Skip to main content

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

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

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

Zaleski, S. M. and Valio, A. and Carter, B. D.ORCID: and Marsden, S. C. (2020) Activity and differential rotation of the early M dwarf Kepler-45 from transit mapping. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 492. pp. 5141-5151. ISSN 0035-8711

Wittenmyer, Robert A. and Wang, Songhu and Horner, Jonathan and Butler, R. P. and Tinney, C. G. and Carter, B. D.ORCID: and Wright, D. J. and Jones, H. R. A. and Bailey, J. and O'Toole, S. J. and Johns, Daniel (2020) Cool Jupiters greatly outnumber their toasty siblings: occurrence rates from the Anglo-Australian Planet Search. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 492 (1). pp. 377-383. ISSN 0035-8711

Horner, J. and Kane, S. R. and Marshall, J. P. and Dalba, P. A. and Holt, T. R. and Wood, J. and Maynard-Casely, H. E. and Wittenmyer, R. and Lykawka, P. S. and Hill, M. and Salmeron, R. and Bailey, J. and Lohne, T. and Agnew, M. and Carter, B. D.ORCID: and Tylor, C. C. E. (2020) Solar System Physics for Exoplanet Research. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 132 (1016):102001. pp. 1-115. ISSN 0004-6280

View full listing in ePrints