REFEREED PUBLICATIONS:


63:Student Demographics and Behaviour in a Series of Australian Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS)
Francis, P. 2015, Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, pp108-115.

62: Fantasy Universes: Inquiry Learning in Astrophysics On-Campus and Massive Open Online Courses
Francis, P. J., 2015, International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education, V23, pp75-87

61: What powers Lyα blobs?
Ao, Y.; Matsuda, Y.; Beelen, A.; Henkel, C.; Cen, R.; De Breuck, C.; Francis, P. J.; Kovács, A.; Lagache, G.; Lehnert, M.; Mao, M. Y.; Menten, K. M.; Norris, R. P.; Omont, A.; Tatemastu, K.; Weiß, A.; Zheng, Z. 2015, Astronomy and Astrophysics v581, p 132.

60: Examplecasts: The unreasonable effectiveness of webcast worked examples in introductory university physics
Francis, P.J. 2013, Proceedings of The Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, 136-141

59: Hot Gas, Cold Gas and Sub-Halos in a Lyman-alpha Blob at Redshift 2.38
Francis, P.J., Dopita, M.A., Colbert, J.W., Palunas, P., Scarlata, C., Teplitz, H., Williger, G.M. and Woodgate, B.E., 2013, MNRAS 428, 28

58: 2008 LC18: a potentially unstable Neptune Trojan
Horner, J., Lykawka, P.S., Bannister, M.T. and Francis, P.J., 2012, MNRAS 422, 2145.

57: On the absence of molecular absorption in high-redshift millimetre-band searches
Curran, S. J.; Whiting, M. T.; Combes, F.; Kuno, N.; Francis, P.; Nakai, N.; Webb, J. K.; Murphy, M. T.; Wiklind, T. 2011, MNRAS, 416, 2143

56: SkyMapper Filter Set: Design and Fabrication of Large-Scale Optical Filters
Bessell, Michael; Bloxham, Gabe; Schmidt, Brian; Keller, Stefan; Tisserand, Patrick; Francis, Paul, 2011, PASP 123, 789

55: The Extragalactic Distance Scale without Cepheids. IV.
Hislop, Lachlan; Mould, Jeremy; Schmidt, Brian; Bessell, Michael S.; Da Costa, Gary; Francis, Paul; Keller, Stefan; Tisserand, Patrick; Rapoport, Sharon; Casey, Andy, 2011, ApJ, Volume 733, Issue 2, article id. 75

54:Redshifted H I and OH absorption in radio galaxies and quasars
Curran, S.J., Whiting, M.T., Murphy, M.T., Webb, J.K., Bignell, C., Polatidis, A.G., Wiklind, T., Francis, P. & Langston, G. 2011, MNRAS 413, Issue 2, pp. 1165-1173.

53: Measurement uncertainty as a threshold concept in physics
Anna Wilson, Gerlese Akerlind, Paul Francis, Les Kirkup, Jo McKenzie, Darren Pearce, Manjula D. Sharma, 2010, in Proceedings of the 2010 Uniserve Science Conference, 98-103 (refereed)

52: Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Emission within Lyα Blobs
Colbert, James W.; Scarlata, Claudia; Teplitz, Harry; Francis, Paul; Palunas, Povilas; Williger, Gerard M.; Woodgate, Bruce, 2011, ApJ 728, 59

51: The Southern 2MASS Active Galactic Nuclei Survey: Spectroscopic Follow-up with Six Degree Field
Frank J. Masci A, Roc M. Cutri, Paul J. Francis, Brant O. Nelson, John P. Huchra, D. Heath Jones, Matthew Colless and Will Saunders, 2010, PASA 27, 302-320

50: Mastery learning in a large first year physics class
Francis, P., Figl, C. & Savage, C. 2009, in Proceedings of the 2009 Uniserve Science Conference, 152-159 (refereed).

49: He II Emission in Lyα Nebulae: Active Galactic Nucleus or Cooling Radiation?"
Scarlata, C., Colbert, J., Teplitz, H.I., Bridge, C., Francis, P., Palunas, P., Siana, B., Williger, G.M. & Woodgate, B. 2009, ApJ 706, 1241-1252

48: The Effect of Dust Geometry on the Lyα Output of Galaxies
Scarlata, C., Colbert, J., Teplitz, H.I., Panagia, N., Hayes, M., Siana, B., Rau, A., Francis, P., Caon, A., Pizzella, A. & Bridge, C. 2009, ApJL, 704, L98-L102

47: Using a Complete Spectroscopic Survey to Find Red Quasars and Test the KX Method
Jurek, R., Drinkwater, M.J., Francis, P.J. & Pimbblet, K. 2008, MNRAS 383, 673

46: The SkyMapper Telescope and the Southern Sky Survey,
Keller, S.C., Schmidt, B.P., Bessell, M.S., Conroy, P.G., Francis, P., Granlund, A., Kowald, E., Oates, A.P., Martin-Jones, T., Preston, T., Tisserand, P., Vaccarella, A., Waterson, M.F. 2007, PASA, 24, 1

45: Changes in Pluto's Atmosphere: 1988-2006,
Elliot, J. L., M. J. Person, A. A. S. Gulbis, S. P. Souza, E. R. Adams, B. A. Babcock, J. W. Gangestad, A. E. Jaskot, E. A. Kramer, J. M. Pasachoff, R. E. Pike, C. A. Zuluaga, A. S. Bosh, S. W. Dieters, P. J. Francis, A. B. Giles, J. G. Greenhill, B. Lade, R. Lucas, and D. J. Ramm, 2007, AJ, 134, 1.

44: Fluorescent Lyman-alpha Emission from Gas Near a QSO at Redshift 4.28
Francis, P.J. & McDonnell, S., 2006, MNRAS 370, 1372-1378

43: Multi-object spectroscopy of the field surrounding PKS 2126-158: discovery of a z= 0.66 galaxy group
Whiting, M.T., Webster, R.L. & Francis, P.J. 2006, MNRAS 368, 341-350

42: Ultraviolet-Bright, High-Redshift ULIRGS
Colbert, J.W., Teplitz, H., Francis, P.J., Palunas, P., Williger, G.M. & Woodgate, B.E. 2006, ApJL 637, L89.

41: Using Role-Playing Games to Teach Astronomy: An Evaluation
Francis, P.J. 2005, Astronomy Education Review, vol 4, issue 2

40: The Demographics of Long-Period Comets
Francis, P.J. 2005, ApJ 635, 1348-1361.

39: A Damped Ly-alpha Absorption-line System in an Apparent Void at Redshift 2.38
Godfrey, L.E.H. & Francis, P.J. 2005, PASA 22, 245-248.

38: The Distribution of Lyalpha-emitting Galaxies at z=2.38. II. Spectroscopy
Francis, P.J., Palunas, P., Teplitz, H.I., Williger, G.M. & Woodgate, B.E. 2004, ApJ, 614, 75-83

37: Rookie astronauts learn Newton's laws
Francis, P.J. 2004, Physics Education, 39, 391-392

36: The Mysterious Absence of Neutral Hydrogen within One Mpc of a Luminous Quasar at Redshift 2.168
Francis, P.J. & Bland-Hawthorn, J. 2004, MNRAS 353, 301-309

35: Low-Metallicity Gas Clouds in a Galaxy Protocluster at Redshift 2.38
Francis, P.J. & Williger, G.M. 2004, ApJ 602, 77-79

34: The Distribution of Ly-alpha-Emitting Galaxies at z=2.38
Palunas, P., Teplitz, H.I., Francis, P.J., Williger, G.M. & Woodgate, B.E. 2004, ApJ, 602, 545-554

33: An Unbiased Census of Active Galactic Nuclei in the Two Micron All Sky Survey
Francis, P.J., Nelson, B.O. & Cutri, R.M. 2004, AJ, 127, 646-655

32: A Pair of Compact Red Galaxies at Redshift 2.38, Immersed in a 100 kpc Scale Ly-alpha Nebula
Francis, P.J., Williger, G.M., Collins, N.R., Palunas, P., Malumuth, E.M., Woodgate, B.E., Teplitz, H.I., Smette, A., Sutherland, R.S., Danks, A.C., Hill, R.S., Lindler, D., Kimble, R.A., Heap, S.R. & Hutchings, J.B. 2001, ApJ 554, 1001-1011.

31: Red Synchrotron Jets in Parkes Quasars
Whiting, M.T., Webster, R.L. & Francis, P.J. 2001, MNRAS 323, 718-732

30: The Spectra of Red Quasars
Francis, P.J., Drake, C.L., Drinkwater, M.J., Whiting, M.T. & Webster, R.L. 2001, PASA, 18, 221-231

29: What do Quasars Look Like?
Francis, P.J. 2001, PASA, 18, 176-178

28: On the Gas Surrounding High Redshift Galaxy Clusters
Francis, P.J., Wilson, G.M. & Woodgate, B.E. 2001, PASA 18, 64-75

27: Further Evidence for Increasing Pressure in Triton's Atmosphere
Elliot, J.L., Person, M.J., McDonald, S.W., Buie, M.W., Dunham, E.W., Millis, R.L., Nye, R.A., Olkin, C.B., Wasserman, L.H., Young, L.A., Hubbard, W.B., Hill, R., Reitsema, H.J., Pasachoff, J.A., McConnochie, T.H., Babcock, B.A., Stone, R.C. & Francis, P.J. 2000, Icarus 148, 347-369.

26: The Optical/Near-IR Colours of Red Quasars
Francis, P.J., Whiting, M.T., and Webster, R.L. 2000, PASA 17, 56-71
Data tables from the paper can be found here.

25: Binary Quasars
Mortlock, D.J., Webster, R.L. & Francis, P.J. 1999, MNRAS, 309, 836-846

24: Using Role-Playing Exercises to Teach Astronomy
Francis, P.J. 1999, The Physics Teacher, 37, 436

23: The Use of Role-Playing Exercises in Teaching Undergraduate Astronomy and Physics
Francis, P.J. & Byrne, A.P. 1999, PASA 16, 206-211

22: Host Galaxy Contributions to the Colours of `Red' Quasars
Masci, F.J., Webster, R.J. & Francis, P.J. 1998, MNRAS 301, 975-984

21: X-ray properties of the Parkes sample of flat-spectrum radio sources: dust in radio-loud quasars?
Siebert, J., Brinkmann, W., Drinkwater, M.J., Yuan, W., Francis, P.J., Peterson, B.A. & Webster, R.L. 1998, MNRAS 301, 261-279

20: A Group of Red, Ly-alpha Emitting, High Redshift Galaxies
Francis, P.J., Woodgate, B.E. & Danks, A.C. 1997, ApJ Letters, 482, L25-L28

19: The Parkes Half-Jansky Flat-Spectrum Sample
Drinkwater, M.J., Webster, R.L., Francis, P.J., Condon, J.J., Ellison, S.L., Jauncey, D.L., Lovell, J., Peterson, B.A. & Savage, A. 1997, Monthly Notices 284, 85-125

18: BVRI Light Curves for 29 Type Ia Supernovae
Hamuy, M. et al. (incl. P. J. Francis) 1996, AJ, 112, 2408-2437

17: The Continuum Slopes of Optically Selected QSOs
Francis, P.J. 1996, Publ. ASA., 13, 212-217

16: Neural Networks and the Classification of Active Galactic Nuclei Spectra
Rawson, D.M., Bailey, J.A. & Francis, P.J. 1996, Publ. ASA, 13, 207-211

15: Dust-reddened Quasars
Drinkwater, M.J., Webster, R.L., Francis, P.J., Wiklind, T. & Combes, F. 1996, Publ. ASA. 13, 183-184

14: A Group of Galaxies at z=2.38
Francis, P.J., Woodgate, B.E., Warren, S.J., Mø ller, P., Mazzolini, M, Bunker, A.J., Lowenthal, J.D., Williams, T., Minezaki, T., Kobayashi, Y. & Yoshii, Y. 1996, ApJ, 457, 490-499

13: Dust-reddened QSOs: A Substantial Undetected Population?
Webster, R.L., Francis, P.J., Peterson, B.A., Drinkwater, M.J., & Masci, F.J. 1995, Nature 375, 469-470

12: The Evolution of QSO Spectra
Francis, P.J. and Koratkar, A. 1995, MNRAS 274, 504-518

11: The Emission-Line Properties of z=2 QSOs
M. R. Corbin, and P. J. Francis. 1994, AJ, 108, 2016-2024

10: The Intermediate Line Region of QSOs
Brotherton, M.S., Wills, B.J., Francis, P.J. & Steidel, C.C. 1994, ApJ, 430, 495-504

9: The UV Spectra of Radio-loud and Radio-quiet Quasars
Francis, P.J., Hooper, E.J. & Impey, C.D. 1993, AJ, 106, 417-425

8: Superclustering of Damped Lyman-Alpha Absorption Systems at Redshifts Above Two
Francis, P.J. & Hewett, P.C. 1993, AJ, 105, 1633-1636
Erratum: 1993, AJ, 106, 2587

7: The Continuum Slopes and Evolution of Active Galactic Nuclei
Francis, P.J. 1993. ApJ, 407, 519-524

6: Orientation Effects in QSO Spectra
Francis, P.J. 1993, ApJ, 405, 119-124

5: An Objective Classification Scheme for QSO Spectra
Francis, P.J., Hewett, P.C., Foltz, C.B. & Chaffee, F.H. 1992 ApJ, 398, 476-490

4: The Large, Bright QSO Survey. V. QSOs in Three Southern Fields
Morris, S.L., Weymann, R.L., Anderson, S.F., Hewett, P.C., Foltz, C.B., Chaffee, F.H., Francis, P.J., & MacAlpine, G.M. 1991, AJ, 102, 1627-1658

3: The Large, Bright QSO Survey. IV. QSOs in Two Equatorial Fields
Chaffee, F.H., Foltz, C.B., Hewett, P.C., Francis, P.J., Weymann, R.J., Morris, S.L., Anderson, S.F. and G. M. MacAlpine. 1991, AJ, 102, 461-487

2: A High Signal-to-Noise Ratio Composite Quasar Spectrum
Francis, P.J., Hewett, P.C., Foltz, C.B., Chaffee, F.H., Weymann, R.J. & Morris, S.L. 1991, ApJ, 373, 465-470

1: The Large, Bright QSO Survey. III. QSOs in Six Equatorial Fields
Hewett, P.C., Foltz, C.B., Chaffee, F.H., Francis, P.J., Weymann, R.J., Morris, S.L., Anderson, S.F. & MacAlpine, G.M. 1991 AJ, 101, 1121-1182


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