I have been involved in a number of outreach events over the years and am very keen to be involved in the future. Engagement activities include
Institute of Physics talk, Sarum College, Salisbury (02/19)
Introduction to ‘Galactic Archaeology’ using methods from evolutionary biology.
Stratford-upon-Avon Astronomical Society talk, Alderminster Village Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon (01/19)
Discussion of ‘Galactic Archaeology’ with data from the Gaia satellite.
Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition, Royal Society, London (07/18)
Contribution to a Gaia exhibit, one of 22 selected exhibits aimed towards a public audience.
BBC Sky at Night (05/18)
Discussed work with Gaia data.
New Scientist (02/18)
Feature article: Suns and daughters: The family tree that may unite all the stars.
Scientific American (03/17)
Feature article: Galactica stellaris: Astronomers build a family tree for the Milky Way’s stars.
Outreach day, Marlborough College, Marlborough (09/16)
Assisted GCSE and A-Level physics classes, and gave public lecture on ‘Galactic Archaeology’.
Oxford Pathways Programme, St. Hilda’s College, University of Oxford, Oxford (08/16)
Lecture on ‘Galactic Archaeology’ to 15 and 16-yr old students.
Work experience placement, Department of Astrophysics, University of Oxford, Oxford (02/16)
Supervised GCSE student for a week on ‘Understanding galaxies’.
National Mathematics Summer School, Mount Stromlo Observatory, Canberra (01/10)
Lecture on ‘Stellar orbits’ to 15 and 16-yr old mathematics students.