Colloquia and Seminars 2017-18

Colloquia, seminar and other talks from previous academic years are listed in our archive.

are held weekly on Wednesdays during the academic year (September through to April) in the Elliott Building lecture theatre 167 at 3:00 pm (unless otherwise stated). They are geared at a general audience—faculty, staff, students and interested members of the general public are welcome.

The 2016-2017 Colloquia Series has been completed.

Information regarding the 2017-2018 Colloquia Series will be posted closer to September.

are specialized and geared for those in a particular field.
Dates and times for these talks vary.

Wednesday May 10

2:00 p.m. / Engineering Computer Science Building, Room 130
Christopher Hearty, University of British Columbia/Institute of Particle Physics
"Searches for the Dark Sector at BaBar, Belle II, and Elsewhere"

Monday May 15
2:00 p.m. / MacLaurin Building, Room D287
Prof. Clarence Virtue, Spokesperson for the HALO and HALO-1Kt Experiments
"Using Lead to Learn About Supernovae"

The Café Scientifique series is an informal series of talks given in a relaxed setting such as a café. These talks are designed to engage the public in learning about recent research in science. Given by experts in the field, these talks provide an opportunity to stimulate discussion around some of the most exciting topics in modern science. Join us for this exciting series in 2017-18!

The 2016-2017 Café Scientifique Talks have been completed.

Information regarding the 2017-2018 Café Scientifique Talks will be posted closer to September.


Alan Astbury Public Lecture
Thursday, May 4, 2017
7:30 p.m. / Bob Wright Centre, Room B150
Prof. Barry Barish, Linde Professor of Physics, emeritus, Caltech
"From Einstein to Gravitational Waves and Beyond"