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Research and Other Visitors

During the year more than a dozen external research staff visited the Armagh Observatory for discussions and collaboration on joint research projects. The wide range of countries from where these individuals originated gives an indication of the international character of the Observatory's astronomical research activity and the esteem in which it is held by its peers abroad.

Such research visitors included Chris Trayner (University of Leeds), 4-8 January 2004; Dipankar Banerjee (Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, the Katholieke University, Leuven, Belgium), 11-15 January 2004; Ibrahim Abdalla (Loughborough University), 30 January - 31 March 2004; Maria Madjarska (MSSL), 3-6 February 2004; Janaki Wickramasinghe (University of Cardiff), 17-18 February 2004; Elena Dzifcáková (Astronomical Institute, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia), 1-12 March 2004; Paul Bryans (University of Strathclyde), 15-18 March 2004; Vacheslav Emel'yanenko (University of South Urals, Chelyabinsk, Russia), 15-27 March 2004; John Giannikakis (University of Athens, Greece), 21 March - 16 April 2004; Jinzeng Li (Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing), 23 March - 31 May 2004; Jeremie Vaubaillon (Institut de Mécanique Céleste et de Calcul des Ephemerides, Paris), 26 March - 23 April 2004; Georgi Pavlovski (University of Southampton), 31 March - 7 April 2004; Gajendra Pandey (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore, India), 4 May - 1 July 2004; Simon Glover (American Museum of Natural History, New York), 8-11 June 2004; Dipankar Banerjee (Indian Institute for Astrophysics, Bangalore), 8 September - 8 October 2004; Dirk Froebrich and Alex Rosen (DIAS and DCU), 4-6 October 2004); Alastair Gunn (Jodrell Bank), 13-15 October 2004; Valery Nakariakov (University of Warwick), 29 October 2004.

Other visitors during the year included those by Dr Julie Corbett (Institute of Physics in Ireland), Dr Ray McGrath (Met Éireann), Mr Stephen O'Meara (Sky and Telescope, Boston), Dr Dill Faulkes (Faulkes Educational Trust, London), Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell (University of Oxford) and Dr Jim Sadlier (PPARC, Swindon).


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