Theoretical High Energy Particle Physics Group

UK Particle Cosmology Network meeting

Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

University of Cambridge
Friday 20th May, 2011

In MR2

10:30 - 11:00 Mairi Sakellariadou (King's London): Cosmic strings and superstrings: recent results and open questions


11:00 - 11:30 Joao Magueijo (Imperial): Cosmology vs quantum gravity: a chiral signature in the CMB?


11:30 - 12:00 Mark Hindmarsh (Sussex): String-driven things: CMB and more besides


12:00 - 12:30 Ruth Gregory (Durham): Spinflation with speed bumps


12:30 - 13:00 Philippe Brax (Saclay): Testing WISPS with Laboratory Experiments


13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH


14:00 - 15:00 Tom Kibble (Imperial): Cosmic strings: what we don't know


15:00 - 15:15 special function


15:15 - 15:40 Ana Achucarro (Leiden): Slow roll inflation with sharp turns: features of heavy physics in the CMB


15:40 - 16:05 Clare Burrage (Geneva) tbc


16:05 - 16:35 COFFEE


16:35 - 17:00 Tim Jones (Liverpool): Anomaly mediation and cosmology


17:00 - 17:15 Jude Bower (Imperial): Methods of detecting defects in the CMB


17:15 - 17:30 Jonathan Pearson (Manchester): Stationary gauged vortons


17:30 - 17:45 Tessa Baker (Oxford): Consistent parameterization of modified gravity


17:45 - 18:00 Gustavo Niz (Portsmouth): Can the graviton have a mass?

Acknowledgments

This workshop is funded by Cambridge Centre of Theoretical Cosmology and Science & Technology Facilities Councilstfc_logo

  • UK Cosmology meeting, Cambridge, May 20th, 2011.