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The Department of Physics Colloquia

The hybrid colloquia take place at 13:15 UK time on a Friday (occasionally on other days) in 8W 3.14 (occasionally in other rooms) during the semester.

Upcoming Seminars 2023/24

Here is a list of our next three seminars for 2023/24. Please see below for our full list of talks this semester.

Seminars 2023/24

The seminars are open to anyone from the university, students are encouraged to attend.

A reception will be held directly after each seminar, where tea and coffee will be provided.

Semester 2

Date Speaker Institution Title
Friday 9 February 2024 Prof Nigel Hussey University of Bristol, UK and Radboud University, Netherlands The allure of linearity: Exploring the link between strange metallicity and high-temperature superconductivity
Friday 23 February 2024 Dr Alessandro Principi University of Manchester Viscous fluids in solid state systems: a tale of interacting electrons
Thursday 7 March 2024 Prof Jascha Repp Universität Regensburg Accessing non-equilibrium at the intrinsic scales of molecules
Friday 8 March 2024 Prof Amalia Patanè University of Nottingham Emergent atomically-thin semiconductors
Friday 15 March 2024 Dr Oleksandr Kyriienko University of Exeter Quantum computing and quantum machine learning: from theory to practice
Friday 22 March 2024 Prof Mete Atature University of Cambridge Shedding Light on Nuclear Spins: Through the looking-glass
Thursday 28 March 2024 Dr Sergei Tretiak Los Alamos National Laboratory Machine learning in chemistry: reactive force fields and beyond
Friday 19 April 2024 Prof Stephen Smartt University of Oxford Searching the sky for explosive transients, stellar mergers and kilonovae
Friday 10 May 2024 Prof Monica Craciun University of Exeter TBC
Friday 24 May 2024 Dr Dimitra Georgiadou University of Southampton TBC
Friday 31 May 2024 Dr Anna Baldycheva University of Exeter TBC


We keep an archive of speakers. Please find links to our previous talks below.

Contact Us

For any questions about the colloquia, please contact Dr Habib Rostami ( and Prof Kamal Asadi (