One Day Summer Meeting – Nottingham

Saturday 25th Jun 2022

The British Astronomical Association

One Day Meeting – Cosmology, Galaxies & Exo-planets

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We are not able to livestream this event though we hope to record the lectures.

A 25% discount is available to BAA members, members of BAA Affiliated Societies and members of Nottingham Astronomical Society. The discount code can be accessed by BAA members logged into the website at the link It will also appear in the BAA Journal advert and monthly newsletter. When you buy your ticket on Eventbrite, click “Enter promo code” and then enter the code.

Doors Open at 10:00 and the meeting will close at approx. 18:00. The meeting will be held in Lecture Theatre B1. Car parking is available on campus and is free for all from 8am until 6:00pm.
Closing date for bookings is 22nd June 2022.

An opportunity to hear talks about the cutting edge of astrophysics from leading researchers. There will also be a chance to talk to some of our active observers and Section Directors.


Please note we only have audio recordings of the morning talks. The presenters have kindly given us PDF copies of their slides, so you can look at the slides while you listen to their talks.

10:00 Registration
10:30 David Arditti Welcome and Medal Award – Audio recording
10:40 Prof Frazer Pearce Adventures in the Goldilocks Zone: the search for other Earths – Audio and slides
11:30 Refreshment Break
11:50 Prof Christopher Conselice – Origins: The universe to intelligent life and everything in between – Audio and slides
12:40 Lunch
14:00 James Dawson Nottingham Astronomical Society – Video
14:30 Prof Ofer Lahav “AI for exploring the dark universe” – Video
15:20 Refreshment Break
16:00 Julian Onions “Galaxies – One Gigayear at a time” – Video
16:50 BAA Section Updates
Nick James – The BAA Comet Section – Video
Mike Frost – The BAA Historical Section – Video
17:30 David Arditti Closing remarks

We will also have some of the BAA Section Directors giving an update on observations members are supplying

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Our thanks go to the Nottingham Astronomical Society who are hosting this meeting




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[Teaser image: M81 by Dean Ashton]


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Maths and Physics Building, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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