Mihran Vardanyan

I'm a cosmologist at the Oxford Astrophysics Department.
My research is about understanding and interpretation of the cosmological data. The main goal is to reveal the nature of dark matter and dark energy.
To learn more about my research please read through the following web-sites: NewScientist.com, arXive.com, iCosmos.co.uk.

I've also organized Stars and Stones 2010, Oxford University Expedition to Qarahunge, Armenia.
The expedition has been officially approved and supported by the Oxford University Expedition Council and Royal Geographical Society (with IBS).
To find out more click here: qarahunge.iCosmos.co.uk

Astrophysics Talks

A model comparison perspective on the curvature of the Universe - Blois (France, June 2009)
Windows on the Universe

Baryon Acoustic Oscillations - Oxford, Astrophysics Department (UK, May 2007)

Bayesian Data Analysis: Applications in Astrophysics - Oxford, Astrophysics Department (UK, May 2007)

Artificial Neural Networks: an additional tool for physicists - Yerevan State University, Bioinforatics Department (Armenia, May 2006)

Galaxy Classification: Artificial Neural Networks and Learing Algorithms
X Conference for Young Scientists and Specialists - JINR, Dubna (Russia, February 2006)

Conferences, Schools and Workshops

Windows on the Universe
XXIèmes Rencontres de Blois (Blois, France, 2009)

Cosmology Near and Far: Science with WFMOS
A joint Workshop of Subaru, Gemini, NOAO, JSPS, UK STFC, and AAL (Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 2008)

Annual School of EU Network "UniverseNet" (Oxford, UK, 2008)

43rd Rencontres de Moriond (Val d'Aosta, Italy, 2008)

Very Early Universe 25 Years On
(Cambridge, UK, 2007)

The Origin of the Univese
First Annual School of EU Network "UniverseNet" (Lesvos, Greece, 2007)

Data Analysis
39th Essex Summer School (Essex, UK, 2006)

Properties of Hadronic Matter under Extreme Conditions
4-th Winter School on Theoretical Physics (Dubna, Russia 2006)


Dubna International Advanced School of Theoretical Physics (Dubna, Russia 2005)


Mihran Vardanyan
University of Oxford
Astrophysics Department
Denys Wilkinson Building
Keble Road
Oxford, OX1 3RH, UK

Phone: +44(0)1865 589991
Fax: +44(0)1865 273390

Email: mva * astro.ox.ac.uk

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