The 1st British Gravity Meeting
University of Southampton, 27/28 March 2001
The Southampton GR
group is hosting the 1st "British Gravity Meeting" on 27/28 March
The purpose of the meeting is to bring the relativity community
in Britain together, and to provide a forum for young researchers
(students and postdocs).
The topic of the meeting is general relativity, classical,
quantum and experimental. The boundary would be drawn at topics that
are more suitable for the existing annual high energy physics and
There is no registration fee. Please register by email to
firstname.lastname@example.org, by March 1st if possible.
All participants who have submitted a talk before 1
March will be able to give it. The format of the talks is 10
minutes plus 2 minutes for discussions. The timetable and the
abstracts of all submitted talks are given below.
Final schedule of talks (HTML).
Abstracts of talks in order given(HTML).
Final list of all participants in
alphabetical order (HTML). (Postscript).
Classical and Quantum Gravity have kindly offered to sponsor a 50
pounds book token prize for the best talk by a PhD student at the
Stop press: the prize was won by Ed Porter of the University of
The meeting takes place in the Mathematics Department of the
University of Southampton. This is Building 54, a high-rise building
in the NW corner of the Highfield Campus.
All talks sessions are in lecture room 5A on level 5. Tea and coffee
breaks, including tea before the first talks session, and the wine
reception on Tuesday night, take place in the Senior Common Room on
The Southampton Relativity group has its offices on level 2. Toilets are
on level 3. Computing facilities for conference participants will be
on level 3.
Lunch and dinner venues will be suggested. Tea and coffee will be
provided in the breaks. Classical and Quantum Gravity is kindly
hosting a wine reception on the Tuesday night. Afterwards there will
be the occasion to attend a buffet dinner in Kuti's Brasserie (Oxford
Street, in the city centre, a coach will be provided).
Participants will have telnet acccess in the the conference building.
Participants are asked to make their own accomodation arrangements.
The Southampton GR group: R d'Inverno, J Vickers, N Andersson, C Gundlach
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