Talks

My recent talks include:

  • "Cosmic challenges for fundamental physics" [PPT]
    Symposium "The Quantum Universe", Groningen, December 9, 2009
  • "Picking up speed in string cosmology" [PPT]
    Pedagogical lectures at 24th Nordic Network Meeting, Groningen, December 3-5, 2009
  • "De Sitter in string theory and supergravity" [PPT]
    National seminar on high-energy physics of the DRSTP, November 20, 2009
  • "Modern cosmology: a challenge for fundamental physics" [PPT]
    Colloquium at UAM, Mexico-City, November 6, 2009
  • "String theory, supergravity and cosmology" [PDF]
    Seminar at UAM, Mexico-City, November 3, 2009
  • "Moduli stabilisation and De Sitter in extended supergravity" [PDF]
    15-th European Workshop on String Theory, Zurich, September 7-11, 2009
  • "Moduli stabilisation and De Sitter vacua" [PDF]
    PASCOS 2009, Hamburg, July 6-10, 2009
  • "Cosmic acceleration in string theory" [PPT]
    8th biennal symposium "Trends in Theory" of the Dutch Research School of Theoretical Physics, May 14-15, 2009
  • "Moduli stabilisation and orientifold reductions" [PDF]
    Theory seminar at NIKHEF, Amsterdam, April 2, 2009
  • "Gaugings at angles from orientifold reductions" [PDF]
    String seminar at the ITF, Utrecht, February 6, 2009
  • "The Kac-Moody algebras of supergravity" [PDF]
    Eurostrings conference of the European Superstring Theory Network, June 3 - July 4, 2008