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  • Early registration deadline:
    12 February 2016
  • Abstract submission deadline (poster):
    29 February 2016
  • Registration deadline:
    11 March 2016
  • Online accommodation booking deadline:
    13 March 2016

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Tuesday 22 March

Please note that the programme is subject to change

Session chair: Chris Parkes, University of Manchester, UK
09:00 (invited) Rare b-hadron decays
Tom Blake, University of Warwick, UK
Chichester Lecture Theatre
[view abstract pdf]
09:35

(invited) Recent results from LHCb
Kostantinos Petridis, University of Bristol, UK
Chichester Lecture Theatre
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10:10 Refreshment break
Chichester Lecture Theatre Foyer
Session chair: Laura Kormos, Lancaster University, UK
10:45 (invited) The world of accelerator neutrinos
Anna Holin, University College London, UK
Chichester Lecture Theatre
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11:20 (invited) Non-accelerator neutrino physics
Kai Zuber, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
Chichester Lecture Theatre
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11:55 (invited) Cosmology
Anne Green, University of Nottingham, UK
Chichester Lecture Theatre
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12:30 Lunch
Dine Central, Level 1 Bramber House 
 

Parallel session 2

  Session 2A
Chichester Lecture Theatre
Session chair: Lily Asquith, University of Sussex, UK
Session 2B
Pevensey 1, Level 1 A06 (1A06)
Session chair: Philip Burrows, University of Oxford, UK

Session 2C
Pevensey 1, Level 1 A07 (1A07)
Session chair: Justin Evans, University of Manchester, UK
Session 2D
Pevensey 1, Level 2 D10 (2D10)
Session chair: Anne Green, University of Nottingham, UK
Session 2E
Pevensey 1, Level 2 D11 (2D11)
Session chair: Gwenaelle Lefeuvre Micron Semiconductor Ltd, UK
13:45 Search for SM Higgs Boson decaying to two photons in run II LHC collision at CMS
Louie Corpe, Imperial College London, UK
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Measurement of the W and Z boson production cross sections at sqrt(s) = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector
Rhys Owen, University of Birmingham, UK
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First neutrino oscillation results from NOvA
Luke Vinton, University of Sussex, UK
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Direct Dark Matter searches with the LUX and LZ experiments
Sally Shaw, University College London, UK
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The ATLAS muon trigger in Run-2
Savanna Shaw, University of Manchester, UK 
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14:00 Search for Standard Model Higgs bosons produced in association with a t quark pair and decaying to two b quarks in pp collisions at 13 TeV in ATLAS
William Breaden Madden, University of Glasgow, UK
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Measurement of the ZZ production cross section in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector
Stefan Richter, University College London, UK
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Status of sterile neutrino global fits to neutrino oscillation data
Davio Cianci, University of Manchester, UK
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Status of the LUX-ZEPLIN experiment
Paolo Beltrame, University of Edinburgh, UK
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Generalisation in machine learning for HEP
Tom Stevenson, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
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14:15 Search for the Higgs Boson decaying to two b-quarks, produced in association with leptonically decaying top quarks in Run 2 at ATLAS
Benjamin Sowden, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
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Measurement of the ZZ production cross section in pp collisions at √s = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector
Jonatan Rosten, University of Cambridge, UK
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Charged-current neutral pion events in the ND280 for T2K
David Shaw, Lancaster University, UK
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Multiple interaction event rejection in the LZ dark matter detector
Thomas Davison, University of Edinburgh, UK
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Gaseous photomultiplier development for position-sensitive VUV light detection in liquid argon
Matthew Thiesse, University of Sheffield, UK
[view abstract pdf]
14:30 Search for SM Higgs bosons produced in association with a t quark pair and decaying to two b quarks in pp collisions at 13 TeV in ATLAS, in the boosted regime
Samuel Crawley, University of Glasgow, UK
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Measurement of the triple differential cross section of Drell-Yan production at 8 TeV with the ATLAS detector
Lewis Armitage, Queen Mary University of London, UK
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Low energy physics at Hyper-Kamiokande
Thomas Dealtry, Lancaster University, UK
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DEAP-3600 dark matter detector
Nasim Fatemighomi, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
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Development of a 3He-based absolute calibration magnetometer for the muon g-2 experiment
Sam Henry, University of Oxford, UK
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14:45 Boosting Higgs pair production in the bb¯bb¯ final state with multivariate techniques
Cigdem Issever, University of Oxford, UK
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Measurements of the top quark pair production rate in pp collisions at 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector
Fabian Wilk, University of Manchester, UK
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Atmospheric-neutrino flux-integrated differential cross-section measurement in IceCube
Shivesh Mandalia, Queen Mary University of London, UK
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Position reconstruction in DEAP-3600
Navin Seeburn, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
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15:00 Search for rare exclusive Higgs boson decays to vector mesons and photons with ATLAS
James Broughton, University of Birmingham, UK
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Study of the rare decays of B0 and B0s to muon pairs with the ATLAS detector at LHC Run 1
Marcella Bona, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
Precision neutrino oscillation physics at the South Pole
Steven Wren, University of Manchester, UK
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15:15 Poster session and refreshments
Dine Central, Level 1 Bramber House
 

Parallel session 3

  Session 3A
Chichester Lecture Theatre
Session chair: Todd Huffman, University of Oxford, UK
Session 3B
Pevensey 1, Level 1 A06 (1A06)
Session chair: Alexander Tapper, Imperial College London, UK
Session 3C
Pevensey 1, Level 1 A07 (1A07)
Session chair: Georgia Karagiorgi, University of Manchester, UK

Session 3D
Pevensey 1, Level 2 D10 (2D10)
Session chair: Nasim Fatemighomi, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

Session 3E
Pevensey 1, Level 2 D11 (2D11)
Session chair: Antonin Vacheret, Imperial College London, UK

16:30 Search for new resonances decaying to a W or Z boson and a Higgs in 0,1,2 lepton channels in pp collisions at 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector
Stephen Jiggins, University College London, UK
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Search for supersymmetry in pp collisions at CMS at a centre of mass energy of 13 TeV
Dominic Smith, University of Bristol,
UK
[view abstract pdf]
NC gamma, an exclusive channel for neutrino photo-production in GENIE neutrino event generator
Pierre Lasorak, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
[view abstract pdf]


Liquid level monitoring with a differential capacitive sensor for the LUX-ZEPLIN dark matter experiment
Fengting Liao, University of Oxford,
UK
[view abstract pdf]

Reactor monitoring with T2K anti-neutrino technology
Yan-Jie Schnellbach, University of Liverpool, UK
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16:45 Search for beyond SM Higgs boson decaying to two tau leptons in Run-II ATLAS
Guillermo Hamity, University of Sheffield, UK
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Summary of searches for the electroweak production of supersymmetric particles in √s=8 TeV pp collisions in ATLAS
Itzebelt Santoyo Castillo, University of Sussex, UK
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Nucleon final state interaction in NEUT
Wing Yan Ma, Imperial College London, UK
[view abstract pdf]
Simplified readout for CYGNUS-TPC: a massive directional dark matter detector
Anthony Ezeribe, University of Sheffield, UK
[view abstract pdf]

Muon radiography for carbon storage monitoring
David Woodward, University of Sheffield, UK
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17:00 Perturbative unitarity bound on the parameter space in composite two Higgs doublet models
Emine Yildirim, University of Southampton, UK
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Data-driven background estimation techniques used in ATLAS searches for SUSY
Calum Macdonald, University of Sheffield, UK
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A truth study using transverse variables to characterise nuclear effects in neutrino–nucleus scattering
Luke Pickering, Imperial College London, UK
[view abstract pdf]
Prospects for the direct detection of dark matter with inelastic transitions of xenon
Christopher McCabe, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
[view abstract pdf]
Prototype atom interferometer for fundamental physics
David Morris, University of Liverpool, UK
[view abstract pdf]
17:15 MonoH to bb in association with dark matter
Matt Baca, University of Birmingham, UK
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Direct stop pair production in the fully hadronic channel at ATLAS
Dave Lewis, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
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Neutrino coherent pion production
Paul Martins, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
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Boulby Underground Laboratory: update of science hosted and infrastructure for new projects
Chris Toth, STFC, UK
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Fabrication and characterisation of 3D diamond detectors
Steven Murphy, University of Manchester, UK
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17:30 Searches for neutral BSM Higgs bosons with final states containing two taus
Adinda de Wit, Imperial College London, UK
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  Shower reconstruction in LAr for the detection of pi0s in the DUNE far detector
Michael Wallbank, University of Sheffield, UK
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UK materials screening for the LZ dark matter direct detection experiment and future rare event searches
Jim Dobson, University College London, UK
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3D diamond detector development
Giulio Forcolin, University of Manchester, UK
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17:45 The search for high mass resonances in Diboson decays at ATLAS in Run-2
Joseph Ennis, University Of Warwick, UK
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  Particle Identification in the 35 ton and Cosmogenic simulations
Thomas Warburton, University of Sheffield, UK
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Radio-purity strategy for the SuperNEMO experiment
Xinran Liu, University College London, UK
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18:00 Break
19:00

Drinks reception and dinner
Amex Stadium, Brighton

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