Higgs Centre colloquia archive
Past Higgs Centre colloquia are listed below. Past events of other types can be found via our Events archive page.
Date  Title  Speaker(s)  

2019  
01 Nov 2019  A Quantum Universe Before the Big Bang(s)? 


22 Oct 2019  The first image of a black hole 


20 Sep 2019  Collective behavior in animal groups: a statistical physics perspective 


26 Jul 2019  TimeEnergy Uncertainty Relations for Driven Dynamics and Adiabatic Quantum Computation 


26 Jun 2019  Fun with Path Integrals 


03 May 2019  Active Matter and Sustainability: from Plankton to Traffic Flow 


02 May 2019  Black Holes, Quantum Gravity and Holography: a perspective from (2+1)dim gravity 


19 Apr 2019  Clustering and Correlations in Fluctuating Environments 


29 Mar 2019  Variational Quantum Algorithms 


22 Mar 2019  The Limits of Cosmology 


15 Mar 2019  Testing General Relativity with Cosmological observations 


01 Mar 2019  Alternatives to GR 


15 Feb 2019  Tensor Network and Quantum Information Theory: Applications in Condensed Matter and High Energy Physics 


08 Feb 2019  Causal Sets, Discrete Gravity 


2018  
23 Nov 2018  Modeling and observing cosmic reionization 


09 Nov 2018  Particle Dark Matter: a Status 


12 Oct 2018  From the origins of mass to the stability of ordinary matter: Higgs, Maxwell and quantum chromodynamics 


05 Oct 2018  Singular elastic interfaces 


28 Sep 2018  Alternatives to GR 


21 Sep 2018  The Amplitudes Frontier 


22 Jun 2018  The Cosmic Microwave Background 


04 May 2018  Bacterial suspensions as model active matter systems 


17 Apr 2018  Mechanisms of longrange gene control — hints of a role for phase transition 


13 Apr 2018  Imaging fundamental processes. The story and stories of jets at accelerators. 


06 Apr 2018  Statistical Physics of Collective Motion 


23 Mar 2018  The growth of black holes in galaxies 


16 Mar 2018  Causal Sets, Discrete Gravity 


23 Feb 2018  Searching for New Physics with Kaons 


09 Feb 2018  Dense active matter: topology in biology 


02 Feb 2018  Beyond the Standard Model Phenomenology 


19 Jan 2018  Probing fundamental physics with the evolved Universe 


2017  
08 Dec 2017  Theoretical and Phenomenological Aspects of Top Quark Physics 


01 Dec 2017  Viral electrostatics 


17 Nov 2017  Probing fundamental physics with the evolved Universe 


10 Nov 2017  The Universe as a hologram 


27 Oct 2017  News of the Standard Model Effective Field Theory: theory, tools and LHC strategy 


13 Oct 2017  Is the Universe lopsided? 


06 Oct 2017  Does Quantum Gravity constrain LargeField Inflation? 


22 Sep 2017  Studying galaxy formation with dynamical modelling 


04 Aug 2017  Designing Rapid Phase Transitions and ShapeShifting Materials Using Patterned Colloids 


16 Jun 2017  Flavour Expedition to the Zeptouniverse 


09 Jun 2017  The Origin of Matter in the Universe 


14 Apr 2017  Scattering amplitudes: a bridge between modern mathematics and precision physics 


07 Apr 2017  Where highenergy physics and statistical mechanics meet 


31 Mar 2017  Star Formation 


10 Mar 2017  Undecidability of the spectral gap 


24 Feb 2017  Pseudoobservables in Higgs Physics 


10 Feb 2017  Majorana fermions in superconductors: in search of the Zen particle 


27 Jan 2017  Causal Probabilities in Quantum Field Theory 


2016  
02 Dec 2016  Higgs physics at the LHC 


11 Nov 2016  The KPZ story 


04 Nov 2016  Exotic combinations of quarks  A journey of fifty years 


28 Oct 2016  Some observations on the degrees of freedom of quantum gravity 


21 Oct 2016  Detecting Dark Energy with Atom Interferometry 


30 Sep 2016  A statistical, nonequilibrium field theory for cosmic structure formation 


16 Sep 2016  Supersymmetric Aspects of Hadron Physics and Novel QCD Phenomena 


20 May 2016  Singularity Theorems in Gravitation: A Golden Anniversary 


13 May 2016  Planting seeds for gravitational wave generators around active galactic nuclei 


06 May 2016  Quantum instability of the Universe ground state 


22 Apr 2016  Connecting largescale structures to galaxy morphology 


08 Apr 2016  A curious story of quantum gravity in the ultraviolet 


01 Apr 2016  SiteSpecific DNA Recombination and Fluid Vortex Reconnection 


11 Mar 2016  Precision Studies of the Higgs 


04 Mar 2016  The search for new interactions at the LHC: the topquark window 


05 Feb 2016  General Relativity in the limit of very many dimensions 


29 Jan 2016  A top (quark) story 


2015  
14 Dec 2015  At the frontier of Particle Physics 


11 Dec 2015  “How predictable is evolution?" 


04 Dec 2015  Making Living Matter from the bottom up 


20 Nov 2015  Gas flow and the structure of the Galactic bar 


06 Nov 2015  Pushing the precision frontier in Collider Physics 


30 Oct 2015  Galaxy Formation at its Peak 


09 Oct 2015  The toplogical glass 


02 Oct 2015  Quantum Black Holes: dissolving confusions and resolving paradoxes 


25 Sep 2015  The Higgs boson as Inflation 


16 Sep 2015  Spatiotemporal dynamics at the transition to turbulence 


11 Sep 2015  Entanglement Matters: from Bell states to Quantum Tensor Networks 


04 Sep 2015  Fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly, I gotta do Feynmann graphs 'til I die: A continuum theory of flocking 


26 Jun 2015  Big Bang or Freeze: Higgs Centre for Theoretical Physics Colloquium 


05 Jun 2015  Sloppy models, Differential geometry, and How Science Works 


06 May 2015  Alternatives to Cosmological Inflation 


27 Mar 2015  Recent Developments in NonEquilibrium Statistical Physics 


13 Mar 2015  Topological tools for the real world 


27 Feb 2015  Polarisation of the Cosmic Microwave Background: Toward an Observational Proof of Cosmic Inflation 


13 Feb 2015  Pattern Formation and Collective Phenomena in Biological Systems 


30 Jan 2015  N=8 supergravity and beyond, or: What symmetry can teach us about quantum gravity and unification 


2014  
12 Dec 2014  New Horizons in Quantum Criticality 


28 Nov 2014  Rotation and Convection in the Sun 


21 Nov 2014  The Copenhagen Interpretation Born Again 


14 Nov 2014  The Higgs Enigma & Maximally Natural Supersymmetry"  
28 Oct 2014  "That's the story": an interview with Roy Glauber  
03 Oct 2014  The knotted strands of life 


08 Aug 2014  Gravitational redshifts in cosmology 


20 Jun 2014  Statistical mechanics of quantum complex networks 


10 Jun 2014  The Challenge of Galaxy Formation 


14 May 2014  Watching a Little Gas Cloud on its Way into the Galactic Supermassive Black Hole 


29 Apr 2014  Fastmode elimination in stochastic metapopulation models: Special MathBioHiggs Colloquium 


25 Apr 2014  BICEP2 and inflationary gravitational waves 


11 Feb 2014  Entanglement 


31 Jan 2014  Heavy Flavour Physics at the Large Hadron Collider 


2013  
29 Nov 2013  Particle Fever 


15 Nov 2013  Applying Tensor Network Techniques to Lattice Gauge Theories 


11 Nov 2013  The stability of stationary turbulent flows as a problem in nonequilibrium statistical mechanics 


27 Sep 2013  Testing General Relativity with Cosmology 


20 Sep 2013  Soft Matter in Motion 


30 Aug 2013  Complex extensions of quantum mechanics 


05 Jul 2013  Current fluctuations in nonequilibrium systems 


21 Jun 2013  Cosmological Results from Planck 2013 and Beyond 


07 Jun 2013  Rigidity, Zero Modes, States of Self Stress, Topological States and Surface Phonons in Periodic Networks at or near their Instability Limit 


31 May 2013  The structure of amplitudes in gauge theory 


15 Mar 2013  Modelling dark energy  from a cosmological constant to quintessence to modified theories of gravity 


08 Mar 2013  Motile Matter 


01 Mar 2013  Searching for new physics in the primordial density perturbation 


01 Feb 2013  Perturbation theory to all orders for collider physics 


18 Jan 2013  Quantum Quenches in OneDimensional ManyParticle Systems 


2012  
14 Dec 2012  Statistical physics of hair fibre bundles and the shape of a ponytail 


30 Nov 2012  Simulations for the Large Hadron Collider 

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