Please find below the program of the Hypatia Colloquium. 

Please click on the title to download the abstract of the talk together with an updated version of the CV of the speaker.  


02 February 2021, 3:00 pm (CET)

Virginia Cuciti, Hamburger Sternwarte

Clash of giants: radio emission from merging galaxy clusters


02 February 2021, 3:30 pm (CET)

Boy Lankhaar, Chalmers University of Technology

Tracing cosmic magnetic fields using molecules


09 February 2021, 3:00 pm (CET)

Indranil Banik, University of Bonn

Testing LambdaCDM and MOND with massive galaxy clusters - the case of El Gordo


09 February 2021, 3:30 pm (CET)

Rajika Kuruwita, University of Copenhagen

Accretion behaviour during binary star formation


16 February 2021, 3:00 pm (CET)

Laura Colzi, Centro de Astrobiología (CSIC-INTA)

Nitrogen isotopes in the interstellar medium: a chemical journey across the Galaxy


16 February 2021, 3:30 pm (CET)

Adam Carnall, Institute for Astronomy, Royal Observatory Edinburgh

The Star Formation Histories of Massive Quiescent Galaxies


02 March 2021, 3:00 pm (CET)

Nikki Zabel, University of Groningen

Galaxy evolution in dense environments: a study of the cold ISM in the Fornax cluster


09 March 2021, 3:00 pm (CET)

Kathryn Grasha, Australian National University

Stromlo stellar tracks: the importance of non-solar scaled abundances for massive stars


09 March 2021, 3:30 pm (CET)

Jorryt Matthee, ETH Zurich

(Re)solving reionisation with high-redshift analogues at cosmic noon


16 March 2021, 3:00 pm (CET)

Julia Victoria Seidel, University of Geneva

Hotter than Hell: Understanding highly-irradiated worlds through transmission spectroscopy


16 March 2021, 3:30 pm (CET)

Martin Rey, Lund University

From quenched to gas-rich to star-forming: the diversity of faint dwarf galaxies


23 March 2021, 3:00 pm (CET)

Eloisa Poggio, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur (France) and INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Torino (Italy)

Evidence of a dynamically evolving Galactic warp


23 March 2021, 3:30 pm (CET)

Belen Alcalde Pampliega, European Southern Observatory, Vitacura, Chile

Are we missing massive red galaxies at z>3?


06 April 2021, 3:00 pm (CEST)

Ylva Gotberg, Carnegie Observatories, Pasadena, USA

Stars stripped in binaries: from cosmic reionization to gravitational waves


06 April 2021, 3:30 pm (CEST)

Mathieu Renzo, Center for Computational Astrophysics - Flatiron Institute & Columbia University

Clues from gravitational waves on (pulsational) pair instability


13 April 2021, 3:00 pm (CEST)

Adrian Bittner, European Southern Observatory, Garching, Germany

Stellar Kinematics and Population Properties of Bar-built Nuclear Discs in Milky Way-type Galaxies


13 April 2021, 3:30 pm (CEST)

Sebastiaan L. Zoutendijk, Leiden Observatory, Leiden University

Constraining dark matter with ultra-faint dwarf galaxies


20 April 2021, 3:00 pm (CEST)

Poojan Agrawal, Swinburne University of Technology

Can uncertainties in the evolution of massive stars explain properties of gravitational wave progenitors?


20 April 2021, 3:30 pm (CEST)

Chris Karwin, Clemson University

Gamma Rays from Fast Black-Hole Winds


04 May 2021, 3:00 pm (CEST)

Yoshinobu Fudamoto, NAOJ/Waseda University

A Panchromatic View of Galaxy Build-up in the First 2 Gyrs of Cosmic History


04 May 2021, 3:30 pm (CEST)

Giuliana Cosentino, Chalmers University of Technology

The "Shocking" Interaction between Supernova Remnants and Molecular Clouds


11 May 2021, 3:30 pm (CEST)

Katja Fahrion, European Southern Observatory, Garching, Germany

How do nuclear star clusters form?


18 May 2021, 3:00 pm (CEST)

Karolina Kubiak, CENTRA, Faculdade de Ciencias, Universidade de Lisboa

Probing the effects of environment on star and brown dwarf formation


01 June 2021, 3:00 pm (CEST)

Bachar Wehbe, Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences (IA), Portugal

Atmospheric Dispersion Corrector: From design phase to on-sky commissioning


01 June 2021, 3:30 pm (CEST)

Giulia Santucci, University of New South Wales

Stellar population gradients of SAMI central galaxies


08 June 2021, 3:00 pm (CEST)

Anke Arentsen, Observatoire astronomique de Strasbourg, France

Exploring the metal-poor inner Milky Way with the Pristine survey


08 June 2021, 3:30 pm (CEST)

Louise Breuval, Paris Observatory (LESIA)

Calibrating the Cepheid distance scale with Gaia


15 June 2021, 3:00 pm (CEST)

Philippa Hartley, Square Kilometre Array Organisation, Univeristy of Manchester

Cosmic telescopes: witnessing the emission mechanism of radio quiet quasars


15 June 2021, 3:30 pm (CEST)

Joaquín García de la Cruz, Liverpool John Moores University

On the flaring of Thick Discs of Galaxies: Insights from Simulations.


22 June 2021, 3:00 pm (CEST)

Nikki Arendse, DARK Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Cosmic Dissonance: new physics or systematics behind a short sound horizon?


22 June 2021, 3:30 pm (CEST)

José Eduardo Méndez-Delgado, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias

Photoionized Herbig-Haro objects in the Orion Nebula through deep high-spectral resolution spectroscopy.


06 July 2021, 3:00 pm (CEST)

Alice Minelli, DIFA - UNIBO (Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia - Università di Bologna)

Unveiling the chemical composition of the Small Magellanic Cloud


13 July 2021, 3:00 pm (CEST)

Maria Jose Rain, University of Padova

Blue straggler stars in open clusters


13 July 2021, 3:30 pm (CEST)

Antonio Pensabene, INAF-Astrophysics and Space Science Observatory of Bologna

Unveiling the multiphase ISM of z>6 quasar host galaxies with ALMA


20 July 2021, 3:00 pm (CEST)

Oliver Herbort , St Andrews Centre for Exoplanet Science

From clouds to crust - Cloud diversity and surface conditions in atmospheres of rocky exoplanets


20 July 2021, 3:30 pm (CEST)

Sophie Beaumont, IRAP / NASA GSFC

The Athena/X-IFU instrument, from detector development to scientific feasibility studies


27 July 2021, 3:00 pm (CEST)

Viola Gelli, University of Florence

High-z Lyman Break Galaxies with JWST: parallel observations of dwarf satellites


27 July 2021, 3:30 pm (CEST)

James Dawson, Cardiff University

Modelling galaxy emission-line kinematics using self-supervised learning