A PATT-linked grant to support Exeter's observational astrophysics research

Lead Research Organisation: University of Exeter
Department Name: Physics

Abstract

The funds awarded will be used to pay for travel and subsistence costs associated with observing runs on telescopes around the world.

Publications

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Bell C (2014) Pre-main-sequence isochrones - III. The Cluster Collaboration isochrone server in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Bell C. P. M. (2014) VizieR Online Data Catalog: Pre-main-sequence isochrones. II. SFR (Bell+, 2013) in VizieR Online Data Catalog

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Bell Cameron P. M. (2014) Pre-main-sequence isochrones - III. The Cluster Collaboration isochrone server in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Buckle J. V. (2015) The JCMT Gould Belt Survey: SCUBA-2 observations of circumstellar discs in L 1495 in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Buckle J. V. (2015) The JCMT Gould Belt Survey: SCUBA-2 observations of circumstellar discs in L 1495 in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Bulger J (2013) Submillimeter observations of IRAS and WISE debris disk candidates in Astronomy & Astrophysics

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Coud (2016) The JCMT Gould Belt Survey: the effect of molecular contamination in SCUBA-2 observations of Orion A in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

 
Description Astronomy data collected for various research projects related to star and planet formation.
Exploitation Route Findings will be used primarily by other astronomers to understand the process of star formation in the Milky Way and other galaxies.
Sectors Aerospace, Defence and Marine,Creative Economy,Digital/Communication/Information Technologies (including Software),Culture, Heritage, Museums and Collections

URL http://www.eaobservatory.org/jcmt/science/legacy-survey/gbs/
 
Description A PATT-linked grant to to support Exeter's observational astrophysics research
Amount £20,004 (GBP)
Funding ID ST/M006484/1 
Organisation Science and Technologies Facilities Council (STFC) 
Sector Academic/University
Country United Kingdom
Start 12/2015 
End 12/2017
 
Title JCMT Gould Belt survey data at CADC 
Description Data from the JCMT Gould Belt survey are publicly available at the Canadian Astronomy Data Centre (CADC), including via DOIs linked to publications. 
Type Of Material Database/Collection of data 
Year Produced 2013 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact Data are made available to other researchers 
URL http://www.cadc-ccda.hia-iha.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/en/jcmt/
 
Description JCMT Gould Belt Survey 
Organisation Joint Astronomy Centre
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Survey coordinator, co-authored papers
Collaborator Contribution co-authored papers
Impact See publications list
 
Description JCMT Gould Belt Survey 
Organisation Joint Astronomy Centre
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Consortium management. Astronomical data collection, analysis and publication.
Collaborator Contribution Consortium management. Astronomical data collection, analysis and publication.
Impact Publications - see publications list
 
Description JCMT Gould Belt Survey 
Organisation NRC Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics (NRC-HIA)
Country Canada 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Survey coordinator, co-authored papers
Collaborator Contribution co-authored papers
Impact See publications list
 
Description JCMT Gould Belt Survey 
Organisation NRC Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics (NRC-HIA)
Country Canada 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Consortium management. Astronomical data collection, analysis and publication.
Collaborator Contribution Consortium management. Astronomical data collection, analysis and publication.
Impact Publications - see publications list
 
Description JCMT Gould Belt Survey 
Organisation University of Cambridge
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Survey coordinator, co-authored papers
Collaborator Contribution co-authored papers
Impact See publications list
 
Description JCMT Gould Belt Survey 
Organisation University of Central Lancashire
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Survey coordinator, co-authored papers
Collaborator Contribution co-authored papers
Impact See publications list
 
Description Institute of Physics Southwest + Channel Islands schools lecture tour 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Schools lecture tour covering 1000+ secondary school pupils (mostly state school, mostly GCSE but the full range) engaged with physics/astronomy through lecture with hands-on activities highlighting the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope Legacy surveys.

Students were engaged with science and life as a scientist. Comments included
"excellent and interesting lecture, very well presented"
"Interesting, inspiring, relevant"
"Helpful for deciding what university course to choose"
and simply "Stellar"
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012,2013
URL http://www.iop.org/activity/branches/south_west/