Research Seminars – Faculty of Technology

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Join in with inspiring research seminars facilitated by our Faculty of Technology

Seminars run by the Faculty of Technology are open to all our postgraduate students and academic staff, and some are also open to members of the public and other institutions.

See our full timetable for spring 2022 below, or jump to the school or department you're most interested in to find out more. 

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School of Civil Engineering and Surveying

Date Time Description Speaker Open to Location
9 February 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Microplastics in air Sophie Ring PGR students and staff

Portland Building, Room 2.33C

16 February 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Sustainability in Engineering Kieron Roberts PGR students and staff

Portland Building, Room 2.33C

23 March 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Concrete and CO2 Stephanie Barnett, Gideon Asare, Matthew Travis PGR students and staff

Portland Building, Room 2.33C

30 March 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Comfort in low income housing in Nigeria Mak and Brett PGR students and staff

Portland Building, Room 2.33C


School of Computing

Date Time Description Speaker Open to Link to register/join
16 February 2022 2.00 - 3.00pm Phishing detection using machine learning approach Jibrilla Taminu PGR students and staff

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23 February 2022 2.00 - 3.00pm Cyber-Range Federation and Cyber-Security Games Nicholas Kolokotronis PGR students and staff

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2 March 2022 2.00 - 3.00pm Early Warning Scores And Measuring Patient Vital Signs: the Frequency of Observations (FOBS) project Prof Jim Briggs PGR students and staff

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9 March 2022 2.00 - 3.00pm ANGTHAS (A Next-Generation Telemedicine and Health Advice System): Knowledge Engineering and practical implementation Shah Siddiqui PGR students and staff

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27 April 2022 2.00 - 3.00pm Cybersecurity & Resilience in Smart Grid Prof. Panagiotis Sarigiannidis (University of Western Macedonia, Greece) PGR students and staff

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11 May 2022 2.00 - 3.00pm Emotion recognition with four different types of data, using deep learning techniques Enguerrand Boitel PGR students and staff

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Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation

Date Time Description Speaker Open to Link to register/join
10 February 2022 2.30pm Black Holes in the Extremes, from the smallest to the largest to the naked Karl Gebhardt (Austin) PGR students and staff

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17 February 2022 2.30pm Binary black holes with scalar hair and Kepler orbits Diederik Roest (Groningen) PGR students and staff

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24 February 2022 3.30pm The Renaissance of Astrophysics: a landscape of opportunities in the era of Time Domain Multi-Messenger investigations Raffaella Margutti (Berkeley) PGR students and staff

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3 March 2022 2.30pm TBC Isobel Hook (Lancaster) PGR students and staff

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24 March 2022 2.30pm There’s no place like home: Placing Earth in its astronomical and geological contexts Raphaëlle Haywood (Exeter) PGR students and staff

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31 March 2022 2.30pm TBC Sam Robson (Portsmouth) PGR students and staff

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5 May 2022 2.30pm A Universe of Black Holes Tiziana Di Matteo (Carnegie Mellon University) PGR students and staff

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12 May 2022 2.30pm The Noble Quest to Detect Dark Matter Jocelyn Monroe from Royal Holloway PGR students and staff

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School of Energy and Electronic Engineering

This research seminar schedule is currently under development. More information will be provided soon. Return to our research seminar landing page to discover events by other faculties.

School of Mathematics and Physics

Date Time Description Speaker Open to Link to register/join
8 February 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Bayesian framework for the spatial data of dialects: a phylogenic approach Takuya Takahashi, Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan PGR students and staff

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9 February 2022 5.00pm Earth versus Sun: A precarious relationship in space Dr Jenny Carter, University of Leicester PGR students and staff

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15 February 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm On the Painlevé XXV-Ermakov equation Galina Filipuk, University of Warsaw, Poland PGR students and staff

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1 March 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Mathematical modelling of brewing espresso Jamie Foster PGR students and staff

Lion Gate Building 2.04a and online. Staff and Students follow this link

22 March 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Maximal (strong) monotonicity and the relaxed Peaceman-Rachford splitting method to find the zero of the sum of two maximal strongly monotone operators Chee-Khian Sim PGR students and staff

Lion Gate Building 2.04a and online. Staff and Students follow this link

29 March 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Pseudospin- and spin-orbit coupled dynamics: from normal metals to Dirac systems Cosimo Gorini, CEA, Saclay, France PGR students and staff

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19 April 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm TBC (Transportation Engineering) Nima Dadashzadeh PGR students and staff

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26 April 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Search and Rescue in the Arctic John Merchant PGR students and staff

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3 May 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm (Data) sport, exercise and health science: considering opportunities for collaboration Matt Dicks PGR students and staff

Online and in-person. Staff and Students follow this link or attend Lion Gate Building, Room 1.22

10 May 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Ergodic and non-ergodic many-body dynamics in strongly nonlinear lattices Remy Dubertrand, Northumbria University PGR students and staff

Online and in-person. Staff and Students follow this link or attend Lion Gate Building, Room 1.22

24 May 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm TBC Matt Dicks (SHES) PGR students and staff

Link coming soon

7 June 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm TBC Jaewoo Joo PGR students and staff

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14 June 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm TBC Alain Zemkoho PGR students and staff

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School of Mechanical and Design Engineering

This research seminar schedule is currently under development. More information will be provided soon. Return to our research seminar landing page to discover events by other faculties.

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