The Origin of the Primordial Density Perturbation

University of Lancaster
March 22-24th 2005

An international workshop on the theory and observation of primordial density perturbations

Jointly organised by IPPP Durham University and Lancaster University

Registration closes 20 February 2005

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The meeting is intended to discuss the latest developments in the theory and observation of primordial density perturbations. Topics to be discussed include:

For a full programme click here


Speakers will include:

A. Berera (Edinburgh)
N. Bartolo (Trieste)
L. Covi (CERN)
A. Davis (Cambridge)
A. Jaffe (Imperial)
N. Kaloper (Davis)
S. King (Southampton)
L. Kofman (Toronto)
D. Langlois (Paris)
A. Liddle (Sussex)
A. Mazumdar (Copenhagen)
T. Moroi (Tokohu)
W. Percival (Edinburgh)
S. Sarkar (Oxford, TBC)
H. de Vega (Paris)
D. Wands (Portsmouth)

Venue and Accommodation

The meeting will be held on the campus of Lancaster University, 3 miles south of the city of Lancaster. Accommodation for participants will on the campus at the Lancaster University Conference Centre. The cost will be £ 65.50 per day for en-suite accommodation and £ 58.50 per day for standard accomodation. All meals are included in the price.

Arrival Information

Getting to Lancaster

Lancaster is easily reached by train from London and Manchester as well as other locations in the UK. For those travelling by air, there is a direct train service from Manchester airport to Lancaster (approx. 2 hours). For those travelling by car, Lancaster is on the route of the M6 motorway. Travel information and maps .


To register for the conference, please enter you details here .

List of delegates

If you wish to give a talk, please enter your abstract here

Contacting us

If you have any further enquiries about this meeting please email the conference organisers at

Organising committee: Shaun Cole, Ruth Gregory, James Stirling, Konstantinos Dimopoulos, David Lyth, John McDonald.