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School Research Seminars

These seminars are an opportunity to hear short/accessible talks on research undertaken in the School. All staff, research students, and final-year undergrads are welcome. There will be two speakers per 1hr seminar.

Programme for Term 1 2018-19

The seminars are fortnightly on Wednesday afternoons in LIB1. Time: 12:45-13.30 (lunch available from 12.30)

Wednesday 10th October

Dr Weisi Guo: 'Are we Stronger in an Increasingly Connected World?'.


Prof Jennifer Wen: 'Safety of Low Carbon Technology'.



Programme for Term 3 2017-18

Friday 27th April

Dr Peter Gammon: ‘An introduction to silicon carbide power device research in the School of Engineering’. (Abstract) (Presentation slides)

Prof. Wanda Lewis: 'Form finding design'. (Abstract) (Presentation slides)

Friday 11th May

Prof. Declan Bates: 'Computational simulation of patients with respiratory disease - what is it good for?'. (Abstract) (Presentation slides)

Prof. Peter Thomas: 'Sharks, bullets, eddy decay and other things'. (Abstract)

Friday 25th May

Dr Stana Zivanovic: 'Humans and Lively Slender Structures'. (Abstract) (Presentation)

Dr. James Kermode: 'Atomic-scale modelling of fracture: from stress corrosion cracking to catastrophic brittle fracture'. (Abstract) (Presentation)

Friday 8th June

Prof. Jihong Wang: 'EPSRC funded project IMAGES'. (Abstract) (Presentation)

Dr. Stan Shire: 'Thermal transformers, harvesting and storing medium temperature heat'. (Abstract) (Presentation)