Monday, September 26, 2011
Room 3655 Oceanography Wing of LSC
16:00 (Special Oceanography Seminars on ocean sciences, engineering and education)
Reception to follow
Mr. Keith Birch, National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton, UK
Professor Stephen de Mora, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Plymouth, UK
Professor Giorgio Budillon, CONISMA, University of Naples “Parthenope” Italy

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Chase 319 (Colloquium Room) (Math & Stats Seminar)
Micah MacCurdy
Tanaka Reconstruction of Hopf and Weak Hopf Algebras

4 pm
Great Hall, University Club
Faculty of Science Lecture Series
Dr. Martin Gibling, Earth Sciences
“Lost Rivers: Natural Causes and Careless Humans”
Refreshments to follow

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Chase 319 (Colloquium Room) (Math & Stats Seminar)
Karl Dilcher
Much Ado About Nothing: Zeros of Polynomials

Chase 319 (Colloquium Room) (Analysis and Number Theory Seminar)
Tony Vargas
Zeros and limit functions of Stern polynomials

3:00 pm
Great Hall, University Faculty Club
Department of Physics & Atmospheric Science
Atmospheric Science Seminar Series 2011
Col. Chris A. Hadfield, Canadian Astronaut, will give a presentation about life on the International Space Station. The event is open to everyone. Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, September 29th, 2011
4:00 p.m.
Room 3-H1 (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Seminar)
Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building
Dr. David Zechel
Department of Chemistry, Queen’s University
Waking the Dead: Cryptic Biosynthesis in Streptomyces Calvus

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
2011 E.W. Guptill Memorial Lecture
Location: Scotia Bank Auditorium
Marion McCain Bldg, 6135 University Avenue
Stuart S. P. Parkin
IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, United States of America
The Spin on Electronics! – Science and Technology of spin currents innano-materials and nano-devices

Friday, September 30, 2011

1:30 pm Chemistry 226 (Chemistry Seminar)
Laurel L. Schafer
Department of Chemistry
University of British Columbia
“Advances in Hydroaminoalkylation Catalysis”

3:30-5 pm
Mona Cambell Bldg., Room 1108
1459 LeMarchant Street (economics seminar)
Vikram Haksar, IMF, will present
“World Economic and Financial Outlook”

3:30 p.m.
LSC room 4263, Psychology Wing
(Psychology Colloquium) Terry Anders Speaker
Susan Boenke, Queen’s University
Terry Anders Memorial Lecture
The role of the superior colliculus in the visual orienting reflex

Department Websites:

Earth Sciences
Mathematics & Statistics
Oceanography (1)
Oceanography (2)

College of Sustainability

Upcoming Seminars:

Monday, October 3, 2011
Location: Museum of Natural History Auditorium, 1747 Summer St., Halifax.
NSIS 150th Anniversary Free Public Lecture
Coal Age Galapagos (The Joggins Fossil Cliffs)
Speaker: Dr. John Calder, Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

Thursday, October 6, 2011
4:30 pm
LSC 5260, Psychology Wing (Psychology Seminar)
Marcel Peloquin
Psychology Department, Dalhousie University
How to get into graduate school
(This is a lecture for undergraduate students.)

Friday, October 7, 2011
1:30 pm
Chemistry 226 (Chemistry Seminar)
Frank van Veggel
Department of Chemistry, University of Victoria, Canada
“Ln3+ based Nanoparticles and Ph2+ based Quantum Dots: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications”