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Research project

C Knigge - Astrophysics at Southampton


Lead researcher

Professor Christian Knigge

Professor of Astrophysics

Research interests

  • accretion phenomena and associated outflows
  • cataclysmic variables
  • close binaries
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Other researchers

Professor Tony Bird

Associate Dean Education

Research interests

  • My main research interest is in instrumentation and data analysis for high energy astrophysics.
  • I am a co-investigator for the IBIS imaging telescope on the European Space Agency's INTEGRAL space telescope mission, operating successfully since its launch in 2001.
  • I am responsible for compilation of the all-sky survey from IBIS.
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Professor Diego Altamirano

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Professor Sebastian Hoenig

Head of School

Research interests

  • Active Galactic Nuclei
  • Dust
  • Radiative transfer
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Professor Mark Sullivan

Associate Dean-Research

Research interests

  • Supernovae
  • Time domain astronomy
  • Cosmology
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Professor Francesco Shankar

Professor of Astrophysics

Research interests

  • Super-massive Black Hole Demography and Evolution
  • Galaxy Evolution: Spheroids and Bulges, Environment, High-redshift galaxies
  • Radio and Broad Absorption Line Active Galactic Nuclei
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Professor Poshak Gandhi

Professor of Astrophysics

Research interests

  • Data-intensive Astronomy
  • Social Impact of Astronomy
  • Time-domain astrophysics, Black Holes, Lunar astronomy
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Dr Matthew Middleton

Associate Professor
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Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups

Research outputs

Max Beard, Ian McHardy, Kavita Kumari, Gulab C. Dewangan, Iossif Papadakis, Dipankar Bhattacharya, Kulinder Pol Singh, Daniel Kynoch & Mayukh Pahari, 2022, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 519(1), 91 - 101
Type: article
Cordelia Dashwood Brown, Poshak Gandhi & Phil Charles, 2022, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 517(2), 2426-2435
Type: article
Claire Louise Greenwell, Poshak Gandhi, George Lansbury, Peter Gregory Boorman, Vincenzo Mainieri & Daniel Stern, 2022, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 934(2), L34
Type: article
David J. Williamson, Lars H. Bösch & Sebastian F. Hönig, 2021, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 510(4), 5963-5973
Type: article
Edward J. Parkinson, Christian Knigge, James H. Matthews, Knox S. Long, Nick Higginbottom, Stuart A. Sim & Samuel W. Mangham, 2021, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 510(4), 5426-5443
Type: article