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Prof Martin Ward

Professor

Bsc. Msc. DPhil. MA(Cantab.)


Affiliations
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Professor in the Department of Physicsocw103+44 (0) 191 33 43797
Member of the Centre for Extragalactic Astronomy  

Biography

Martin Ward is currently the Temple Chevallier Chair of Astronomy. He has previously held positions at Cambridge, Oxford and Leicester, before coming to Durham in 2004. He is an observational astrophysicist whose research interests include black holes and quasars. He was a consultant for the European Space Agency and is involved in the next generation Hubble Telescope, project. He is interested in science public outreach, and has been a guest on Patrick Moore’s “The Sky at Night”, and Melvyn Bragg’s “In Our Time”.

Publications

Chapter in book

  • Ward, M. (1991). Infrared Variability of Active Nuclei. In Variability of Active Galaxies: Proceedings of a Workshop of the Sonderforschungsbereich 328 Held at Heidelberg, Germany 3–5 September 1990. Duschl, Wolfgang J., Wagner, Stefan J. & Camenzind, Max Springer. 377: 235-.
  • Meurs, E. J. A., Unger, S. W., Pedlar, A., Axon, D., Whittle, M. & Ward, M. J. (1989). Anisotropic Ionising Continuum Emission in AGN / Active Galactic Nuclei. In BL Lac Objects: Proceedings of a Workshop Held in Como, Italy, September 20–23, 1988. Maraschi, L., Maccacaro, T. & Ulrich, M.-H. Springer. 334: 193-.
  • Ward, M.J. (1988). X-Ray and Optical Studies of IRAS Selected Active Galactic Nuclei. In Active Galactic Nuclei: Proceedings of a Conference Held at the Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia October 28–30, 1987. Miller, H. Richard & Wiita, Paul J. Springer. 307: 275-.
  • Whittle, M., Pedlar, A., Meurs, E. J. A., Unger, S. W., Axon, D. J. & Ward, M. J. (1988). The Interaction of Radio Jets with the Narrow Line Region in Seyfert Galaxies. In Active Galactic Nuclei: Proceedings of a Conference Held at the Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia October 28–30, 1987. Miller, H. Richard & Wiita, Paul J. Springer. 307: 360-.

Journal Article

Report

  • Vanderwerf, P. P., Genzel, R. Krabbe, A. Blietz, M., Drapatz, S. Ward, M. J. & Forbes, D. A. (1992). Near-infrared line imaging of NGC 6240: Global shock and nuclear starburst.