IMPRS seminar

IMPRS seminar summer term 2018

This is the webpage for the ongoing IMPRS seminar. For past seminars please check the seminar archive below.

The IMPRS seminar provides a central meeting opportunity for all IMPRS fellows in order to exchange ideas and experience from different research areas. 

In the winter term, the IMPRS seminar is held as a literature seminar ("Oberseminar") with presentations about of current research highlights and/or fundamental papers in the astrophysics literature.
In the summer term, the IMPRS seminar is held as an advanced research seminar ("Fortgeschrittenenseminar") with the IMPRS fellows presenting their thesis project.
After the 1st academic year of an IMPRS generation, the IMPRS seminar continues in the 2nd year as a seminar workshop - an external retreat of 3-4 days during which the IMPRS fellows present an update of their thesis project.

Visitors are welcome! The seminar is open for non-IMPRS students.

        Current IMPRS seminar - summer  term 2018
   Seminarraum 105, Philosophenweg 12
Date:    Thursday, 17:15 - 18:45
Tutors:    Henrik Beuther (HB), Christian Fendt (CF)
   Please prepare for a strictly <20 min presentation plus 5-10 min discussion.
        IMPRS will check for regular attendence
   Seminar schedule:
Speaker Topic
 19/04   Francisco Aros  Globular Clusters: The Search for Intermediate Mass Black Holes
 19/04   Vera Wolthoff
 Evolution of planetary systems on the giant branch  
  Edna Ruiz Velasco
 The HAWC and HESS Observatories
  Jindra Gensior
 Heart of Darkness - The impact of galactic dynamics on star formation in galactic spheroids
 03/05   Victor Marian  Are major mergers triggering high-accretion AGNs?
 03/05   Sabrina Gronow
 Thermonuclear explosions of sub-Chandrasekhar mass white dwarfs
 10/05   no seminar
 Holiday  (Ascension day)  
 17/05  Irina Smirnova-Pinchukova  Star Formation in AGN Host Galaxies
 17/05   Felix Bosco
 Relaxing the demands on AO systems by the use of Holographic Image Reconstruction  
 26/05   no seminar
  Amsterdam excursion
 31/05   no seminar
  Holiday (Corpus Christi)
 07/06   Paul Heeren
 How to produce, reduce and analyze radial velocity data
 07/06   Diana Kossakowski
 14/06   Giada Peron
 Giant Molecular Clouds as Cosmic Ray Tracer
 21/06   Branislav Avramov  The dynamical evolution of black holes in galactic nuclei
 12/07   Bahar Bidaran  How relevant was pre-processing in galaxy groups?

Links to IMPRS seminars before WS 2014/15:

( WS = winter term, SS = summer term, BS = workshop seminar (retreat) )

WS 2013/14 SS 2014 BS 2014
WS 2012/13 SS 2013 BS 2013
WS 2011/12 SS 2012 BS 2012
WS 2010/11 SS 2011 BS 2011
WS 2009/10 SS 2010 BS 2010
WS 2008/09 SS 2009 BS 2009
WS 2007/08 SS 2008 BS 2008
WS 2006/07 SS 2007 BS 2007
WS 2005/06 SS 2006
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