Alan Fitzsimmons
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    1. 2018
    2. Public Talk - Interstellar Objects in our Solar System

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      11 Aug 2018

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    3. Talk: Physical Properties of Solar System Bodies

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

      Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    4. Asteroid Day Live 2018

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

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
      14 Jun 2018

      Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    6. International Team on 1I/‘Oumuamua and Its Implications

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Advisor)
      06 Jun 201830 May 2020

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

    7. 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

    8. Astronomy at Queen's University

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      21 Mar 2018

      Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      21 Mar 2018

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    10. Public Talks - NI Science Festival 2018

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      24 Feb 2018

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. External Examiner - PhD

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

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    15. 2017
    16. Public talk - Will the Universe kill me before Chistmas?

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      06 Dec 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    17. External Examiner - PhD

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

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    18. 67P from Earth: A distant view of Rosetta's comet

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      04 Jul 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    19. The LSST view of the inner Solar system

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      04 Jul 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    20. Televised Interviews - Asteroid Day Live

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
      30 Jun 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    21. 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

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
      17 Jun 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    23. Public Talk- Sungrazing Comets

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Keynote speaker)
      17 Jun 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    24. 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

    25. Public Talk - Sungrazing Comets

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      13 Feb 2017

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    26. National Astronomy Meeting 2017

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    27. 2016
    28. 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

    29. Workshop on Astronomy in the AS2 Curriculum

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
      09 Dec 2016

      Activity: OtherHosting a school group or open day

    30. Science Uncovered exhibition

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      30 Sep 2016

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

    31. Talk - Sungrazing Comets: Falling into Hell

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      21 Sep 2016

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    32. External Examiner - PhD

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

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    33. Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2016

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

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

    34. 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

    35. Cometary Science After Rosetta: Future Directions

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    36. Cometary science after Rosetta

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      11 Jun 2016

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    38. Cheltenham Science Festival: Planets On The Edge

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      10 Jun 2016

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    39. Science & Technology Facilities Council (External organisation)

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

      Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

    40. Northern Ireland Science Festival

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      20 Feb 2016

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

    41. Talk - The Chelyabinsk Impact of 2013

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      30 Jan 2016

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    42. European Space Agency (External organisation)

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

      Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

    43. 2015
    44. Talk - Asteroids Large and Small

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      14 Dec 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    45. Cosmos: A Personal Voyage

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

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      07 Oct 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    47. External Examiner MSc programmes in Astrophysics and Observational Astrophysics

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

      Activity: ExaminationPGT external examination

    48. International Astronautical Federation (External organisation)

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Advisor)
      01 Oct 2015 → …

      Activity: MembershipMembership of national or international committees and working groups

    49. 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

    50. Schools talk - Light and Colour

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

      Activity: OtherHosting a school group or open day

    51. STFC Introductory Summer School

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Invited speaker)
      03 Sep 2015

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

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      28 Aug 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    53. Talk - Why Land on a Comet?

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      05 Jun 2015

      Activity: OtherHosting a school group or open day

    54. PhD External Examiner

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

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    55. Talk - The Chelyabinsk Impact: Lessons Learned

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      09 May 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    56. Talk - Rosetta at Comet 67P

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      13 Apr 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    57. 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

    58. Jupiter Watch

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Host)
      20 Mar 2015

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

    59. QUB Solar Eclipse Watch

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Host)
      20 Mar 2015

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

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      11 Mar 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    61. Ulster Museum Late Lab - Comet Building

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      27 Feb 2015

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

    62. News From The Outer Fringes with Monica Grady

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Host)
      26 Feb 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    63. Talk - Rosetta at comet 67P

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      25 Jan 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    64. ESO in the 2020's

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      03 Jan 2015

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    66. Cometary science after Rosetta

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    67. 2014
    68. Talk - "Data-mining the Solar system with Pan-STARRS"

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      14 Dec 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    69. Talks - "Comets Great and Small"

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      05 Dec 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    70. Talk - What's in our Universe?

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      06 Nov 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    71. BBC Stargazing Live Event - Cultra

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      01 Sep 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    72. Irish National Astronomy Meeting 2014

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    73. Asteroids, Comets & Meteors 2014

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    74. PanSTARRS-1 Consortium Meeting

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

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

    75. Royal Society Open Science (Journal)

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Associate editor)
      27 May 20142018

      Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

    76. STFC Exhibition - Seeing The Universe

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

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

    77. Talk - Comet Outgassing Models

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      03 May 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    78. MPhil Examination

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Examiner)
      12 Apr 2014

      Activity: ExaminationPGT external examination

    79. NI Science Festival (External organisation)

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

      Activity: MembershipMembership of board

    80. PhD Examination

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Examiner)
      18 Mar 2014

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    81. The Royal Society

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

      Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting a School

    82. Talk - "The Chelyabinsk Impact of 2013"

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      08 Feb 2014

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    83. Jupiter Watch

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      07 Jan 2014

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

    84. 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

    85. 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

    86. 4th IAA Planetary Defense Conference

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    87. European Southern Observatory (External organisation)

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Member)
      20142015

      Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

    88. 2013
    89. Organiser & Speaker at Society for Popular Astronomy meeting

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

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    90. National Astronomy Meeting 2013

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    91. Public Talk and Discussion - "Great Comets"

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      07 Jun 2013

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    92. Talk - "Why Professionals Need Amateurs"

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      13 May 2013

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    93. 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

    94. Public Talk - "Data Mining the Solar System."

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Interviewee)
      03 Apr 2013

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    95. Science & Technology Facilities Council

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      19 Mar 2013

      Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting a School

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Lecturer)
      31 Jan 2013

      Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    97. 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

    98. UK Space Agency (External organisation)

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

      Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

    99. European Southern Observatory (External organisation)

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Vice Chair)
      20132014

      Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

    100. 2012
    101. Pacific Symposium for Science and Sustainability

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Participant)
      01 Dec 2012

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

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

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Speaker)
      12 Sep 2012

      Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    103. Pre-Examiner for PhD thesis

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

      Activity: ExaminationPhD external examination

    104. National Astronomy Meeting 2012

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    105. 3rd IAA Planetary Defense Conference

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

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    106. 2011
    107. whowhatwherewhenwhy (W5)

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Contributor)
      23 Feb 2011

      Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting a School

    108. 2010
    109. 2nd IAA Planetary Defense Conference

      Fitzsimmons, A. (Organiser)
      20102011

      Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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