hall

      Concert Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 16:00
        Preliminary Compton imaging results of the AGATA A006 detector 15m
        Speaker: Mike Slee
        Slides
      • 16:15
        Study of Hamamatsu H8500 Multi-Anode Photo Multiplier Tubes with a focus on the dynode 12 Signal 15m
        Speaker: Sian Nutbeam
        Slides
      • 16:30
        Development of the CRIS (Collinear Resonant Ionisation Spectroscopy) beam line 15m
        Speaker: Thomas Procter
        Slides
      • 16:45
        Characterisation of the Bucharest LaBr3:Ce - HPGe Fast-Timing gamma-ray array 15m
        Speaker: Thamer Alharbi
        Slides
      • 17:00
        Compton imaging with a planar semiconductor system using pulse shape analysis 15m
        Speaker: Anthony Sweeney
        Slides
      • 17:15
        Sage Spectrometer: Comparison of First Results and Geant4 Simulation 15m
        Speaker: Daniel Cox
        Slides
    • 15:45 17:30
      Nuclear Physics 4: Parallel session 3.4 Fore Hall

      Fore Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 15:45
        TZ = -1 to 0 beta decays and the ΔT = 0, M1 transition “quasi-rule” 15m
        Speaker: William Gelletly
      • 16:00
        Non-yrast structures at low spin in the gamma-soft nucleus 156Er 15m
        Speaker: Joseph Rees
      • 16:15
        Measurements of octupole collectivity in 220,222Rn and 222,224Ra using Coulomb excitation at ISOLDE, CERN 15m
        Speaker: Liam Gaffney
        Slides
      • 16:30
        Deformation in the mid fp shell: isomer tagging in 59Cr 15m
        Speaker: Alick Deacon
      • 16:45
        A Kπ = 8+ isomer in 162Dy and the relative importance of competing K-mixing mechanisms for 2- quasiparticle isomer decays in the 82≤N≤126 region 15m
        Speaker: Tom Swan
        Slides
      • 17:00
        Neutron activation analysis for contraband detection using a 241Am-Be source 15m
        Speaker: Adwan Al-Ajili
      • 17:15
        Nuclear Data for Space Radiation 15m
        Speaker: John Norbury
        Slides
    • 16:00 17:00
      Group Plenary A Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 16:00
        Accelerators at the Intensity Frontier 30m
        Speaker: Chris Prior (Unknown)
      • 16:30
        Colliders at the Energy Frontier 30m
        Speaker: Brian Foster (Unknown)
        Slides
    • 17:30 19:30
      NPP Division Meeting Kelvin Building

      Kelvin Building

      University of Glasgow

    • 09:00 10:45
      Division Plenary Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 09:00
        B Physics with the D0 Detector: extending the limits 45m
        Speakers: Dr Guennadi Borissov (Lancaster University), Dr Guennadi Borissov (Lancaster University)
        Slides
      • 09:45
        Poster Prizes Presentation 15m
      • 10:00
        Radiation and Particle Sources based on Laser-Plasma Interactions 45m
        Speaker: Dino Jaroszynski
    • 10:45 11:15
      Coffee 30m Hunter Halls

      Hunter Halls

      University of Glasgow

    • 11:00 12:30
      Particle Accelerators and Beams Senate Room

      Senate Room

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:00
        Commissioning of EMMA, a novel FFAG 30m
        Speaker: Susan Smith (STFC)
      • 11:30
        The Future of Neutron Sources 30m
        Speaker: Andrew Taylor
    • 11:15 13:30
      Division Plenary Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 11:15
        SPECT Imaging with Semiconductor Detectors 45m
        Speaker: Dr Andrew Boston (University of Liverpool)
        Slides
      • 12:00
        Perspectives of Nuclear Physics in Europe - a forward look 45m
        Speaker: Prof. Guenther Rosner (Glasgow)
        Slides
      • 12:45
        The Energy Frontier: results and prospects 45m
        Speaker: Rolf Heuer (CERN)
    • 13:30 13:31
      Lunch 13:30-14:00 1m Hunter Halls

      Hunter Halls

      University of Glasgow

    • 14:00 15:15
      STFC Town Meeting Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

      • 14:00
        STFC: John Womersley / Janet Seed 30m
        Speakers: Janet Seed (STFC), Dr John Womersley (RAL)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        PPAN 20m
        Speaker: Dr Jordan Nash (Imperial College)
        Slides
    • 15:15 15:30
      Coffee 15m Hunter Halls

      Hunter Halls

      University of Glasgow

    • 15:30 16:30
      STFC Town Meeting Bute Hall

      Bute Hall

      University of Glasgow

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