Mark Birkinshaw

Mark Birkinshaw

University of Bristol
HH Wills Physics Laboratory
Tyndall Avenue
Bristol BS8 1TL
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 117 928 8775
Email: MarkBirkinshawbristolacuk
Personal website: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/physics/people/mark-birkinshaw/overview.html
Organization website: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/

NCA adherence: United Kingdom

Last updated:
July 19, 2018

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe (2003-2006)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe (2000-2003)
  • Past Member of Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division X Radio Astronomy (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Commission 28 Galaxies (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 40 Radio Astronomy (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 47 Cosmology (until 2015)

Areas of interest

2 - Physical data and processes: 2.4 - Acceleration of particles, 2.14 - Gravitational lensing, 2.18 - Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD), 2.27 - Radiation, 2.29 - Relativistic processes
3 - Astronomical instrumentation, methods and techniques: 3.8 - Space instruments, 3.9 - Techniques, 3.10 - Telescopes: optical, 3.11 - Telescopes: radio, 3.13 - Interferometry
4 - Astronomical data bases: 4.5 - Virtual observatory tools
9 - Interstellar medium (ISM), nebulae: 9.14 - ISM: magnetic fields
10 - The Galaxy: 10.14 - Galaxy: nucleus
11 - Galaxies: 11.2 - Galaxies: active, 11.5 - Galaxies: clusters, 11.16 - Galaxies: intergalactic medium, 11.19 - Galaxies: jets, 11.24 - Galaxies: magnetic fields
12 - Cosmology: 12.1 - Cosmology: cosmic background radiation, 12.8 - Cosmology: diffuse radiation, 12.11 - Cosmology: large-scale structure of Universe

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