1 June 2011
An informal meeting will take place at the auditorium of the building hosting the Planetário do Porto and the Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto, between CAUP's researchers and Astronomy students.
The event is open to any student with a potential interest in carrying out a degree in Astronomy in the upcoming 1 or 2 years, including students of licenciaturas and mestrados in related areas such as Physics, Mathematics and other relevant science or engeneering degrees.
| Morning Session
Mário João Monteiro
|10:35 - 11:00||Presentation of the degrees @ FCUP in Astronomy and their connection with CAUP|
|Presentation of ongoing projects by CAUP's undergraduate students|
|11:00 - 11:10||Usar as estrelas como laboratórios de Física Fundamental|
José Pedro Vieira (BII)
|11:10 - 11:20||Testes Astrofísicos da Física Fundamental|
Mafalda Monteiro (BII)
|11:20 - 11:30||Variação de Constantes e Energia Escura: do ESPRESSO ao CODEX|
Ana Catarina Leite (PEEC)
|11:30 - 11:40||Evolução de Supercordas: Modelos e Simulações|
Miguel Oliveira (PEEC)
| Afternoon Session
|13:30 - 14:40||Presentation of CAUP's team "Galaxies and Observational Cosmology" and of possible MSc and PhD projects in the framework of this team's areas of research|
Carlos Martins, Catarina Lobo, Pedro Viana, António da Silva, Jean Gomes, Polychronis Papaderos
|14:40 - 15:50||Presentation of CAUP's team "Origin and Evolution of Stars and Planets" and of possible MSc and PhD projects in the framework of this team's areas of research|
Sérgio Sousa, Margarida Cunha, Nanda Kumar, Giancarlo Pace, Michaël Bazot, Mário João Monteiro, Gwenaël Boué
|15:50 - 16:20||Coffee Break|
|Presentation of ongoing projects by CAUP's PhD students|
|16:20 - 16:30||The frequency of planets around metal-poor stars|
|16:30 - 16:40||Non-gaussian models for the formation of large-scale structure in the Universe|
|16:40 - 16:50||Radial Velocity searches in the IR: spots and activity|
Diana da Cunha
|16:50 - 17:00||Transit timing variation in one M-dwarf from the Kepler field: evidence for a new companion|
|17:00 - 17:10||Stellar multiplicity in the early stages of star formation|
|17:10 - 17:20||Stellar parameters for M dwarfs: the link to exoplanets|
|17:30 - 18:15||Informal meeting between CAUP's members|
All Astronomy students (undergraduates, MSc and PhD students) are strongly encouraged to attend.
For more information please contact Catarina Lobo.