The UK ALMA Regional Centre Node

Lead Research Organisation: University of Oxford
Department Name: Oxford Physics

Abstract

Steve Rawlings is Head of Astrophysics at Oxford, and PI of the observational astrophysics rolling grant and the SKA Design Study grant. Dimitra Rigopoulou is an internationally-recognised expert in far-infrared and sub-millimetre astronomy who is currently jointly funded by Oxford and RAL to coordinate participation in upcoming facilities like Herschel and ALMA. She will manage UK ALMA activity at Oxford. She will work closely with the Oxford SKADS simulation team, and specifically Ian Heywood who will develop ALMA simulation tools (alongside Francois Viallefond and Francois Levrier in Paris.

Publications

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Rigopoulou D (2009) Spectral energy distributions of type 2 quasi-stellar objects: obscured star formation at high redshifts in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Younger J (2009) A millimetre survey of starburst dominated ultraluminous infrared galaxies at z ~ 2 in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

 
Description Support for ALMA was delivered.
Exploitation Route UK ALMA users have access to the support
Sectors Education

URL http://www.alma.ac.uk/index.php/about-uk
 
Description ALMA support was provided as specified.
First Year Of Impact 2010
Sector Education
Impact Types Cultural