Course leader, BSc Astronomy by Distance Learning – course leader for the distance learning course, looking after the administration of the programme.

AA1051: Introductory Astronomy (distance learning) – a year-long broad overview of modern astrophysics for beginners to the subject.  Covers the essential physics background, measurements and coordinate systems used in astronomy, telescopes and observing conditions, stellar structure, the HR diagram and stellar evolution, the distance ladder, galaxies, and simple cosmology.  Updated the course to run via Teams with more interactivity.  Module leader.  More information.

AA3050: DL astronomy dissertation – supervising distance learning students working their final dissertations at the end of their path through the UCLan distance learning degree in astronomy.  Module leader.

AP3950: Third year physics/astronomy BSc project – supervising on-campus students working on their BSc major research project.

Research students – I am DoS for a student working on deep field radio astronomy and machine learning techniques for removing radio frequency interference from telescope data (2020-2024). I am also DoS for a student starting in March 2024 working on supernovae and their environments, together with Dr Joanne Pledger.