Past and Present PhD and MSc Students


Iain Hannah (PhD 2005)

Particle heating and acceleration in solar flares : energisation at a reconnecting x-point and RHESSI microflare observations

Brian Hamilton (PhD 2006)

Joint with Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

Particle acceleration in dynamically reconnecting X-point solar-flare models / Brian Hamilton.

Laura Bone (PhD 2006)

Main supervisor Prof. John Brown

Multiwavelength observation and modelling of thermal and non-thermal electrons in the solar corona 

Jennifer Pollock (PhD 2008) 

Numerical simulations of radiation and heating from non-thermal electrons in solar flares

Robert McKay (PhD 2008) 

joint with Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

Test particle studies of acceleration and transport in solar and tokamak plasmas

Colin Gill (MSc 2009)

Using active contours for automated tracking of UV and EUV solar flare ribbons

Hazel Bain (PhD 2010)

Hard X-ray and radio studies of solar flares

Fatima Rubio da Costa (PhD 2010) 

Joint with Osservatorio Astrofisica di Catania

Solar Chromospheric Flares:Observations in Ly-alpha and H-alpha, and Radiative Hydrodynamic Simulations

Jingnan Guo (PhD 2010) 

Joint with Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, and Purple Mountain Observatory

Particle acceleration in the solar corona: simulation and Observation 

Fraser Watson (PhD 2012)

Investigating sunspot and photospheric magnetic field properties using automated solar feature detection

David Graham (PhD 2014)

Extreme ultraviolet spectroscopy of impulsive phase solar flare footpoints

Rhys Paterson (MSc 2016)

The detection and characterisation of the solar UV network

Graham Kerr (PhD 2017) 

Observations and modeling of the chromosphere during solar flares

Lauren Doyle (MSc 2017)

Spectroscopic studies of arcade flares with EIS and EVE

Peter Levens (PhD 2018) 

Main supervisor Dr. Nic Labrosse

Diagnostics of solar tornado-like prominences

Qingying Shu (PhD 2018) 

(joint with School of Mathematics & Statistics, and School of Engineering

Statistical modeling of the near-Earth magnetic field in space weather

Stephen Brown

Analysis of solar flares in Lyman lines and continuum with SDO/EVE

Juntao Wang (PhD 2018)

Coronal implosions in solar eruptions and flares

Andrew Rodger

Main supervisor Dr. Nic Labrosse

Modelling and Observations of filaments with ALMA

John Armstrong 

Data-intensive science applications to solar observations

Christopher Osborne 

Radiation hydrodynamics modeling of solar flares