Colloquia

for the Academic Year

2020-2021

(September 2020 through May 2021)

Date/Time Speaker Title/Host

You can find all the Physics & Astronomy Events on Western's Events Calendar by clicking here.

NORMALLY, our Colloquia would be presented in PAB Seminar Room 100 (Main Floor [south side] of the Physics & Astronomy Building), HOWEVER, due to COVID-19 and until further notice, our colloquia will be presented VIRTUALLY via ZOOM, but at the same time as usual - on THURSDAYS at 1:30 p.m.

Our colloquia will now be offered on  TWO Thursdays each month. There will be NO colloquium on one of the remaining weeks and a FACULTY Meeting on the other. DETAILS BELOW.

Date/Time Speaker Title/Host

FALL 2020 Term:

Thursday
1 October

(NO Colloquium)

 
Thursday
8 October
1:30 p.m.
via ZOOM

Dr. Giovanni Fanchini
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Western University

Nano-optics in Flatland: What a scanning near-field optical microscope may tell us about two-dimensional materials towards their applications

Host: W. K. Hocking
Thursday
15 October
1:30 p.m.

(Faculty Meeting)

 
Thursday
22 October
1:30 p.m.
via ZOOM

Dr. Auriane Egal
D epartment of Physics & Astronomy
Western University

TBA

Host: P. G. Brown
Thursday
29 October

(NO Colloquium)

 
Thursday
5 November
Time TBA
via ZOOM

TBA
Department 
University

The Annual ELIZABETH LAIRD Memorial Lecture 

Presented JOINTLY by the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) and the Canadian Undergraduate Physics Conference (CUPC) 
TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
12 November
1:30 p.m.

(Faculty Meeting)

 
Thursday
19 November
1:30 p.m.
via ZOOM

Dr. Chris DeGroot
D epartment of Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Western University

TBA

Host: O. Trichtchenko
Thursday
26 November

(NO Colloquium)

 
Thursday
3 December
1:30 p.m.
via ZOOM

TBA
Department 
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
10 December
1:30 p.m.

(Faculty Meeting)

 

WINTER 2021 Term:

Thursday
7 January
1:30 p.m.

(Faculty Meeting)

 
Thursday
14 January
1:30 p.m.
via ZOOM

TBA
Department
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
21 January

(NO Colloquium)

 
Thursday
28 January
1:30 p.m.
via ZOOM

TBA
Department 
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
4 February
1:30 p.m.

(Faculty Meeting)

 
Thursday
11 February
1:30 p.m.
via ZOOM

TBA
Department
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
18 February

(NO Colloquium - Reading Week)

 
Thursday
25 February
1:30 p.m.
via ZOOM

TBA
Department 
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
4 March
1:30 p.m.

(Faculty Meeting)

 
Thursday
11 March
1:30 p.m.
via ZOOM

TBA
Department
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
18 March

(NO Colloquium)

 
Thursday
25 March
1:30 p.m.
via ZOOM

TBA
Department 
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
1 April
1:30 p.m.

(Faculty Meeting)

 
Thursday
8 April
1:30 p.m.
via ZOOM

TBA
D epartment
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
15 April

(NO Colloquium)

 
Thursday
22 April
1:30 p.m.
via ZOOM

TBA
Department 
University

TBA

Host: TBA

PREVIOUS talks:

Thursday
10 September
1:30 p.m.
via ZOOM

Dr. Wayne Hocking
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Western University

Things we teach in elementary Physics and probably should not!

Host: R.J. Sica
Thursday
17 September
1:30 p.m.

(Faculty Meeting)

 
Thursday
24 September
1:30 p.m.
via ZOOM

Dr. Stanimir Metchev
D epartment of Physics & Astronomy
Western University

Weather on other worlds: From studying clouds and winds to seeking life

Host: W. K. Hocking

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