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Dr Asa F. L. Bluck

Dr Asa F. L. Bluck

Rearch Associate, Kavli Institute for Cosmology

-Observational Cosmology

-Galaxy Formation and Evolution

Room K01
Kavli Institute for Cosmology
c/o Institute of Astronomy
Madingley Road
Cambridge CB3 0HA

Office Phone: 01223 (7)66660


Previous Employment:

- Postdoctoral Researcher, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Victoria, BC, Canada
- Gemini Science Fellow, Gemini Observatory, Hilo, Hawaii, USA


Ph.D. Physics & Astronomy, University of Nottingham, UK (2011)                            P.G.C.E. Science Education, University of Oxford, UK (2007)                                    M.Sc. Cosmology (Theoretical Physics), University of Sussex, UK (2006)                   B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics with Philosophy, University of Durham, UK (2005)

Research Interests

- Galaxy formation and evolution
- Wide-field Optical/NIR Surveys (e.g. SDSS, MaNGA, DES)
- Confronting simulations and models with observations
- Galactic star formation and quenching: why do galaxies stop forming stars?
- The role of mergers and environment in galaxy evolution