Plenary Speakers

All plenaries take place in the Bute Hall.

This information is also available in the Abstract Book [PDF, 2.1MB].

Prof M McCaughrean
(European Space Agency)
ESA's Cosmic Vision Programme
14:00-14:40 Monday 12th April 2010
Prof R P Lin
(UC Berkeley)
The Sun at High Energies
14:40-15:20 Monday 12th April 2010
Prof D Melrose
(University of Sydney)
Plasma Phenomena on All Cosmic Scales
09:00-09:40 Tuesday 13th April 2010
Prof K Whaler
(University of Edinburgh)
The SWARM Mission
09:40-10:20 Tuesday 13th April 2010
Prof W Bains
(University of Cambridge)
Life on Titan
14:00-14:40 Tuesday 13th April 2010
Prof A Collier Cameron
(University of St Andrews)
The SuperWASP Project
14:40-15:20 Tuesday 13th April 2010
Prof R Nelson
(Queen Mary, University of London)
Proto-planetary Disks and Planetary Migration
09:00-09:40 Wednesday 14th April 2010
Dr J Hatchell
(University of Exeter)
The Early Stages of Star Formation
09:40-10:20 Wednesday 14th April 2010
Prof N R Tanvir
(University of Leicester)
Exploring the Universe with Gamma-ray Bursts
14:00-14:40 Wednesday 14th April 2010
Prof B Sathyaprakash
(Cardiff University)
Gravitational Wave Astronomy
14:40-15:20 Wednesday 14th April 2010
Prof G F Efstathiou
(University of Cambridge)
Probing Cosmology with the CMBR
09:00-09:40 Thursday 15th April 2010
Prof R Wyse
(Johns Hopkins University)
Galaxies and Stellar Populations
09:40-10:20 Thursday 15th April 2010
Prof C Cunningham
(UKATC)
Design Challenges in the Construction of ELTs
09:00-09:40 Friday 16th April 2010
Prof G Wright
(University of Edinburgh)
The James Webb Space Telescope
09:40-10:20 Friday 16th April 2010

Professor Carlos Frenk, will give the Darwin Lecture at NAM, during the RAS Session on the afternoon of Thursday 15th April. His topic will be 'The standard model of cosmogony: what next?'