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SPS PhD student Heidi Thiemann scoops poster prize at National Astronomy Meeting 2019

 

Congratulations to second year PhD student Heidi Thiemann who was awarded second prize in the Oxford University Press Poster Competition the National Astronomy Meeting 2019 at Lancaster University in July for her poster titled "Investigation of the Rotation-Activity Relation in the SuperWASP All-Sky Survey". Her prize was awarded by the Royal Astronomical Society. 

Heidi is studying different aspects of variable stars using the SuperWASP catalogue of 30 million light curves. She travels to South Africa to use a telescope at the South African Astronomical Observatory next month to follow up some interesting binary stars from the SuperWASP catalogue. She is supervised by Andrew Norton, Ulrich Kolb, and Jimena Gorfinkiel.