Imperial College Astrophysics PATT Linked Grant

Lead Research Organisation: Imperial College London
Department Name: Dept of Physics

Abstract

Observational data is essential to many areas of our astronomical research. This grant will fund the trips to telescopes necessary to obtain this data.

Publications

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Afonso-Luis, A (2008) A 15 mu m selected sample of high-z starbursts and AGNs in SECOND ANNUAL SPITZER SCIENCE CENTER CONFERENCE: INFRARED DIAGNOSTICS OF GALAXY EVOLUTION

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Babbedge, T (2008) Understanding infrared galaxy populations: The SWIRE legacy survey in SECOND ANNUAL SPITZER SCIENCE CENTER CONFERENCE: INFRARED DIAGNOSTICS OF GALAXY EVOLUTION

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Baker A (2016) The Fate of Ultraluminous Mergers in Symposium - International Astronomical Union

 
Title Beyond Entropy 
Description Part of Exhibition and other products associaed with 2010 Venice Architecture Biennale 
Type Of Art Artwork 
Year Produced 2010 
Impact Subsequent exhibition in London, book publication 
 
Title Disturbed Universes 
Description Short Story collection 
Type Of Art Creative Writing 
Year Produced 2016 
Impact Guest of Honour slot at UK National SF Convention 
URL http://www.newconpress.co.uk/info/book.asp?id=64&referer=Hp
 
Title Science fiction writing 
Description 16 SF stories published in professional or semiprofessional markets from 2008 to present 
Type Of Art Creative Writing 
Year Produced 2014 
Impact Positive critical response, interest from media as someone working in science and writing science fiction 
 
Title Urban Sputnik 
Description Sculpture 
Type Of Art Artwork 
Year Produced 2012 
Impact Shown at RI, Imperial, London Science Festival, World SF Convention 
 
Description 2014 Royal Society Summer Exhibition 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Lots of discussion, some press contact

Reached 13000 people
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description 9 Worlds Geekfest 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation Keynote/Invited Speaker
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact About 200 at talk.

Was invited back for the next one.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Boskone 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact About 600 attendees
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Cosmic Sculpture Press Release 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Press release taken up by wide range of outlets including New York Times, Wired, Mail Online etc.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/newssummary/news_27-10-2016-11-42-11
 
Description Guest of Honour at UK Nation al SF Convention 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Guest of honour work included assistance with programme, arranging visit to & exhibition from Jodrell Bank Observatory, several panels, a talk and an interview, as well as written contributions to convention publications.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Interview by FT TV 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact More press contacts

The quality of the video was very nice
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL http://video.ft.com/3874388757001/Future-of-space-tourism-in-doubt-/Companies
 
Description Interview by France 24 TV 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Was only a few days ago. Who knows.

Unclear
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Ken/Chelsea 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact The usual- I am not going to write many words for all these activities.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Keycon 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact About 600 attendees
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Material World 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation Keynote/Invited Speaker
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Radio show

Invited back
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2009,2011,2013
 
Description Over 40 seperate activities in the time period 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Lots of results form lots of different activities including TV, radio, press, public and school children

I keep getting invitations
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2006,2007,2008,2009,2010
 
Description Panel at 2016 Nine Worlds Geekfest 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Panel at SF con
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Planck Clump press release 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation Paper Presentation
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Press release picked up internationally including outlets like Mail Online, Russia Today, Times of India and Forbes.com

Press coverage across the world, email interview by Natural History Magazine & forbes.com, and more
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Planck Exhibit at RSSE 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Major exhibition of the year at Royal Society
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Royal Society Summer Exhibition 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Type Of Presentation Keynote/Invited Speaker
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Upwards of 10000 attended each year

This is an exhibit so does not match any of your presentation classes

Covered by BBC and others
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity Pre-2006,2009,2012,2013
 
Description Royal Society Summer Exhibition 2013 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Type Of Presentation Keynote/Invited Speaker
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Over 13000 attendees on the day, over 100000 hits on the associated web pages

Videos, exhibition stand, software online produced.

Several of the online 'games/demonstrations' were featured in BBC Focus magazine & elsewhere
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description S4F 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact I bet nobody reads these
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description World SF Convention 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Organised over a hundred science related talks, panels, workshops for 7500 people at World SF Convention in London in 2014.

The options available above are far too restricted to be able to provide a reasonable overview of this activity. Those reached range from school children to Professors, civil servants and the media

Speakers arranged included the Astronomer Royal, Alan Bond, head of Reaction Engines and cosmonaut Anatoly Artsebarsky,

Press releases, invitations to speak at future events, descriptions of this as the 'best science programme ever at a worldcon'
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL http://www.loncon3.org
 
Description Worldcon 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact About 5000 attendees. Discussion of a variety of astrophysics related subjects.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Worldcon science programme 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation Workshop Facilitator
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Organised >90 science based items at two past worldcons, and more for the next event in 2014.

Helping writers with science in their books
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity Pre-2006,2009,2013