Alan Fitzsimmons
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    1. 2018
    2. Round Table Lead for ASIME 2018

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Keynote speaker)
      16 Apr 201817 Apr 2018

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

    3. Astronomy at Queen's University

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      21 Mar 2018

      Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    4. Public Talk - First Contact: Uncovering An Interstellar Visitor

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      21 Mar 2018

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    5. Public Talks - NI Science Festival 2018

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      24 Feb 2018

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    6. Seminar - 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

    7. 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

    8. Public talk - 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

    9. External Examiner - PhD

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Examiner)
      17 Jan 201801 Sep 2018

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    10. 2017
    11. Public talk - Will the Universe kill me before Chistmas?

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      06 Dec 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    12. External Examiner - PhD

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Examiner)
      01 Oct 201713 Apr 2018

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    13. 67P from Earth: A distant view of Rosetta's comet

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      04 Jul 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    14. The LSST view of the inner Solar system

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      04 Jul 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    15. Televised Interviews - Asteroid Day Live

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
      30 Jun 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    16. 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

    17. Public Talk - Unlocking the secrets of Near-Sun Comets

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
      17 Jun 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    18. Public Talk- Sungrazing Comets

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Keynote speaker)
      17 Jun 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    19. 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

    20. Public Talk - Sungrazing Comets

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      13 Feb 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    21. National Astronomy Meeting 2017

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    22. 2016
    23. 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

    24. Workshop on Astronomy in the AS2 Curriculum

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
      09 Dec 2016

      Activity: OtherHosting a school group or open day

    25. Science Uncovered exhibition

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      30 Sep 2016

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

    26. Talk - Sungrazing Comets: Falling into Hell

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      21 Sep 2016

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    27. External Examiner - PhD

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

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    28. Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2016

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

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

    29. 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

    30. Cometary Science After Rosetta: Future Directions

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    31. Cometary science after Rosetta

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      11 Jun 2016

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    33. Cheltenham Science Festival: Planets On The Edge

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      10 Jun 2016

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    34. Science & Technology Facilities Council (External organisation)

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

      Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

    35. Northern Ireland Science Festival

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      20 Feb 2016

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

    36. Talk - The Chelyabinsk Impact of 2013

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      30 Jan 2016

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    37. European Space Agency (External organisation)

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

      Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

    38. 2015
    39. Talk - Asteroids Large and Small

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      14 Dec 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    40. Cosmos: A Personal Voyage

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

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      07 Oct 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    42. External Examiner MSc programmes in Astrophysics and Observational Astrophysics

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Examiner)
      01 Oct 201530 Jan 2018

      Activity: ExaminationPGT external examination

    43. 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

    44. Schools talk - Light and Colour

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

      Activity: OtherHosting a school group or open day

    45. STFC Introductory Summer School

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
      03 Sep 2015

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

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      28 Aug 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    47. Talk - Why Land on a Comet?

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      05 Jun 2015

      Activity: OtherHosting a school group or open day

    48. PhD External Examiner

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

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    49. Talk - The Chelyabinsk Impact: Lessons Learned

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      09 May 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    50. Talk - Rosetta at Comet 67P

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      13 Apr 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    51. 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

    52. Jupiter Watch

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Host)
      20 Mar 2015

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

    53. QUB Solar Eclipse Watch

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Host)
      20 Mar 2015

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

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      11 Mar 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    55. Ulster Museum Late Lab - Comet Building

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      27 Feb 2015

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

    56. News From The Outer Fringes with Monica Grady

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Host)
      26 Feb 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    57. Talk - Rosetta at comet 67P

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      25 Jan 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    58. ESO in the 2020's

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      03 Jan 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    60. Cometary science after Rosetta

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    61. 2014
    62. Talk - "Data-mining the Solar system with Pan-STARRS"

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      14 Dec 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    63. Talks - "Comets Great and Small"

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      05 Dec 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    64. Talk - What's in our Universe?

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      06 Nov 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    65. BBC Stargazing Live Event - Cultra

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      01 Sep 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    66. Irish National Astronomy Meeting 2014

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    67. Asteroids, Comets & Meteors 2014

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    68. PanSTARRS-1 Consortium Meeting

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

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

    69. Royal Society Open Science (Journal)

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Associate editor)
      27 May 20142018

      Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

    70. STFC Exhibition - Seeing The Universe

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

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

    71. Talk - Comet Outgassing Models

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      03 May 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    72. MPhil Examination

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Examiner)
      12 Apr 2014

      Activity: ExaminationPGT external examination

    73. NI Science Festival (External organisation)

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

      Activity: MembershipMembership of board

    74. PhD Examination

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Examiner)
      18 Mar 2014

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    75. The Royal Society

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

      Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting a School

    76. Talk - "The Chelyabinsk Impact of 2013"

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      08 Feb 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    77. Jupiter Watch

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      07 Jan 2014

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

    78. 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

    79. 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

    80. 4th IAA Planetary Defense Conference

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    81. European Southern Observatory (External organisation)

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Member)
      20142015

      Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

    82. 2013
    83. Organiser & Speaker at Society for Popular Astronomy meeting

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

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    84. National Astronomy Meeting 2013

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    85. Public Talk and Discussion - "Great Comets"

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      07 Jun 2013

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    86. Talk - "Why Professionals Need Amateurs"

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      13 May 2013

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    87. 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

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Interviewee)
      03 Apr 2013

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    89. Science & Technology Facilities Council

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      19 Mar 2013

      Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting a School

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      31 Jan 2013

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    91. 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

    92. UK Space Agency (External organisation)

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

      Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

    93. European Southern Observatory (External organisation)

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Vice Chair)
      20132014

      Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

    94. 2012
    95. Pacific Symposium for Science and Sustainability

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      01 Dec 2012

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

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      12 Sep 2012

      Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    97. Pre-Examiner for PhD thesis

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

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    98. National Astronomy Meeting 2012

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    99. 3rd IAA Planetary Defense Conference

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    100. 2011
    101. whowhatwherewhenwhy (W5)

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Contributor)
      23 Feb 2011

      Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting a School

    102. 2010
    103. 2nd IAA Planetary Defense Conference

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
      20102011

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    104. 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

    105. 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

    106. 2009
    107. Science & Technology Facilities Council (External organisation)

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Member)
      20092012

      Activity: MembershipMembership of external research organisation

    108. University of St Andrews

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Visitor)
      2009

      Activity: Visiting an external institutionResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

    109. 2008
    110. RAS Meeting "Comets After Stardust"

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      10 Oct 2008

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    111. 1st IAA Planetary Defense Conference

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
      20082009

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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