These are some of the places where I’ve been talking or presenting a poster about my research.

A pdf version of my talk list is available here. Do you want to see these places on a map?

## Talks at conferences

**17.** * Surprises from the spins: astrophysics and relativity with detections of spinning black-hole mergers.*

12th Edoardo Amaldi Conference, Pasadena CA, USA, Jul 2017. **Plenary talk**.

**16.** * Core collapse and compact-object formation to test General Relativity.*

LIGO Core Collapse Supernova Workshop, Pasadena CA, USA, Mar 2017.

**15.** * The curious and simple limit of equal-mass precessing black-hole binaries.*

33rd Pacific Coast Gravity Meeting, Santa Barbara CA, USA, Mar 2017.

**14.** * Spins remember: spin signatures of astrophysical black hole formation mechanisms.*

Strong Gravity and Binary Dynamics with Gravitational Wave Observations, Oxford MS, USA, Feb 2017.

**13.** * The kick is in the waveform: detection of black-hole recoils.*

The Dawning Era of Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics, Aspen CO, USA, Feb 2017.

**12.** *Kicked waveforms: prospects for direct detection of black hole recoils.*

“April” APS Meeting, Washington DC, USA, Jan 2017.

**11.** *Getting the most out of gravitational-wave observations: kicks and spin precession.*

Einstein Fellows Symposium 2016, Cambridge MA, USA, Oct 2016.

Youtube recording and Twitter coverage

**10.** *Averaging the average: multi-timescale analysis of precessing black-hole binaries.*

21st International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation (GR21), New York NY, USA, Jul 2016.

**9.** *Differential accretion means differential alignment.*

BritGrav 16, Nottingham, UK, Apr 2016.

**8.** *A new instability to black-hole spin precession.*

28th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics, Geneva, Switzerland, Dec 2015.

**7.** *Binary black-hole spin precession: a tale of three timescales. *

One Hundred Years of Strong Gravity, Lisbon, Portugal, Jun 2015.

**6.** *Giant and empty: black-hole occupation fraction in brightest cluster galaxies. *

BritGrav 15, Birmingham, UK, Apr 2015.

**5.** *Not so fast: gas-driven spin alignment in merging black-hole binaries. *

Milan Christmas Workshop, Milan, Italy, Dec 2014.

**4.** *Missing black holes in brightest cluster galaxies as evidence for the occurrence of superkicks. *

99 years of Black Holes, Potsdam, Germany, May 2014.

**3.** *Rival families: waveforms from resonant black-hole binaries as probes of their astrophysical formation history. *

3rd Session of the Sant Cugat Forum on Astrophysics, Sant Cugat, Spain, Apr 2014.

Proceedings **published** by Springer (Jan 2015)

**2.** *Gravitational-wave signals from stellar-mass black-hole binaries in resonant configurations. *

BritGrav 14, Cambridge, UK, Mar 2014.

**1.** *Spin alignment effects in stellar mass black hole binaries. *

22nd Midwest Relativity Meeting, Chicago IL, USA, Sep 2012.

## Talks at department seminars

**14.** *Binary black hole astrophysics with the first gravitational-wave events.*

Theory group seminars, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, May 2017.

**13.** *Astrophysics with the first gravitational-wave events: from supernova asymmetries to multiple black-hole generations.*

GR seminars, Department Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge, UK, May 2017.

**12.** *Black-hole binaries on the road to merger.*

Oskar Klein Center colloquia, Stockholms Universitet, Stockholm, Sweden, Jan 2017.

**11.** *A tale of astronomy and relativity: formation and evolution of black-hole binaries.*

Department seminar series, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy, Apr 2016.

**10.** *A new paradigm for black-hole spin precession.*

Astrophysics seminars, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, Feb 2016.

**9.** *New insights on binary black-hole spin precession.*

Relativity division seminars, Albert Einstein Institute, Potsdam, Germany, Feb 2016.

**8.** *Spontaneous scalarization: a promising avenue for gravitational-wave astronomy.*

GReCO seminars, Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris, Paris, France, Jan 2016.

**7.** *Innovative multi-timescale approach to binary black holes.*

Theoretical Astrophysics seminars, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy, Dec 2015.

**6.** *Stellar collapse in scalar-tensor theories of gravity: prospects for gravitational-wave astronomy. *

Gravity and Particles seminars, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK, Dec 2015.

**5.** *Core collapse and relativistic stars in scalar-tensor theories of gravity. *

Gravity seminars, STAG Research Center, Southampton, UK, Oct 2015.

**4.** *Binary black-hole spin alignment: gas-driven and relativistic inspiral. *

Wednesday seminars, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, UK, Jun 2015.

**3.** *Spin-orbit resonances: unveiling black-hole binary dynamics on both stellar-mass and supermassive scale. *

Gravitational Physics seminars, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, May 2014.

**2.** *Spin-orbit resonances: unveiling black-hole binary dynamics on both stellar-mass and supermassive scale. *

GR seminar, Department Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge, UK, May 2014.

**1.** *Spin alignment and resonant plane in stellar mass black hole binaries. *

Lunch talks, Leiden Observatory, Leiden, The Netherlands, Jan 2013.

## Posters at conferences

**7.** *PRECESSION: efficient black-hole binary evolution with python.*

Mathematics and Big Data Showcase, Cambridge, UK, Apr 2016.

**6.** *Numerical relativity group at University of Cambridge.*

Einstein’s Legacy: celebrating 100 years of general relativity, London, UK, Nov 2015.

**5.** *Formation and evolution of compact objects in relativity and modified gravity.*

5th DiRAC Science Day, Cambridge, UK, Sep 2015.

**4.** *New analytic solutions to binary black-hole dynamics: from spin precession to inspiral. *

Eurostrings 2015, Cambridge, UK, Mar 2015.

**3.** *Analytic solutions to binary black-hole spin precession: recalling Kepler’s two-body problem. *

Compact Objects as Astrophysical and Gravitational Probes, Leiden, The Netherlands, Jan 2015.

Best young presentation **award**

**2.** *Efficient precession-averaged evolution of spinning black-hole binaries. *

Towards gravitational-wave astronomy: data analysis techniques and challenges, London, UK, Dec 2014.

**1.** *Morphologies and binary transfer: a new approach to the post-newtonian dynamics of precessing black-holes binaries. *

DPG Physics School “General Relativity @99”, Bad Honnef, Germany, Sep 2014

**Picture**: lights from La Sagrada, Barcelona, Spain