Alan Fitzsimmons
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    1. 2018
    2. Talk: Physical Properties of Solar System Bodies

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
      17 Jul 201820 Jul 2018

      Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    3. Asteroid Day Live 2018

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
      28 Jun 201830 Jun 2018

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    4. First Contact: Understanding the nature of Interstellar Object 1I/‘Oumuamua

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
      14 Jun 2018

      Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    5. 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

    6. Astronomy at Queen's University

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      21 Mar 2018

      Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      21 Mar 2018

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    8. Public Talks - NI Science Festival 2018

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      24 Feb 2018

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. External Examiner - PhD

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

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    13. 2017
    14. Public talk - Will the Universe kill me before Chistmas?

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      06 Dec 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    15. External Examiner - PhD

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

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    16. 67P from Earth: A distant view of Rosetta's comet

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      04 Jul 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    17. The LSST view of the inner Solar system

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      04 Jul 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    18. Televised Interviews - Asteroid Day Live

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
      30 Jun 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    19. 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

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
      17 Jun 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    21. Public Talk- Sungrazing Comets

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Keynote speaker)
      17 Jun 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    22. 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

    23. Public Talk - Sungrazing Comets

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      13 Feb 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    24. National Astronomy Meeting 2017

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    25. 2016
    26. 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

    27. Workshop on Astronomy in the AS2 Curriculum

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
      09 Dec 2016

      Activity: OtherHosting a school group or open day

    28. Science Uncovered exhibition

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      30 Sep 2016

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

    29. Talk - Sungrazing Comets: Falling into Hell

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      21 Sep 2016

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    30. External Examiner - PhD

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

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    31. Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2016

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

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

    32. 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

    33. Cometary Science After Rosetta: Future Directions

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    34. Cometary science after Rosetta

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      11 Jun 2016

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    36. Cheltenham Science Festival: Planets On The Edge

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      10 Jun 2016

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    37. Science & Technology Facilities Council (External organisation)

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

      Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

    38. Northern Ireland Science Festival

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      20 Feb 2016

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

    39. Talk - The Chelyabinsk Impact of 2013

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      30 Jan 2016

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    40. European Space Agency (External organisation)

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

      Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

    41. 2015
    42. Talk - Asteroids Large and Small

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      14 Dec 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    43. Cosmos: A Personal Voyage

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

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      07 Oct 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    45. External Examiner MSc programmes in Astrophysics and Observational Astrophysics

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

      Activity: ExaminationPGT external examination

    46. 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

    47. Schools talk - Light and Colour

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

      Activity: OtherHosting a school group or open day

    48. STFC Introductory Summer School

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
      03 Sep 2015

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

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      28 Aug 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    50. Talk - Why Land on a Comet?

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      05 Jun 2015

      Activity: OtherHosting a school group or open day

    51. PhD External Examiner

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

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    52. Talk - The Chelyabinsk Impact: Lessons Learned

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      09 May 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    53. Talk - Rosetta at Comet 67P

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      13 Apr 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    54. 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

    55. Jupiter Watch

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Host)
      20 Mar 2015

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

    56. QUB Solar Eclipse Watch

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Host)
      20 Mar 2015

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

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      11 Mar 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    58. Ulster Museum Late Lab - Comet Building

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      27 Feb 2015

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

    59. News From The Outer Fringes with Monica Grady

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Host)
      26 Feb 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    60. Talk - Rosetta at comet 67P

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      25 Jan 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    61. ESO in the 2020's

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      03 Jan 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    63. Cometary science after Rosetta

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    64. 2014
    65. Talk - "Data-mining the Solar system with Pan-STARRS"

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      14 Dec 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    66. Talks - "Comets Great and Small"

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      05 Dec 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    67. Talk - What's in our Universe?

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      06 Nov 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    68. BBC Stargazing Live Event - Cultra

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      01 Sep 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    69. Irish National Astronomy Meeting 2014

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    70. Asteroids, Comets & Meteors 2014

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    71. PanSTARRS-1 Consortium Meeting

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

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

    72. Royal Society Open Science (Journal)

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Associate editor)
      27 May 20142018

      Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

    73. STFC Exhibition - Seeing The Universe

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

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

    74. Talk - Comet Outgassing Models

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      03 May 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    75. MPhil Examination

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Examiner)
      12 Apr 2014

      Activity: ExaminationPGT external examination

    76. NI Science Festival (External organisation)

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

      Activity: MembershipMembership of board

    77. PhD Examination

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Examiner)
      18 Mar 2014

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    78. The Royal Society

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

      Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting a School

    79. Talk - "The Chelyabinsk Impact of 2013"

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      08 Feb 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    80. Jupiter Watch

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      07 Jan 2014

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

    81. 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

    82. 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

    83. 4th IAA Planetary Defense Conference

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    84. European Southern Observatory (External organisation)

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Member)
      20142015

      Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

    85. 2013
    86. Organiser & Speaker at Society for Popular Astronomy meeting

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

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    87. National Astronomy Meeting 2013

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    88. Public Talk and Discussion - "Great Comets"

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      07 Jun 2013

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    89. Talk - "Why Professionals Need Amateurs"

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      13 May 2013

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    90. 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

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Interviewee)
      03 Apr 2013

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    92. Science & Technology Facilities Council

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      19 Mar 2013

      Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting a School

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      31 Jan 2013

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    94. 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

    95. UK Space Agency (External organisation)

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

      Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

    96. European Southern Observatory (External organisation)

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Vice Chair)
      20132014

      Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

    97. 2012
    98. Pacific Symposium for Science and Sustainability

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      01 Dec 2012

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

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      12 Sep 2012

      Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    100. Pre-Examiner for PhD thesis

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

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    101. National Astronomy Meeting 2012

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    102. 3rd IAA Planetary Defense Conference

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    103. 2011
    104. whowhatwherewhenwhy (W5)

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Contributor)
      23 Feb 2011

      Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting a School

    105. 2010
    106. 2nd IAA Planetary Defense Conference

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
      20102011

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    107. 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

    108. 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

    109. 2009
    110. Science & Technology Facilities Council (External organisation)

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Member)
      20092012

      Activity: MembershipMembership of external research organisation

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