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The summer school program will run in the week 6-10 September 2010, starting on Monday morning, and finishing lunchtime Friday.

The programme below also indicates lunch and tea-breaks.

Breakfast lunch and dinner will all be in the Rootes building (building number 50 on the 2010 campus map, 48 if you are looking at an older map) .

Coffee breaks will be on the science concourse, outside the lecture theatre.

All lectures are in the Physics Lecture Theatre, at the councourse level of the main Physics building.




Provisional Programme

 

Sunday 5/9

Monday 6/9

Tuesday 7/9

Wednesday 8/9

Thursday 9/9

Friday 10/9

09:15

  Welcome from Head of Department


     

09:30

 

Solar System

Alan Fitzimmons

(QUB)

Star formation

Cathy Clarke

(Cambridge)

Radio and sub-mm astronomy

Steve Rawlings

(Oxford)

Ground-based facilities

Mike Bode

(Liverpool)

Astrobiology

Charles Cockell

(Open Uni)

10:20

  Exoplanet Observations

Andrew Collier Cameron

(St Andrews)

Binary Systems and Evolution

Boris Gaensicke

(Warwick)

Galaxy Formation and Evolution

Omar Almaini

(Nottingham)

TEA Cosmological Simulations

Carlton Baugh (Durham)

11:10

 

TEA

TEA TEA ESA missions - Paul McNamara (ESA)
TEA

11:40

  Exoplanet Theory

Richard Nelson

(QMW)

Gravitational Waves

Mike Cruise

(Birmingham)


Galactic Archaeology

Gerry Gilmore

(Cambridge)

12:00 LUNCH Observational Cosmology

S.Bridle

(UCL)

12:30

  LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH   LUNCH AND CLOSE

14:00

 

Low mass stars and brown dwarfs

Hugh Jones

(Hertfordshire)

Pulsars

Patrick Weltevrede

(Manchester)

Galaxy Clusters

Trevor Ponman

(Birmingham)

AFTERNOON AT WARWICK CASTLE  

14:50

  High mass stars and super-novae

Paul Crowther

(Sheffield)

Accretion onto Compact Objects

Chris Done

(Durham)

AGN

Clive Tadhunter

(Sheffield)

   

15:40

  TEA TEA TEA    

16:10

 

The local Universe distance scale

David Bersier

(Liverpool)

Gamma-ray Bursts

Andrew Levan

(Warwick)

High redshift galaxies

Andy Bunker

(Oxford)

   

17:30

   
     

18:30

Welcome reception DINNER on campus
DINNER on campus
Conference Dinner - Coventry Guildhall
 

19:30

  Pub quiz (sports pavilion)     DINNER on campus