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The kinematics of cluster galaxies via velocity dispersion profiles (2018)
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Bilton, L. E., & Pimbblet, K. A. (2018). The kinematics of cluster galaxies via velocity dispersion profiles. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 481(2), 1507-1521. doi:10.1093/mnras/sty2379

© 2018 The Author(s). We present an analysis of the kinematics of a sample of 14 galaxy clusters via velocity dispersion profiles (VDPs), compiled using cluster parameters defined within the X-Ray Galaxy Clusters Database (BAX) cross-matched with dat... Read More

Evolution of starburst galaxies in the Illustris simulation (2018)
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Wilkinson, C. L., Pimbblet, K. A., Stott, J. P., Few, C. G., & Gibson, B. K. (2018). Evolution of starburst galaxies in the Illustris simulation. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 479(1), 758-767. doi:10.1093/mnras/sty1493

© 2018 The Author(s). Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of The Royal Astronomical Society. There is a consensus in the literature that starburst galaxies are triggered by interaction events. However, it remains an open question as to wha... Read More

Galaxy and mass assembly (GAMA): Impact of the group environment on galaxy star formation (2018)
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Barsanti, S., Owers, M. S., Brough, S., Davies, L. J. M., Driver, S. P., Gunawardhana, M. L. P., …Taylor, E. N. (2018). Galaxy and mass assembly (GAMA): Impact of the group environment on galaxy star formation. The Astrophysical journal, 857(1), 71. doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aab61a

© 2018. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved. We explore how the group environment may affect the evolution of star-forming galaxies. We select 1197 Galaxy And Mass Assembly groups at 0.05 ≤ z ≤ 0.2 and analyze the projected phase s... Read More

Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): blue spheroids within 87 Mpc (2017)
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Mahajan, S., Drinkwater, M. J., Driver, S., Hopkins, A. M., Graham, A. W., Brough, S., …Pimbblet, K. A. (2018). Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): blue spheroids within 87 Mpc. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 475(1), 788-799. doi:10.1093/mnras/stx3202

© 2017 The Author(s). In this paper, we test if nearby blue spheroid (BSph) galaxies may become the progenitors of star-forming spiral galaxies or passively evolving elliptical galaxies. Our sample comprises 428 galaxies of various morphologies in th... Read More

Triggering active galactic nuclei in galaxy clusters (2017)
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Marshall, M. A., Shabala, S. S., Krause, M. G. H., Pimbblet, K. A., Croton, D. J., & Owers, M. S. (2018). Triggering active galactic nuclei in galaxy clusters. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 474(3), 3615-3628. doi:10.1093/mnras/stx2996

© 2017 The Author(s). Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Royal Astronomical Society. We model the triggering of active galactic nuclei (AGN) in galaxy clusters using the semianalytic galaxy formation model SAGE. We prescribe trigge... Read More

Multiple mechanisms quench passive spiral galaxies (2017)
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Fraser-McKelvie, A., Brown, M. J. I., Pimbblet, K., Dolley, T., & Bonne, N. J. (2018). Multiple mechanisms quench passive spiral galaxies. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 474(2), 1909-1921. doi:10.1093/mnras/stx2823

© 2017 The Author(s). We examine the properties of a sample of 35 nearby passive spiral galaxies in order to determine their dominant quenching mechanism(s). All five low-mass (M * < 1 × 10 10 M ⊙ ) passive spiral galaxies are located in the rich Vi... Read More

The Taipan Galaxy Survey: Scientific Goals and Observing Strategy (2017)
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Driver, S. P., Taylor, E. N., Lagos, C., White, M., Bilicki, M., Brown, M. J. I., …Watson, F. (2017). The Taipan Galaxy Survey: Scientific Goals and Observing Strategy. Publications / Astronomical Society of Australia, 34, doi:10.1017/pasa.2017.41. ISSN 1323-3580

© Astronomical Society of Australia 2017; published by Cambridge University Press. The Taipan galaxy survey (hereafter simply 'Taipan') is a multi-object spectroscopic survey starting in 2017 that will cover 2π steradians over the southern sky (δ ≲ 1... Read More

The evolutionary sequence of post-starburst galaxies (2017)
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Wilkinson, C. L., Pimbblet, K. A., & Stott, J. P. (2017). The evolutionary sequence of post-starburst galaxies. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 472(2), 1447-1457. doi:10.1093/mnras/stx2034

© 2017 The Authors. There are multiple ways in which to select post-starburst galaxies in the literature. In this work, we present a study into how two well-used selection techniques have consequences on observable post-starburst galaxy parameters, s... Read More

A study of central galaxy rotation with stellar mass and environment (2017)
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Lara-Lopez, M. A., Lopez-Sanchez, A. R., Oliva-Altamirano, P., Brough, S., Tran, K., Jimmy, , …Couch, W. J. (2017). A study of central galaxy rotation with stellar mass and environment. The Astronomical journal, 153(2), (89). doi:10.3847/1538-3881/153/2/89. ISSN 1538-3881

© 2017. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved. We present a pilot analysis of the influence of galaxy stellar mass and cluster environment on the probability of slow rotation in 22 central galaxies at mean redshift z = 0.07. This inc... Read More