*First Term:*

**7th October:**Divisional meeting**14th October:**no seminar**21st October:**Simone Marzani (Manchester Univ.):*`Finite top-mass effects in Higgs production'***28th October:**no seminar (Chris Michael `Do')**4th November:**Daniel Maitre (IPPP Durham):*`NLO corrections to W+3jet'***11th November:**Andrea Almasy (Univ. of Liverpool):*`Renormalization of fermion-flavour mixing'***18th November:**Nikos Irges (Wuppertal Univ., Germany):*`A new model for confinement'***25th November:**Rhys Davies (Oxford Univ.):*`Quotients of the conifold in compact Calabi-Yau threefolds'***2nd December:**Chris Michael (Univ. of Liverpool):*`Lattice QCD: where are the gluons in hadrons?'***9th December:**Simon Ross (Durham Univ.):*`Non-relativistic holography'***16th December:**Christmas Group Lunch

*Second Term:*

**13th January 2010:**no seminar**20th January:**Anders Basboll (Sussex Univ.):*`SUSY Flat Directions - to get a VEV or not?'***27th January:**no seminar (Curriculum Review Roadshow)**3rd February:**Mike Peardon (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland):*`New methods for meson spectroscopy from lattice QCD'***10th February:**Fabio Riccioni (King's College London):*`Local E(11) and gauged maximal supergravities'***17th February:**Aoife Bharucha (IPPP Durham):*`Finding New Physics with B decays: prospects for B to K* mu+mu-'***24th February:**Paolo Benincasa (Durham Univ.):*`Taming Scattering Amplitudes at Tree Level'***Friday, 26th February: 5th Barkla Colloquium**(at 16:00 in the Chadwick Lecture Theatre)

Michael Green (Univ. of Cambridge):*`String theory and the unification of particles, forces and space-time'***3rd March:**Paul Rakow (Univ. of Liverpool):*`Very high order perturbation theory: Lattice Wilson loops'***10th March:**Philipp Maierhoefer (Univ. of Edinburgh):*`Current correlators at four loops and heavy quark mass determinations'***17th March:**no seminar**24th March:**Evgeny Buchbinder (Imperial College London):*`Relativistic Conformal Magneto-Hydrodynamics from Holography'*

**21st April:**no seminar**28th April:**Dhagash Mehta (Nat. Univ. of Ireland, Maynooth):*`Algebraic Geometry and Lattice Landau Gauge Fixing'***5th May:**David Miller (Univ. of Glasgow):*`The E6SSM'***12th May:**Carole Mundell (JMU Liverpool):*`Big Bangs and Black Holes: Connecting Fundamental Physics and Observational Astrophysics'***19th May:**Doreen Wackeroth (SUNY, Buffalo, U.S.):*`Electroweak precision physics with W and Z boson at hadron colliders'***26th May, 1 pm:**PG presentations (I):

Robert Purdy:*`Renormalisation of N=1/2 Supersymmetry'*

Adriano LoPresti:*`Threshold improved predictions for charm production in DIS'*

Gary Soar:*`Higher-order predictions for large-x splitting functions and coefficient functions'*

Ruofan Liao:*`Anomalous magnetic moment of the muon'*

**1st June, 12:30 pm:**PG presentations (II):

Chan-Chi Chiou:*`Introduction to F Theory'*

Owen Vaughan:*`Black Holes and Harmonic Functions'*

William Walters:*`Type II Superstrings and D-Branes'*

Viraf Mehta:*`Proton stability and light Z' inspired in string derived models'*

**2nd June, 1 pm:**PG presentations (III):

Kyriakos Christodoulides:*`Classification of Pati-Salam Heterotic String Vacua'*

Warren Lockhart:*`The anomalous magnetic moment of the muon from Lattice QCD'*

David Thelan:*`Loop calculations of operator correlation functions in QCD'*

Chris Lockhurst:*`Supersymmetry and Soft SUSY Breaking'*

Seminar Organisers: Mirian Tsulaia and Thomas Teubner.

Last modified: 23 September 2010, aaa.