JBCA Internal Research Symposium 2016

Our annual JBCA Internal Research Symposium was held today in the Sackville St Building of The University of Manchester.

Staff and research students at the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics
Staff and research students at the JBCA Internal Symposium 2016 (Photo credit: Anthony Holloway)

The day featured over 80 talks from our academic staff, research fellows and assistants and postgraduate students. The Director, Associate Directors, Group and Centre Leaders gave overview talks, highlighting the work in their area over the last year and providing an update on what's to come. In addition, every researcher gave a 1-minute summary of a current research project.

The programme was as follows: 


09:30 M. Garrett: Introduction to JBCA
09:45 T. O’Brien: Public Engagement
10:00 A. Scaife: Interferometry Centre for Excellence
10:15 Everyone: 1-minute slides
11:15 G. Fuller: ALMA
11:30 S. Garrington: JBO/e-MERLIN
11:45 K. Grainge: SKA
12:00 Everyone: 1-minute slides
13:30 R. Battye: Introduction to JBCA Research
13:45 M. Brown: Cosmology Research Group
14:00 Everyone: 1-minute slides
14:45 B. Stappers: Pulsars & Time Domain Astrophysics Research Group
15:00 M. Gray: Sun, Stars & Galaxies Research Group
15:15 Everyone: 1-minute slides
17:00 End and pub!

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