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Assoc Prof Stephen Marsden

Name Stephen Marsden
Position Associate Professor (Astronomy)
Section School of Mathematics, Physics and Computing
Office L307
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4687 5841
Extension 5841
Email
Qualifications BSc(Hons) Monash , MSc Monash , PhD USQ

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Astronomical and Space Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 020199 )
  • Physical Chemistry not elsewhere classified ( 030699 )
  • Astronomical Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 510199 )
  • Space Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 510999 )
  • Physical Chemistry not elsewhere classified ( 340699 )
  • Physical Chemistry ( 340600 )
  • Astronomical Sciences ( 510100 )
  • Space Sciences ( 510900 )

Research interests
The Magnetic Activity of Stars

USQ Research affiliations

  • Computational Engineering and Science Research Centre (CESRC)

Research most recent
- Marsden S.C., Petit P., Jeffers S.V., Aurière M., Bouvier J., Carter B.D., Catala C., Dintrans B., do Nascimento Jr. J.-D., Donati J.-F., Fares R., Gastine T., Jardine M., Konstantinova-Antova R., Lanoux J., Lignières F., Morgenthaler A., Morin J., Ramìrez-Vèlez J.C., Thèado S., Van Grootel V. and the Bcool Collaboration, 2014 “A Bcool magnetic snapshot survey of solar-type stars”, MNRAS, 444, 3517.
- Järvinen S.P., Arlt R., Hackman T., Marsden S.C., Küker M., Ilyin I.V., Berdyugina S.V., Strassmeier K.G. Waite I.A., 2014, “Do the observations reveal the underlying dynamo? Case AF Lep”, A & A, accepted.
- Jeffers S.V., Petit P., Marsden S.C., Morin J., Donati J.-F., 2014, “e Eridani: an active K dwarf or a planet hosting star? I: The cyclic variability of its large-scale magnetic field topology” A & A, 569, A79.


Research most notable
- Vidotto A.A., Gregory S.G., Jardine M., Donati J.-F., Petit P., Morin J., Folsom C.P., Bouvier J., Cameron A.C., Hussain G., Marsden S., Waite I.A., Fares R., Jeffers S., do Nascimento J.D. Jr., 2014 “Stellar magnetism: empirical trends with age and rotation”, MNRAS, 441, 2361.
- Donati J.-F., Jardine M.M., Gregory S.G., Petit P., Paletou F., Bouvier J., Dougadous C., Ménard F., Cameron A.C., Harries T.J., Hussain G.A.J, Unruh Y., Morin J., Marsden S.C., Manset N., Aurière M., Catala C., Alecain E., 2008, “Magnetospheric accretion on the T Tauri star BP Tauri”, MNRAS, 386, 1234.
- Aurière M., Wade G.A., Silvester J., Lignières F., Bagnulo S., Bale K., Dintrans B., Donati J.-F., Folsom C.P., Gruberbauer M., Bon Hoa A. Hui, Jeffers S., Johnson N., Landstreet J.D., Lèbre A., Lueftinger T., Marsden S., Mouillet D., Naseri S., Paletou F., Petit P., Power J., Rincon F., Strasser S., Toqué N., 2007, “Weak magnetic fields in Ap/Bp stars. Evidence for a dipole field lower limit and a tentative interpretation of the magnetic dichotomy”, A & A, 475, 1053.
- Barnes J.R., Collier Cameron A., Donati J.-F., James D.J., Marsden S.C., Petit P., 2005, “The dependence of differential rotation on temperature and rotation”, MNRAS, 357, L1.


Publications in ePrints

Zaleski, S. M. and Valio, A. and Carter, B. D.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0035-8769 and Marsden, S. C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5522-8887 (2022) Dynamo activity of the K dwarf KOI-883 from transit photometry mapping. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 510 (4). pp. 5348-5361. ISSN 0035-8711

Seach, J. M. and Marsden, S. C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5522-8887 and Carter, B. D.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0035-8769 and Evensberget, D. and Folsom, C. P. and Neiner, C. and Mengel, M. W.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7830-6822 (2022) The magnetic fields and stellar winds of the mature late F-stars: β Virginis and θ Draconis. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 509 (4). pp. 5117-5141. ISSN 0035-8711

Seach, J. M. and Marsden, S. C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5522-8887 and Carter, B. D.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0035-8769 and Neiner, C. and Folsom, C. P. (2022) The magnetic fields of β Coronae Borealis and the early F-star σ Bootis. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 513 (3). pp. 4278-4294. ISSN 0035-8711

Evensberget, D. and Carter, B. D.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0035-8769 and Marsden, S. C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5522-8887 and Brookshaw, L. and Folsom, C. P. and Salmeron, R. (2022) The winds of young Solar-type stars in Coma Berenices and Hercules-Lyra. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 510 (4). pp. 5226-5245. ISSN 0035-8711

Perugini, G. M. and Marsden, S. C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5522-8887 and Waite, I. A. and Jeffers, S. V. and Piskunov, N. and Shaw, N. and Burton, D. M. and Mengel, M. W.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7830-6822 and Hughes, J. E. and Hebrard, E. M. (2021) Evolution of brightness and magnetic features of young solar-type stars – I. The young G star HIP 89829. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 508 (3). pp. 3304-3320. ISSN 0035-8711

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Astronomical and Space Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 020199 )
  • Physical Chemistry not elsewhere classified ( 030699 )
  • Astronomical Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 510199 )
  • Space Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 510999 )
  • Physical Chemistry not elsewhere classified ( 340699 )
  • Physical Chemistry ( 340600 )
  • Astronomical Sciences ( 510100 )
  • Space Sciences ( 510900 )