IOP 2013 - HEPP & APP Group Meeting

from Monday, April 8, 2013 (10:15 AM) to Wednesday, April 10, 2013 (7:00 PM)
University of Liverpool (Central Teaching Hub)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Apr 8, 2013
Apr 9, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
AM
10:15 AM
Registration (until 12:30 PM) (Central Teaching Hub)
8:45 AM
Track 1 - Wahid Bhimji (University of Edinburgh (GB)) (until 10:00 AM) (Central Teaching Hub)
8:45 AM Working Towards a Boosted Z to bb Measurement with the ATLAS Detector - Luke Lambourne (University College London (UK))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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8:57 AM Ratio Measurement of W/Z + Jets at ATLAS - Gregory James Fletcher (University of London (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:09 AM Constraining QCD modelling uncertainties in ttbar events at ATLAS - Kiran Daniel Joshi (University of Manchester (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:21 AM Search for the standard-model Higgs boson decaying to tau leptons with the CMS detector - Andrew Gilbert (Imperial College Sci., Tech. & Med. (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:33 AM Rare Charm Decays at LHCb - Edward Thomas Greening (University of Oxford)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:45 AM Search for $B^0_{(s)} \to J/\psi K_S^0 h^+ h^{(\prime)-}$ - Matthew Michael Reid (University of Warwick)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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8:45 AM
Track 2 - Tracey Berry (University of London (GB)) (until 10:00 AM) (Central Teaching Hub)
8:45 AM Boosted Hadronically Decaying W/Z bosons in ATLAS - Rebecca Chislett   (Central Teaching Hub)
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8:57 AM Top Quark Physics at Hadron Colliders - Rhorry Gauld (University of Oxford)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:09 AM Measurement of MET, HT and other global distributions in top pair events - Sergey Senkin (University of Bristol (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:21 AM Higgs to bbar at ATLAS, and the estimation of theoretical systematic uncertianties - Ben Harry Smart (University of Edinburgh (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:33 AM Measuring charm mixing parameters using a model-independent technique in D0->KShh - Tomas Pilar (University of Warwick (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:45 AM Measurement of CP observables in B0 -> D K*0 - Edmund Smith (University of Oxford (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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8:45 AM
Track 3 -Dr Jan Kretzschmar (University of Liverpool (GB)) (until 10:00 AM) (Central Teaching Hub)
8:45 AM The forward backward asymmetry of the decay qq(bar)->Z/γ*->mu+mu- at LHCb - Myfanwy Liles (University of Liverpool (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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8:57 AM Measurement of the Low Mass Drell-Yan Process at ATLAS - Jack Robert Goddard (University of London (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:09 AM The search for the Standard Model Higgs boson using the 4 lepton final state and data taken by the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider - Karoline Elfriede Selbach (University of Edinburgh (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:21 AM Study on the production of a vector boson decaying to leptons in association with a Z or a Higgs boson decaying to a bb pair with the ATLAS experiment - Ms Chiara Debenedetti (The University of Edinburgh)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:33 AM Model dependent measurement of charm mixing and CPV parameters in prompt D0->KShh decays at LHCb - Nick Torr (University of Oxford (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:45 AM The Kaon Identification Detector for the NA62 Experiment at CERN - Karim Massri (University of Birmingham (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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8:45 AM
Track 4 - Benjamin Still (Queen Mary, University of London) (until 10:00 AM) (Central Teaching Hub)
8:45 AM Status of the MICE Experiment - Dr Melissa George (Imperial College)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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8:57 AM Updated results and measurements of the coupling properties of the new Higgs-like particle in the four lepton decay channel with the ATLAS detector - Richard David Mudd (University of Birmingham (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:09 AM Signal selection efficiency and mass resolution in the H->ZZ*->4l decay channel with the ATLAS detector - Andrew Daniells (University of Birmingham (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:21 AM The measurement of R_k (BF(B^+->K^+\mu^+\mu^-)/BF(B^+->K^+e^+e^-)) using data collected by LHCb in 2011/2012 to probe physics beyond the Standard Model - Nicola Anne Skidmore (STFC - Science & Technology Facilities Council (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:33 AM Measurement of the isospin asymmetry in B->K(*)MuMu decays - Patrick Haworth Owen (Imperial College Sci., Tech. & Med. (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:45 AM First measurement of the CP-violating phase in hadronic Bs -> phi phi decays - Sean Benson (University of Edinburgh (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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10:00 AM --- Tea/Coffee ---
10:30 AM
Plenary - Theory and Future - Brian Foster (University of Oxford (GB)) (until 12:30 PM) (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
10:30 AM Precision Physics with leptons: g-2, LFV and EDMs - Thomas Teubner (University of Liverpool)   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
11:00 AM Status of Cosmology and Implications for PP - Prof. Edmund Copeland (University of Nottingham)   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
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11:30 AM Where we go from here? - Ben Gripaios (University of Cambridge (GB))   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
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12:00 PM Future Facilities: The European Strategy - Tatsuya Nakada (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
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8:45 AM
Track 1 - Richard White (University of Leicester) (until 9:45 AM) (Central Teaching Hub)
8:45 AM Future prospects for measuring the extragalactic background light and probing for axion signatures - Mr Jonathan Harris (Durham University)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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8:57 AM Measuring the photon yield in the RICH subdetectors at LHCb - Indrek Sepp (Imperial College Sci., Tech. & Med. (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:09 AM Development of a Reliable Target Mechanism for the Muon Ionisation Cooling Experiment - Edward Overton (The University of Sheffield)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:21 AM SCT ATLAS Upgrade - Samer Al-Kilani (University of London (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:33 AM R&D efforts for the next generation of very large scale Liquid Argon detectors for Neutrinos and Dark Matter. - Roxanne Guenette (Yale University)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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8:45 AM
Track 2 -Dr Jonas Rademacker (University of Bristol (GB)) (until 9:45 AM) (Central Teaching Hub)
8:45 AM Liquid Scintillator Time Projection Chamber - Ms Nicola McConkey (University of Warwick)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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8:57 AM CASCADE – RF cavity experiment to search for hidden sector photons - Dr Matti Kalliokoski (Lancaster University)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:09 AM Charged-current 1pi0 analysis with the ND280 detector of the T2K experiment. - Matthew Lawe (University of Sheffield)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:21 AM Impact of transverse coupling on the ATLAS luminosity calibration in the gaussian-beam limit - Lee Tomlinson (University of Manchester (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:33 AM Top Quark Search at LHCb - Henry Brown (University of Liverpool (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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8:45 AM
Track 3 - Sam Henry (University of Oxford) (until 9:45 AM) (Central Teaching Hub)
8:45 AM Gamma Rays From Galaxy Clusters? - Kate Dutson (University of Leicester)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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8:57 AM First Results from Cherwell a CMOS sensor for particle physics - James Edwin Mylroie-Smith (Queen Mary, University of London)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:09 AM Charm and new physics opportunities at colliders - Gianluca Inguglia (Queen Mary University of London)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:21 AM The DEAP-3600 Dark Matter Experiment - Dr Joseph Walding (Royal Holloway, University of London)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:33 AM Searches for supersymmetry using the alphaT variable - Darren Lee Burton (Imperial College Sci., Tech. & Med. (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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8:45 AM
Track 4 - Melissa George (Imperial College London) (until 9:45 AM) (Central Teaching Hub)
8:45 AM Real-Time Gravitational Wave Data Analysis - Mr Clive Tomlinson (Sheffield University)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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8:57 AM Development of the tracking detector for SuperNEMO and analysis of double-beta decay in 48Ca using NEMO3 data. - Cristovao Vilela (University College London)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:09 AM ATLAS Phase-II High Luminousity Hybrid Planar Pixel Sensors UK design and Testbeam update - Mr Dean Forshaw (University of Liverpool)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:21 AM WIMP searches with liquid xenon: LUX and LZ - Henrique Araujo (Imperial College London)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:33 AM T symmetry invariance tests in neutral meson decays - Adrian Bevan (University of London (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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9:45 AM --- Break ---
10:00 AM
Plenary - Future of the Programme -Prof. Mark Andrew Thomson (University of Cambridge (GB)) (until 1:00 PM) (Central Teaching Hub)
10:00 AM Upgrades at the LHC - Nikos Konstantinidis (University College London (UK))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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10:30 AM The APPEC Roadmap and Strategy - Stavros KATSANEVAS (CNRS/IN2P3)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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11:00 AM --- Tea/Coffee ---
11:20 AM The CERN Programme - Rolf Heuer (CERN)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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11:50 AM The View from the USA - Jim Strait (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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12:20 PM The View from Japan - Prof. Sachio Komamiya (The University of Tokyo)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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12:50 PM Conference Close - Themis Bowcock (CERN)   (Central Teaching Hub)
PM
12:30 PM
Lunch (until 1:30 PM) (Central Teaching Hub)
1:30 PM
Plenary - PP Experimental, LHC GPDs - Mark Lancaster (UCL) (until 3:30 PM) (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
1:30 PM Welcome/Introduction - Themis Bowcock (CERN)   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
1:45 PM Status of Standard Model measurements at the LHC - Dr Veronique Boisvert (University of London (GB))   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
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2:15 PM Status of BSM Searches at the LHC - Monica D'Onofrio (University of Liverpool (GB))   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
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2:45 PM Status of the LHC Higgs Programme (SM & BSM) - Monica Vazquez Acosta (Imperial College London (UK))   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
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3:30 PM --- Tea/Coffee ---
4:00 PM
Plenary - PP Experimental, Flavour and Neutrinos - Dave Wark (RAL / Imperial College London) (until 6:15 PM) (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
4:00 PM Status of Quark Flavour Physics - Tim Gershon (Univ. of Warwick)   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
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4:30 PM Future Long-Baseline Neutrino Experiments - Prof. Robert Wilson (Colorado State University)   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
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5:05 PM Non Accelerator Neutrino Physics - Jeanne Wilson (Queen Mary, University of London)   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
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5:25 PM Absolute mass and neutrinoless double beta decay - Dr Justin Evans (University of Manchester (UK))   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
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5:45 PM Direct dark matter detection - Dr Chamkaur Ghag (University College London)   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
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6:30 PM --- Reception ---
12:30 PM --- Lunch ---
12:45 PM
HEPP Group AGM - Mark Lancaster (UCL) (until 1:30 PM) (Central Teaching Hub)
12:45 PM Chair/Secretary/Treasurer Reports - Mark Lancaster (UCL)   (Central Teaching Hub)
1:30 PM
Track 1 - Jeff Hartnell (University of Sussex) (until 3:30 PM) (Central Teaching Hub)
1:30 PM Electroweak Gauge Boson and Associated Jet Production at LHCb - William James Barter (University of Cambridge (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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1:42 PM An Amplitude Analysis of D0->4pi at CLEO-C - Jack Benton (University of Bristol (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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1:54 PM Measurement of ∆ms and ∆md - Thomas Michael Bird (University of Manchester (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:06 PM Search for Majorana neutrino production in same-sign dimuon final states with the ATLAS detector at 7 TeV - Joel Alexander Klinger (University of Manchester (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:18 PM Status of SUSY after LHC Run I - Andrew Fowlie (U)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:30 PM Optical Calibration of SNO+ - James Sinclair (U)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:42 PM Measurement of neutrino induced neutral current single pi0 production in the near detector of the T2K experiment. - Helen O'Keeffe (University of Oxford)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:54 PM An expanded CCQE cross-section analysis at ND280 - Terry Duboyski (Queen Mary University London)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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3:06 PM Perturbative Non-Equilibrium Thermal Field Theory - Peter Millington (University of Sheffield)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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1:30 PM
Track 2 - Eduardo Rodrigues Figueiredo (University of Manchester (GB)) (until 3:30 PM) (Central Teaching Hub)
1:30 PM Double Jpsi Production at LHCb - Andrew David Cook (University of Bristol (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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1:42 PM Time-Integrated Analysis of B0->phiK* at LHCb - Dean Michael Lambert (University of Edinburgh (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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1:54 PM SUSY searches in multi-lepton final states at ATLAS - Stewart Martin-Haugh (University of Sussex (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:06 PM Search for ttbar resonances in ATLAS - Danilo Enoque Ferreira De Lima (University of Glasgow (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:18 PM Search for heavy resonances decaying to long-lived neutral particles in the displaced lepton channel with the CMS detector - Emyr John Clement (University of Bristol (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:30 PM Muon anti-neutrino inclusive charged-current interactions in the T2K near detector - Callum Lister (University of Warwick)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:42 PM Leptonic topologies for the study of neutral current single pi0 events in the T2K near detector - Mr Zachary Williamson (T2K Oxford)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:54 PM The resummation of the low-phistar domain of Z production - Lee Tomlinson (University of Manchester (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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3:06 PM Extreme Galactic particle accelerators - the case of HESS J1640-465 - Dr Stefan Ohm (University of Leicester, Leicester, UK)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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1:30 PM
Track 3 - Henrique Araujo (Imperial College London) (until 3:30 PM) (Central Teaching Hub)
1:30 PM Delta ACP from Semileptonic Charmed Baryon Decays at LHCb - Alex Pearce (STFC - Science & Technology Facilities Council (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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1:42 PM b to (s , d) mu mu decays at LHCb - Gregory Max Ciezarek (Imperial College Sci., Tech. & Med. (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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1:54 PM Searching for Weakly Produced Supersymmetry at the ATLAS experiment - Sarah Louise Williams (University of Cambridge (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:06 PM Search for Non-Resonant exotic physics in the dilepton channels with the ATLAS detector at the LHC - Liam Duguid (University of London (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:18 PM Search for high-mass dielectron resonances with ATLAS - Yan Jie Schnellbach (University of Liverpool (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:30 PM Multinucleon-neutrino interactions and the T2K experiment - Mr Peter Sinclair (Imperial College London)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:42 PM Event reconstruction and background rejection in the SNO+ experiment - Ian Coulter (O)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:54 PM Detecting electron neutrinos in the T2K near detector - Benjamin Smith (Imperial College London)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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3:06 PM Radon monitoring and reduction for the DRIFT directional dark matter experiments - Stephen Sadler (University of Sheffield)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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1:30 PM
Track 4 -Dr Georgios Christodoulou (University of Liverpool) (until 3:30 PM) (Central Teaching Hub)
1:30 PM chi_c and chi_b studies at ATLAS - Andrew Stephen Chisholm (University of Birmingham (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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1:42 PM [HEPP] Measurements of Lambda_c+ -> p h h Branching Fractions with 2011 LHCb Data - Stephen Ogilvy (University of Glasgow (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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1:54 PM Searches for top squarks in ATLAS - Josh McFayden (University of Sheffield (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:06 PM Search for New Physics using boosted Z bosons at CMS - Tom Williams (University of Bristol (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:18 PM Super Kamiokande: The T2K Far Detector - Benjamin Still   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:30 PM Building the Askaryan Radio Array (ARA) - The search for ultra-high energy neutrinos at the South Pole - Jonathan Davies (UCL)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:42 PM Deployed calibration sources in SNO+ - Matthew Mottram (University of Sussex)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:54 PM Muon neutrino disappearance at T2K - Thomas Dealtry (RAL & University of Oxford)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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3:06 PM EURECA – A Cryogenic Dark Matter Detector - Ms Xiaohe Zhang (University of Oxford)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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3:30 PM --- Tea/Coffee ---
4:00 PM
Plenary - APP Experimental -Dr Alex Murphy (University of Edinburgh) (until 6:00 PM) (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
4:00 PM Extreme Astrophysics with the Cherenkov Telescope Array - Dr White Richard (University of Leicester)   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
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4:30 PM Challenges in Nuclear Astrophysics: nucleosynthesis in novae, x-ray bursts and type Ia supernovae - Prof. Jose Jordi (UPC BarcelonaTECH)   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
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5:00 PM The Search for Gravitational Waves - James Hough (University of Glasgow)   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
5:30 PM Dark Matter Searches with the Fermi-LAT - Michael Gustafsson   (Lecture Theatre A, Central Teaching Hub)
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7:00 PM --- Dinner ---
1:00 PM --- Lunch ---
1:15 PM
APP Group AGM -Dr Alex Murphy (University of Edinburgh) (until 2:00 PM) (Central Teaching Hub)
1:15 PM Chair/Secretary/Treasurer Reports - Dr Alex Murphy (University of Edinburgh)   (Central Teaching Hub)
2:00 PM
STFC Town Meeting - Themis Bowcock (University of Liverpool (GB)) (until 4:30 PM) (Central Teaching Hub)
2:00 PM STFC Update - John William Womersley (STFC - Science & Technology Facilities Council (GB))   (Central Teaching Hub)
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2:30 PM European Strategy for Particle Physics Update - Jonathan Butterworth (University College London (UK))   (Central Teaching Hub)
2:45 PM PPAP Activities - Prof. Philip Burrows (Oxford University)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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3:00 PM PAAP Activities - Prof. Jim Hinton (University of Leicester)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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3:15 PM Q & A Session - John William Womersley (STFC - Science & Technology Facilities Council (GB)) Jonathan Butterworth (University College London (UK)) Prof. Philip Burrows (Oxford University)   (Central Teaching Hub)
3:30 PM Particle Physcs Department at RAL - Dave Wark (RAL / Imperial College London)   (Central Teaching Hub)
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3:45 PM Discussion   (Central Teaching Hub)
4:30 PM --- Tea/Coffee ---