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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 the Summer Term

The seminars are fortnightly on Friday afternoons in the Oculus OCO.04. Time: 12:30 - 13:30 (with lunch from 12:15)

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'.

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


Friday 8th June

Prof. Jihong Wang: 'EPSRC funded project IMAGES'.

Dr. Stan Shire: 'Thermal transformers, harvesting and storing medium temperature heat'.