Alan Fitzsimmons
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      1. 2018
      2. Chasing the Alien: What we know about the first Interstellar Object.

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
        21 Feb 2018

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      3. RAS Specialist Meeting "From the Outer to the Inner Solar system: The Origin and Evolution of Comets"

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
        09 Feb 2018

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      4. Chasing the alien: Investigating the first Interstellar Object I1/2017 U1

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
        27 Jan 2018

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      5. 2017
      6. Will the Universe kill me before Chistmas?

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
        06 Dec 2017

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      7. 67P from Earth: A distant view of Rosetta's comet

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        04 Jul 2017

        Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

      8. The LSST view of the inner Solar system

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        04 Jul 2017

        Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

      9. Asteroid Day Live

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
        30 Jun 2017

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      10. Spectroscopy of solar system bodies with 2-m class telescopes

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
        25 Jun 201727 Jun 2017

        Activity: Talk or presentationInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

      11. Talk- Sungrazing Comets

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Keynote speaker)
        17 Jun 2017

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      12. Unlocking the secrets of Near-Sun Comets

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
        17 Jun 2017

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      13. Observing Electron Impact Excitation of Cometary Comae from the Ground

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
        25 May 201726 May 2017

        Activity: Talk or presentationInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

      14. Talk - Sungrazing Comets

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        13 Feb 2017

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      15. National Astronomy Meeting 2017

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Session chair)
        17 Jan 201707 Jul 2017

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      16. 2016
      17. International Team on Main-Belt Comets

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Member)
        31 Dec 201631 Dec 2018

        Activity: Consultancy, business and community engagementContribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

      18. Workshop on Astronomy in the AS2 Curriculum

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
        09 Dec 2016

        Activity: OtherHosting a school group or open day

      19. Science Uncovered exhibition

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        30 Sep 2016

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

      20. Talk - Sungrazing Comets: Falling into Hell

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
        21 Sep 2016

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      21. External Examiner - PhD

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Examiner)
        01 Sep 201630 Nov 2016

        Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

      22. Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2016

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Contributor)
        04 Jul 201610 Jul 2016

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

      23. Workshop on ground-based observations of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Member of scientific committee)
        20 Jun 201622 Jun 2016

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

      24. Cometary Science After Rosetta: Future Directions

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
        16 Jun 201617 Jun 2016

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      25. Cometary science after Rosetta

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
        14 Jun 201615 Jun 2016

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      26. Talk at Cheltenham Science Festival: The Hunt for Planet 9

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
        11 Jun 2016

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      27. Cheltenham Science Festival: Planets On The Edge

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
        10 Jun 2016

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      28. Science & Technology Facilities Council (External organisation)

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Member)
        07 Mar 201603 Jul 2016

        Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

      29. Northern Ireland Science Festival

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        20 Feb 2016

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

      30. Talk - The Chelyabinsk Impact of 2013

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
        30 Jan 2016

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      31. European Space Agency (External organisation)

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Member)
        19 Jan 201626 Feb 2016

        Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

      32. 2015
      33. Talk - Asteroids Large and Small

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        14 Dec 2015

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      34. Cosmos: A Personal Voyage

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Presenter)
        08 Nov 201515 Nov 2015

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      35. NEOShield-2 Twitter Q&A on Near-Earth Asteroids

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
        07 Oct 2015

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      36. External Examiner MSc programmes in Astrophysics and Observational Astrophysics

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Examiner)
        01 Oct 201530 Sep 2019

        Activity: ExaminationPGT external examination

      37. The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (External organisation)

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Member)
        Oct 2015Jul 2016

        Activity: MembershipMembership of public/government advisory/policy group or panel

      38. Schools talk - Light and Colour

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
        17 Sep 201518 Sep 2015

        Activity: OtherHosting a school group or open day

      39. STFC Introductory Summer School

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
        03 Sep 2015

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

      40. Talk: First ground-based observations of a SOHO sunskirting comet.

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        28 Aug 2015

        Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

      41. Talk - Why Land on a Comet?

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
        05 Jun 2015

        Activity: OtherHosting a school group or open day

      42. PhD External Examiner

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Examiner)
        20 May 201526 Jun 2015

        Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

      43. Talk - The Chelyabinsk Impact: Lessons Learned

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
        09 May 2015

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      44. Talk - Rosetta at Comet 67P

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
        13 Apr 2015

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      45. RAS Specialist Discussion Meeting on Spectroscopy of Airless Bodies

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
        10 Apr 2015

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

      46. Jupiter Watch

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Host)
        20 Mar 2015

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

      47. QUB Solar Eclipse Watch

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Host)
        20 Mar 2015

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

      48. Talks - Asteroids Small and Large: When's the next one coming?

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
        11 Mar 2015

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      49. Ulster Museum Late Lab - Comet Building

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
        27 Feb 2015

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

      50. News From The Outer Fringes with Monica Grady

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Host)
        26 Feb 2015

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      51. Talk - Rosetta at comet 67P

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
        25 Jan 2015

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      52. ESO in the 2020's

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        19 Jan 201522 Jan 2015

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      53. Introduction to "The Theory of Everything" at QFT

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        03 Jan 2015

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      54. Cometary science after Rosetta

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
        01 Jan 201530 Jun 2016

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      55. 2014
      56. Talk - "Data-mining the Solar system with Pan-STARRS"

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
        14 Dec 2014

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      57. Talks - "Comets Great and Small"

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
        05 Dec 2014

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      58. Talk - What's in our Universe?

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        06 Nov 2014

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      59. BBC Stargazing Live Event - Cultra

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        01 Sep 2014

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      60. Irish National Astronomy Meeting 2014

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
        13 Aug 201415 Aug 2014

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      61. Asteroids, Comets & Meteors 2014

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        30 Jun 201404 Jul 2014

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      62. PanSTARRS-1 Consortium Meeting

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
        23 Jun 201427 Jun 2014

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

      63. Royal Society Open Science (Journal)

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Associate editor)
        27 May 201431 Dec 2016

        Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

      64. STFC Exhibition - Seeing The Universe

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
        17 May 201424 May 2014

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

      65. Talk - Comet Outgassing Models

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        03 May 2014

        Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

      66. MPhil Examination

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Examiner)
        12 Apr 2014

        Activity: ExaminationPGT external examination

      67. NI Science Festival (External organisation)

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Board Member)
        31 Mar 2014 → …

        Activity: MembershipMembership of board

      68. PhD Examination

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Examiner)
        18 Mar 2014

        Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

      69. The Royal Society

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
        11 Mar 201421 Mar 2014

        Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting a School

      70. Talk - "The Chelyabinsk Impact of 2013"

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
        08 Feb 2014

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      71. Jupiter Watch

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
        07 Jan 2014

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

      72. International Team on the Science of Near-Sun Comets

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Member)
        01 Jan 201431 Dec 2015

        Activity: Consultancy, business and community engagementContribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

      73. ISSI International Team on The Science of Near-Sun Comets

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Member)
        01 Jan 201430 Jun 2015

        Activity: Consultancy, business and community engagementContribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

      74. 4th IAA Planetary Defense Conference

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Member of the organising committee)
        20142015

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      75. European Southern Observatory (External organisation)

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Member)
        20142015

        Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

      76. 2013
      77. Organiser & Speaker at Society for Popular Astronomy meeting

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
        21 Sep 201322 Sep 2013

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      78. National Astronomy Meeting 2013

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        01 Jul 201305 Jul 2013

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      79. Public Talk and Discussion - "Great Comets"

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        07 Jun 2013

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      80. Talk - "Why Professionals Need Amateurs"

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
        13 May 2013

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      81. The Large Hadron Collider on Tour exhibition

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
        03 May 201310 May 2013

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

      82. Talk - "Data Mining the Solar System."

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Interviewee)
        03 Apr 2013

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      83. Science & Technology Facilities Council

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        19 Mar 2013

        Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting a School

      84. Talk - "Great Comets; what makes them so great?"

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
        31 Jan 2013

        Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

      85. Liverpool Telescope Users Group

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Chair)
        01 Jan 201301 Jan 2014

        Activity: Consultancy, business and community engagementContribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

      86. UK Space Agency (External organisation)

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Vice Chair)
        Jan 2013Jul 2013

        Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

      87. European Southern Observatory (External organisation)

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Vice Chair)
        20132014

        Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

      88. 2012
      89. Pacific Symposium for Science and Sustainability

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
        01 Dec 2012

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

      90. Talk - "NEOShield: How do we move an asteroid?"

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        12 Sep 2012

        Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

      91. Pre-Examiner for PhD thesis

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Examiner)
        17 Apr 201218 May 2012

        Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

      92. National Astronomy Meeting 2012

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        26 Mar 201230 Mar 2012

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      93. 3rd IAA Planetary Defense Conference

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Member of the organising committee)
        20122013

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      94. 2011
      95. whowhatwherewhenwhy (W5)

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Contributor)
        23 Feb 2011

        Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting a School

      96. 2010
      97. 2nd IAA Planetary Defense Conference

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
        20102011

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      98. Member of NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope Cycle 18 Solar System Panel

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Member)
        2010

        Activity: Consultancy, business and community engagementContribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

      99. Observing Programmes Committee Panelist, European Southern Observatory

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Member)
        20102011

        Activity: Consultancy, business and community engagementContribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

      100. 2009
      101. Science & Technology Facilities Council (External organisation)

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Member)
        20092012

        Activity: MembershipMembership of external research organisation

      102. University of St Andrews

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Visitor)
        2009

        Activity: Visiting an external institutionResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

      103. 2008
      104. RAS Meeting "Comets After Stardust"

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
        10 Oct 2008

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      105. 1st IAA Planetary Defense Conference

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
        20082009

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      106. Ist International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Planetary Defence Conference

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Member of programme committee)
        20082009

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      107. Northern Ireland Physics Teachers Conference

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Chair)
        20082014

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      108. Northern Ireland Physics Teachers Conference

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Chair)
        20082014

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      109. Northern Ireland Physics Teachers Conference

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
        20082014

        Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

      110. 2007
      111. PhD External Examiner

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Examiner)
        01 Nov 200731 Dec 2007

        Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

      112. Science & Technology Facilities Council (External organisation)

        Fitzsimmons, A. (Contributor)
        20072010

        Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

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