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Researcher: McCallum, JN (Dr Jamie McCallum)

Fields of Research

Cosmology and extragalactic astronomy
Galactic astronomy
Astronomical instrumentation
Astronomical sciences
Planetary science (excl. solar system and planetary geology)
Physical geography and environmental geoscience
High energy astrophysics and galactic cosmic rays
Cartography and digital mapping

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Space transport

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A search for fast radio bursts associated with gamma-ray bursts; The Astrophysical Journal
Automated and dynamic scheduling for geodetic VLBI – a simulation study for AuScope and global networks; Advances in Space Research
BL LAC OBJECT PKS B1144−379: An extreme scintillator; The Astrophysical Journal Letters
Changing modality behaviour in the radio light curve of blazar PKS B1144 - 379; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Detection statistics of the RadioAstron AGN survey; Advances in Space Research
Erratum: 'Discovery of Water Maser Emission in Eight AGNs with 70 m Antennas of NASA's Deep Space Network'; The Astrophysical Journal
First parallax measurements toward a 6.7 GHz methanol maser with the Australian Long Baseline Array—distance to G 339.884-1.259; The Astrophysical Journal
First scientific VLBI observations using New Zealand 30 meter radio telescope WARK30M; Publications of the Astronomical Society of The Pacific
Interstellar scintillation of an extreme scintillator: PKS B1144-379; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Investigating the evolution of PKS B1144-379: comparison of VLBI and scintillation techniques; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Magnetic field limits and spectral variability in the Circinus galaxy H2O megamasers; Royal Astronomical Society. Monthly Notices
Observing APOD with the AuScope VLBI array; Sensors
On the estimation of a celestial reference frame in the presence of source structure; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Parallaxes of 6.7-GHz methanol masers towards the G 305.2 high-mass star formation region; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
PKS 1954-388: RadioAstron detection on 80,000 km baselines and multiwavelength observations; Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
Planetary Radio Interferometry and Doppler Experiment (PRIDE) technique: A test case of the Mars Express Phobos fly-by; Astronomy & Astrophysics
Potential kick velocity distribution of black hole X-ray binaries and implications for natal kicks; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Probing a southern hemisphere VLBI Intensive baseline configuration for UT1 determination; Earth Planets and Space
Probing the gravitational redshift with an Earth-orbiting satellite; Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics
Probing the microarcsecond structure of the Circinus megamasers through diffractive interstellar scintillation; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
RadioAstron observations of pulsars and interstellar scattering; 2014 United States National Committee of URSI National Radio Science Meeting, USNC-URSI NRSM 2014
Results from the regional AUSTRAL VLBI sessions for Southern Hemisphere reference frames; International Association of Geodesy Symposia
Same-beam VLBI observations of SELENE for improving lunar gravity field model; Radio Science
Scintillation in Circinus
Scintillation in the Circinus Galaxy H2O Megamasers; The Astronomical Journal
Simulating the effects of quasar structure on parameters from geodetic VLBI; Journal of Geodesy
Star scheduling mode - a new observing strategy for monitoring weak southern radio sources with the AuScope VLBI Array; Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
Testing general relativity with geodetic VLBI. What a single, specially designed experiment can teach us; Astronomy and Astrophysics
The AuScope geodetic VLBI array; Journal of Geodesy
The AUSTRAL VLBI observing program; Journal of Geodesy
The Australian mixed-mode observing program; Journal of Geodesy
The effects of frequency-dependent quasar variability on the celestial reference frame; Journal of Geodesy
The effects of simulated and observed quasar structure on the VLBI reference frame; 2014 International Association of Geodesy Symposium (REFAG 2014)
The first resolved imaging of milliarcsecond-scale jets in Circinus X-1; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters
The potential for unifying global‐scale satellite measurements of ground displacements using radio telescopes; Geophysical Research Letters
Venus Express radio occultation observed by PRIDE; Astronomy and Astrophysics
Vienna VLBI and satellite software (VieVS) for geodesy and astrometry; Astronomical Society of the Pacific
VLBI ecliptic plane survey: VEPS-1; Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series
VLBI observations of GNSS-satellites: from scheduling to analysis; Journal of Geodesy
VLBI observations to the APOD satellite; Advances in Space Research
VLBI tracking of the solar sail mission IKAROS; 2011 30th URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium, URSIGASS 2011

Research Projects

AuScope Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) Array Operations; Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER)
Probing the central engines of supermassive black holes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Very Long Baseline Interferometry Research Collaboration

Research Candidate Supervision