The good news from Bristol is that Bayan just passed his viva, with minor corrections. Congratulations!
I gave a research seminar on “Thermodynamic signatures of topological transitions in nodal superconductors” to the Birmingham theory group last Thursday. I had not forgotten, but it was nice being reminded of what a lively and intellectually alert bunch that group are. For those who have never had the experience, let us just say that giving a talk there feels a lot more like having a conversation about your work with the whole front row than delivering a speech to the audience. Incredibly stimulating. I was not aware how much I had been missing them. Here are the slides (with a couple of corrections – two missing references, etc.):
James Annett is visiting 5-8 November 2013. He gave a colloquium yesterday on the suggestive topic “Odd times for Triplet Pairing”.
The University of Kent is welcoming applicants for a number of Research Fellowship schemes and offering matching funds to carry out your research based at our campus in Cantebury: http://www.kent.ac.uk/researchservices/sciences/fellowships/index.html
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you are considering making an EoI to work in my group.
Applications are invited for a Sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowship that will be hosted and sponsored by the University of Kent, in any of the research areas pursued by the departments within the Faculty of Sciences. Details available at the following URL: