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July 2024

Wed 10 Jul 2024
14:00 - 15:00
Seminar: Gravitational Wave Initiative Seminar
Centre for Fundamental Physics
Roberto Campos and Gabriel Escrig, UCMadrid: Applying Quantum Computing to Gravitational Wave Parameter Estimation Abstract: Since the first detection of gravitational waves (GWs) generated by a pair of black holes in 2015, the field has rapidly...
Tue 9 Jul 2024
12:00 - 13:00
Seminar: Condensed Matter Physics Seminar
Centre for Experimental and Applied Physics
Alin Elena, STFC Daresbury: Machine learnt inter-atomic potentials. Do they matter?
Wed 3 Jul 2024
15:00 - 16:00
Image: Seminar: Biomolecule-based Piezoelectric Nanomaterials and Their Energy applications
Centre for Sustainable Engineering
Multifunctional materials have received increasing attention in recent years. Owing to their inherent biological nature as well as piezoelectric properties, piezoelectric biomaterials are considered as promising candidates for application in fields ranging from electrochemical energy storage to biological systems. Rational material design is important to enhance their piezoelectric and biological activity. Herein, recent advancements to piezoelectric biomaterials like peptide-based micro...
Mon 1
 - Fri 5 Jul 2024
Image: LMS Invited Lecture Series 2024
Centre for Combinatorics, Algebra and Number Theory
The London Mathematical Society's Invited Lecturers Series aim to bring a distinguished overseas mathematician to the United Kingdom to present a small course of about ten lectures spread over a week. Each course of Invited Lectures is on a major field of current mathematical research, and is instructional in nature, being directed both at graduate students beginning research and at established mathematicians who wish to learn about a field outside their own research specialism. The 2024...
Mon 1
 - Fri 5 Jul 2024
Image: British Combinatorial ConferenceBritish Combinatorial Conference
Centre for Combinatorics, Algebra and Number Theory
Held biennially since 1969, the British Combinatorial Conference (BCC) is the foremost UK conference on combinatorics and its applications. Nine principal speakers will give survey talks covering a diverse range of topics in combinatorics and six mini-symposia, comprised of four speakers each, will cover significant recent advances in: additive combinatorics, algebraic combinatorics, combinatorial geometry, combinatorial optimization, extremal combinatorics, and probabilistic combinatorics. ...

June 2024

Thu 27 Jun 2024
14:30 - 18:30
Image: Speakers Prof. Nira Chamberlain and Dr Tony Hill.Celebrating EDI in Science and Engineering
Centre for Combinatorics, Algebra and Number Theory
Join colleagues from across Science and Engineering for a hybrid event on Thursday 27 June to celebrate EDI in our Faculty. We will hear from guest speakers who are champions for EDI as well as a LGBTQIA+ panel discussion with academic and professional services staff from S&E. The event will conclude with a reception. Please register at the event website below. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Tue 25 Jun 2024
12:00 - 13:00
Seminar: Condensed Matter Physics Seminar
Centre for Experimental and Applied Physics
James Thomas: Spin and vibrational effects in molecular junctions
Mon 24
 - Tue 25 Jun 2024
Image: Microbiology SocietyConference: Bacterial Machines in Action
Centre for Molecular Cell Biology
Synopsis A suite of sophisticated molecular machines drives virtually all essential cell functions of bacteria - from fundamental processes such as DNA replication and gene expression to highly specialised multi-component systems required for the interaction of bacteria with their environment. We would like to bring together leading researchers in the field and provide the audience with a comprehensive and timely insight into the actions of bacterial machines. We thereby aim to integrate...
Thu 20 Jun 2024
16:30 - 19:30
Image: Future Shock: the generative AI policy dilemma
Faculty of Science and Engineering
In this event, we broach this GenAI policy dilemma by launching the Policy Forum of the Harvard Data Science Review's special issue: Future Shock: Grappling the Generative AI Revolution. The Policy Forum, co-edited by Queen Mary's own Professor David Leslie, collects short, Op-Ed style position papers and policy analyses by leading thinkers from around the world, including Yoshua Bengio, Rachel Coldicutt, Jacob Metcalf, and Shmyla Khan. Our panel discussion with Professor Leslie and other...
Tue 18 Jun 2024
12:00 - 13:00
Seminar: Condensed Matter Physics Seminar
Centre for Experimental and Applied Physics
Andrei Sapelkin: Revisiting the problem of information content in x-ray absorption data
Wed 12 Jun 2024
15:00 - 17:00
Image: Prof Andy BushbyEntrepreneurs Club event with Prof Andy Bushby
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Prof Andy Bushby (Founder and CTO of Ultima Forma) will present the story behind the founding of Ultima Forma, a disruptive materials engineering company. Join us for networking afterwards, refreshments will be provided. Please complete the registraton form via the link below.
Tue 11 Jun 2024
12:00 - 13:00
Condensed Matter Physics Seminar
Centre for Experimental and Applied Physics
Mathieu de Kruijf, Quantum Motion Towards scalable quantum processors and integration with on-chip classical control using commercially available silicon chips.
Fri 7 Jun 2024
11:00 - 12:00
Seminar: A social psychology approach to fostering inclusion in music technology education
Centre for Human-Centred Computing
Abstract: Organised by C4DM/AIM/EECS/WHEN, in this talk Dr Eddie Dobson will address the considerable challenges facing Women and minority gender professionals (WMGP) in the audio industries, which are are serviced by a majority white, cis, able...
Thu 6 Jun 2024
15:00 - 17:00
Inclusion/engagement workshop in music technology education and reflections and broader implications
Centre for Human-Centred Computing
For the colleagues who identify as women, we will have a workshop with Eddie Dobson organised by the Women in Higher Education Network. In this workshop Dr Eddie Dobson will look at new research on engagement in music technology education, and...
Wed 5 Jun 2024
18:00 - 22:00
Image: Game AI Group LogoGame AI Meetup
Centre for Multimodal AI
The next Game AI meetup will take place on the 5th of June 2024! Attendance is free, but we do have limited spaces - please update your RSVP if you can no longer make it, to allow others to take your place. We will have a series of short talks, followed by networking with a light buffet and drinks. * If you would like to give a short informal talk at future GAIM events (on any Game AI topic), please contact one of the organisers with a title and short abstract! (Limited spaces available!) ...

May 2024

Fri 31 May 2024
10:00 - 16:00
Engineering Biology Day
Centre for Chemical Research
Fri 31 May 2024
14:30 - 15:30
Image: Astronomy Unit Colloquium
Centre for Fundamental Physics
The AU is delighted to welcome Francesco Shankar (University of Southampton), who will give a colloquium talk about supermassive black holes. Professor Shankar is PI of one of the largest networks in the world working on supermassive black holes in a cosmological context (https://www.bid4best.org/).
Wed 29
 - Thu 30 May 2024
Image: Gravitational Wave Initiative Lectures
Centre for Fundamental Physics
A series of lectures to promote interdisciplinary research within the Gravitational Wave Initiative. Lecturers: Mark Hannam (Cardiff University) Lionel London (Kings College London) Rachel Gray (University of Glasgow)
Fri 24 May 2024
14:30 - 15:30
Image: Astronomy Unit Colloquium
Centre for Fundamental Physics
The AU is delighted to welcome David Grant (University of Britol), who will give a colloquium talk about the James Webb Space Telescope and its recent observations of exoplanet atmospheres, including the detection of carbon monoxide and quartz clouds.
Thu 23 May 2024
12:00 - 17:30
Image: Picard and VessiotCategorical aspects of differential Galois theory
Centre for Combinatorics, Algebra and Number Theory
The aim of this one-day meeting is to deepen the discussion on the interaction of differential and difference Picard-Vessiot Galois theory, Categorical Galois theory and Logic.
Wed 15 May 2024
14:00 - 15:00
Seminar: Chemistry Seminar: Dr Joy Farnaby, University of Glasgow
Centre for Chemical Research
Wed 8 May 2024
10:00 - 16:00
Image: Quantum Day
Centre for Experimental and Applied Physics
We are pleased to announce our first annual Quantum Day. This event will celebrate all quantum-related activities at Queen Mary and will be a great way to meet others in the broader quantum community. 10:00 10:10 Opening 10:10 10:40 Theory 10:10 10:25 Ginestra Bianco – Perspectives on Complex Quantum Networks 10:25 10:40 Owen Benton – Searching for Quantum Spin Liquids 10:45 11:15 Materials and devices 10:45 11:00 James Thomas – Molecular quantum materials and devices 11:00 11:15...
Wed 8 May 2024
14:00 - 15:00
Seminar: Chemistry Seminar: Prof Theoni Georgiou, Imperial College London
Centre for Chemical Research

April 2024

Tue 30 Apr 2024Image: NAMs networkNC3Rs NAMs Network launch event
Centre for Bioengineering
New approach methodologies (NAMs) - replacement (full and partial) technologies for use in assessing chemical or drug toxicity - hold great promise in providing useful information for chemical hazard and risk assessment. The NAMs Network is open to stakeholders from all sectors and at all career levels. The purpose of the Network is to encourage and support conversations and collaborations across sectors in new approach methodologies.
Mon 29
 - Tue 30 Apr 2024
Image: Target to PatientConference: Target to Patient - Creating tomorrow's drug discovery toolbox
Centre for Bioengineering
Target to Patient is returning in 2024. Advances in genomics for target choice, in vitro technologies, novel modalities, risk mitigation, data analysis, AI/ML and digital health are transforming our understanding of disease leading to an explosion of new opportunities in drug discovery. Prof Martin Knight from the Centre for Bioengineering and the Centre for Predictive in vitro Models at Queen Mary is an invited keynote speaker at this event. Prof Knight will be discussing research on organ...
Thu 25 Apr 2024
13:00 - 18:00
Image: Conference: Facets of Algebraic Geometry: A Celebration of Combinatorial Techniques
Centre for Combinatorics, Algebra and Number Theory
Speakers: Navid Nabijou (QMUL) Rohini Ramadas (Warwick) Evgeny Shinder (Sheffield) The event will also feature an "Explain It To Me" session for early-career researchers, and will conclude with a wine reception. This event is supported by an LMS Celebrating New Appointments Grant, and by the School of Mathematical Sciences at QMUL.
Thu 25 Apr 2024
14:00 - 18:00
TYC Recently Appointed Academic Talks: Chiara Gattinoni, Wojciek Kopec and Frank Schindler
Centre for Chemical Research
Chiara Gattinoni – King's College London Electrostatic effects in nanoscale ferroelectrics The behavior of nanoscale forms of matter, such as thin films or nanocrystal, is strongly influenced by the structure and behavior of their...
Thu 18 Apr 2024
11:00 - 17:00
Image: Gravitational Wave Initiative
Centre for Geometry, Analysis and Gravitation
A meeting to celebrate the inauguration of this new research collaboration at Queen Mary University of London. Speakers Luc Blanchet (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris) Patrick R Brady (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) Bernd Brügmann (Friedrich Schiller University Jena) Registration https://sites.google.com/view/gwiinauguralmeeting/registration Programme Please arrive between 10:00-11.00 for coffee, cake and registration in the Social Hub in the...
Wed 17 Apr 2024
14:00 - 15:00
Seminar: Seminar: Dr Beatrice Collins: Modern Synthetic Methodologies for Controlled Molecular-Level Motion
Centre for Chemical Research
Chemistry Seminar by Dr Beatrice Collins, University of Bristol
Wed 3 Apr 2024
14:00 - 15:00
Seminar: Dr Charlie McTernan: Capsules with Character – Synthesising Metal-Peptidic Capsules for Targeted Guest Binding
Centre for Chemical Research
Chemistry Seminar by Dr Charlie McTernan, Francis Crick Institute and King's College London

March 2024

Wed 27 Mar 2024
14:00 - 15:00
Seminar: Prof Steven Armes: Polymerisation-Induced Self-Assembly (PISA): A Powerful Platform Technology for Bespoke Polymer Particles
Centre for Chemical Research
Chemistry Seminar by Professor Steven Armes, University of Sheffield
Wed 13 Mar 2024
13:00 - 15:00
Image: Professor Anthony BrownSeminar: Antennas in Advanced Applications: Horizon watching with a 50-year perspective
Centre for Electronics
Please view the recorded event Seminar Summary Which areas in antennas will have a significant impact in 50-years' time? For that matter what was happening 50-years ago that influences what we do today? Although sometimes considered a niche technology, antennas are now ubiquitous and a key part of wireless technologies. Increased emphasis on, for example, energy efficiency, environmental sustainability and spectrum utilization makes their design even more important. In some ways antenna...
Wed 13 Mar 2024
14:00 - 15:00
Seminar: Prof Tim Donohoe: To Leave and then Return? Hydrogen Borrowing Catalysis and Organic Synthesis
Centre for Chemical Research
Chemistry Seminar by Professor Timothy Donohoe, University of Oxford
Tue 12 Mar 2024
14:00 - 18:00
'Cell Dynamics and Chromosomal Stability'
Centre for Molecular Cell Biology
The Centre for Cell Dynamics is hosting an international workshop (hybrid mode) on 'Cell Dynamics and Chromosomal Stability' research with speakers from Japan, Switzerland and the UK

February 2024

Thu 29 Feb 2024Image: Industrial affiliates for our organ-chip workOrgan-Chip Industrial Affiliates Meeting
Centre for Bioengineering
This invite only meeting brings together industrial affiliates and other stakeholder partners working in the organ-chip technology to discuss key challenges and opportunities in this rapidly developing multidisciplinary field.
Thu 29 Feb 2024Image: Night of Science and EngineeringNight of Science and Engineering 2024
Faculty of Science and Engineering
This is an exclusive VIP reception showcasing our world-leading science and engineering and how diversity and social mobility are at the heart of Queen Mary's values and key to our success. The evening will introduce Dr Karen Salt from UK Research and Innovation along with two of our amazing alumni, a polar explorer and a leading industrialist, and one of our top professors whose research has transformed the treatment of hundreds of thousands of patients and has even been featured on a royal...