Quota Studentship 2011

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

Abstract

Doctoral Training Partnerships: a range of postgraduate training is funded by the Research Councils. For information on current funding routes, see the common terminology at www.rcuk.ac.uk/StudentshipTerminology. Training grants may be to one organisation or to a consortia of research organisations. This portal will show the lead organisation only.

Publications

10 25 50
 
Description C R Barber trust fund
Amount £300 (GBP)
Organisation Institute of Physics (IOP) 
Sector Learned Society
Country United Kingdom
Start 06/2013 
End 06/2013
 
Description Imperial College Trust - Joshua Chadney
Amount £400 (GBP)
Organisation Imperial College London 
Sector Academic/University
Country United Kingdom
Start 07/2012 
End 07/2012
 
Description RAS Travel - Joshua Chadney
Amount £500 (GBP)
Organisation Royal Astronomical Society 
Sector Learned Society
Country United Kingdom
Start 09/2012 
End 09/2012
 
Description "Thermospheric models applied to exoplanets" 
Organisation University of Arizona
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution "Thermospheric models applied to exoplanets", Tommi Koskinen, LPL/University of Arizona, USA. Start date: Oct 2011. End date: on-going.
Collaborator Contribution "Thermospheric models applied to exoplanets", Tommi Koskinen, LPL/University of Arizona, USA. Start date: Oct 2011. End date: on-going.
Impact "Thermospheric models applied to exoplanets", Tommi Koskinen, LPL/University of Arizona, USA. Start date: Oct 2011. End date: on-going.
Start Year 2011
 
Description CMS Collaboration 
Organisation European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
Department Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS)
Country Switzerland 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Data taking and operation of CMS. Data analysis and production of publications.
Collaborator Contribution Data taking and operation of CMS. Data analysis and production of publications.
Impact Development of hardware / software. A large number of publications, and continued funding.
 
Description CMS Upgrade 
Organisation European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
Department Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS)
Country Switzerland 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Design, development and construction of CMS upgrade
Collaborator Contribution Design, development and construction of CMS upgrade
Impact Design, development and construction of CMS upgrade. Continued funding.
Start Year 2008
 
Description LHCb Collaboration 
Organisation European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
Department Large Hadron Collider Beauty Experiment (LHCb)
Country Switzerland 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Data taking and operation of LHCb. Data analysis and production of publications.
Collaborator Contribution Data taking and operation of LHCb. Data analysis and production of publications.
Impact Development of hardware / software. Large number of scientific publications. Continued funding.
Start Year 2006
 
Description Stellar XUV fluxes 
Organisation European Space Agency
Department European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC)
Country France 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution "Stellar XUV fluxes", Jorge Sanz-Forcada, LAEX-Center of Astrobiology, European Space Astronomy Centre, Madrid, Spain. Start date: Summer 2012. End date: on-going.
Collaborator Contribution "Stellar XUV fluxes", Jorge Sanz-Forcada, LAEX-Center of Astrobiology, European Space Astronomy Centre, Madrid, Spain. Start date: Summer 2012. End date: on-going.
Impact "Stellar XUV fluxes", Jorge Sanz-Forcada, LAEX-Center of Astrobiology, European Space Astronomy Centre, Madrid, Spain. Start date: Summer 2012. End date: on-going.
Start Year 2012
 
Description T2K Collaboration 
Organisation T2K Collaboration
Country Global 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Data taking and operation of T2K. Data analysis and production of publications.
Collaborator Contribution Data taking and operation of T2K. Data analysis and production of publications.
Impact Development of hardware / software. Scientific publications. Continued funding.
Start Year 2006
 
Description analysis of singly ionised iron group elements for astrophysics applications. 
Organisation National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)
Country United States 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Dr Gillian Nave, of NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) (Washington USA) on analysis of singly ionised iron group elements for astrophysics applications.
Collaborator Contribution Dr Gillian Nave, of NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) (Washington USA) on analysis of singly ionised iron group elements for astrophysics applications.
Impact Dr Gillian Nave, of NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) (Washington USA) on analysis of singly ionised iron group elements for astrophysics applications.
Start Year 2012
 
Description Astronomy outreach activities 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation Workshop Facilitator
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Astronomy outreach activities, Royal Society
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Exhibition at House of Lords 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Type Of Presentation Workshop Facilitator
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact numerous interactions with policymakers

nothing notable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Masterclass presentations / discussion groups and talks at schools. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact 150 School children & teachers attended lectures and took part in discussion sessions.

Online lectures.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012,2013,2014
 
Description Masterclass presentations / discussion groups and talks at schools. Interaction with the media. VIP visits / interaction with MPs 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interactions with the media related to breaking stories in HEP. Interactions with MPs/ VIPs on visits to CERN and at UK events.

N/A.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012,2013
 
Description ROG planetarium guide 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Type Of Presentation Workshop Facilitator
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact multiple presentations to groups of 50 schoolchildren

Numerous discussions with audience members
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www.rmg.co.uk/whats-on/planetarium-shows
 
Description freelance astronomer at the Royal Observatory Greenwich running planetarium shows 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation Keynote/Invited Speaker
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact freelance astronomer at the Royal Observatory Greenwich running planetarium shows, typically 4 times per month

None as such
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012,2013