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Dr Duncan Wright

Name Duncan Wright
Position Senior Lecturer (Astrophysics)
Section School of Sciences
Office C314
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 5476
Extension 5476
Email
Qualifications PhD Canterbury

Research interests
High-resolution spectroscopy, exoplanet discovery, Doppler velocities, Stellar pulsation, M Dwarf stars, High-resolution spectrograph instrumentation and calibration

Industry affiliations
Member of the Astronomical Society of Australia
Member of the Australian Institute of Physics

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Advanced Engineering and Space Sciences (IAESS)
  • Centre for Astrophysics (CA)

Currently teaching courses/programs
PHY1107 - Astronomy 2
PHY2204 - Astronomical Techniques
PHY3307 - Galactic and Extragalactic Astronomy

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
7 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Manager of Mount Kent Observatory

Research most recent
"HATS-39b, HATS-40b, HATS-41b, and HATS-42b: three inflated hot Jupiters and a super-Jupiter transiting F stars" Bento et al., 2018, MNRAS, 477, 3406
"Frequency and mode identification of ? Doradus from photometric and spectroscopic observations" Brunsden et al., 2018, MNRAS, 475, 3813
"The K2-HERMES Survey. I. Planet-candidate Properties from K2 Campaigns 1-3" Wittenmyer et al., 2018, AJ, 155, 10


Research most notable
"Three planets orbiting Wolf 1061" Wright et al., 2016, ApJL, 817, 7


Publications in ePrints

Addison, Brett C. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3216-0626 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: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0035-8769 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

Plavchan, Peter and Barclay, Thomas and Gagne, Jonathan and Gao, Peter and Cale, Bryson and Matzko, William and Dragomir, Diana and Quinn, Sam and Feliz, Dax and Stassun, Keivan and Crossfield, Ian J.M. and Berardo, David A. and Latham, David W. and Tieu, Ben and Anglada-Escude, Guillem and Ricker, George and Vanderspek, Roland and Seager, Sara and Winn, Joshua N. and Jenkins, Jon M. and Rinehart, Stephen and Krishnamurthy, Akshata and Dynes, Scott and Doty, John and Adams, Fred and Afanasev, Dennis A. and Beichman, Chas and Bottom, Mike and Bowler, Brendan P. and Brinkworth, Carolyn and Brown, Carolyn J. and Cancino, Andrew and Ciardi, David R. and Clampin, Mark and Clark, Jake T. and Collins, Karen and Davison, Cassy and Foreman-Mackey, Daniel and Furlan, Elise and Gaidos, Eric J. and Geneser, Claire and Giddens, Frank and Gilbert, Emily and Hall, Ryan and Hellier, Coel and Henry, Todd and Horner, Jonathan and Howard, Andrew W. and Huang, Chelsea and Huber, Joseph and Kane, Stephen R. and Kenworthy, Matthew and Kielkopf, John and Kipping, David and Klenke, Chris and Kruse, Ethan and Latouf, Natasha and Lowrance, Patrick and Mennesson, Bertrand and Mengel, Matthew and Mills, Sean M. and Morton, Tim and Narita, Norio and Newton, Elisabeth and Nishimoto, America and Okumura, Jack and Palle, Enric and Pepper, Joshua and Quintana, Elisa V. and Roberge, Aki and Roccatagliata, Veronica and Schlieder, Joshua E. and Tanner, Angelle and Teske, Johanna and Tinney, C. G. and Vanderburg, Andrew and von Braun, Kaspar and Walp, Bernie and Wang, Jason and Wang, Sharon Xuesong and Weigand, Denise and White, Russel and Wittenmyer, Robert A. and Wright, Duncan J. and Youngblood, Allison and Zhang, Hui and Zilberman, Perri (2020) A planet within the debris disk around the pre-main-sequence star AU Microscopii. Nature, 582. pp. 497-500. ISSN 0028-0836

Wittenmyer, Robert A. and Wang, Songhu and Horner, Jonathan and Butler, R. P. and Tinney, C. G. and Carter, B. D.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0035-8769 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

Liang, En-Si and Zhang, Hui and Yu, Zhouyi and Yang, Ming and Zhou, Ji-lin and Ashley, Michael C. B. and Cui, Xiangqun and Du, Fujia and Fu, Jianning and Gong, Xuefei and Gu, Bozhong and Hu, Lei and Hu, Yi and Jiang, Peng and Liu, Huigen and Lawrence, Jon and Liu, Qiang and Li, Xiaoyan and Li, Zhengyang and Ma, Bin and Mould, Jeremy and Shang, Zhaohui and Sun, Tianrui and Suntzeff, Nicholas B. and Tao, Charling and Tian, Qiguo and Tinney, C. G. and Uddin, Syed A. and Wang, Lifan and Wang, Songhu and Wang, Xiaofeng and Wei, Peng and Wright, Duncan and Wu, Xuefeng and Wittenmyer, Robert A. and Xu, Lingzhe and Yang, Shihai and Yu, Ce and Yuan, Xiangyan and Zheng, Jessica and Zhou, Hongyan and Zhu, Zhenxi (2020) Exoplanets in the Antarctic Sky. III. Stellar Flares Found by AST3-II (CHESPA) within the Southern CVZ of TESS. The Astronomical Journal, 159 (5):201. pp. 1-12. ISSN 0004-6256

Wittenmyer, Robert A. and Clark, Jake T. and Sharma, Sanjib and Stello, Dennis and Horner, Jonathan and Kane, Stephen R. and Stevens, Catherine P. and Wright, Duncan J. and Spina, Lorenzo and Cotar, Klemen and Asplund, Martin and Bland-Hawthorn, Joss and Buder, Sven and Casey, Andrew R. and de Silva, Gayandhi M. and D'Orazi, Valentina and Freeman, Ken and Kos, Janez and Lewis, Geraint and Lin, Jane and Lind, Karin and Martell, Sarah L. and Simpson, Jeffrey D. and Zucker, Daniel B. and Zwitter, Tomaz (2020) K2-HERMES II. Planet-candidate properties from K2 Campaigns 1-13. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 496 (1). pp. 851-863. ISSN 0035-8711

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