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PhD and MSc theses

PhD/MSc theses

  1. Hugh Osborn, Long-Period Exoplanets from Photometric Transit Surveys (PhD 2017, supervisor Pollacco)
  2. Charlotte Angus, On the Host Galaxies of Superluminous Supernovae (PhD 2017, supervisor Levan)
  3. Gregory Brown, A Study of Exotic Nuclear Extragalactic Transients (PhD 2017, supervisor Levan)
  4. Jessica Spake, Discovery of a Hot Jupiter around a G5V star with SuperWASP (MSc 2016, supervisor Pollacco)
  5. Tom Louden, The composition and dynamics of exoplanet atmospheres (PhD 2016, supervisor Wheatley)
  6. Nicola Pietro Gentile Fusillo, Stellar and planetary remnants in large
    area surveys (PhD 2015, supervisor Gänsicke)
  7. David Armstrong, On The Abundance Of Circumbinary Exoplanets (PhD 2015, supervisor Pollacco)
  8. Penélope Longa Peña, Orbital parameter estimation for compact binary stars (PhD 2015, supervisor Steeghs)
  9. Madelon Bours, Detailed studies of white dwarf binaries and their orbital periods (PhD 2015, supervisor Marsh)
  10. John Rostron, Observations of exoplanet atmospheres (PhD 2014, supervisor Wheatley)
  11. Sandra Greiss, Exploring the final stages of stars in our Milky Way using large sky surveys (PhD 2014, supervisor Gänsicke/Steeghs)
  12. Philip Carter, Estimating the space density of ultracompact binary stars (PhD 2014, supervisor Marsh/Steeghs)
  13. Rachel Tunnicliffe, Constraining the Progenitors of Short Gamma-Ray Bursts (PhD 2014, supervisor Levan)
  14. Simon Walker, Analysis and optimisation of ground based
    transiting exoplanet surveys
    (PhD 2013, supervisor Wheatley)
  15. Richard Palmer, Characterising the Stellar Population of the NGTS Prototype (MSc 2013, supervisor Gänsicke)
  16. Jonathan Girven, Stellar and Planetary Remnants in Digitial Sky Surveys (PhD 2012, supervisor Steeghs/Gänsicke)
  17. Simon Joyce, The X-ray emissions of Cataclysmic Variables during the eclipse of the White Dwarf, (MSc 2012, supervisor Wheatley)
  18. Joao Bento, Research and development of ground-based transiting extrasolar planet projects (PhD 2012, supervisor Wheatley)
  19. Steven Parsons, Eclipsing white dwarf binaries (PhD 2012, supervisor Marsh)
  20. Stylianos Pyrzas, Physical properties of eclipsing white dwarf binaries (PhD 2012, supervisor Gänsicke)
  21. Lieke van Spaandonk: Exploring new emission line diagnostics for accreting compact objects (PhD 2011, supervisor Steeghs)
  22. Sandra Greiss: Exploring the population of compact stellar X-ray sources in our Milky Way (MSc 2011, supervisor Steeghs/Gänsicke)
  23. Karl Svensson: On the nature of gamma -ray burst hosting galaxies (PhD 2011, supervisor Levan)
  24. George Marshall: Optical Transients in the WASP Survey (PhD 2011, supervisor Wheatley)
  25. Richard Hickman: Multi-Wavelength Observations of Cataclysmic Variable Stars (PhD 2011, supervisor Marsh)
  26. David Collins: X-ray Observations of Cataclysmic Variables (PhD 2010, supervisor Wheatley)
  27. Timothy Kinnear: Irradiated Gaseous Discs Around White Dwarfs (MSc 2009, supervisor Gänsicke)
  28. Steven Bloemen: High speed spectroscopy of intermediate polars (Erasmus/MSc in Leuven 2009, supervisor Marsh)
  29. Ilse Decoster: The Completeness of Cataclysmic Variables in the spectroscopic database of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (Erasmus/MSc in Leuven 2009, supervisor Gänsicke)
  30. Monihar Dillon: The orbital period distribution of cataclysmic variables from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (PhD 2009, supervisor Gänsicke)
  31. Alberto Rebassa-Mansergas: Post-Common-Envelope Binaries from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (PhD 2009, supervisor Gänsicke)
  32. Susana Barros: ULTRACAM observations of interacting binaries, (PhD 2008, supervisor Marsh)
  33. Amornrat Aungwerojwit: The properties of a spectroscopically elected sample of cataclysmic variables, (PhD 2007, supervisor Gänsicke)