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"I particularly enjoyed giving the James Dungey Lecture. Jim Dungey solved one of the key problems in magnetospheric dynamics by thinking in pictures- he created pictures that encapsulated the conservation properties and constraints of MHD. As
My name is Vikram Dhillon. I am a Professor of Astrophysics in the
Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Sheffield,
and an Affiliated Researcher at the Instituto de Astrofísica de
Canarias (IAC) on Tenerife. Prior to moving to
Here is a useful presentation by Lucy Williams, assistant editor for MNRAS, about working with visually impaired astronomers and colleagues.
Sugata Kaviraj obtained his PhD at Oxford in 2006. Subsequently, he spent two years at Oxford, funded by a Leverhulme Early-Career Fellowship and a Junior Research Fellowship at Worcester College.
Following this, he spent a year at UCL on
Dr. Leigh N. Fletcher
Associate Professor in Planetary Science at the University of Leicester
From a large
My name is Matt Taylor, I work for the European Space Agency as a Project Scientist in the Directorate of Science.
I was honoured to be awarded the RAS 2018 Service Award for Geophysics, for my work with the ESA Rosetta mission to a comet
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