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Department of Physics

Staff profile

Prof Tom Shanks

Professor in the Department of Physics

(email at tom.shanks@durham.ac.uk)

Research Groups

Research Interests

  • Extragalactic astronomy and cosmology

Publications

Chapter in book

  • Shanks, T. (2016). Digital Sky Surveys from the ground: Status and Perspectives. In The universe of digital sky surveys: a meeting to honour the 70th birthday of Massimo Capaccioli. Napolitano, Nicola R., Longo, Giuseppe, Marconi, Marcella, Paolillo, Maurizio & Iodice, Enrichetta Cham: Springer. 9-24.

Conference Paper

  • Content, R., Blake, S., Dunlop, C., Nandi, D., Sharples, R., Talbot, G., Shanks, T., Donoghue, D., Galiatsatos, N. & Luke, P. (2012), CEOI microslice spectrograph, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series 8450: Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series.
  • Shanks, T. & Metcalfe, N. (2012), VST ATLAS: Science Goals and Status, Science from the Next Generation Imaging and Spectroscopic Surveys. Garching.
  • Content, R., Shanks, T., Sharples, R., Bramall, D. & Percival, W. (2012), VXMS: the VISTA extreme multiplex spectrograph, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series 8446: Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series.

Edited book

  • Shanks, T., Banday, A. J., Ellis, R. S., Frenk, C. S. & Wolfendale, A. W. (1991). Observational Tests of Cosmological Inflation. NATO ASI Series: Series C: Mathematical and Physical Sciences, 348. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Journal Article

Media Contacts

Available for media contact about:

  • Science: Education, industry & the community: astronomy & cosmology
  • Science: Education, industry & the community: age of universe
  • Science: Education, industry & the community: superclusters
  • Science: Education, industry & the community: Hubble's Constant

Supervises