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 The Astrophysics Research Centre (ARC) is one of Queen'​s University'​s leading research clusters encompassing both observational and theoretical astrophysics. We hold substantial grant funding from the UK's [[http://​www.stfc.ac.uk/​|STFC]],​ [[http://​www.epsrc.ac.uk/​|EPSRC]],​ the [[http://​royalsociety.org/​|Royal Society]], the [[http://​www.leverhulme.ac.uk/​|Leverhulme Trust]], [[http://​www.ukaea.co.uk|UKAEA]],​ and EU funding through the [[http://​erc.europa.eu/​|European Research Council]], ​ [[http://​cordis.europa.eu/​fp7/​ideas/​home_en.html|FP7]] and [[https://​ec.europa.eu/​programmes/​horizon2020/​|Horizon 2020]]. The Astrophysics Research Centre (ARC) is one of Queen'​s University'​s leading research clusters encompassing both observational and theoretical astrophysics. We hold substantial grant funding from the UK's [[http://​www.stfc.ac.uk/​|STFC]],​ [[http://​www.epsrc.ac.uk/​|EPSRC]],​ the [[http://​royalsociety.org/​|Royal Society]], the [[http://​www.leverhulme.ac.uk/​|Leverhulme Trust]], [[http://​www.ukaea.co.uk|UKAEA]],​ and EU funding through the [[http://​erc.europa.eu/​|European Research Council]], ​ [[http://​cordis.europa.eu/​fp7/​ideas/​home_en.html|FP7]] and [[https://​ec.europa.eu/​programmes/​horizon2020/​|Horizon 2020]].
  
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 In recent years ARC staff have been awarded the [[http://​www.ras.org.uk/​news-and-press/​157-news2010/​1713-ras-honours-outstanding-astronomers-and-geophysicists|RAS Group Prize]], an [[http://​www.qub.ac.uk/​home/​ceao/​News/​ArchivedPressReleases/​2012PressReleases/​03-2012PressReleases/#​d.en.285172|ERC Advanced Grant]], [[http://​www.stfc.ac.uk/​funding/​fellowships/​ernest-rutherford-fellowship/​|STFC Ernest Rutherford fellowships]],​ [[http://​www.qub.ac.uk/​home/​ceao/​News/​Title,​538732,​en.html/​ | Royal Society University Research Fellowships]],​ [[https://​www.ras.org.uk/​news-and-press/​2943-ras-honours-leading-astronomers-and-geophysicists-2017|RAS Winton Capital award]] and election to the [[http://​www.qub.ac.uk/​sites/​QueensNow/​Archive/​Summer2012/​People/​Name,​301219,​en.html|Royal Irish Academy]]. We are part of the [[http://​www.queensfoundation.com/​|Queen'​s Foundation]] 5-year fundraising campaign. In recent years ARC staff have been awarded the [[http://​www.ras.org.uk/​news-and-press/​157-news2010/​1713-ras-honours-outstanding-astronomers-and-geophysicists|RAS Group Prize]], an [[http://​www.qub.ac.uk/​home/​ceao/​News/​ArchivedPressReleases/​2012PressReleases/​03-2012PressReleases/#​d.en.285172|ERC Advanced Grant]], [[http://​www.stfc.ac.uk/​funding/​fellowships/​ernest-rutherford-fellowship/​|STFC Ernest Rutherford fellowships]],​ [[http://​www.qub.ac.uk/​home/​ceao/​News/​Title,​538732,​en.html/​ | Royal Society University Research Fellowships]],​ [[https://​www.ras.org.uk/​news-and-press/​2943-ras-honours-leading-astronomers-and-geophysicists-2017|RAS Winton Capital award]] and election to the [[http://​www.qub.ac.uk/​sites/​QueensNow/​Archive/​Summer2012/​People/​Name,​301219,​en.html|Royal Irish Academy]]. We are part of the [[http://​www.queensfoundation.com/​|Queen'​s Foundation]] 5-year fundraising campaign.
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   * [[public:​fellowships| Holding fellowships at QUB in 2020 : STFC Ernest Rutherford, Royal Society URFs, RAS Fellowships ]]   * [[public:​fellowships| Holding fellowships at QUB in 2020 : STFC Ernest Rutherford, Royal Society URFs, RAS Fellowships ]]
   * [[https://​star.pst.qub.ac.uk/​wiki/​doku.php/​public/​summer_studentships2020/​ | Undergraduate Summer Student Internships now available]]. Closing date: March 20.   * [[https://​star.pst.qub.ac.uk/​wiki/​doku.php/​public/​summer_studentships2020/​ | Undergraduate Summer Student Internships now available]]. Closing date: March 20.
 +  * [[public:​andor2021| Summer placement at Andor Technology and/or QUB]]. Closing date December 16 2020.
  
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-[{{:public:Jess_Nature_Astronomy_cropped.png?400| [[https://​www.nature.com/articles/s41550-019-0945-2|Resonantly amplified magnetic waves in a powerful solar sunspot.]]}}]+ 
 +[{{{{:public:news:​atomium_gallery.jpg?400 |[[https://​www.qub.ac.uk/News/Allnews/​Queensastronomerpartofinternationalteamtocapturestellarwindsinunprecedenteddetail.html|The variety of stellar winds from red giant stars.]] }}] 
  
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 +  * A Queen'​s-led collaboration,​ headed by Dr Grigori Fedorets, [[ https://​www.qub.ac.uk/​News/​Allnews/​Queens-ledcollaborationconfirmsdiscoveryofnewminimoonsinnextdecade.html | confirms the discovery of more "​mini-moons"​ in the next decade.]]
 +  * Prof. Tom Millar and colleagues uncover[[ https://​www.qub.ac.uk/​News/​Allnews/​Queensastronomerpartofinternationalteamtocapturestellarwindsinunprecedenteddetail.html | links between red giant stars and planetary nebulae]].
 +  * Prof. Stephen Smartt has been elected a [[ https://​www.qub.ac.uk/​News/​Allnews/​QueensacademicelectedFellowoftheRoyalSociety2020.html | Fellow of the Royal Society]].
   * ARC postdoc researcher Jamie Robinson has discovered [[https://​ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/​sbdb.cgi?​sstr=C%2F2020%20H5;​old=0;​orb=1;​cov=0;​log=0;​cad=0#​orb | Comet C/2020 H5 (Robinson)]] using [[ https://​www.fallingstar.com/​home.php | ATLAS]].   * ARC postdoc researcher Jamie Robinson has discovered [[https://​ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/​sbdb.cgi?​sstr=C%2F2020%20H5;​old=0;​orb=1;​cov=0;​log=0;​cad=0#​orb | Comet C/2020 H5 (Robinson)]] using [[ https://​www.fallingstar.com/​home.php | ATLAS]].
   *  [[ https://​star.pst.qub.ac.uk/​wiki/​doku.php/​public/​outreach/​start | QUB Astronomy Day, Question Time and StarWatch ]] in association with the NI Science Festival.   *  [[ https://​star.pst.qub.ac.uk/​wiki/​doku.php/​public/​outreach/​start | QUB Astronomy Day, Question Time and StarWatch ]] in association with the NI Science Festival.
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