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Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto
1 June 2011

Students day Poster (PDF) [6MB]

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
10:30Opening remarks
Mário João Monteiro
10:35 - 11:00Presentation of the degrees @ FCUP in Astronomy and their connection with CAUP
Pedro Viana
Presentation of ongoing projects by CAUP's undergraduate students
11:00 - 11:10Usar as estrelas como laboratórios de Física Fundamental
José Pedro Vieira (BII)
11:10 - 11:20Testes Astrofísicos da Física Fundamental
Mafalda Monteiro (BII)
11:20 - 11:30Variação de Constantes e Energia Escura: do ESPRESSO ao CODEX
Ana Catarina Leite (PEEC)
11:30 - 11:40Evolução de Supercordas: Modelos e Simulações
Miguel Oliveira (PEEC)
Afternoon Session
13:30 - 14:40Presentation 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 - 15:50Presentation 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 - 16:20Coffee Break
Presentation of ongoing projects by CAUP's PhD students
16:20 - 16:30The frequency of planets around metal-poor stars
Annelies Mortier
16:30 - 16:40Non-gaussian models for the formation of large-scale structure in the Universe
Arlindo Trindade
16:40 - 16:50Radial Velocity searches in the IR: spots and activity
Diana da Cunha
16:50 - 17:00Transit timing variation in one M-dwarf from the Kepler field: evidence for a new companion
Mahmoudreza Oshagh
17:00 - 17:10Stellar multiplicity in the early stages of star formation
Pedro Almeida
17:10 - 17:20Stellar parameters for M dwarfs: the link to exoplanets
Vasco Neves
17:30 - 18:15Informal 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.