Prof. Andy Shearer

B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.

 
researcher

Biography

BSc 1975 University of London
MSc 1978 Durham University
PhD 1980 Durham University
Present Post: School of Physics, NUI Galway
 Period                    Post Held                                              Employer
1975-1980             Research Assistant                             Durham University
1980-1986             Research Assistant/Associate            Bristol University
1986-1991             Self Employed Scientific Consultant   Self
 1991                      Research Fellow                                University College Galway
 1993                      Contract Lecturer                               University College Galway
 1996                      Junior Lecturer                                   NUI Galway
 1998                      College Lecturer                                 NUI Galway
 2008                      Senior Lecturer                                   NUI Galway
 2013-16                 Head of School of Physics                 NUI Galway
 2013-present         Personal Professor                             NUI Galway

Research Interests

Astrophysics : Pulsars Astrophysics : optical and multiwavelength observations.
Astronomy : Astronomical Instrument development - particularly optical polarimetry. 
Plasma Modeling
High Performance Computing
Medical Image Processing
Virtual Observatories

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
SCHOOL OF PHYSICS FP7 TRAVEL SUPPORT ACCOUNT ANDY SHEARER 01-JAN-13 31-DEC-13
IRCSET EMBARK 05 RORY DONOHUE A SHEARER 01-OCT-05 31-OCT-08
INTERGRAL IBIS STUDIES OF THE POLARISATION OF THE CRAB NEBULA AND PULSAR A SHEARER 20-JAN-14 19-JAN-15
SFI 02 IN 1 I208 WEBCOM G A SHEARER 01-OCT-03 31-AUG-08
CERN ACCELERATING SCIENCE EXHIBITION ANDY SHEARER 01-SEP-12 28-FEB-14
OBSERVATIONS OF FERMI PULSARS ANDREW SHEARER IRCSET PAUL MORAN 01-SEP-10 31-AUG-13
INTAS PROJECT 01-SEP-07 30-APR-09
SEA2SKY LINKING MARINE ATMOSPHERIC AND ASTRONOMICAL RESEARCHERS TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC GRANT AGREEMENT 316553 ANDREW SHEARER SEE RE7524 01-JUN-12 31-DEC-14
OPTICAL INFRARED CO ORDINATION NETWORK FOR ASTRONOMY OPTICON EU FP7 312430 ANY SHEARER 01-JAN-13 31-DEC-17
GENERAL ACCOUNT ANDY SHEARER 15-MAR-12 15-MAR-20
HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTRPHYSICS FP7 CS ANDY SHEARER 22-NOV-12 21-JUL-14
MEGATORTURO HIGH TEMPORAL RESOLUTION OPTICAL DETECTOR ANDY SHEARER 01-NOV-12 04-JAN-20
BULL SYSTEMS LTD BULL PI 02112009 ANDREW SHEARER 01-OCT-09 30-SEP-11
AIR G REDFERN PHYSICS 01-JAN-94 30-SEP-15
940 EU HPMFCT2000 0652 SHEARER 31-MAR-01 30-APR-09
Sea2Sky EU SEA2SKY 287462 01-MAY-11 28-APR-15
E-INIS A.SHEARER RH4601 01-OCT-07 23-AUG-15
EU RIT3 CT04 001566 OPTICO APD DEVELOPMENT FP5 01-JAN-04 31-MAY-09
930 ENT IR SC98 732 HTRA A SHEARER 01-OCT-98 12-FEB-04
GASP 09/RFP/AST2391 M REDFERN 01-JUL-09 30-JUN-15
EI INF03 GRID IRELAND A SHEARER 01-DEC-02 23-JUL-07
978 HEA BIOMED CENTRE P3 GLYNN 01-OCT-99 23-MAR-09
FP7 PROPOSAL PREPARATION COORDINATOR SUPPORT CS/2011/458 - MARIE CURIE ACTIONS - TRAINING NETWORK IN HIGH TIME E.I. ENTERPRISE IRL FP7 SUPPORT ANDY SHEARER 20-OCT-11 20-JUN-13
IRC SC 02 173 ISOLATED NEUTRON STARS A SHEARER 01-SEP-02 02-MAY-07
SFI 02 IN 1 I208 WEBCOM SHEARER NUIG OHD 01-OCT-03 30-SEP-07
PRTLI3 COSMOGRID DIAS SHEARER 30-SEP-02 28-APR-08
935 GAL CORP WEB DEVELOPMENT RC OF 01-OCT-99 31-DEC-07
OIP 2006 ACCESS GRID POINT ANDY SHEARER 01-JAN-06 30-MAY-07
OIP 2007 ACCESS GRID POINT A SHEARER 01-JAN-07 28-FEB-08
EU FP7 226604 OPTICON ANDREW SHEARER 01-JAN-09 31-DEC-12
977 HEA BIOENG SC SHERAER WP7 01-OCT-98 26-MAR-03

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2016) 'A CANDIDATE OPTICAL COUNTERPART TO THE MIDDLE AGED gamma-RAY PULSAR PSR J1741-2054'
Mignani, RP,Testa, V,Marelli, M,De Luca, A,Salvetti, D,Belfiore, A,Pierbattista, M,Razzano, M,Shearer, A,Moran, P (2016) 'A CANDIDATE OPTICAL COUNTERPART TO THE MIDDLE AGED gamma-RAY PULSAR PSR J1741-2054'. Astrophysical Journal, 825 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Observations of three young gamma-ray pulsars with the Gran Telescopio Canarias'
Mignani, RP,Rea, N,Testa, V,Marelli, M,De Luca, A,Pierbattista, M,Shearer, A,Torres, DF,Wilhelmi, ED (2016) 'Observations of three young gamma-ray pulsars with the Gran Telescopio Canarias'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 461 :4317-4328 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'From TORTORA to Mega TORTORA-Results and Prospects of Search for Fast Optical Transients'
Beskin, G,Bondar, S,Karpov, S,Plokhotnichenko, V,Guarnieri, A,Bartolini, C,Greco, G,Piccioni, A,Shearer, A (2010) 'From TORTORA to Mega TORTORA-Results and Prospects of Search for Fast Optical Transients'. Advances In Astronomy, [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'A recent change in the optical and $\gamma$-ray polarization of the Crab nebula and pulsar'
Moran, P.; Kyne, G.; Gouiffès, C.; Laurent, P.; Hallinan, G.; Redfern, R. M.; Shearer, A. (2016) 'A recent change in the optical and $\gamma$-ray polarization of the Crab nebula and pulsar'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 456 :2974-2981 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2016) 'An investigation of the Eigenvalue Calibration Method (ECM) using GASP for non-imaging and imaging detectors'
Kyne, G,Lara, D,Hallinan, G,Redfern, M,Shearer, A (2016) 'An investigation of the Eigenvalue Calibration Method (ECM) using GASP for non-imaging and imaging detectors'. Experimental Astronomy, 41 :43-66 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Circular polarization of synchrotron radiation in high magnetic fields'
de Burca, D,Shearer, A (2015) 'Circular polarization of synchrotron radiation in high magnetic fields'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 450 :533-540 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2015) 'VLT polarimetry observations of the middle-aged pulsar PSR B0656+14'
Mignani, RP,Moran, P,Shearer, A,Testa, V,Slowikowska, A,Rudak, B,Krzeszowki, K,Kanbach, G (2015) 'VLT polarimetry observations of the middle-aged pulsar PSR B0656+14'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 583 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2006) 'Architecture of the integrated model of the Euro50 [6271-47]'
Enmark, A and Andersen, T and Owner-Petersen, M and Browne, M and Shearer, A (2006) 'Architecture of the integrated model of the Euro50 [6271-47]'. PROCEEDINGS-SPIE THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR OPTICAL ENGINEERING, 6271 [Details]
(2003) 'Enhanced Optical Emission During Crab Giant Radio Pulses'
Shearer (2003) 'Enhanced Optical Emission During Crab Giant Radio Pulses'. Science, 301 :493-495 [DOI] [Details]
(1997) 'Uses of microchannel plate intensified detectors for imaging applications in the X-ray, EUV and visible wavelength regions'
Read, PD,Carter, MK,Pike, CD,Harrison, RA,Kent, BJ,Swinyard, BM,Patchett, BE,Redfern, RM,Shearer, A,Colhoun, M (1997) 'Uses of microchannel plate intensified detectors for imaging applications in the X-ray, EUV and visible wavelength regions'. Nuclear Instruments & Methods In Physics Research Section A-Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors And Associated Equipment, 392 :359-363 [Details]
(2014) 'HST optical polarimetry of the Vela pulsar and nebula'
Moran, P,Mignani, RP,Shearer, A (2014) 'HST optical polarimetry of the Vela pulsar and nebula'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 445 :835-844 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'The Large Observatory For x-ray Timing'
Feroci (2014) 'The Large Observatory For x-ray Timing'. ArXiv e-prints, [Details]
(2014) 'Mini-MegaTORTORA - multichannel system for wide-field optical monitoring with high temporal resolution'
Sasyuk, V,Beskin, G,Karpov, S,Bondar, S,Perkov, A,Ivanov, E,Katkova, E,Shearer, A (2014) 'Mini-MegaTORTORA - multichannel system for wide-field optical monitoring with high temporal resolution'. Contributions Of The Astronomical Observatory Skalnate Pleso, 43 :251-252 [Details]
(2013) 'Deep optical observations of the gamma-ray pulsar PSR J0007+7303 in the CTA 1 supernova remnant'
Mignani, RP,de Luca, A,Rea, N,Shearer, A,Collins, S,Torres, DF,Hadasch, D,Caliandro, A (2013) 'Deep optical observations of the gamma-ray pulsar PSR J0007+7303 in the CTA 1 supernova remnant'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 430 :1354-1358 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'The Galway astronomical Stokes polarimeter: an all-Stokes optical polarimeter with ultra-high time resolution'
Collins, P,Kyne, G,Lara, D,Redfern, M,Shearer, A,Sheehan, B (2013) 'The Galway astronomical Stokes polarimeter: an all-Stokes optical polarimeter with ultra-high time resolution'. Experimental Astronomy, 36 :479-503 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2013) 'INTEGRAL/IBIS and optical observations of the Crab nebula/pulsar polarisation'
Moran (2013) 'INTEGRAL/IBIS and optical observations of the Crab nebula/pulsar polarisation'. ArXiv e-prints, [Details]
(2013) 'Optical observations of PSR J0205+6449-the next optical pulsar?'
Moran, P,Mignani, RP,Collins, S,de Luca, A,Rea, N,Shearer, A (2013) 'Optical observations of PSR J0205+6449-the next optical pulsar?'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 436 :401-412 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'Status and Perspectives of the Mini-MegaTORTORA Wide-field Monitoring System with High Temporal Resolution'
Karpov (2013) 'Status and Perspectives of the Mini-MegaTORTORA Wide-field Monitoring System with High Temporal Resolution'. Acta Polytechnica, 53 (3) [Details]
(2013) 'Optical polarimetry of the inner Crab nebula and pulsar'
Moran, P.; Shearer, A.; Mignani, R. P.; Słowikowska, A.; De Luca, A.; Gouiffès, C.; Laurent, P. (2013) 'Optical polarimetry of the inner Crab nebula and pulsar'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 433 :2564-2575 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'The Large Observatory for X-ray Timing (LOFT)'
Feroci (2012) 'The Large Observatory for X-ray Timing (LOFT)'. Experimental Astronomy, 34 :415-444 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Inverse mapping of polarized optical emission from pulsars: basic formulation and determination of emission altitude'
Mc Donald, J,O' Connor, P,de Burca, D,Golden, A,Shearer, A (2011) 'Inverse mapping of polarized optical emission from pulsars: basic formulation and determination of emission altitude'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 417 :730-744 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'A search for optical bursts from the rotating radio transient J1819-1458 with ULTRACAM - II. Simultaneous ULTRACAM-Lovell Telescope observations'
Dhillon, VS,Keane, EF,Marsh, TR,Stappers, BW,Copperwheat, CM,Hickman, RDG,Jordan, CA,Kerry, P,Kramer, M,Littlefair, SP,Lyne, AG,Mignani, RP,Shearer, A (2011) 'A search for optical bursts from the rotating radio transient J1819-1458 with ULTRACAM - II. Simultaneous ULTRACAM-Lovell Telescope observations'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 414 :3627-3632 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'DISCOVERY OF A FAINT X-RAY COUNTERPART AND A PARSEC-LONG X-RAY TAIL FOR THE MIDDLE-AGED, gamma-RAY-ONLY PULSAR PSR J0357+3205'
De Luca, A,Marelli, M,Mignani, RP,Caraveo, PA,Hummel, W,Collins, S,Shearer, A,Parkinson, PMS,Belfiore, A,Bignami, GF (2011) 'DISCOVERY OF A FAINT X-RAY COUNTERPART AND A PARSEC-LONG X-RAY TAIL FOR THE MIDDLE-AGED, gamma-RAY-ONLY PULSAR PSR J0357+3205'. Astrophysical Journal, 733 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Dark spot, spiral waves and the SW Sextantis behaviour: it is all about UX Ursae Majoris'
Neustroev, VV,Suleimanov, VF,Borisov, NV,Belyakov, KV,Shearer, A (2011) 'Dark spot, spiral waves and the SW Sextantis behaviour: it is all about UX Ursae Majoris'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 410 :963-977 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2011) 'VLT observations of the two Fermi pulsars PSR J1357-6429 and PSR J1048-5832'
Mignani, RP,Shearer, A,De Luca, A,Moran, P,Collins, S,Marelli, M (2011) 'VLT observations of the two Fermi pulsars PSR J1357-6429 and PSR J1048-5832'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 533 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'VLT observations of Fermi pulsars'
Mignani (2011) 'VLT observations of Fermi pulsars'. ArXiv e-prints, [Details]
(2010) 'DISTRIBUTED RADIOTHERAPY SIMULATION WITH THE WEBCOM WORKFLOW SYSTEM'
Downes, P,Curran, O,Cunniffe, J,Shearer, A (2010) 'DISTRIBUTED RADIOTHERAPY SIMULATION WITH THE WEBCOM WORKFLOW SYSTEM'. International Journal Of High Performance Computing Applications, 24 :213-227 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'The Size of the Broad Line Region in M84 (NGC 4374)'
Devereux (2010) 'The Size of the Broad Line Region in M84 (NGC 4374)'. ArXiv e-prints, [Details]
(2009) 'The MarineGrid project in Ireland with Webcom'
Kenirons, M,Curran, O,Cunniffe, J,Ryan, J,Ryan, P,Shearer, A (2009) 'The MarineGrid project in Ireland with Webcom'. Computers & Geosciences, 35 :205-213 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'GASP - Galway Astronomical Stokes Polarimeter'
Collins (2009) 'GASP - Galway Astronomical Stokes Polarimeter'. ArXiv e-prints, [Details]
(2009) 'INVESTIGATIONS OF THE MAGNETOSPHERIC PLASMA DISTRIBUTION IN THE VICINITY OF A PULSAR. I. BASIC FORMULATION'
McDonald, J,Shearer, A (2009) 'INVESTIGATIONS OF THE MAGNETOSPHERIC PLASMA DISTRIBUTION IN THE VICINITY OF A PULSAR. I. BASIC FORMULATION'. Astrophysical Journal, 690 :13-19 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'A workflow model for heterogeneous computing environments'
Curran, O,Shearer, A (2009) 'A workflow model for heterogeneous computing environments'. Future Generation Computer Systems-The International Journal Of Grid Computing And Escience, 25 :414-425 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Optical pulsations from the anomalous X-ray pulsar 1E 1048.1-5937'
Dhillon, VS,Marsh, TR,Littlefair, SP,Copperwheat, CM,Kerry, P,Dib, R,Durant, M,Kaspi, VM,Mignani, RP,Shearer, A (2009) 'Optical pulsations from the anomalous X-ray pulsar 1E 1048.1-5937'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 394 :112-116 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Investigations of the Magnetospheric Plasma Distribution in the Vicinity of a Pulsar. I. Basic Formulation'
McDonald (2009) 'Investigations of the Magnetospheric Plasma Distribution in the Vicinity of a Pulsar. I. Basic Formulation'. Astrophysical Journal, 690 :13-19 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'Electron beam therapy at extended source-to-surface distance: a Monte Carlo investigation'
O'Shea, TP,Foley, MJ,Rajasekar, D,Downes, PA,van der Putten, W,Moore, M,Shearer, A (2008) 'Electron beam therapy at extended source-to-surface distance: a Monte Carlo investigation'. Journal Of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 9 :57-67 [Details]
(2008) 'Optical observations of PSR J0205+6449'
Shearer, A,Neustroev, VV (2008) 'Optical observations of PSR J0205+6449'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 390 :235-238 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'GRB 080319D: optical upper limit'
Greco (2008) 'GRB 080319D: optical upper limit'. GRB Coordinates Network, 7500 [Details]
(2007) 'Kinematics of the broad-line region in M81'
Devereux, N,Shearer, A (2007) 'Kinematics of the broad-line region in M81'. Astrophysical Journal, 671 :118-123 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2007) 'Short time scale pulse stability of the Crab pulsar in the optical band'
Karpov, S,Beskin, G,Biryukov, A,Debur, V,Plokhotnichenko, V,Redfern, M,Shearer, A (2007) 'Short time scale pulse stability of the Crab pulsar in the optical band'. Astrophysics And Space Science, 308 :595-599 [DOI] [Details]
(2007) 'Pulse variation of the optical emission of Crab pulsar'
Karpov (2007) 'Pulse variation of the optical emission of Crab pulsar'. ArXiv e-prints, [Details]
(2006) 'High speed photon-counting imager using a position sensitive diode'
Ryan, O,Redfern, M,Shearer, A (2006) 'High speed photon-counting imager using a position sensitive diode'. Experimental Astronomy, 21 :13-22 [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'An avalanche photodiode photon counting camera for high-resolution astronomy'
Ryan, O,Redfern, M,Shearer, A (2006) 'An avalanche photodiode photon counting camera for high-resolution astronomy'. Experimental Astronomy, 21 :23-30 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'FAVOR (FAst Variability Optical Registration)---A two-telescope complex for detection and investigation of short optical transients'
Beskin (2005) 'FAVOR (FAst Variability Optical Registration)---A two-telescope complex for detection and investigation of short optical transients'. Nuovo Cimento C Geophysics Space Physics C, 28 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'High-speed, multicolour optical photometry of the anomalous X-ray pulsar 4U 0142+61 with ULTRACAM'
Dhillon, VS,Marsh, TR,Hulleman, F,van Kerkwijk, MH,Shearer, A,Littlefair, SP,Gavriil, FP,Kaspi, VM (2005) 'High-speed, multicolour optical photometry of the anomalous X-ray pulsar 4U 0142+61 with ULTRACAM'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 363 :609-614 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Steps towards a solution of the FS Aurigae puzzle - I. Multicolour high-speed photometry with ULTRACAM'
Neustroev, VV,Zharikov, S,Tovmassian, G,Shearer, A (2005) 'Steps towards a solution of the FS Aurigae puzzle - I. Multicolour high-speed photometry with ULTRACAM'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 362 :1472-1482 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'A MERLIN observation of PSR B1951+32 and its associated plerion'
Golden, A,Bourke, S,Clyne, G,Butler, RF,Shearer, A,Muxlow, TWB,Brisken, WF (2005) 'A MERLIN observation of PSR B1951+32 and its associated plerion'. Astrophysical Journal, 635 :153-156 [Details]
(2005) 'Synchrotron self-absorption in pulsar magnetospheres: Implications for optical emission'
O'Connor, P,Golden, A,Shearer, A (2005) 'Synchrotron self-absorption in pulsar magnetospheres: Implications for optical emission'. Astrophysical Journal, 631 :471-479 [Details]
(2005) 'Synchrotron Self-Absorption in Pulsar Magnetospheres: Implications for Optical Emission'
O'Connor, Golden, Shearer (2005) 'Synchrotron Self-Absorption in Pulsar Magnetospheres: Implications for Optical Emission'. Astrophysical Journal, 631 :471-479 [DOI] [Details]
(2004) 'The use of chloroaluminium phthalocyanine tetrasulfonate (AlPcTS) for time-delayed fluorescence imaging'
Gundy, S,Van der Putten, W,Shearer, A,Buckton, D,Ryder, AG,Ball, M (2004) 'The use of chloroaluminium phthalocyanine tetrasulfonate (AlPcTS) for time-delayed fluorescence imaging'. Physics In Medicine And Biology, 49 :359-369 [DOI] [Details]
(2004) 'FAVOR (FAst Variability Optical Registration) - two-telescope complex for detection and investigation of short optical transients'
Karpov (2004) 'FAVOR (FAst Variability Optical Registration) - two-telescope complex for detection and investigation of short optical transients'. Astronomische Nachrichten, 325 :677-677 [DOI] [Details]
(2004) 'Determination of the modulation transfer function for a time-gated fluorescence imaging system'
Gundy, S.; Van der Putten, W.; Shearer, A.; Buckton, D.; Ryder, A.G.; (2004) 'Determination of the modulation transfer function for a time-gated fluorescence imaging system'. Journal Of Biomedical Optics, 9 :1206-1213 [DOI] [Details]
(2003) 'TRIFFID observations of the cores of the three globular clusters M15, M92 and NGC 6712'
Tuairisg, SO,Butler, RF,Shearer, A,Redfern, RM,Butler, D,Penny, A (2003) 'TRIFFID observations of the cores of the three globular clusters M15, M92 and NGC 6712'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 345 :960-980 [Details]
(2002) 'European collaboration towards the Astronomical DataGrid'
Golev (2002) 'European collaboration towards the Astronomical DataGrid'. Publications de l'Observatoire Astronomique de Beograd, 73 :37-48 [Details]
(2002) 'A new survey of variability in the core of M15 with TRIFFID-2'
O'Tuairisg (2002) 'A new survey of variability in the core of M15 with TRIFFID-2'. ArXiv Astrophysics e-prints, [Details]
(2002) 'Detection of new optical counterpart candidates to PSR B1951+32 with HST/WFPC2'
Butler, RF,Golden, A,Shearer, A (2002) 'Detection of new optical counterpart candidates to PSR B1951+32 with HST/WFPC2'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 395 :845-851 [DOI] [Details]
(2001) 'Implications of the optical observations of isolated neutron stars'
Shearer, A,Golden, A (2001) 'Implications of the optical observations of isolated neutron stars'. Astrophysical Journal, 547 :967-972 [Details]
(2001) 'A search for the optical counterpart to PSR B1821-24 in M 28'
Golden, A,Butler, RF,Shearer, A (2001) 'A search for the optical counterpart to PSR B1821-24 in M 28'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 371 :198-204 [Details]
(2000) 'High speed phase-resolved 2-d UBV photometry of the Crab pulsar'
Golden, A,Shearer, A,Redfern, RM,Beskin, GM,Neizvestny, SI,Neustroev, VV,Plokhotnichenko, VL,Cullum, M (2000) 'High speed phase-resolved 2-d UBV photometry of the Crab pulsar'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 363 :617-628 [Details]
(2000) 'Unpulsed optical emission from the crab pulsar'
Golden, A,Shearer, A,Beskin, GM (2000) 'Unpulsed optical emission from the crab pulsar'. Astrophysical Journal, 535 :373-378 [Details]
(2000) 'A 2.14 ms Candidate Optical Pulsar in SN1987A'
Middleditch (2000) 'A 2.14 ms Candidate Optical Pulsar in SN1987A'. ArXiv Astrophysics e-prints, [Details]
(2000) 'Rapid photometry of supernova 1987A: a 2.14 ms pulsar?'
Middleditch (2000) 'Rapid photometry of supernova 1987A: a 2.14 ms pulsar?'. \na, 5 :243-283 [DOI] [Details]
(2000) 'Implications of phase-resolved optical emission from isolated neutron stars'
Shearer (2000) 'Implications of phase-resolved optical emission from isolated neutron stars'. Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements, 80 [Details]
(2000) 'Gravlensing as a tool for reconstruction of the all-ranges transient behaviour during cosmological gamma-ray bursters'
Beskin (2000) 'Gravlensing as a tool for reconstruction of the all-ranges transient behaviour during cosmological gamma-ray bursters'. Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements, 80 [Details]
(2000) 'A possible connection between gamma-ray bursts and single black holes'
Beskin (2000) 'A possible connection between gamma-ray bursts and single black holes'. Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements, 80 [Details]
(2000) 'Scanning telescope for optical transient detection simultaneously with the gamma-ray bursters'
Beskin (2000) 'Scanning telescope for optical transient detection simultaneously with the gamma-ray bursters'. Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements, 80 [Details]
(2000) 'Results and prospects of the search for single stellar mass black holes'
Beskin (2000) 'Results and prospects of the search for single stellar mass black holes'. Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements, 80 [Details]
(1999) 'Radius and distance estimates of the isolated neutron stars Geminga and PSR B0656+14 using optical photometry'
Golden, A,Shearer, A (1999) 'Radius and distance estimates of the isolated neutron stars Geminga and PSR B0656+14 using optical photometry'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 342 :5-8 [Details]
(1999) 'Investigation of Gamma-Ray Burst light curves in different spectral ranges by means of gravitational lensing'
Beskin, GM,Shearer, A,Redfern, M,Golden, A,Butler, R,Bartolini, C,Guarnieri, A,Masetti, N,Piccioni, A (1999) 'Investigation of Gamma-Ray Burst light curves in different spectral ranges by means of gravitational lensing'. Nuclear Physics B-Proceedings Supplements, 69 :703-706 [Details]
(1999) 'Investigations of gamma-ray bursters light curves in different ranges by means of gravlensing'
Beskin (1999) 'Investigations of gamma-ray bursters light curves in different ranges by means of gravlensing'. Gravitation and Cosmology, 5 :219-222 [Details]
(1999) 'Catching the light curve of flaring GRBs: The opportunity offered by scanning telescopes'
Beskin (1999) 'Catching the light curve of flaring GRBs: The opportunity offered by scanning telescopes'. Astronomy & Astrophysics Supplement Series, 138 :589-590 [DOI] [Details]
(1998) 'Possible pulsed optical emission from Geminga'
Shearer, A,Golden, A,Harfst, S,Butler, R,Redfern, RM,O'Sullivan, CMM,Neustroev, VV,Plokhotnichenko, VL,Cullum, M,Danks, A (1998) 'Possible pulsed optical emission from Geminga'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 335 :21-24 [Details]
(1998) 'Time-resolved optical observations of PSR 1509-58'
Shearer, A,O'Sullivan, CMM,Golden, A,Garcia, PVR,Redfern, M,Danks, A,Cullum, M (1998) 'Time-resolved optical observations of PSR 1509-58'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 333 :16-18 [Details]
(1998) 'A search for the optical counterpart of PSR B1951+32 in the supernova remnant CTB 80'
O'Sullivan, C,Shearer, A,Colhoun, M,Golden, A,Redfern, M,Butler, R,Beskin, GM,Neizvestny, SI,Neustroev, VV,Plokhotnichenko, VL,Danks, A (1998) 'A search for the optical counterpart of PSR B1951+32 in the supernova remnant CTB 80'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 335 :991-994 [Details]
(1998) 'TRIFFID photometry of globular cluster cores - I. Photometric techniques and variable stars in M15'
Butler, RE,Shearer, A,Redfern, RM,Colhoun, M,O'Kane, P,Penny, AJ,Morris, PW,Griffiths, WK,Cullum, M (1998) 'TRIFFID photometry of globular cluster cores - I. Photometric techniques and variable stars in M15'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 296 :379-391 [Details]
(1997) 'Uses of microchannel plate intensified detectors for imaging applications in the X-ray, EUV and visible wavelength regions'
Read (1997) 'Uses of microchannel plate intensified detectors for imaging applications in the X-ray, EUV and visible wavelength regions'. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 392 :359-363 [DOI] [Details]
(1997) 'Pulsed optical emission from PSR 0656+141'
Shearer, A,Redfern, RM,Gorman, G,Butler, R,Golden, A,OKane, P,Beskin, GM,Neizvestny, SI,Neustroev, VV,Plokhotnichenko, VL,Cullum, M (1997) 'Pulsed optical emission from PSR 0656+141'. Astrophysical Journal, 487 :181-185 [Details]
(1997) 'PSR J0633+1746'
Shearer (1997) 'PSR J0633+1746'. \iaucirc, 6787 [Details]
(1996) 'A search for the optical counterpart of the triple pulsar system PSR B1620-26 in M4'
Shearer, A,Butler, R,Redfern, RM,Cullum, M,Danks, AC (1996) 'A search for the optical counterpart of the triple pulsar system PSR B1620-26 in M4'. Astrophysical Journal, 473 [Details]
(1996) 'Crowded Field Photometry of M15 Using the TRIFFID Camera'
Butler (1996) 'Crowded Field Photometry of M15 Using the TRIFFID Camera'. Irish Astronomical Journal, 23 [Details]
(1996) 'PSR B0656+14'
Shearer (1996) 'PSR B0656+14'. \iaucirc, 6502 [Details]
(1994) 'The Position of PSR-0540-69'
SHEARER, A,REDFERN, M,PEDERSEN, H,ROWOLD, T,OKANE, P,BUTLER, R,OBYRNE, C,CULLUM, M (1994) 'The Position of PSR-0540-69'. Astrophysical Journal, 423 :51-53 [Details]
(1993) 'TRIFFID imaging of 47 Tuc on the NTT'
Redfern (1993) 'TRIFFID imaging of 47 Tuc on the NTT'. The Messenger, 72 :29-31 [Details]
(1993) 'PSR 0540-693'
Shearer (1993) 'PSR 0540-693'. \iaucirc, 5786 [Details]
(1992) 'First scientific results from TRIFFID'
Redfern (1992) 'First scientific results from TRIFFID'. GEMINI Newsletter Royal Greenwich Observatory, 38 :1-3 [Details]
(1978) 'Cerenkov radiation in large cosmic-ray air showers'
Hammond (1978) 'Cerenkov radiation in large cosmic-ray air showers'. Nuovo Cimento C Geophysics Space Physics C, 1 :315-334 [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2014) MINI-MEGATORTORA STATUS UPDATE
Beskin, G,Karpov, S,Bondar, S,Perkov, A,Ivanov, E,Katkova, E,Sasyuk, V,Biryukov, A,Shearer, A,Tello, JC,Riva, A,Hiriart, D,CastroTirado, AJ (2014) III WORKSHOP ON ROBOTIC AUTONOMOUS OBSERVATORIES MINI-MEGATORTORA STATUS UPDATE , pp.20-23 [Details]
(2006) Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XV
Tuairisg, S. Ó.; Shearer, A. (2006) Enhancing Supernova Remnant Imaging Signatures using PSF-matching Techniques . In: C. Gabriel, C. Arviset, D. Ponz and E. Solano eds. Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XV El Escorial. Spain, , pp.248-251 [Details]
(2012) ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION FROM PULSARS AND MAGNETARS
Moran, P,Shearer, A,Mignani, R,Lewandowski, W,Maron, O,Kijak, J (2012) Optical Polarimetry of the Crab and Vela Pulsars . In: Lewandowski, W eds. ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION FROM PULSARS AND MAGNETARS , pp.215-218 [Details]
(2012) NEW HORIZONS IN TIME-DOMAIN ASTRONOMY
de Burca, D,O'Connor, P,McDonald, J,Shearer, A,Griffin, RE,Hanisch, RJ,Seaman, RL (2012) Inverse Mapping of Pulsar Magnetospheres: Optical Emission Comes From 300 km Above the Surface . In: Griffin, RE eds. NEW HORIZONS IN TIME-DOMAIN ASTRONOMY , pp.303-305 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION FROM PULSARS AND MAGNETARS
de Burca, D,McDonald, J,O'Connor, P,Shearer, A,Lewandowski, W,Maron, O,Kijak, J (2012) POREC: Preliminary Investigations Into the Slot Gap Model . In: Lewandowski, W eds. ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION FROM PULSARS AND MAGNETARS , pp.273-274 [Details]
(2011) RADIO PULSARS: AN ASTROPHYSICAL KEY TO UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE
Collins, S,Shearer, A,Mignani, R,Burgay, M,DAmico, ND,Esposito, P,Pellizzoni, A,Possenti, A (2011) Search for the optical counterparts of Fermi discovered pulsars . In: Burgay, M eds. RADIO PULSARS: AN ASTROPHYSICAL KEY TO UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE , pp.310-311 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 17TH EUROPEAN WHITE DWARF WORKSHOP
Neustroev, VV,Suleimanov, VF,Borisov, NV,Belyakov, KV,Shearer, A,Werner, K,Rauch, T (2010) UX Ursae Majoris as a SW Sex star . In: Werner, K eds. 17TH EUROPEAN WHITE DWARF WORKSHOP , pp.338-341 [Details]
(2009) 2009 13TH INTERNATIONAL MACHINE VISION AND IMAGE PROCESSING CONFERENCE
Donohue, R,Shearer, A,Bruzzi, J,DawsonHowe, K,Dahyot, R,Kokaram, A,Lacey, G (2009) Constrained region-based segmentation of pleural effusion in thin-slice CT 2009 13TH INTERNATIONAL MACHINE VISION AND IMAGE PROCESSING CONFERENCE , pp.24-29 [Details]
(2008) EXTREMELY LARGE TELESCOPES: WHICH WAVELENGTHS?
Shearer, A,Cunniffe, J,Voisin, B,Neustroev, V,Browne, M,Andersen, T,Enmark, A,Linde, P,Andersen, TE (2008) High time resolution astrophysics and ELTs - which wavelength? EXTREMELY LARGE TELESCOPES: WHICH WAVELENGTHS? [DOI] [Details]
(2008) UNIVERSE AT SUB-SECOND TIMESCALES: HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS
Harding, LK,Butler, RF,Redfern, RM,Sheehan, BJ,McDonald, J,Phelan, D,Ryan, O,Shearer, A (2008) Optimised Post-Exposure Image Sharpening code for L3-CCD detectors UNIVERSE AT SUB-SECOND TIMESCALES: HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS , pp.235-240 [Details]
(2008) HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS
Redfern, M,Phelan, D,Ryan, O,Shearer, A (2008) Use of an extremely large telescope for HTRA HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS , pp.229-256 [Details]
(2008) UNIVERSE AT SUB-SECOND TIMESCALES: HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS
Collins, P,Redfern, RM,Sheehan, B,Phelan, D,Ryan, O,Shearer, A (2008) Design, construction and calibration of the Galway Astronomical Stokes Polarimeter (GASP) UNIVERSE AT SUB-SECOND TIMESCALES: HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS , pp.241-246 [Details]
(2006) High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy II
Ryan, O,Redfern, M,Shearer, A,Dorn, DA,Holland, AD (2006) Photon counting camera for high-resolution astronomy - art. no. 62760I High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy II , pp.2760-2760 [DOI] [Details]
(2006) Modeling, Systems Engineering, and Project Management for Astronomy II
Browne, M,Enmark, A,Andersen, T,Shearer, A,Cullum, MJ,Angeli, GZ (2006) Optimised External Computation for the Euro50 MATLAB based integrated model - art. no. 627103 Modeling, Systems Engineering, and Project Management for Astronomy II , pp.27103-27103 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) Computational Imaging III
Curran, O,Torpey, S,Schukat, M,Shearer, A,Bouman, CA,Miller, EL (2005) Face Player: A qualitative sonification for the visually impaired . In: Bouman, CA eds. Computational Imaging III , pp.404-411 [Details]
(2005) Astrophysics of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects
Neustroev, VV,Shearer, A,Zharikov, SV,Tovmassian, GH,Hameury, JM,Lasota, JP (2005) ULTRACAM observations of the unusual cataclysmic variable FS Aur . In: Hameury, JM eds. Astrophysics of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects , pp.493-494 [Details]
(2005) GCA '05: Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Grid Computing and Applications
Kenirons, MP,Ryan, JL,Shearer, A,Arabnia, HR,Ni, J (2005) Grid enabled data mining on the Irish National Seabed Survey GCA '05: Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Grid Computing and Applications , pp.191-195 [Details]
(2004) ASTRONOMICAL DATA ANALYSIS SOFTWARE AND SYSTEMS XIII
Voisin, B,O Tuairisg, S,Butler, R,Golden, A,Shearer, A,Micol, A,Ochsenbein, F,Allen, MG,Egret, D (2004) Using a reversed exposure time calculator for querying uncalibrated archives . In: Ochsenbein, F eds. ASTRONOMICAL DATA ANALYSIS SOFTWARE AND SYSTEMS XIII , pp.125-128 [Details]
(2004) MODELING AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING FOR ASTRONOMY
Browne, M,Andersen, T,Enmark, A,Moraru, D,Shearer, A,Craig, SC,Cullum, MJ (2004) Parallelization of MATLAB for Euro50 integrated modelling . In: Craig, SC eds. MODELING AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING FOR ASTRONOMY , pp.604-610 [DOI] [Details]
(2004) ASTRONOMICAL DATA ANALYSIS SOFTWARE AND SYSTEMS XIII
Tuairisg, SO,Butler, R,Golden, A,Shearer, A,Voisin, B,Micol, A,Ochsenbein, F,Allen, MG,Egret, D (2004) Automated reduction and analysis of images from multiple data archives . In: Ochsenbein, F eds. ASTRONOMICAL DATA ANALYSIS SOFTWARE AND SYSTEMS XIII , pp.444-447 [Details]
(2003) OPTP-IRELAND 2002: OPTICAL METROLOGY, IMAGING, AND MACHINE VISION
Butler, RF,O'Tuairisg, S,Shearer, A,Golden, A,Shearer, A,Murtagh, FD,Mahon, J,Whelan, PF (2003) Image PSF-matching and subtraction: a powerful astronomical technique and its application to industrial imaging . In: Shearer, A eds. OPTP-IRELAND 2002: OPTICAL METROLOGY, IMAGING, AND MACHINE VISION , pp.201-212 [Details]
(2003) NEW HORIZONS IN GLOBULAR CLUSTER ASTRONOMY
O Tuairisg, S,Butler, R,Shearer, A,Redfern, M,Butler, D,Piotto, G,Meylan, G,Djougovski, SG,Riello, M (2003) A new survey of variability in the core of M15 with TRIFFID-2 . In: Piotto, G eds. NEW HORIZONS IN GLOBULAR CLUSTER ASTRONOMY , pp.391-392 [Details]
(2003) OPTO-IRELAND 2002: OPTICS AND PHOTONICS TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS, PTS 1 AND 2
Gundy, S,Van der Putten, W,Shearer, A,Buckton, D,Ryder, AG,Ball, M,Blau, WJ,Donegan, JF,Duke, AF,MacCraith, JA,McMillan, ND,OConnor, GM,OMongain, E,Toal, V,McLaughlin, JA (2003) Time-gated fluorescence imaging of chloroaluminum phthalocyanine tetrasulfonate in a tissue phantom OPTO-IRELAND 2002: OPTICS AND PHOTONICS TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS, PTS 1 AND 2 , pp.109-119 [Details]
(2003) SECOND BACKASKOG WORKSHOP ON EXTREMELY LARGE TELESCOPES, PTS 1 AND 2
Shearer, A,Ardeberg, AL (2003) High time resolution astrophysics and extremely large telescopes . In: Ardeberg, AL eds. SECOND BACKASKOG WORKSHOP ON EXTREMELY LARGE TELESCOPES, PTS 1 AND 2 , pp.748-754 [DOI] [Details]
(2003) OPTP-IRELAND 2002: OPTICAL METROLOGY, IMAGING, AND MACHINE VISION
Charalabides, S,Shearer, A,Butler, R,Shearer, A,Murtagh, FD,Mahon, J,Whelan, PF (2003) Application of deconvolution to images from the EGRET gamma-ray telescope . In: Shearer, A eds. OPTP-IRELAND 2002: OPTICAL METROLOGY, IMAGING, AND MACHINE VISION , pp.213-220 [Details]
(2002) NEUTRON STARS IN SUPERNOVA REMNANTS
Golden, A,Butler, RF,Shearer, A,Slane, PO,Gaensler, BM (2002) Characterizing the optical counterpart to PSR B1951+32 in CTB 80 . In: Slane, PO eds. NEUTRON STARS IN SUPERNOVA REMNANTS , pp.61-64 [Details]
(2001) RELATIVISTIC ASTROPHYSICS
O'Connor, P,Shearer, A,Golden, A,Eikenberry, S,Wheeler, JC,Martel, H (2001) 'Inverse mapping' of non thermal optical emission from isolated neutron stars . In: Wheeler, JC eds. RELATIVISTIC ASTROPHYSICS , pp.565-568 [Details]
(2001) MEDICAL IMAGING: 2001: IMAGE PROCESSING, PTS 1-3
Shearer, A,Gorman, G,O'Doherty, T,van der Putten, W,McCarthy, P,Jelen, L,Sonka, M,Hanson, KM (2001) Parallel image restoration with spatially variant point-spread-function - Description and first clinical results . In: Sonka, M eds. MEDICAL IMAGING: 2001: IMAGE PROCESSING, PTS 1-3 , pp.787-795 [Details]
(2001) RELATIVISTIC ASTROPHYSICS
Shearer, A,Golden, A,O'Connor, P,Butler, R,Wheeler, JC,Martel, H (2001) Isolated neutron stars - Optical non-thermal phenomenology . In: Wheeler, JC eds. RELATIVISTIC ASTROPHYSICS , pp.562-564 [Details]
(2001) ASTRONOMICAL DATA ANALYSIS SOFTWARE AND SYSTEMS X
Butler, R,Golden, A,Shearer, A,Harnden, FR,Primini, FA,Payne, HE (2001) Deconvolution of drizzled and rotated HST/WFPC2 images: Faint-object photometry in crowded fields ASTRONOMICAL DATA ANALYSIS SOFTWARE AND SYSTEMS X , pp.431-434 [Details]
(2001) DIAGNOSTIC OPTICAL SPECTROSCOPY IN BIOMEDICINE
Gundy, S,Van der Putten, W,Shearer, A,Ryder, AG,Ball, M,Papazoglou, TG,Wagnieres, GA (2001) Time-resolved fluorescence studies of porphycene and tetrasulfonated phthalocyanine dyes in varying solvents . In: Papazoglou, TG eds. DIAGNOSTIC OPTICAL SPECTROSCOPY IN BIOMEDICINE , pp.299-309 [Details]
(2000) PULSAR ASTRONOMY - 2000 AND BEYOND: IAU COLLOQUIUM 177
Golden, A,Shearer, A,Beskin, G,Kramer, M,Wex, N,Wielebinski, R (2000) Unpulsed optical emission from the Crab pulsar . In: Kramer eds. PULSAR ASTRONOMY - 2000 AND BEYOND: IAU COLLOQUIUM 177 , pp.297-298 [Details]
(2000) PULSAR ASTRONOMY - 2000 AND BEYOND: IAU COLLOQUIUM 177
Golden, A,Shearer, A,Edelstein, J,Kramer, M,Wex, N,Wielebinski, R (2000) PSR B0656+14: Combined optical, X-ray & EUV studies PULSAR ASTRONOMY - 2000 AND BEYOND: IAU COLLOQUIUM 177 , pp.299-300 [Details]
(2000) PULSAR ASTRONOMY - 2000 AND BEYOND: IAU COLLOQUIUM 177
Shearer, A,Golden, A,Beskin, G,Kramer, M,Wex, N,Wielebinski, R (2000) Implications of the optical observations of Isolated Neutron Stars PULSAR ASTRONOMY - 2000 AND BEYOND: IAU COLLOQUIUM 177 , pp.307-310 [Details]
(1997) HIGH ANGULAR RESOLUTION IN ASTROPHYSICS
Butler, R,Shearer, A,Redfern, M,Lagrange, AM,Mourard, D,Lena, P (1997) Combined HST and HAR imaging and photometry of eruptive binaries in globular cluster cores HIGH ANGULAR RESOLUTION IN ASTROPHYSICS , pp.383-389 [Details]
(2004) OPTIMIZING SCIENTIFIC RETURN FOR ASTRONOMY THROUGH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES
Voisin, B,Micol, A,O'Tuairisg, S,Butler, R,Golden, A,Shearer, A,Quinn, PJ,Bridger, A (2004) Simulating instruments for mining uncalibrated archives OPTIMIZING SCIENTIFIC RETURN FOR ASTRONOMY THROUGH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES , pp.294-301 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) NEW HORIZONS IN TIME-DOMAIN ASTRONOMY
Moran, P,Shearer, A,Mignani, R,Griffin, RE,Hanisch, RJ,Seaman, RL (2012) Optical Polarimetry of the Crab Nebula NEW HORIZONS IN TIME-DOMAIN ASTRONOMY , pp.379-381 [DOI] [Details]
(1999) DEVELOPMENTS IN COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING
Gorman, G,Wilson, N,Shearer, A,Topping, BHV (1999) Parallelising cellular automata for the modelling of accretion disks in close binary systems DEVELOPMENTS IN COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING , pp.183-186 [Details]
(2004) OPTIMIZING SCIENTIFIC RETURN FOR ASTRONOMY THROUGH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES
Tuairisg, SO,Golden, A,Butler, R,Shearer, A,Voisin, B,Quinn, PJ,Bridger, A (2004) A pipeline for automatically processing and analysing archival images from multiple instruments OPTIMIZING SCIENTIFIC RETURN FOR ASTRONOMY THROUGH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES , pp.467-473 [DOI] [Details]
(2007) PROCEEDINGS OF THE 16TH EUROMICRO CONFERENCE ON PARALLEL, DISTRIBUTED AND NETWORK-BASED PROCESSING
Curran, O,Downes, P,Cunniffe, J,Shearer, A,ElBaz, D,Bourgeois, J,Spies, F (2007) Fine-grained workflow in heterogeneous environments PROCEEDINGS OF THE 16TH EUROMICRO CONFERENCE ON PARALLEL, DISTRIBUTED AND NETWORK-BASED PROCESSING , pp.115-119 [Details]
(2012) ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION FROM PULSARS AND MAGNETARS
Shearer, A,Collins, S,Naletto, G,Barbieri, C,Zampieri, L,Germana, C,Gradari, S,Verroi, E,Stappers, B,Lewandowski, W,Maron, O,Kijak, J (2012) High-Time-Resolution Optical Observations of the Crab Pulsar . In: Lewandowski, W eds. ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION FROM PULSARS AND MAGNETARS , pp.11-14 [Details]
(2008) UNIVERSE AT SUB-SECOND TIMESCALES: HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS
Butler, RF,Sheehan, BJ,Phelan, D,Ryan, O,Shearer, A (2008) The superiority of L3-CCDs in the high-flux and wide dynamic range regimes UNIVERSE AT SUB-SECOND TIMESCALES: HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS , pp.168-177 [Details]
(2003) OPTO-IRELAND 2002: OPTICS AND PHOTONICS TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS, PTS 1 AND 2
Buckton, D,Ryan, O,Shearer, A,Redfern, M,Butler, R,Blau, WJ,Donegan, JF,Duke, AF,MacCraith, JA,McMillan, ND,OConnor, GM,OMongain, E,Toal, V,McLaughlin, JA (2003) A modular camera system for high time resolution photometry OPTO-IRELAND 2002: OPTICS AND PHOTONICS TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS, PTS 1 AND 2 , pp.1037-1044 [Details]
(2010) API'09 - FIRST NANOCHARM WORKSHOP ON ADVANCED POLARIMETRIC INSTRUMENTATION
Kyne, G,Sheehan, B,Collins, P,Redfern, M,Shearer, A,GarciaCaurel, E,DeMartino, A (2010) GASP-Galway astronomical Stokes polarimeter API'09 - FIRST NANOCHARM WORKSHOP ON ADVANCED POLARIMETRIC INSTRUMENTATION [DOI] [Details]
(2007) 40 YEARS OF PULSARS: MILLISECOND PULSARS, MAGNETARS AND MORE
Mc Donald, J,Shearer, A,Bassa, CG,Wang, Z,Cumming, A,Kaspi, VM (2007) Investigations of the magnetospheric plasma distribution in the vicinity of a pulsar-DYNWHNA3D 40 YEARS OF PULSARS: MILLISECOND PULSARS, MAGNETARS AND MORE , pp.124-126 [Details]
(2007) HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING AND COMMUNICATIONS, PROCEEDINGS
Curran, O,Downes, P,Cunniffe, J,Shearer, A,Morrison, JP,Perrott, R,Chapman, BM,Subhlok, J,DeMello, RF,Yang, LT (2007) Resource aggregation and workflow with Webcom HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING AND COMMUNICATIONS, PROCEEDINGS , pp.108-119 [Details]
(2008) UNIVERSE AT SUB-SECOND TIMESCALES: HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS
Cunniffe, J,Voisin, B,Neustroev, V,Andersen, T,Enmark, A,Phelan, D,Ryan, O,Shearer, A (2008) High time resolution astrophysics and extremely large telescopes UNIVERSE AT SUB-SECOND TIMESCALES: HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS , pp.225-232 [Details]
(2008) HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS
Phelan, D,Ryan, O,Shearer, A (2008) High time resolution astrophysics and pulsars HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS , pp.1-19 [Details]
(2008) HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS
Morrison, AP,Phelan, D,Ryan, O,Shearer, A (2008) Geiger-mode avalanche photodiodes for high time resolution astrophysics HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS , pp.291-310 [Details]
(2001) EXO-/ASTRO-BIOLOGY
Golden, A,Shearer, A,Browne, J,Butler, R,Penny, A,Nuth, J,Ehrenfreund, P,Angerer, O,Battrick, B (2001) A virtual laboratory model for coordinating future astrobiological research EXO-/ASTRO-BIOLOGY , pp.341-344 [Details]
(2005) 14th IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing, Proceedings
Kenirons, MP,Ryan, J,Cunniffe, J,Curran, O,Bourke, S,Shearer, A,IEEE (2005) The MarineGrid project in Ireland 14th IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing, Proceedings , pp.287-288 [Details]
(2010) API'09 - FIRST NANOCHARM WORKSHOP ON ADVANCED POLARIMETRIC INSTRUMENTATION
Collins, P,Redfern, M,Shearer, A,Sheehan, B,GarciaCaurel, E,DeMartino, A (2010) The Galway astronomical Stokes polarimeter: optical development API'09 - FIRST NANOCHARM WORKSHOP ON ADVANCED POLARIMETRIC INSTRUMENTATION [DOI] [Details]
(2005) Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XIV, Proceedings
O Tuairisg, S,Browne, M,Cuniffe, J,Shearer, A,Morrison, J,Power, K,Shopbell, PL,Briton, MC,Ebert, R (2005) WebCom-G: Implementing an astronomical data analysis pipeline on a Grid-type infrastructure Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XIV, Proceedings , pp.325-328 [Details]
(2008) UNIVERSE AT SUB-SECOND TIMESCALES: HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS
Sheehan, BJ,Butler, RE,Phelan, D,Ryan, O,Shearer, A (2008) Development and use of an L3CCD high-cadence imaging system for Optical Astronomy UNIVERSE AT SUB-SECOND TIMESCALES: HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS , pp.162-167 [Details]
(1999) MEDICAL IMAGING 1999: IMAGE PROCESSING, PTS 1 AND 2
Abbott, P,Shearer, A,O'Doherty, T,van der Putten, W,Hanson, KM (1999) Image deconvolution as an aid to mammographic artefact identification I : basic techniques MEDICAL IMAGING 1999: IMAGE PROCESSING, PTS 1 AND 2 , pp.698-709 [Details]
(2013) Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series
Shearer (2013) High-Time-Resolution Optical Observations of the Crab Pulsar . In: Lewandowski eds. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series [Details]
(2013) EAS Publications Series
Karpov (2013) Status and perspectives of Mini-MegaTORTORA wide-field monitoring system with high temporal resolution . In: Castro-Tirado eds. EAS Publications Series , pp.465-469 [Details]
(2013) PHYSICS-USPEKHI
Beskin, GM,Karpov, SV,Plokhotnichenko, VL,Bondar, SF,Perkov, AV,Ivanov, EA,Katkova, EV,Sasyuk, VV,Shearer, A (2013) Wide-field subsecond temporal resolution optical monitoring systems for the detection and study of cosmic hazards PHYSICS-USPEKHI , pp.836-842 [Details]
(2013) IMAGE PROCESSING: ALGORITHMS AND SYSTEMS XI
Sherry, M,Shearer, A (2013) IMPAIR: Massively parallel deconvolution on the GPU IMAGE PROCESSING: ALGORITHMS AND SYSTEMS XI [DOI] [Details]
(2012) Proceedings of ''An INTEGRAL view of the high-energy sky (the first 10 years)'' - 9th INTEGRAL Workshop and celebration of the 10th anniversary of the launch (INTEGRAL 2012). 15-19 October 2012. Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=176, id.8
Moran (2012) INTEGRAL/IBIS and optical observations of the Crab nebula/pulsar polarisation Proceedings of ''An INTEGRAL view of the high-energy sky (the first 10 years)'' - 9th INTEGRAL Workshop and celebration of the 10th anniversary of the launch (INTEGRAL 2012). 15-19 October 2012. Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=176, id.8 [Details]
(2012) IAU Symposium
Collins (2012) Crab Pulsar: Enhanced Optical Emission During Giant Radio Pulses . In: Griffin eds. IAU Symposium , pp.296-298 [Details]
(2012) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Feroci (2012) LOFT: the Large Observatory For X-ray Timing Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series [Details]
(2012) IAU Symposium
Barbieri (2012) Aqueye and Iqueye, Very-High-Time-Resolution Photon-Counting Photometers . In: Griffin eds. IAU Symposium , pp.280-282 [Details]
(2011) American Institute of Physics Conference Series
Rochford (2011) Investigations into the behaviour of Plasma surrounding Pulsars: DYMPHNA3D . In: Burgay eds. American Institute of Physics Conference Series , pp.306-307 [Details]
(2010) Proceedings of High Time Resolution Astrophysics - The Era of Extremely Large Telescopes (HTRA-IV). May 5 - 7, 2010. Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=108, id.26
Shearer (2010) Optical timing studies of neutron stars: Future Goals Proceedings of High Time Resolution Astrophysics - The Era of Extremely Large Telescopes (HTRA-IV). May 5 - 7, 2010. Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=108, id.26 [Details]
(2010) Proceedings of High Time Resolution Astrophysics - The Era of Extremely Large Telescopes (HTRA-IV). May 5 - 7, 2010. Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=108, id.53
Sheehan (2010) Detectors for High-Speed Polarimetric Observations Using GASP Proceedings of High Time Resolution Astrophysics - The Era of Extremely Large Telescopes (HTRA-IV). May 5 - 7, 2010. Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=108, id.53 [Details]
(2010) Proceedings of High Time Resolution Astrophysics - The Era of Extremely Large Telescopes (HTRA-IV). May 5 - 7, 2010. Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=108, id.54
Shearer (2010) High Time Resolution Astrophysics in the Extremely Large Telescope Era : White Paper Proceedings of High Time Resolution Astrophysics - The Era of Extremely Large Telescopes (HTRA-IV). May 5 - 7, 2010. Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=108, id.54 [Details]
(2010) EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts
McKinstry (2010) Tidally-driven ocean circulation in close-in Super-Earths EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts [Details]
(2009) American Institute of Physics Conference Series
Shearer (2009) Progress in Developing Transfer Functions for Surface Scanning Eddy Current Inspections . In: Thompson eds. American Institute of Physics Conference Series , pp.1870-1877 [Details]
(2008) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Beskin (2008) Panoramic detector with high time resolution on base of GaAs photocathode Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series [Details]
(2008) GASP-Galway Astronomical Stokes Polarimeter
Collins (2008) Polarimetry days in Rome: Crab status, theory and prospects GASP-Galway Astronomical Stokes Polarimeter [Details]
(2006) 36th COSPAR Scientific Assembly
Biryukov (2006) Short time scale pulse stability of the Crab pulsar in the optical band 36th COSPAR Scientific Assembly [Details]
(2006) The Scientific Requirements for Extremely Large Telescopes
Shearer (2006) Implications of ELT observations of pulsars, anomalous X-ray pulsars and supernova remnants . In: Whitelock eds. The Scientific Requirements for Extremely Large Telescopes , pp.281-285 [Details]
(2006) Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XV
Tuairisg (2006) Enhancing Supernova Remnant Imaging Signatures using PSF-matching Techniques . In: Gabriel eds. Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XV [Details]
(2006) Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XV
Voisin (2006) Grid-enabled Distributed Data Mining With WebCom-G . In: Gabriel eds. Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XV [Details]
(2006) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Enmark (2006) Architecture of the integrated model of the Euro50 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series [Details]
(2006) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Ryan (2006) High-speed imaging photon-counting system Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series [Details]
(2006) IAU Joint Discussion
Beskin (2006) Crab pulsar optical photometry and spectroscopy with microsecond temporal resolution IAU Joint Discussion [Details]
(2006) INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING APPLICATIONS
Morrison, JP,Coghlan, B,Shearer, A,Foley, S,Power, D,Perrott, R (2006) WebCom-G: A candidate middleware for grid-Ireland INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING APPLICATIONS , pp.409-422 [DOI] [Details]
(2004) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Riewaldt (2004) Wind on the Euro50 enclosure . In: Antebi eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.537-548 [Details]
(2004) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Andersen (2004) A parallel integrated model of the Euro50 . In: Craig eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.251-265 [Details]
(2004) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Andersen (2004) Status of the Euro50 Project . In: Oschmann eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.407-416 [Details]
(2004) Toward an International Virtual Observatory
Murtagh (2004) iAstro: Computational and Information Infrastructure in the Astronomical DataGrid . In: Quinn eds. Toward an International Virtual Observatory [Details]
(2004) Revista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofisica Conference Series
Neustroev (2004) New spectroscopic observations of dwarf nova BZ Ursae Majoris with extremely unusual emission lines profiles . In: Tovmassian eds. Revista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofisica Conference Series , pp.269-269 [Details]
(2004) YOUNG NEUTRON STARS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTS
Stappers, BW,Shearer, A (2004) Enhanced optical emission from the Crab pulsar YOUNG NEUTRON STARS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTS , pp.325-328 [Details]
(2002) Neutron Stars, Pulsars, and Supernova Remnants
Butler (2002) PSR B1951+32 and PSR J0537-6910 - where are the optical counterparts? . In: Becker eds. Neutron Stars, Pulsars, and Supernova Remnants [Details]
(2002) Neutron Stars, Pulsars, and Supernova Remnants
Shearer (2002) Why study pulsars optically? . In: Becker eds. Neutron Stars, Pulsars, and Supernova Remnants [Details]
(2002) 34th COSPAR Scientific Assembly
Golden (2002) High resolution radio imaging of a pulsar wind SNR interaction zone - PSR B1951+32/CTB 80 34th COSPAR Scientific Assembly [Details]
(2002) 34th COSPAR Scientific Assembly
Connor (2002) Modeling of non-thermal optical emission from isolated spin-powered neutron stars 34th COSPAR Scientific Assembly [Details]
(2002) Astronomical Site Evaluation in the Visible and Radio Range
Gizani (2002) MERLIN telescopes: New site RFI surveys and a possible new MERLIN Irish, radio telescope (Poster) . In: Vernin eds. Astronomical Site Evaluation in the Visible and Radio Range [Details]
(2001) Dynamics of Star Clusters and the Milky Way
Butler (2001) The Inner and Outer Cluster Blue Horizontal Branches of M92, M3 and M13 . In: Deiters eds. Dynamics of Star Clusters and the Milky Way [Details]
(2000) Astronomische Gesellschaft Meeting Abstracts
Butler (2000) The Inner and Outer Cluster Blue Horizontal Branches of M92, M3 and M13 . In: Schielicke eds. Astronomische Gesellschaft Meeting Abstracts [Details]
(1999) ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS SUPPLEMENT SERIES
Beskin, GM,Shearer, A,Golden, A,Bartolini, C,Guarnieri, A,Masetti, N,Piccioni, A (1999) Catching the light curve of a flaring GRB. The opportunity offered by gravitational lensing ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS SUPPLEMENT SERIES , pp.587-588 [Details]
(1999) ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS SUPPLEMENT SERIES
Beskin, GM,Shearer, A,Golden, A,Bartolini, C,Guarnieri, A,Piccioni, A,Masetti, N (1999) A possible connection between gamma-ray bursts and single black holes ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS SUPPLEMENT SERIES , pp.509-510 [Details]
(1998) 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology
Golden (1998) Unpulsed Optical Emission Studies: Geminga, PSR B0656+14 \amp the Crab . In: Paul eds. 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology [Details]
(1998) 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology
Shearer (1998) Implications of Phase-Resolved Optical Emission from Isolated Neutron Stars . In: Paul eds. 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology [Details]
(1998) 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology
Beskin (1998) Gravlensing as a Tool for Reconstruction of the all-Ranges Transient Behaviour During Cosmological Gamma-ray Bursters . In: Paul eds. 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology [Details]
(1998) 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology
Beskin (1998) Scanning Telescope for Optical Transient Detection Simultaneously With the Gamma-ray Bursts . In: Paul eds. 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology [Details]
(1998) 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology
Beskin (1998) On Connection Between Gamma-ray Bursts and Single Black Holes . In: Paul eds. 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology [Details]
(1998) Gamma-Ray Bursts, 4th Hunstville Symposium
Beskin (1998) Single black holes as parent bodies of galactic and extragalactic gamma-ray bursts . In: Meegan eds. Gamma-Ray Bursts, 4th Hunstville Symposium , pp.815-819 [Details]
(1998) 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology
Beskin (1998) Results and Perspectives of the Search for Single Stellar Mass Black Holes . In: Paul eds. 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology [Details]
(1998) 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology
O'Connor (1998) Modeled results of pulsed optical emission from neutron stars . In: Paul eds. 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology [Details]
(1998) IZVESTIYA AKADEMII NAUK SERIYA FIZICHESKAYA
Beskin, GM,Shearer, A,Golden, A,Neustroev, VV,Plokhotnichenko, VL,Redfern, RM (1998) Detection of pulsed optical emission from the nearby neutron stars PSR 0656+14 and Geminga IZVESTIYA AKADEMII NAUK SERIYA FIZICHESKAYA , pp.1782-1786 [Details]
(1995) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Read (1995) Versatile high-resolution imaging detector system for use in x-ray, EUV, and visible wavelength regions . In: Johnson eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.224-233 [Details]
(1993) IAU Colloq. 136: Stellar Photometry - Current Techniques and Future Developments
Redfern (1993) Crowded Field Photometry using Post-Exposure Image Sharpening Techniques . In: Butler eds. IAU Colloq. 136: Stellar Photometry - Current Techniques and Future Developments [Details]
(1992) European Southern Observatory Conference and Workshop Proceedings
Redfern (1992) High-Speed Data Gathering System for Speckle and Other High-Resolution Imaging Techniques . In: Beckers eds. European Southern Observatory Conference and Workshop Proceedings [Details]
(1983) International Cosmic Ray Conference
Fowler (1983) The Bristol University BUGS 4 detector International Cosmic Ray Conference , pp.48-51 [Details]
(1980) International Cosmic Ray Conference
Chantler (1980) The Dugway atmospheric Cerenkov light detector array International Cosmic Ray Conference , pp.42-47 [Details]
(1979) International Cosmic Ray Conference
Andam (1979) Atmospheric Cerenkov Radiation from Large Cosmic Ray Showers-Measurements at 835 G CM**-2 Depth International Cosmic Ray Conference [Details]
(1979) International Cosmic Ray Conference
Chantler (1979) The Separation of the Cerenkov Light and Particle Fronts in Large Cosmic Ray Showers International Cosmic Ray Conference [Details]
(1979) International Cosmic Ray Conference
Chantler (1979) The Dugway Atmospheric Cerenkov Light Detector ARRAY=1 International Cosmic Ray Conference [Details]
(1977) International Cosmic Ray Conference
Hammond (1977) Direct measurement of the cascade development in large cosmic ray showers International Cosmic Ray Conference , pp.287-291 [Details]
(1977) International Cosmic Ray Conference
Hammond (1977) Cerenkov radiation in large cosmic ray showers. II - Measurements at sea level International Cosmic Ray Conference , pp.281-286 [Details]

ANET/COS

  Year Publication
(2015) The study of neutron star magnetospheres with LOFT.
Mignani (2015) The study of neutron star magnetospheres with LOFT. ANET/COS [ARAN Link] [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
(2000) Rapid photometry of supernova 1987A: a 2.14 ms pulsar?.
Middleditch, J,Kristian, JA,Kunkel, WE,Hill, KM,Watson, RD,Lucinio, R,Imamura, JN,Steiman-Cameron, TY,Shearer, A,Butler, R,Redfern, M,Danks, AC (2000) Rapid photometry of supernova 1987A: a 2.14 ms pulsar?. Reviews [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Royal Astronomical Society Member 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
Irish Pattern Recognition and Classification Society Member 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
Institute of Physics Member 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
IEEE Member 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
ACM Member 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
International Astronomical Union Member 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
Global Grid Forum Member 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Executive committee of CosmoGrid From 2002 01-JAN-02 / 30-DEC-99
Festival Committee Galway Science Festival 01-JAN-01 / 31-DEC-02
IAU Commission 46 Teaching of Astronomy National Delegate 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
National Committee on Astronomy 1997-present 01-JAN-97 / 30-DEC-99
National Committee for Teaching of Physics 2003 onwards 01-JAN-03 / 30-DEC-99
Director of Grid-Ireland From 2000 01-JAN-00 / 30-DEC-99
Physics on Stage 2 Chair - 2002 01-JAN-02 / 30-DEC-99
Western Regional Science Council Chair - from 2001 01-JAN-01 / 30-DEC-99
IMVIP 2002 (part of OptoIreland conference) Conference Chair 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
COST 283 - iAstro National Delegate to 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
Centre for Supercomputing Ireland Chair 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
Secretary ASGI * 01-JAN-94 / 31-DEC-96

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Department of Physics, University of Bristol Research Assistant/Associate 01-JAN-80 / 01-JAN-85
National University of Ireland Lecturer in Information Technology 01-AUG-96 / 30-DEC-99
University College Galway Contract Lecturer in Physics 01-JUL-92 / 01-JUL-96
Bristol Polytechnic * 01-JAN-88 / 01-JAN-91
University College Galway Post-Doctoral Research Fellow 01-JAN-92 / 01-JUL-96
Self-Employed Computer and Scientific Consultant 01-JAN-85 / 01-JAN-91
University of Durham Research Assistant Department of Physics 01-JAN-75 / 01-JAN-80
National University of Ireland College Radiation Protection Officer 01-JAN-92 / 01-JAN-01

Consultancy

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Outreach Activities

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Centre for Astronomy Open Nights

Organised the 2011 Researchers Night programme - sea2sky - see www.sea2sky.ie