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Researcher: Johnston-Hollitt, M (Dr Melanie Johnston-Hollitt)

Fields of Research

Galactic Astronomy
Cosmology and Extragalactic Astronomy
Astronomical and Space Sciences
Astrobiology

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences

Career Best Publications

Large-Scale Velocity Structures in the Horologium-Reticulum Supercluster; The Astronomical Journal
Magnetic fields in clusters of galaxies; New Astronomy Reviews
Multiple Merging Events in the Double Cluster A3128/A3125; The Astronomical Journal
Southern hemisphere observations of a 10x18 eV cosmic ray source near the direction of the Galactic Centre; Astroparticle Physics
Statistical Analysis of Extra-galactic Rotation Measures; The Magnetized Interstellar Medium
The Magnetic Field in A3667; The Riddle of Cooling Flow Clusters

Research Publications

A Cloud Monitoring System for Remote Sites; Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
A search for 22-GHz water masers within the giant molecular cloud associated with RCW 106; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
A Taxonomy of Extended Radio Sources in Clusters of Galaxies; The Riddle of Cooling Flow Clusters
A3667: When Worlds Collide
An Estimates All-Sky Rotation Measure Map; The URSI 27th General Assembly
Are Violent Cluster Mergers a Possible Site for Cosmic Ray Acceleration- Observational Evidence from A3667; Plasma Turbulence and Energetic Particles in Astrophysics
Cloud Detection for Fluorescence and Cerenkov Detectors; 25th International Cosmic Ray Conference
Cluster Halo and Relics Sources; XXVth General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union
Detection of Magnetic Fields and Diffuse Radio Emission in Abell 3667 and other Rich Southern Clusters of Galaxies
Grote Reber Memorial Conference
Head-tail Galaxies: beacons of high-density regions in clusters; Royal Astronomical Society. Monthly Notices
Large-scale velocity flow in the Horologium-Reticulum supercluster; Outskirts of Galaxy Clusters: Intense Life in the Suburbs
Large-Scale Velocity Structures in the Horologium-Reticulum Supercluster; The Astronomical Journal
LOFAR: a new radio telescope for low frequency radio observations: science and project status; Texas in Tuscany. XXI Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics
Magnetic fields in clusters of galaxies; New Astronomy Reviews
Multifrequency Behaviour of PKS 2255-282; The BL Lac phenomenon
Multiple Merging Events in the Double Cluster A3128/A3125; The Astronomical Journal
New Horizons - A Decadal Plan for Australian Astronomy 2006-2015
Radio imaging of head-tailed galaxies from an in-falling filament of the Horologium-Reticulum Supercluster; Outskirts of Galaxy Clusters: Intense Life in the Suburbs
Radio Luminosity Functions of the HR Supercluster; Annual Scientific Meeting of the Astronomical Society of Australia,
Radio observations of the Horologium-Reticulum supercluster - I. A3158: excess star-forming galaxies in a merging cluster?; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Radio views of cosmic reionization; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Redshifts and Velocity Dispersions of Galaxy Clusters in the Horologium-Reticulum Supercluster; The Astronomical Journal
Report on Young Astronomer Participation in International Astronomical Union Activities
Southern hemisphere observations of a 10x18 eV cosmic ray source near the direction of the Galactic Centre; Astroparticle Physics
Spectroscopic Observations of the Double Radio Relic Cluster A3376; Annual Scientific Meeting of the Astronomical Society of Australia,
Statistical Analysis of Extra-galactic Rotation Measures; The Magnetized Interstellar Medium
The Cluster Environment in A3667; Particles and Fields in Radio Galaxies
The Dual Radio Relics of A3667
The Dual Radio Relics of A3667; The Universe at Low Radio Frequencies
The Magnetic Field in A3667; The Riddle of Cooling Flow Clusters
The optical morphology of A3667 re-examined; Astronomy & Astrophysics
The two-point angular autocorrelation function and the origin of the highest-energy cosmic rays; Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
Water masers within the G 333.2-0.6 giant molecular cloud; Astrophysical Masers and Their Environments
Young Astronomers Events IAU General Assembly, Prague, August 2006

Research Projects

Head-Tailed Galaxies as Barometers of Cluster Weather; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Understanding Dynamical Processess in Clusters and Superclusters of Galaxies; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Understanding Environmental Effects on Radio Emission in Clusters of Galaxies; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Donation for theoretical astrophysics
An Interpolated All-sky Rotation Measure Map
An Interpolated All-sky Rotation Measure Map
An Interpolated All-sky Rotation Measure Map
ATCA radio and 2dF spectroscopic observations of A3367
Detailed Radio and Optical Observations of A3667
High Resolution Observations of the relics source 0917+75
Investigating the diffuse radio emission in A3667
Investigating the Large-scale structure of the Horologium-Reticulum Supercluster
Investigating the Large-scale structure of the Horologium-Reticulum Supercluster
Investigating the spectral index of the diffuse radio emission in A3667
LOFAR Research Fellowship
Magnetic fields and diffuse radio emission in A3667 and other rich, southern galaxy clusters
Magnetic fields and diffuse radio emission in A3667 and other rich, southern galaxy clusters
Magnetic Turbulence in galaxy clusters
The connection between radio galaxies and cluster formation
The Magnetic Field of A3667
The magnetic field of galaxy clusters
The magnetic field of galaxy clusters
The magnetic field of galaxy clusters
The magnetic field of galaxy clusters
The Scientific Commissioning, Optimisation and Enhancement of LOFAR

Research Candidate Supervision

Milky Way Halo Objects, IC 4499 and the Large Magellanic Cloud
The Magnetic Rayleigh-Taylor Instability