Theory and Experiment in Quantum Gravity

IPPP, Durham University
July 7-8th 2005

An informal meeting organized by the Mathematical and Theoretical Physics and Gravitational Physics Groups of the Institute of Physics

Ogden Centre

Timetable and Programme

There will be a two-day programme of pedagogical talks, covering theoretical and experimental progress in quantum gravity research. These lectures will begin after lunch on the 7th and end during the afternoon of the 8th. The meeting is aimed at both theorists and experimentalists interested in quantum gravity, and the talks will be accessible to non-experts, particularly graduate students.

A full programme will be available here

Speakers at the meeting:

John Barrett (Nottingham)
Christos Charmousis (Orsay)
Joy Christian (Oxford)
Fay Dowker (Imperial)
Giles Hammond (Birmingham)
Panayiota Kanti (Durham)
Bernard Kay (York)
James Lidsey (QM)
Nick Mavromatos (King's London)
Ian Moss (Newcastle)
Tony Padilla (Oxford)
Ivonne Zavala (Boulder)

Venue and Accommodation

All talks will be held in the Ogden Centre in the Department of Physics. Accommodation for the night of Thursday 7th July will be in Hatfield College. The cost will be £ 26.50 for bed and breakfast.


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

Please note that we will need payment in full for any rooms required prior to the start of the conference. There will be a 10 pound registration fee (reduced to 7 pounds for IOP members on showing their membership card) to cover organizational costs and refreshments. This will be payable in cash on arrival.

Limited support for attendance by graduate students may be available. Please indicate on the registration form if you would like to be considered for such support.

List of participants

Getting to Durham

A map showing the location of the University's colleges and the IPPP is available. Here is a link to another map. More information about how to get to Durham can be found here. Information about trains from London and elsewhere to Durham can be found at Railtrack's website (timetable information) and GNER's website (buying tickets online). Also you might be interested in flying directly to Newcastle Airport or Teeside Airport (flights from London, Paris and many other European destinations).

Contacting us

If you have any further enquiries about this meeting please email the organisers: Ruth Gregory and Elizabeth Winstanley, or the Conference account.

Meeting supported by the Mathematical and Theoretical Physics and Gravitational Physics groups of the