RSAA Colloquia / Seminars / Feast-of-Facts: Friday, 21 August 2015, 14:00-14:20; Duffield Lecture Theatre

Elise Hampton

"Annual Thesis Presentation: The Interplay between star formation, shocks and AGN in merging galaxy systems"

I will report on the progress of my PhD research after 2 and a half years. This will include a description of the 3 main projects I have been working on; Composite galaxies, an Artificial Neural network called The Machine, and a study of galactic winds in merging galaxies. This presentation will conclude with a description of the research I will be working on for the final year of my PhD.