BritGrav Schedule : Published Web Version

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3 | Monday 31st March | 9:00 a.m. | Registration | |

4 | 10:00 a.m. | Martin Hewitson | LISA Pathfinder - A mission status report | |

5 | Carl-Johan Haster | Validation of approximate mass measurement prediction against Bayesian results | ||

6 | Gregory Ashton | Gravitational wave searches from noisy neutron stars | ||

7 | Michael Puerrer | Frequency domain reduced order models for gravitational waves from aligned-spin black-hole binaries | ||

8 | Christian Boehmer | A new approach to modifying theories of gravity | ||

9 | 11:00 a.m. | Coffee | ||

10 | 11:30 a.m. | Sebastian Khan | Recent developments with modelling the gravitational wave signal from coalescing binary black holes | |

11 | Mark Hannam | A model of generic black-hole-binary inspiral, merger and ringdown | ||

12 | Davide Gerosa | Gravitational-wave signals from stellar-mass black-hole binaries in resonant configurations | ||

13 | Patricia Schmidt | Modelling precession effects in binary black holes | ||

14 | Tom Callister | Eccentric Intermediate Mass Ratio Inspirals: "Analytic Kludge" Waveforms | ||

15 | Christopher Berry | Understanding transient resonances in extreme-mass-ratio inspirals | ||

16 | Robert Cole | The importance of transient resonances in extreme-mass-ratio inspirals | ||

17 | Maarten van de Meent | Resonantly enhanced kicks to Extreme Mass Ratio Inspirals | ||

18 | 1:10 p.m. | Lunch | ||

19 | 2:10 p.m. | Adam Pound | Second-order conservative self-force effects on quasicircular orbits in Schwarzschild | |

20 | Jeremy Miller | A practical, covariant puncture for second-order self-force calculations. | ||

21 | Niels Warburton | Applying the effective-source approach to frequency-domain self-force calculations | ||

22 | Sam Dolan | From self-force to self-torque and self-tides | ||

23 | Patrick Nolan | Calculating New Gauge Invariant Quantities for the Self Force Problem | ||

24 | Cesar Merlin | Gravitational self-force from curvature scalars | ||

25 | Sarp Akcay | Generalized redshift invariant in Schwarzschild spacetime: self-force and post-Newtonian results | ||

26 | Marta Colleoni | Gravitational self-force and the cosmic censorship conjecture | ||

27 | Chris Kavanagh | Analytic late time tail of perturbations in Kerr spacetime | ||

28 | 4:00 p.m. | Tea | ||

29 | 4:30 p.m. | Alvin Chua | Electromagnetic signatures of gravitational radiation | |

30 | Duncan Meacher | Statistical properties of astrophysical gravitational-wave backgrounds | ||

31 | Chris Moore | Bumpy black holes | ||

32 | Simon Stevenson | Constraining binary evolution using gravitational wave observations of binary black hole mergers | ||

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

34 | Stephanie Erickson | A toy model demonstrating methods for simulating NS starquakes | ||

35 | Vanessa Graber | Theoretical Modelling Of Neutron Stars - A Closer Look At Vortex Dynamics | ||

36 | John Muddle | Multi-Component Numerical Methods for Neutron Stars | ||

37 | 6:30 p.m. | Wine Reception | ||

38 | 7:30 p.m. | Dinner | ||

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40 | Tuesday 1st April | 9:00 a.m. | Thomas Maedler | Initial Models for Numerical Relativity in a Light Cone Approach |

41 | Charalampos Markakis | Conformal thin-sandwich initial data for eccentric neutron-star binaries | ||

42 | Gernot Heissel | Numerical derivation of Schwarzschild trumpet initial data | ||

43 | Yafet Sanchez Sanchez | Generalised Hyperbolicity | ||

44 | Xu Xu | Hyperbolic positive energy theorems in general relativity | ||

45 | Jishnu Bhattacharyya | Black hole horizons sans local Lorentz invariance and their thermodynamics | ||

46 | Edgar Gasperin | Conformal field equations as wave equations in spinorial formalism | ||

47 | Vladimir Manko | Kerr's ring singularity is traversable! | ||

48 | 10:40 a.m. | Coffee | ||

49 | 11:10 a.m. | Timothy Clifton | An exact treatment of back-reaction in relativistic cosmology | |

50 | Anthony Preston | The effect of a Starobinsky gravity correction on small-scale inhomogeneities in cosmology | ||

51 | Nicola Tamanini | Cosmic dynamics of noncanonical scalar fields | ||

52 | Mattia Colombo | Dark Matter as a Bose-Einstain Condensate: the relativistic non-minimally coupled case | ||

53 | Manuel Krämer | Resolution of late-time singularities in quantum cosmology | ||

54 | Markus B. Fröb | Matter loop corrections in de Sitter | ||

55 | Edward Anderson | Problem of Time in Slightly Inhomogeneous Cosmology | ||

56 | Alexander Leithes | Gauge Invariant and Conserved Quantities LTB Cosmology | ||

57 | Geraint Pratten | Covariant Perturbations of LTB Spacetimes | ||

58 | 1:00 p.m. | Lunch | ||

59 | 2:00 p.m. | Filip Hejda | Particles in the vicinity of black holes in strong magnetic fields | |

60 | Marcello Ortaggio | Asymptotic properties of gravitational and electromagnetic fields in higher dimensions | ||

61 | Supakchai Ponglertsakul | Self-Gravitating non-Abelian Proca Solitons and Black Holes in AdS Spacetime | ||

62 | Carl Kent | Rotating and finite-temperature quantum scalar field states on AdS_n | ||

63 | Victor E. Ambrus | Rotating fermions on AdS | ||

64 | Paul Abel | Quantum field theory and gravitational collapse in AdS_2 | ||

65 | Hugo Ferreira | Warped AdS3 black holes: are they classically stable? | ||

66 | Elizabeth Winstanley | Vacuum polarization for five-dimensional black holes | ||

67 | 3:40 p.m. | Tea | ||

68 | 4:10 p.m. | Naqing Xie | Localized Penrose inequality for the Liu-Yau mass in spherical symmetry | |

69 | Alexander Graham | Non-existence of black holes with non-canonical scalar fields | ||

70 | J. Erik Baxter | Topological hairy black holes in SU(N) EYM theory with a negative cosmological constant | ||

71 | Juergen Dietz | Asymptotic Safety in Quantum Gravity | ||

72 | Benito Juarez Aubry | Asymptotically Thermal Responses for Smoothly Switched Detectors | ||

73 | Dennis Lehmkuhl | Why Einstein did not believe that General Relativity geometrizes gravity | ||

74 | 5:30 p.m. | Close |