School of Physics and Astronomy

Dr Will Sutherland

Will

Senior Lecturer in Astronomy

Email: w.j.sutherland@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone: 020 7882 5986
Room Number: G. O. Jones Building, Room 511
Website: http://www.maths.qmul.ac.uk/~wjs/

Research

Publications

  • Kelvin LS, Bremer MN, Phillipps S et al. (2018). Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): Variation in galaxy structure across the green valley. nameOfConference
  • SUTHERLAND WJ (2018). The CMB neutrino mass / vacuum energy degeneracy: a simple derivation of the degeneracy slopes. nameOfConference
  • Pittordis C, Sutherland W (2018). Testing modified-gravity theories via wide binaries and GAIA. nameOfConference
  • Baldry IK, Liske J, Brown MJI et al. (2017). Galaxy And Mass Assembly: The G02 field, Herschel-ATLAS target selection and data release 3. nameOfConference
  • Kettlety T, Hesling J, Phillipps S et al. (2017). Galaxy and mass assembly (GAMA): the consistency of GAMA and WISE derived mass-to-light ratios. nameOfConference
  • Venemans BP, Walter F, Zschaechner L et al. (2016). BRIGHT [C ii] AND DUST EMISSION IN THREE z > 6.6 QUASAR HOST GALAXIES OBSERVED BY ALMA. nameOfConference
  • Robotham ASG, Vinsen K, Alpaslan M et al. (2016). Galaxy and mass assembly (GAMA): Panchromatic data release (far-UV-far-IR) and the low-z energy budget. nameOfConference
  • Venemans BP, Kleijn GAV, Mwebaze J et al. (2015). First discoveries of z similar to 6 quasars with the Kilo-Degree Survey and VISTA Kilo-Degree Infrared Galaxy survey. nameOfConference
  • (2015). The Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy (VISTA): Design, technical overview, and performance. nameOfConference
  • Taylor EN, Bamford SP, Bland-Hawthorn J et al. (2015). Galaxy and mass assembly (GAMA): End of survey report and data release 2. nameOfConference
  • Sutherland W, Rothnie P (2015). On the luminosity distance and the epoch of acceleration. nameOfConference
  • Sutherland W, Mularczyk L (2014). On the baryon acoustic oscillation amplitude as a probe of radiation density. nameOfConference
  • da Cunha E, Serjeant S, Fritz J et al. (2014). Herschel *-ATLAS: Deep HST/WFC3 imaging of strongly lensed submillimetre galaxies. nameOfConference
  • Venemans BP, Findlay JR, Sutherland WJ et al. (2013). DISCOVERY OF THREE z > 6.5 QUASARS IN THE VISTA KILO-DEGREE INFRARED GALAXY (VIKING) SURVEY. nameOfConference
  • Hopkins AM, Driver SP, Brough S et al. (2013). Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): spectroscopic analysis. nameOfConference
  • Lopez-Caniego M, Gonzalez-Nuevo J, Massardi M et al. (2013). Mining the Herschel-Astrophysical Terahertz Large Area Survey: submillimetre-selected blazars in equatorial fields. nameOfConference
  • Bruce VA, Geach JE, McAlpine K et al. (2013). The VISTA deep extragalactic observations (VIDEO) survey. nameOfConference
  • Driver SP, Robotham ASG, Kelvin L et al. (2012). Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): the 0.013 < z < 0.1 cosmic spectral energy distribution from 0.1 mu m to 1 mm. nameOfConference
  • Foster C, Hopkins AM, Gunawardhana M et al. (2012). Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): the mass-metallicity relationship. nameOfConference
  • Sutherland W (2012). On measuring the absolute scale of baryon acoustic oscillations. nameOfConference
  • Christodoulou L, Eminian C, Loveday J et al. (2012). Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): colour- and luminosity-dependent clustering from calibrated photometric redshifts. nameOfConference
  • McCracken HJ, Milvang-Jensen B, Dunlop J et al. (2012). UltraVISTA: a new ultra-deep near-infrared survey in COSMOS. nameOfConference
  • Fleuren S, Sutherland W, Dunne L et al. (2012). Herschel-ATLAS: VISTA VIKING near-infrared counterparts in the Phase 1 GAMA 9-h data. nameOfConference
  • Gonzalez-Nuevo J, Lapi A, Fleuren S et al. (2012). HERSCHEL-ATLAS: TOWARD A SAMPLE OF similar to 1000 STRONGLY LENSED GALAXIES. nameOfConference
  • Sutherland W (2012). A cosmic speed-trap: a gravity-independent test of cosmic acceleration using baryon acoustic oscillations. nameOfConference
  • Loveday J, Norberg P, Baldry IK et al. (2012). Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): ugriz galaxy luminosity functions. nameOfConference
  • Findlay JR, Sutherland WJ, Venemans BP et al. (2012). Selection constraints on high-redshift quasar searches in the VISTA Kilo-degree Infrared Galaxy survey. nameOfConference
  • Sutherland W, Khostovan AA, Auld R et al. (2012). Spitzer-irac identification of Herschel-Atlas spire sources. nameOfConference
  • Taylor EN, Hopkins AM, Baldry IK et al. (2011). Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): stellar mass estimates. nameOfConference
  • Robotham ASG, Norberg P, Driver SP et al. (2011). Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): the GAMA galaxy group catalogue (G(3)Cv1). nameOfConference
  • Prescott M, Baldry IK, James PA et al. (2011). Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): the red fraction and radial distribution of satellite galaxies. nameOfConference
  • Smith DJB, Dunne L, Maddox SJ et al. (2011). Herschel-ATLAS: counterparts from the ultraviolet-near-infrared in the science demonstration phase catalogue. nameOfConference
  • Wijesinghe DB, da Cunha E, Hopkins AM et al. (2011). GAMA/H-ATLAS: the ultraviolet spectral slope and obscuration in galaxies. nameOfConference
  • Gunawardhana MLP, Hopkins AM, Sharp RG et al. (2011). Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): the star formation rate dependence of the stellar initial mass function. nameOfConference
  • Brough S, Hopkins AM, Sharp RG et al. (2011). Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): galaxies at the faint end of the H alpha luminosity function. nameOfConference
  • Driver SP, Hill DT, Kelvin LS et al. (2011). Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): survey diagnostics and core data release. nameOfConference
  • Hill DT, Kelvin LS, Driver SP et al. (2011). Galaxy and Mass Assembly: FUV, NUV, ugrizYJHK Petrosian, Kron and Sersic photometry. nameOfConference
  • Wijesinghe DB, Hopkins AM, Sharp R et al. (2011). Galaxy and mass assembly (GAMA): dust obscuration in galaxies and their recent star formation histories. nameOfConference
  • Dalton GB, Sutherland WJ, Emerson JP et al. (2010). Commissioning the VISTA IR camera. nameOfConference
  • Emerson JP, Sutherland WJ (2010). VISTA: status and performance. nameOfConference
  • Baldry IK, Robotham ASG, Hill DT et al. (2010). Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): the input catalogue and star-galaxy separation. nameOfConference
  • Eales S, Dunne L, Clements D et al. (2010). The Herschel ATLAS. nameOfConference
  • Robotham A, Driver SP, Norberg P et al. (2010). Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): Optimal Tiling of Dense Surveys with a Multi-Object Spectrograph. nameOfConference
  • Conselice CJ, Dunne L, Brough S et al. (2009). GAMA: Towards a physical understanding of galaxy formation. nameOfConference
  • Sutherland W (2009). VISTA Public Surveys and VLT followup. nameOfConference
  • Sutherland W (2008). STATUS OF VISTA, AND PUBLIC SURVEYS. nameOfConference
  • EMERSON JP, Sutherland WJ, McPherson A (2006). Visible & Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy: Progress report. nameOfConference
  • EMERSON JP, Ward AK, Dalton GB et al. (2006). The VISTA infrared camera. Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy. Edited by McLean, Ian S.; Iye, Masanori. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 6269, pp. (2006)
  • McPherson AM, Born A, Sutherland W et al. (2006). VISTA: Project status - art. no. 626707. nameOfConference
  • Hilton M, Collins C, De Propris R et al. (2005). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: correlation with the ROSAT-ESO flux-limited X-ray galaxy cluster survey. nameOfConference
  • Cole S, Percival WJ, Peacock JA et al. (2005). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: power-spectrum analysis of the final data set and cosmological implications. nameOfConference
  • Croton DJ, Farrar GR, Norberg P et al. (2005). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: luminosity functions by density environment and galaxy type. nameOfConference
  • Conway E, Maddox S, Wild V et al. (2005). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: the nature of the relative bias between galaxies of different spectral type. nameOfConference
  • Peacock JA, Colless M, Baldry I et al. (2005). Large-scale structure from 2dFGRS. nameOfConference
  • Wild V, Peacock JA, Lahav O et al. (2005). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: stochastic relative biasing between galaxy populations. nameOfConference
  • (2004). The VISTA IR camera. nameOfConference
  • Eke VR, Frenk CS, Baugh CM et al. (2004). Galaxy groups in the Two-degree Field Galaxy Redshift Survey: the luminous content of the groups. nameOfConference
  • Blake C, Pracy MB, Couch WJ et al. (2004). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: the local E+A galaxy population. nameOfConference
  • Percival WJ, Burkey D, Heavens A et al. (2004). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: spherical harmonics analysis of fluctuations in the final catalogue. nameOfConference
  • Croton DJ, Gaztanaga E, Baugh CM et al. (2004). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: higher-order galaxy correlation functions. nameOfConference
  • Erdogdu P, Lahav O, Zaroubi S et al. (2004). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: Wiener reconstruction of the cosmic web. nameOfConference
  • Croton DJ, Colless M, Gaztanaga E et al. (2004). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: voids and hierarchical scaling models. nameOfConference
  • Burgett WS, Vick MM, Davis DS et al. (2004). Substructure analysis of selected low-richness 2dFGRS clusters of galaxies. nameOfConference
  • Padilla ND, Baugh CM, Eke VR et al. (2004). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: the clustering of galaxy groups. nameOfConference
  • De Propris R, Colless M, Peacock JA et al. (2004). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: the blue galaxy fraction and implications for the Butcher-Oemler effect. nameOfConference
  • Baugh CM, Croton DJ, Gaztanaga E et al. (2004). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: hierarchical galaxy clustering. nameOfConference
  • Magliocchetti M, Maddox SJ, Hawkins E et al. (2004). The 2dF galaxy redshift survey: clustering properties of radio galaxies. nameOfConference
  • EMERSON JP, Sutherland WJ, Strachan M et al. (2004). The VISTA Infrared Camera. Ground-based Instrumentation for Astronomy, eds Moorwood & Iye, Proc of SPIE, 5492-34, Glasgow
  • Balogh M, Eke V, Miller C et al. (2004). Galaxy ecology : groups and low-density environments in the SDSS and 2dFGRS. nameOfConference
  • Eke VR, Baugh CM, Cole S et al. (2004). Galaxy groups in the 2dFGRS: the group-finding algorithm and the 2PIGG catalogue. nameOfConference
  • Alcock C, Alves DR, Axelrod TS et al. (2004). The MACHO project large Magellanic cloud variable-star inventory. XIII. Fourier parameters for the first-overtone RR Lyrae variables and the LMC distance. nameOfConference
  • McPherson A, Born A, Sutherland W et al. (2004). The VISTA project, a review of its progress and lessons learned developing the current programme. nameOfConference
  • Hawkins E, Maddox S, Cole S et al. (2003). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: correlation functions, peculiar velocities and the matter density of the Universe. nameOfConference
  • Alcock C, Alves DR, Becker A et al. (2003). The Macho project Large Magellanic Cloud variable star inventory. XI. Frequency analysis of the fundamental-mode RR Lyrae stars. nameOfConference
  • Madgwick DS, Hawkins E, Lahav O et al. (2003). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: galaxy clustering per spectral type. nameOfConference
  • De Propris R, Colless M, Driver SP et al. (2003). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: the luminosity function of cluster galaxies. nameOfConference
  • Craig S, Atad-Ettedgui E, Casali M et al. (2003). From 250 to 90 tonnes: Systems Engineering in the VISTA conceptual design development. nameOfConference
  • McPherson AM, Craig S, Sutherland W (2003). Project VISTA, a review of its progress and overview of the current programme. nameOfConference
  • Geha M, Alcock C, Allsman RA et al. (2003). Variability-selected quasars in MACHO project Magellanic Cloud fields. nameOfConference
  • Percival WJ, Sutherland W, Peacock JA et al. (2002). Parameter constraints for flat cosmologies from cosmic microwave background and 2dFGRS power spectra. nameOfConference
  • Bennett DP, Becker AC, Quinn JL et al. (2002). Gravitational microlensing events due to stellar-mass black holes. nameOfConference
  • Norberg P, Cole S, Baugh CM et al. (2002). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: the b(J)-band galaxy luminosity function and survey selection function. nameOfConference
  • Verde L, Heavens AF, Percival WJ et al. (2002). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: the bias of galaxies and the density of the Universe. nameOfConference
  • Elgaroy O, Lahav O, Percival WJ et al. (2002). New upper limit on the total neutrino mass from the 2 Degree Field Galaxy Redshift Survey. nameOfConference
  • Lewis I, Balogh M, De Propris R et al. (2002). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: the environmental dependence of galaxy star formation rates near clusters. nameOfConference
  • Lahav O, Bridle SL, Percival WJ et al. (2002). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: the amplitudes of fluctuations in the 2dFGRS and the CMB, and implications for galaxy biasing. nameOfConference
  • Alcock C, Allsman RA, Alves DR et al. (2002). The MACHO project Large Magellanic Cloud variable star inventory. XII. Three Cepheid variables in eclipsing binaries. nameOfConference
  • Madgwick DS, Lahav O, Baldry IK et al. (2002). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: galaxy luminosity functions per spectral type. nameOfConference
  • Norberg P, Baugh CM, Hawkins E et al. (2002). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: the dependence of galaxy clustering on luminosity and spectral type. nameOfConference
  • Magliocchetti M, Maddox SJ, Jackson CA et al. (2002). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: the population of nearby radio galaxies at the 1-mJy level. nameOfConference
  • Baldry IK, Glazebrook K, Baugh CM et al. (2002). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: Constraints on cosmic star formation history from the cosmic spectrum. nameOfConference
  • Efstathiou G, Moody S, Peacock JA et al. (2002). Evidence for a non-zero Lambda and a low matter density from a combined analysis of the 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey and cosmic microwave background anisotropies. nameOfConference
  • Sadler EM, Jackson CA, Cannon RD et al. (2002). Radio sources in the 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey - II. Local radio luminosity functions for AGN and star-forming galaxies at 1.4 GHz. nameOfConference
  • De Propris R, Couch WJ, Colless M et al. (2002). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: a targeted study of catalogued clusters of galaxies. nameOfConference
  • Egan I, Atad-Ettedgui E, Casali M et al. (2002). VISTA IR camera - Conceptual design. nameOfConference
  • Emerson J, Sutherland W (2002). Visible and infrared survey telescope for astronomy: Overview. nameOfConference
  • Colless M, Dalton G, Maddox S et al. (2001). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: spectra and redshifts. nameOfConference
  • Alcock C, Allsman RA, Alves DR et al. (2001). Direct detection of a microlens in the Milky Way. nameOfConference
  • Norberg P, Baugh CM, Hawkins E et al. (2001). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: luminosity dependence of galaxy clustering. nameOfConference
  • Alcock C, Allsman RA, Alves DR et al. (2001). Astrometry with the MACHO data archive. I. High proper motion stars toward the Galactic bulge and Magellanic Clouds. nameOfConference
  • Percival WJ, Baugh CM, Bland-Hawthorn J et al. (2001). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: the power spectrum and the matter content of the Universe. nameOfConference
  • Alcock C, Allsman RA, Alves DR et al. (2001). The MACHO project: Microlensing detection efficiency. nameOfConference
  • Cole S, Norberg P, Baugh CA et al. (2001). The 2dF galaxy redshift survey: near-infrared galaxy luminosity functions. nameOfConference
  • Cross N, Driver SP, Couch W et al. (2001). The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: the number and luminosity density of galaxies. nameOfConference
  • Alcock C, Allsman RA, Alves DR et al. (2001). The MACHO project LMC variable star inventory. X. The R Coronae Borealis stars. nameOfConference
  • Alcock C, Allsman RA, Alves DR et al. (2001). The macho project Hubble Space Telescope follow-up: Preliminary results on the location of the large Magellanic Cloud microlensing source stars. nameOfConference
  • Alcock C, Allsman RA, Alves DR et al. (2001). MACHO 96-LMC-2: Lensing of a binary source in the Large Magellanic Cloud and constraints on the lensing object. nameOfConference
  • Alard C, Blommaert JADL, Cesarsky C et al. (2001). Mass-losing semiregular variable stars in Baade's windows. nameOfConference
  • Alcock C, Allsman RA, Alves DR et al. (2001). Macho project limits on black hole dark matter in the 1-30 M circle dot range. nameOfConference
  • Peacock JA, Cole S, Norberg P et al. (2001). A measurement of the cosmological mass density from clustering in the 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey.. nameOfConference
  • Alcock C, Allsman RA, Alves DR et al. (2001). A 421-d activity cycle in the BeX recurrent transient A0538-66 from MACHO monitoring. nameOfConference
  • Sharpe J, Rowan-Robinson M, Canavezes A et al. (2001). Predicting the peculiar velocities of nearby PSCz galaxies using the Least Action Principle. nameOfConference
  • Peacock JA, Colless M, Peacock J et al. (2001). Measuring large-scale structure with the 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey. nameOfConference
  • Wood PR, Alcock C, Allsman RA et al. (1999). MACHO observations of LMC red giants: Mira and semi-regular pulsators, and contact and semi-detached binaries. nameOfConference

PhD Supervision

This is not an exhaustive list and I would be happy to discuss other project possibilities.

Project Title
Survey Astronomy