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BritGrav 14 Programme

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Monday 31st March9:00 amRegistration

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10:00 amMartin HewitsonLISA Pathfinder - A mission status report

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Carl-Johan HasterValidation of approximate mass measurement prediction against Bayesian results

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Gregory AshtonGravitational wave searches from noisy neutron stars

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Michael PuerrerFrequency domain reduced order models for gravitational waves from aligned-spin black-hole binaries

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Christian BoehmerA new approach to modifying theories of gravity

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11:00 amCoffee

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11:30 amSebastian KhanRecent developments with modelling the gravitational wave signal from coalescing binary black holes

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Mark HannamA model of generic black-hole-binary inspiral, merger and ringdown

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Davide GerosaGravitational-wave signals from stellar-mass black-hole binaries in resonant configurations

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Patricia SchmidtModelling precession effects in binary black holes

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Tom CallisterEccentric Intermediate Mass Ratio Inspirals: "Analytic Kludge" Waveforms

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Christopher BerryUnderstanding transient resonances in extreme-mass-ratio inspirals

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Robert ColeThe importance of transient resonances in extreme-mass-ratio inspirals

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Maarten van de MeentResonantly enhanced kicks to Extreme Mass Ratio Inspirals

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1:10 pmLunch

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2:10 pmAdam PoundSecond-order conservative self-force effects on quasicircular orbits in Schwarzschild

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Jeremy MillerA practical, covariant puncture for second-order self-force calculations.

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Niels WarburtonApplying the effective-source approach to frequency-domain self-force calculations

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Sam DolanFrom self-force to self-torque and self-tides

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Patrick NolanCalculating New Gauge Invariant Quantities for the Self Force Problem

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Cesar MerlinGravitational self-force from curvature scalars

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Sarp AkcayGeneralized redshift invariant in Schwarzschild spacetime: self-force and post-Newtonian results

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Marta ColleoniGravitational self-force and the cosmic censorship conjecture

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Chris KavanaghAnalytic late time tail of perturbations in Kerr spacetime

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4:00 pmTea

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4:30 pmAlvin ChuaElectromagnetic signatures of gravitational radiation

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Duncan MeacherStatistical properties of astrophysical gravitational-wave backgrounds

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Chris MooreBumpy black holes

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Simon StevensonConstraining binary evolution using gravitational wave observations of binary black hole mergers

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Hannah MiddletonCould the mergers of black hole - neutron star compact binary systems be the sole progenitors of short gamma-ray bursts?

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Stephanie EricksonA toy model demonstrating methods for simulating NS starquakes

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Vanessa GraberTheoretical Modelling Of Neutron Stars - A Closer Look At Vortex Dynamics

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John MuddleMulti-Component Numerical Methods for Neutron Stars

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6:30 pmWine Reception

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7:30 pmDinner

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Tuesday 1st April9:00 amThomas MaedlerInitial Models for Numerical Relativity in a Light Cone Approach

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Charalampos MarkakisConformal thin-sandwich initial data for eccentric neutron-star binaries

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Gernot HeisselNumerical derivation of Schwarzschild trumpet initial data

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Yafet Sanchez SanchezGeneralised Hyperbolicity

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Xu XuHyperbolic positive energy theorems in general relativity

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Jishnu BhattacharyyaBlack hole horizons sans local Lorentz invariance and their thermodynamics

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Edgar GasperinConformal field equations as wave equations in spinorial formalism

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Vladimir MankoKerr's ring singularity is traversable!

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10:40 amCoffee

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11:10 amTimothy CliftonAn exact treatment of back-reaction in relativistic cosmology

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Anthony PrestonThe effect of a Starobinsky gravity correction on small-scale inhomogeneities in cosmology

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Nicola TamaniniCosmic dynamics of noncanonical scalar fields

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Mattia ColomboDark Matter as a Bose-Einstain Condensate: the relativistic non-minimally coupled case

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Manuel KrämerResolution of late-time singularities in quantum cosmology

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Markus B. FröbMatter loop corrections in de Sitter

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Edward AndersonProblem of Time in Slightly Inhomogeneous Cosmology

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Alexander LeithesGauge Invariant and Conserved Quantities LTB Cosmology

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Geraint PrattenCovariant Perturbations of LTB Spacetimes

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1:00 pmLunch

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2:00 pmFilip HejdaParticles in the vicinity of black holes in strong magnetic fields

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Marcello OrtaggioAsymptotic properties of gravitational and electromagnetic fields in higher dimensions

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Supakchai PonglertsakulSelf-Gravitating non-Abelian Proca Solitons and Black Holes in AdS Spacetime

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Carl KentRotating and finite-temperature quantum scalar field states on AdS_n

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Victor E. AmbrusRotating fermions on AdS

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Paul AbelQuantum field theory and gravitational collapse in AdS_2

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Hugo FerreiraWarped AdS3 black holes: are they classically stable?

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Elizabeth WinstanleyVacuum polarization for five-dimensional black holes

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3:40 pmTea

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4:10 pmNaqing XieLocalized Penrose inequality for the Liu-Yau mass in spherical symmetry

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Alexander GrahamNon-existence of black holes with non-canonical scalar fields

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J. Erik BaxterTopological hairy black holes in SU(N) EYM theory with a negative cosmological constant

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Juergen DietzAsymptotic Safety in Quantum Gravity

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Benito Juarez AubryAsymptotically Thermal Responses for Smoothly Switched Detectors

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Dennis LehmkuhlWhy Einstein did not believe that General Relativity geometrizes gravity

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