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Dr Nigel Metcalfe

Assistant Professor (Teaching)

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Assistant Professor (Teaching) in the Department of Physics319+44 (0) 191 33 43566
Member of the Centre for Extragalactic Astronomy319+44 (0) 191 33 43566
Member of the Institute for Computational Cosmology319+44 (0) 191 33 43566


Responsibilities within department

Member of the Laboratories Committee. Administration and Teaching database design, development and maintenance (mysql and php scripting). Physics computer classroom coordinator.

Teaching activity

Tutor on the Level 3 Problem Solving Computing Course. Level 4 project supervisor. Academic adviser.

Research interests

Deep galaxy counts and clustering and their interpretation in light of current theories of galaxy evolution and cosmology. I am chair of the Data Reduction and Verification Group (DRAVG) for the Pan-STARRS project. I am also part of the VST Atlas Survey team, and the DESI Imaging Validation working group.


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Supervision students