Joint Astronomy Centre Seminars in 1997
6 January - Walter Jaffee - ULeiden - "Neutral
Gas in Cooling Flow Clusters of Galaxies"
13 January - Gillian Wright - JAC - "The
Future UKIRT Instrument Programme"
22 January - Chris Davis - Dublin IAS - "Understanding
bipolar molecular outflows from young stars"
6 February - Frossie Economou - JAC - "Surf
the net - beware of the sharks"
19 February - Svetlana Marchenko &
Alan Marscher - St. Petersburg State University/Boston University - "Variations
of the Spectrum and Polarization of the BL Lac Object OJ 287 during Major
28 February - Heino Falke - U Maryland - "High-Resolution
HST and VLA observations of Seyfert galaxies"
5 March - Chris Simpson - Jet Propulstion Lab - "The
Stellar Content Of High Redshift Radio Galaxies"
14 March - Sandy Leggett - JAC - "White
Dwarfs and the Age of the Galaxy"
18 March - Scott Chapman - U British Columbia - "The
core structure of Seyfert galaxy nuclei" & "The UBC Liquid
24 March - Jim Hough - U Hertfordshire - "New Polarimetry Results
from UKIRT & Future Polarimetry with Gemini"
3 April - Raghvendra Sahai - JPL - ``The Transformation of AGB Stars
into Planetary Nebulae: New Results from the Hubble Space Telescope''
16 April - Karl Glazebrook - AAT- ``Deep
NIR Surveys: Diverse instruments and strategies to understand galaxy evolution
9 May - Martina Wiedner - MRAO - ``183
GHz Water Vapour Monitors and Interferometry''
20 May - John Davies - JAC - ``Optical
Infrared Observations of Distant Minor Planets, or Dirty Goings on in the
Outer Solar System''
5 June - Jane Greaves - JAC - ``Carbon
stars and the evolving interstellar medium''
18 June - Serena Viti - UCL - ``A
spectral Analysis for M Dwarfs''
24 June - David Lee - UDurham - ``First Light Results with the UKIRT
Integral Field Unit''
18 July - Andrew Harrison - MRAO - ``Photodissociation
Regions in NGC 253''
24 July - Dale Frail - VLA - ``Hot
Flashes from the Edge of the Universe - recent progress in gamma-ray bursters''
29 July - Henry Matthews - JAC - ``The
JCMT Hale-Bopp Campaign - A Progress Report''
1 August - Alan Penny - RAL - ``COROT
- space mission for asteroseismology and planet hunting''
8 August - Andrew Blain - MRAO - ``Gravitational
Lensing in the Sub-millimetre Waveband''
19 August - Gareth Leyshon - UWales Cardiff - ``UKIRT
polarimetric evidence for quasar cores in high redshift radio galaxies''
11 September - Stuart Ryder - JAC - ``The
Peculiar Rotation Curve of NGC 157''
2 October - Andrew Newsam - USouthampton - ``Some
recent highlights of the UK ROSAT deep survey''
6 October - Max Pettini - CambridgeU - ``Infrared
Observations of Lyman Break Galaxies''
8 October - Derek Ward-Thompson - ROE - ``Interstellar
medium to main sequence star - the last pieces of the jigsaw puzzle''
4 November - Colin Aspin - NOT - ``The
Nordic Optical Telescope in the ere of the 8m''
5 December- Andy Longmore - ROE - ``Directions
in Adaptive Optics, or How many moving mirrors do we need?''
9December - Peter Papadopoulos - UToronto - ``Molecular
Gas in Seyfert Galaxies''
12 December - Matthew D. Lehnert - Sterrewach Leiden - ``The
Nature of Starburst Galaxies''
18 December - David Hughes - ROE - ``The
High-Redshift Universe - Where is it?''