IoP APP / HEPP Conference 2018

from Sunday, 25 March 2018 (18:00) to Wednesday, 28 March 2018 (13:35)
University of Bristol

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
25 Mar 2018
26 Mar 2018
27 Mar 2018
28 Mar 2018
Plenary (until 11:00) (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
09:00 Welcome   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
09:15 Multi-Messenger Physics - Prof. Patrick Sutton   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
09:55 Gamma Ray Astronomy - Anthony Brown (Durham University)   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
10:25 Dark Matter: Status and Prospects - Chamkaur Ghag (University College London)   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
11:00 --- Coffee ---
Parallel I (until 13:00) (Mott Theatre)
11:30 Search for additional heavy neutral Higgs and gauge bosons decaying to di-tau in the ATLAS detector produced with 13 TeV proton-proton collisions at the LHC - Theodore Zorbas (University of Sheffield (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
11:45 Search for exclusive Higgs and Z boson decays to φγ and ργ with the ATLAS detector - Rhys Edward Owen (University of Birmingham (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
12:00 Search for boosted ttH(H→bb) with the ATLAS detector - Emma Winkels (University of Sussex (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
12:15 Searching for decays of the Higgs boson to charm quarks at ATLAS - Elliot Reynolds (University of Birmingham (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
12:30 Searches for additional neutral Higgs bosons in the di-tau final state with the CMS experiment - Daniel Winterbottom (Imperial College (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
Parallel II (until 13:00) (Frank Theatre)
11:30 Measurement of the CP violating phase, φs, in Run 2 using B⁰s→J/ψK+K− - Konstantin Gizdov (The University of Edinburgh (GB))   (Frank Theatre)
11:45 Prospects for K±→π±μ+μ- at the LHCb Experiment - Kristian Alexander Zarebski (University of Birmingham (GB))   (Frank Theatre)
12:00 Status and prospects of the measurement of the pi+mu+mu- form factor with the NA62 experiment at CERN - Christopher John Parkinson (University of Birmingham)   (Frank Theatre)
12:15 Measurement of the branching fractions and form factors of K+→π⁰l+ν decays - Mr Stoyan Trilov (University of Bristol (GB))   (Frank Theatre)
12:30 Measurement of the K+ -> pi+ gamma gamma decay at NA62 - Maria Brigida Brunetti (University of Birmingham (GB))   (Frank Theatre)
Parallel III (until 13:00) (3.34)
11:30 Vertex finding for pile-up mitigation in the Phase-2 upgrade of the Level-1 Trigger of CMS - Antoni Shtipliyski (Imperial College (GB))   (3.34)
11:45 Gaussian Processes for High Energy Physics - Adam Bozson (Royal Holloway, University of London (GB))   (3.34)
12:00 Perspectives for SUSY in light of current LHC constraints - Jonathan Costa (Imperial College London)   (3.34)
12:15 QED Parton Distribution Functions - Ricky Nathvani   (3.34)
12:30 Positivity Constraints on Self-Interacting Dark Matter - Scott Melville (Imperial College London) Scott Melville (Imperial College, London)   (3.34)
Parallel IV (until 13:00) (Berry Theatre (3.21))
11:30 Measuring the Effective Longitudinal Electron Diffusion Coefficient at MicroBooNE - Adam Lister   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
11:45 Calorimetric Energy Scale in the NOvA Detectors - Tyler Alion (University of Sussex)   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
12:00 MicroBooNE NC Delta Radiative Single-Photon Search - Robert Murrells   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
12:15 Latest muon neutrino disappearance results from the NOvA experiment - Diana Patricia Mendez (University of Sussex)   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
12:30 Comparison of Binned vs. Unbinned Likelihood Analyses for Neutrino Oscillation Measurements in NOvA - Sebastian Bending   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
Plenary (until 11:00) (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
09:00 Flavour Physics - Greig Cowan (The University of Edinburgh (GB))   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
09:40 Lepton Flavour Physics - Phillip Litchfield (UCL)   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
10:20 Who ordered that? Interpreting LFUV and other new physics signals from flavour. - Alexander Lenz (IPPP, Durham)   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
11:00 --- Coffee ---
Parallel I (until 13:00) (Mott Theatre)
11:30 Tagging boosted jets from top quarks and heavy vector bosons using jet substructure and multivariate techniques - Amal Vaidya (University of London (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
11:45 Searches for Resonant and Non-Resonant Higgs Pair Production in the bbtautau Decay Channel with the ATLAS Detector - Emily Charlotte Graham (University of Liverpool (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
12:00 Searches for heavy ZZ and ZW resonances in the llqq and ννqq final states at 13 TeV in the ATLAS detector - David Philip John Lack (University of Manchester (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
12:15 Measurements of Higgs boson cross sections and couplings in the diphoton decay channel with the CMS experiment - Edward Scott (Imperial College (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
12:30 Higgs-to-Invisible Searches for the CMS experiment at the LHC - Mr Riccardo Di Maria (Imperial College (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
Parallel II (until 13:00) (Frank Theatre)
11:30 Relative branching fraction measurements of B→3h decays - Cayo Costa Sobral (University of Warwick (GB))   (Frank Theatre)
11:45 A search for the decay Λb ->pKη' using the LHCb Run I dataset. - Timothy Williams (University of Birmingham (GB))   (Frank Theatre)
12:00 Anti-deuteron measurements at LHCb - Sophie Katherine Baker (Imperial College (GB))   (Frank Theatre)
12:15 Searches for doubly charmed baryons at LHCb - Murdo Thomas Traill (University of Glasgow (GB))   (Frank Theatre)
12:30 Angular analysis of the decay $\Lambda_{b}^{0}\rightarrow \Lambda \mu^{+}\mu^{-}$ - Georgios Chatzikonstantinidis (University of Birmingham (GB))   (Frank Theatre)
Parallel III (until 13:00) (3.34)
11:30 Optical Calibration of the Hyper-Kamiokande Detector with Test Data in Super-Kamiokande - Lauren Anthony   (3.34)
11:45 Gadolinium radiopurity assay programme for Super-Kamiokande - Matthew Thiesse   (3.34)
12:00 The Hyper-Kamiokande Outer-Detector : design, performance estimation of background rejection and physics potential - Stephane Alexandre Zsoldos (Universite de Paris-Sud 11 (FR))   (3.34)
12:15 Supernova Neutrino Simulations in Hyper-Kamiokande - Jost Migenda (University of Sheffield)   (3.34)
12:30 Innovation and Non-Proliferation - Particle Physics for Nuclear Threat Reduction - Elisabeth Kneale   (3.34)
Parallel IV (until 13:00) (Berry Theatre (3.21))
11:30 Status of the SuperNEMO double-beta decay experiment - Cheryl Patrick (Northwestern University)   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
11:45 Recent Developments in the Spherical Proportional Counter for NEWS-G - Patrick Knights   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
12:00 Sensitivity Studies and Development of the Gas Supply System for the SuperNEMO Experiment - Lauren Dawson   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
12:15 Radon Background Mitigation Strategy for the SuperNEMO Experiment - Fang Xie   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
12:30 Search for light Dark Matter with NEWS-G - Konstantinos Nikolopoulos (University of Birmingham (GB))   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
Plenary (until 10:35) (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
09:00 Short-Baseline Neutrino Experiments - Andrzej Michal Szelc (University of Manchester (GB))   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
09:30 Long-Baseline Neutrino Experiments - Asher Kaboth (RHUL/RAL)   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
10:00 Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay and Absolute Mass - Elisabeth Falk (University of Sussex (UK))   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
10:35 --- Coffee ---
Parallel I (until 12:00) (Mott Theatre)
11:00 Search for low mass dijet resonances in association with ISR in pp collisions at √s = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector - Andreas Sogaard (University of Edinburgh (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
11:15 ATLAS Measurement of the Dynamics of Single Proton Dissociation at the LHC - Andrew Geoffrey Foster (University of Birmingham (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
11:30 The Quest for New Physics, motivated with strong-supersymmetric models, in final states with many hadronic jets in 13 TeV pp collisions at the ATLAS detector - Michael Edward Nelson (University of Oxford (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
Parallel II (until 12:00) (Frank Theatre)
11:00 Search for hidden sectors in kaon decays at the NA62 experiment at CERN - Dr Viacheslav Duk (University of Birmingham)   (Frank Theatre)
11:15 Charged Higgs Bosons in Naturally Aligned Two Higgs Doublet Models at the LHC - Emily Orgill (University of Manchester (GB))   (Frank Theatre)
11:30 Constraining new physics with standard model measurements - David Yallup (University College London)   (Frank Theatre)
Parallel III (until 12:00) (Berry Lecture Theatre (3.21))
11:00 Commissioning of a Laser Calibration System for SNO+ - Esther Turner   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
11:15 The physics of SNO+ - Dr Edward Leming (University of Oxford)   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
11:30 Cosmic Muon Induced Neutrons in SNO+ - Billy Liggins   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
Drinks reception (until 19:30) ()
APP AGM (until 14:00) (Frank Theatre)
13:00 --- Lunch ---
Parallel I (until 15:45) (Mott Theatre)
14:00 Measurement of Z+bb kinematic variables with ATLAS - Chloe Gray (University of Glasgow (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
14:15 Searching for invisible phenomena through measurement of events with jets and large missing transverse momentum in pp collisions at ATLAS - Rebecca Hayley Pickles (University of Manchester (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
14:30 Measurements of boosted top-quark differential cross-sections in the lepton+jets channel at s=√13 TeV using pp collision data recorded with the ATLAS detector - Michael James Fenton (University of Glasgow (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
14:45 Higgsinos and compressed sleptons: opening the soft lepton frontier for new physics at the LHC - Jesse Liu (University of Oxford)   (Mott Theatre)
15:00 Dark Matter Searches at CMS - Shane Davy Breeze (Imperial College (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
15:15 Search for single top production in association with a Z boson for the dilepton final state in pp collisions at √s = 13 TeV in the CMS detector - Corin James Keir Hoad (Brunel University (GB))   (Mott Theatre)
Parallel II (until 15:45) (Frank Theatre)
14:00 Search for the decay B → p+p-μν - Matthew James Tilley (Imperial College (GB))   (Frank Theatre)
14:15 Measuring the WW Production Cross-Section at LHCb - Heather Mckenzie Wark (University of Liverpool (GB))   (Frank Theatre)
14:30 Search for Bc→DD decays with the LHCb detector - Alison Maria Tully (University of Cambridge (GB))   (Frank Theatre)
14:45 Searching for lepton universality violation and New Physics in rare decays of Lambda baryons at the LHCb. - Ross John Glew (Science and Technology Facilities Council STFC (GB))   (Frank Theatre)
15:00 Search for K+ to pi+ nu nu at NA62 - Angela Romano (University of Birmingham (GB))   (Frank Theatre)
15:15 Search For Heavy Neutral Lepton Decays At NA62 Experiment At CERN - Lorenza Iacobuzio (University of Birmingham (GB))   (Frank Theatre)
Parallel III (until 15:45) (3.34)
14:00 Sensor Characterisation and Readout for the LHCb VELO Upgrade - Vinicius Franco Lima (University of Liverpool (GB))   (3.34)
14:15 3D Printing Gaseous Radiation Detectors - Samuel Fargher   (3.34)
14:30 ATLAS inner detector decommissioning: Tolerance study of robotic components for use in high radiation environment - Alice Cryer (University of Sheffield (GB))   (3.34)
14:45 The LHCb VELO Upgrade - Dutta Deepanwita   (3.34)
15:00 Bayesian optimisation of the SHiP muon shield - Oliver Lantwin (Imperial College (GB))   (3.34)
15:15 Towards the highest precision detector at the LHC - The LHCb Upgrade VELO and Its Performance - Chris Burr (University of Manchester (GB))   (3.34)
Parallel IV (until 15:45) (Berry Theatre (3.21))
14:00 Overview of the ANITA experiment - Linda Cremonesi (Queen Mary University of London)   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
14:15 Hunting Axionlike Dark Matter by Searching for an Oscillating Neutron Electric Dipole Moment - Nick Ayres (University of Sussex)   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
14:30 Search for New Physics in Astrophysical Flavor at IceCube - Shivesh Mandalia (Queen Mary University of London)   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
14:45 Neutrino Interferometry for High-Precision Tests of Lorentz Symmetry with IceCube - Teppei Katori (Queen Mary University of London)   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
15:00 Searching for WIMP dark matter with the LZ experiment - Ibles Olcina   (Berry Theatre (3.21))
15:45 --- Coffee ---
Plenary (until 18:15) (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
16:15 Particle Beam Therapy in the UK - Dr Michael Taylor (University of Manchester)   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
16:40 Promoting Physics in Developing Countries - Kate Shaw (University of Sussex (GB))   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
17:05 ECR prize talk. Gravitational-wave astronomy, and the discoveries of LIGO and Virgo - Christopher Berry   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
17:35 Status of Neutrino Physics - Dr Frank Deppisch   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
18:15 Poster reception   ()
HEPP AGM (until 14:00) (Frank Theatre)
13:00 --- Lunch ---
Plenary (until 15:30) (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
14:00 Standard Model Measurements at the LHC - Ulla Blumenschein (University of London (GB))   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
14:30 Higgs Physics at the LHC - Nicholas Wardle (Imperial College (GB))   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
15:00 New Physics Searches at the LHC - Jim Brooke (University of Bristol (GB))   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
15:30 --- Coffee ---
STFC Town Meeting (until 18:00) (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
19:00 --- Dinner ---
Plenary (until 13:00) (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
12:00 IoP Prize Lecture: Charm Physics - Marco Gersabeck (University of Manchester (GB))   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)
12:30 Collider Physics Beyond the LHC - Victoria Jane Martin (The University of Edinburgh (GB))   (Tyndall Lecture Theatre)