Talks by unit members


Yasha's talk at TEDxOIST, 2018.
This is not about quantum gravity, but if you wanted to know how Special Relativity was discovered:

Video via the TEDx YouTube channel


Yasha's talk at TEDxOIST, 2017.
This is not about quantum gravity, but if you wanted to know why gold is yellow:

Video via the TEDx YouTube channel


Yasha's plenary talk at ICGAC-IK conference in Seoul, 2017
This is an overview of my research program, aimed at a general physics audience.

Slides in PDF


Yasha's job interview talk at OIST, 2016.
This is an introduction into the field and my work, aimed at a general scientific audience.

Slides in PDF


A mini-course on higher-spin gravity by Yasha. Perimeter Institute, 2015 (three 1-hour lectures).

Video via Perimeter's online archive (PIRSA)


A seminar talk by Yasha on the imaginary part of the gravitational action & the black hole entropy formula. Perimeter Institute, 2013.

Video via Perimeter's online archive (PIRSA)

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Mirian's talk for the group meeting: A brief intorduction to orientifold constructions. Part 1 (20/04/2020) and Part 2 (27/04/2020), Zoom

Slides Part 1 (PDF)
Slides Part 2 (PDF)

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Mirian's talk at JINR, (02/06/2020), Zoom: Supersymmetric reducible higher-spin multiplets in various dimensions

Slides PDF

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Mirian's talk for the String Phenomenology, the University of Liverpool,  group meeting (16/06/2020): Calculation of gauge thresholds in heterotic compactifications

Slides PDF