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Professor Brad Carter

Name Brad Carter
Position Professor (Physics) and Director (Centre for Astrophysics)
Section School of Sciences
Office B408
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4131
Extension 4131
Qualifications BSc Qld , BSc(Hons) Qld , PhD Qld

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Astronomical and Space Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 020199 )
  • Space Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 510999 )
  • Astronomical Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 510199 )

Research interests
Stellar Astronomy and Planetary Systems

For research outcomes see the NASA ADS website at:

USQ Research affiliations

  • Computational Engineering and Science Research Centre (CESRC)
  • International Centre for Applied Climate Sciences (ICACS)

Research most recent
Magnetic fields on young, moderately rotating Sun-like stars - I. HD 35296 and HD 29615

Winds of Planet Hosting Stars

The Pan-Pacific Planet Search. II. Confirmation of a Two-planet System around HD 121056

Research most notable
A Bcool spectropolarimetric survey of over 150 solar-type stars

GJ 832c: A Super-Earth in the Habitable Zone

Forever Alone? Testing Single Eccentric Planetary Systems for Multiple Companions

Publications in ePrints

Chavez, Cristian F. and Muller, T. G. and Marshall, J. P. and Horner, J. and Drass, H. and Carter, B.ORCID: (2021) A thermophysical and dynamical study of the Hildas, (1162) Larissa, and (1911) Schubart. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 502 (4). pp. 4981-4992. ISSN 0035-8711

Holt, Timothy R. and Horner, Jonathan and Nesvorny, David and King, RachelORCID: and Popescu, Marcel and Carter, Brad D.ORCID: and Tylor, Christopher C. E. (2021) Astrocladistics of the Jovian Trojan swarms. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 504 (2). pp. 1571-1608. ISSN 0035-8711

Addison, Brett C. ORCID: and Wright, Duncan J. and Nicholson, Belinda A. and Cale, Bryson and Mocnik, Teo and Huber, Daniel and Plavchan, Peter and Wittenmyer, Robert A. and Vanderburg, Andrew and Chaplin, William J. and Chontos, Ashley and Clark, Jake T. and Eastman, Jason D. and Ziegler, Carl and Brahm, Rafael and Carter, Bradley D.ORCID: and Clerte, Mathieu and Espinoza, Nestor and Horner, Jonathan and Bentley, John and Jordan, Andres and Kane, Stephen R. and Kielkopf, John F. and Laychock, Emilie and Mengel, Matthew W. and Okumura, Jack and Stassun, Keivan G. and Bedding, Timothy R. and Bowler, Brendan P. and Burnelis, Andrius and Blanco-Cuaresma, Sergi and Collins, Michaela and Crossfield, Ian and Davis, Allen B. and Evensberget, Dag and Heitzmann, Alexis and Howell, Steve B. and Law, Nicholas and Mann, Andrew W. and Marsden, Stephen C. and Matson, Rachel A. and O'Connor, James and Shporer, Avi and Stevens, Catherine and Tinney, C. G. and Tylor, Christopher and Wang, Songhu and Zhang, Hui and Henning, Thomas and Kossakowski, Diana and Ricker, George and Sarkis, Paula and Schlecker, Martin and Torres, Pascal and Vanderspek, Roland and Latham, David W. and Seager, Sara and Winn, Joshua N. and Jenkins, Jon M. and Mireles, Ismael and Rowden, Pam and Pepper, Joshua and Daylan, Tansu and Schlieder, Joshua E. and Collins, Karen A. and Collins, Kevin I. and Tan, Thiam-Guan and Ball, Warrick H. and Basu, Sarbani and Buzasi, Derek L. and Campante, Tiago L. and Corsaro, Enrico and Gonzalez-Cuesta, Lucia and Davies, Guy R. and de Almeida, Leandro and do Nascimento, Jose-Dias, Jr. and Garcia, Rafael A. and Guo, Zhao and Handberg, Rasmus and Hekker, Saskia and Hey, Daniel R. and Kallinger, Thomas and Kawaler, Steven D. and Kayhan, Cenk and Kuszlewicz, James S. and Lund, Mikkel N. and Lyttle, Alexander and Mathur, Savita and Miglio, Andrea and Mosser, Benoit and Nielsen, Martin B. and Serenelli, Aldo M. and Aguirre, Victor Silva and Themeßl, Nathalie (2021) TOI-257b (HD 19916b): a warm sub-saturn orbiting an evolved F-type star. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 502 (3). pp. 3704-3722. ISSN 0035-8711

Seach, J. M. and Marsden, S. C. and Carter, B. D.ORCID: and Neiner, C. and Folsom, C. P. and Mengel, M. W. and Oksala, M. E. and Buysschaert, B. (2020) A magnetic snapshot survey of F-type stars. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 494 (4). pp. 5682-5703. ISSN 0035-8711

Jeffers, S. V. and Dreizler, S. and Barnes, J. R. and Haswell, C. A. and Nelson, R. P. and Rodriguez, E. and Lopez-Gonzalez, M. J. and Morales, N. and Luque, R. and Zechmeister, M. and Vogt, S. S. and Jenkins, J. S. and Palle, E. and Berdi nas, Z. M. and Coleman, G. A. L. and Diaz, M. R. and Ribas, I. and Jones, H. R. A. and Butler, R. P. and Tinney, C. G. and Bailey, J. and Carter, B. D.ORCID: and O'Toole, S. and Wittenmyer, R. A. and Crane, J. D. and Feng, F. and Shectman, S. A. and Teske, J. and Reiners, A. and Amado, P. J. and Anglada-Escude, G. (2020) A multiplanet system of super-Earths orbiting the brightest red dwarf star GJ 887. Science, 368. pp. 1477-1481. ISSN 0036-8075

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Astronomical and Space Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 020199 )
  • Space Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 510999 )
  • Astronomical Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 510199 )