Presentation list


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Below is a detailed list of all academically-relevant presentations I have given since the start of my PhD, including contributed, posters, seminars, lectures, talks and outreach. Click the titles where available to view online content related to the talk.
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2021

  1. (Seminar, invited) Illuminating the Gloomiest Sites of Supermassive Black Hole Accretion
    Mullard Space Science Laboratory seminar, MSSL, UK, Nov-2021

  2. (Talk) Shining a Light on the Murkiest Sites of Supermassive Black Hole Accretion
    Stanford/KIPAC Tea Talk, Sep-2021

  3. (Lecture) BXA tutorial
    Bayesian X-ray Analysis lectures & tutorial, Chandra Data Science, Aug-2021

  4. (Contributed) Statistical tools for X-ray spectral fitting
    Bayesian X-ray Analysis lecture & tutorial, Hradec nad Moravicí, Jul-2021

  5. (Poster) Resolving X-ray Obscuration Biases with Isotropic AGN Selection - The NuLANDS Legacy Survey
    EAS NuLANDS poster, EAS, Jun-2021

  6. (Lecture) Identifying AGN - Selection vs. Classification
    Prague lecture on AGN identification, Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, May-2021

  7. (Lecture) Obscuration & the Cosmic X-ray Background
    Prague lecture on AGN obscuration, Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, May-2021

  8. (Contributed, invited) Probing the circum-nuclear obscurer geometry in local AGN
    Sandwich Workshop talk, Advanced Technologies Research Institute, Slovakia, Feb-2021

2020

  1. (Lecture) Compton-thick AGN - Finding monsters in our cosmic neighbourhood
    Introduction to Compton-thick AGN, IISER Mohali, Punjab, India, Nov-2020

  2. (Talk) The fine line between unobscured & obscured AGN
    Southampton XRB group talk, University of Southampton, Jul-2020

  3. (Contributed) Neutral Fe Ka correlations for BASS AGN
    Swift/BAT AGN Spectroscopic Survey (BASS) meeting talk, Online, Jul-2020

  4. (Talk) Resolving X-ray Obscuration Biases of Growing Supermassive Black Holes
    SPI-MAX talk, University of Oxford, England, Jun-2020

  5. (Seminar) How important is obscured growth of black holes?
    Astronomical Insitute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Institutional Seminar, Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Mar-2020

  6. (Seminar) Feeding or fasting? Finding the growing black holes in our cosmic backyard
    Masaryk University seminar, Brno, Czechia, Mar-2020

  7. (Seminar) Resolving X-ray Obscuration Biases with Isotropic AGN Selection - The Column Density Distribution from the NuLANDS Legacy Survey
    European Space Agency Centre seminar, ESAC Madrid, Feb-2020

  8. (Seminar) Finding hungry supermassive black holes
    Charles University seminar, Charles University, Prague, Czechia, Feb-2020

2019

  1. (Seminar) How do we find black holes?
    Cologne-Prague meeting seminar, Sporilov, Prague, Nov-2019

  2. (Lecture) NuSTAR Analysis Workshop
    NuSTAR tutorial workshop, Slovakia Institute of Technology, Nov-2019

  3. (Contributed) Extremely Obscured AGN States
    AGN Spectral States workshop, Vila Lanna, Prague, Nov-2019

  4. (Talk) Resolving X-ray Obscuration Biases with Isotropic AGN Selection - The Column Density Distribution from the NuLANDS Legacy Survey
    MPE Kaffeerunde, MPE, Garching, Nov-2019

  5. (Contributed) Mitigating X-ray Obscuration Biases with Isotropic AGN Selection
    X-ray Astronomy 2019, Bologna, Sep-2019

  6. (Contributed) Mitigating X-ray Obscuration Biases with Isotropic AGN Selection
    New Results in X-ray Astronomy and Athena Consortium Meeting, Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL), Sep-2019

  7. (Poster) Resolve-ing AGN Obscuration with XRISM
    Xcalibur High-resolution X-ray Spectroscopy Meeting, Winchester, Jul-2019

  8. (Seminar) Obscured Growth of Supermassive Black Holes
    Prague seminar, Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Jun-2019

  9. (Poster) Obscured Growth of Supermassive Black Holes
    69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, Lindau Inselhalle, Jun-2019

  10. (Outreach) How to See a Black Hole
    Interview at the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, Lindau Inselhalle, Jun-2019

  11. (Outreach)
    3 Minute Thesis competition, University of Southampton, Mar-2019

  12. (Outreach, invited) Using X-rays to Reveal Hidden Monster Black Holes
    Outreach seminar, Basingstoke Astronomy Society, Feb-2019

2018

  1. (Seminar) Constructing a Census of Growing Supermassive Black Holes
    Universidad Diego Portales de Chile seminar, Santiago, Dec-2018

  2. (Contributed) Mitigating X-ray Obscuration Biases with Isotropic AGN Selection
    TORUS2018, Puerto Varas, Dec-2018

  3. (Seminar) Obscured Growth of Supermassive Black Holes
    Black Hole Initiative seminar, BHI, Cambridge, Boston, Oct-2018

  4. (Talk) Obscured Growth of Supermassive Black Holes
    CfA QSO Tea Talk, Harvard CfA, Cambridge, Boston, Oct-2018

  5. (Seminar) Constructing a Census of Growing Supermassive Black Holes
    MIT High Energy Meeting seminar, MIT, Boston, Cambridge, Boston, Oct-2018

  6. (Seminar) Brave NuLANDS for Obscured Active Galactic Nuclei
    University of Hertfordshire departmental seminar, University of Hertfordshire, Jul-2018

  7. (Seminar) Brave NuLANDS for Obscured Active Galactic Nuclei
    Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation seminar, University of Portsmouth, May-2018

  8. (Contributed) NuLANDS for X-ray Obscured Active Galactic Nuclei
    From Micrometres to Megaparsecs, University of Southampton, Apr-2018

  9. (Seminar) Constructing a Census of Growing Supermassive Black Holes
    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile seminar, Santiago, Mar-2018

  10. (Contributed, invited) An X-ray Baldwin Effect for Compton-thick Active Galactic Nuclei
    Local hard X-ray selected AGN across the multi-wavelength spectrum, ESO Headquarters, Mar-2018

2017

  1. (Talk) An X-ray Baldwin Effect for Compton-thick AGN
    Cambridge Bun Club Talk, University of Cambridge, Oct-2017

  2. (Poster) An Obscuration-unbiased Sample of AGN with NuLANDS
    New Results in X-ray Astronomy and Athena Consortium Meeting, Durham University, Sep-2017

  3. (Contributed) An X-ray Baldwin effect for Compton-thick Active Galactic Nuclei
    New Results in X-ray Astronomy and Athena Consortium Meeting, Durham University, Sep-2017

  4. (Seminar, invited) Uncovering Obscured Growth of AGN with NuLANDS
    University of Sussex seminar, University of Sussex, Jun-2017

  5. (Poster) The X-ray Baldwin Effect for Compton-thick AGN
    Timing and Spectroscopy in the New Era of X-ray Astronomy, Burlington House, RAS, Feb-2017

  6. (Press release) Supermassive Black Holes lurking in our comic backyard unveiled by NuSTAR
    AAS Press Briefing, Dallas, Jan-2017

2016

  1. (Seminar) The Universality of Obscuration Amongst Growing Super-Massive Black Holes - An Undeniable Truth?
    AstroGrav seminar, University of Southampton, Nov-2016

  2. (Talk) Obscuration of all Growing Super-Massive Black Holes - An Undeniable Truth?
    Caltech talk to the NuSTAR group, Caltech, Nov-2016

  3. (Poster) The X-ray Baldwin Effect for Compton-thick AGN
    HEX-P and NuSTAR Science Meeting, Caltech, Nov-2016

  4. (Outreach) The X-ray View of Super-Massive Black Holes
    David Gross STAG (Southampton Theory Astrophysics and Gravity) Nobel lecture, University of Southampton, Oct-2016

  5. (Contributed) NuSTAR Unveils a Heavily Obscured AGN with Strong Iron Fluorescence
    New Results in X-ray Astronomy and Athena Consortium Meeting, MSSL, Sep-2016

  6. (Contributed) IC 3639: Heavily Compton-thick AGN with Strong Iron Fluorescence
    X-ray View of Black Hole Activity in the Local Universe, ETH, Zürich, Feb-2016

  7. (Outreach) > 20 Soton Astrodome shows
    (Click the link for more information about the mobile planetarium), University of Southampton, Jan-2016