Welcome to the Rhubarb talks website

The 'Rhubarb Talks' are a series of seminars by PhD students for PhD students at NOCS.

Upcoming seminars are posted below and cover a whole range of scientific exploits. Talks are held every other Monday afternoon at 4.30pm in the postgrad lounge (node 086) and are accompanied by nibbles and refreshments.

For more info or to volunteer for a talk, please contact The Rhubarb Team: Liz (E.Sargent@noc.soton.ac.uk),
Rosanna (R.Greenop@noc.soton.ac.uk), Maike (mjsp106@soton.ac.uk) or Sara (Sara.Cregeen@noc.soton.ac.uk)

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

December 2009

We have a great Christmas season planned...

Monday 7th December we have the wonderful Ibrahim Muhammed giving a talk about
'The effect of large-scale interannual variations in the Gulf of Guinea'

followed by the infamous Stuart Jarvis giving a "seminar bingo"/upgrade practise talk
'Does it x-ray?’

Then on Monday 14th December we have an OBE showcase!!! Names and titles TBC

November 2009

On Monday 30th November we have the lovely Sally Close giving a talk entitled:

'Southern Ocean Variability from Seal-Mounted Sensors and Argo Floats'

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

October 2009

After a long lazy summer we are back for Rhubarb with a vengeance!

on Monday 5th October

we have Anna Kaczmarska talking about
“Seasonal and interannual variability of the surface circulation in the Nordic Seas.”

then on Monday 19th October

we have our very own Maike Paul talking about
“The role of Zostera noltii in wave attenuation and coastal protection”

Thursday, June 4, 2009

June 2009

Monday 15th June

A lovely double bill...

Ellen Moon
will give a talk about
"Copper(II) sorption to Bacillus subtilis and bacteriogenic ferrihydrite: Insights from XAS spectroscopy"

and Debbie Hembury will give a talk about
“Oxygen Uptake during Marine Diagenesis of Fresh Volcanic Material”

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

May 2009

* TUESDAY * 26th May we have Mark Vardy talking to us about "Real-time 3D pre-stack imaging of decimetre resolution 3D seismic volumes"

Come and join us in the PG Lounge at 5pm!

* TUESDAY * 5th May we have a double bill with a fishy feel...

Validation and development of otolith microchemistry in free-ranging marine fish
- Anna Lewis

The marine life of Atlantic salmon: evidence from the chemistry of scales - Kirsteen Mackenzie

And on Monday 18th May we have our in house geophysicist extraordinaire Mark Vardy speaking about...
Real-time 3D pre-stack imaging of decimetre resolution 3D seismic volumes

Monday, April 6, 2009

April 2009 Talks

TUESDAY 7th April we have the wondrous Stu Jarvis talking about

"High Resolution Analysis of Northern Patagonia Lake Sediments"

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

March 2009 Talks

On 16th we have John Prytherch:
"Measurement and parameterisation of air-sea CO2 flux in high winds"

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

February 2009 Talks

9th -

Firstly - Mike Cassidy:
"The eruptive evolution of volcanism on Montserrat, West Indies"

Secondly - Ellen Moon:
"Copper(II) Sorption to Bacteriogenic Ferrihydrite"

23rd - Chris Stevenson:
"Hyperpycnal turbidity currents and the deep-water massive sand enigma"

Monday, January 19, 2009

January 2009 Talks

12th - it's none other than our very own Richard Marsh!
"Development of rapid techniques for tritium analysis"

19th - Klaus Getzlaff
"Variability in the South Indian Ocean gyre circulation derived from Argo floats"