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ASKAP commissioning observations of the GAMA 23 field (2019)
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Leahy, D. A., Hopkins, A. M., Norris, R. P., Marvil, J., Collier, J. D., Taylor, E. N., …Wang, L. (2019). ASKAP commissioning observations of the GAMA 23 field. Publications / Astronomical Society of Australia, 36, https://doi.org/10.1017/pasa.2019.16

© Astronomical Society of Australia 2019. We have observed the G23 field of the Galaxy AndMass Assembly (GAMA) survey using the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) in its commissioning phase to validate the performance of the telesco... Read More

The effect of minor and major mergers on the evolution of low excitation radio galaxies (2019)
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Gordon, Y. A., Pimbblet, K. A., Kaviraj, S., Owers, M. S., O'Dea, C. P., Walmsley, M., …Pierce, J. C. (2019). The effect of minor and major mergers on the evolution of low excitation radio galaxies. The Astrophysical journal, 878(2), https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab203f

We use deep, μ r lesssim 28 mag arcsec−2, r-band imaging from the Dark Energy Camera Legacy Survey to search for past, or ongoing, merger activity in a sample of 282 low-excitation radio galaxies (LERGs) at z < 0.07. Our principal aim is to assess t... Read More

Evolution of the stellar mass function and infrared luminosity function of galaxies since z = 1.2 (2019)
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Beare, R., Brown, M. J., Pimbblet, K., & Taylor, E. N. (2019). Evolution of the stellar mass function and infrared luminosity function of galaxies since z = 1.2. The Astrophysical journal, 873(1), https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab041a

© 2019. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved. We measured evolution of the K-band luminosity function and stellar mass function (SMF) for red and blue galaxies at z < 1.2 using a sample of 353 594 I < 24 galaxies in 8.26 square degr... Read More

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. https://doi.org/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

Shapley Supercluster Survey: Mapping the filamentary network connecting the clusters (2018)
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Haines, C. P., Busarello, G., Merluzzi, P., Pimbblet, K. A., Vogt, F. P., Dopita, M. A., …Limatola, L. (2018). Shapley Supercluster Survey: Mapping the filamentary network connecting the clusters. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 481(1), 1055-1074. https://doi.org/10.1093/MNRAS/STY2338

We have mapped the structure and connectivity of the Shapley supercluster core and its surroundings as traced by its member galaxies. To achieve this, we have carried out a new redshift survey of galaxies across a 21 square degree region (17×17 Mpc2)... 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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/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): the effect of galaxy group environment on active galactic nuclei (2018)
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Gordon, Y. A., Pimbblet, K. A., Owers, M. S., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Brough, S., Brown, M. J. I., …Wang, L. (2018). Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): the effect of galaxy group environment on active galactic nuclei. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 475(3), 4223-4234. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty115

© 2017 The Author(s). In galaxy clusters, efficiently accreting active galactic nuclei (AGNs) are preferentially located in the infall regions of the cluster projected phase-space, and are rarely found in the cluster core. This has been attributed to... 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. https://doi.org/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

GAMA/G10-COSMOS/3D-HST: the 0 < z < 5 cosmic star formation history, stellar-mass, and dust-mass densities (2017)
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Driver, S. P., Andrews, S. K., da Cunha, E., Davies, L. J., Lagos, C., Robotham, A. S. G., …Wilkins, S. M. (2018). GAMA/G10-COSMOS/3D-HST: the 0 < z < 5 cosmic star formation history, stellar-mass, and dust-mass densities. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 475(3), 2891-2935. doi:10.1093/mnras/stx2728

We use the energy-balance code MAGPHYS to determine stellar and dust masses, and dust corrected star formation rates for over 200 000 GAMA galaxies, 170 000 G10-COSMOS galaxies, and 200 000 3D-HST galaxies. Our values agree well with previously repor... 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. https://doi.org/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

The WiggleZ Dark Energy Survey: Final data release and the metallicity of UV-luminous galaxies (2017)
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Drinkwater, M. J., Byrne, Z. J., Blake, C., Glazebrook, K., Brough, S., Colless, M., …Yee, H. K. C. (2018). The WiggleZ Dark Energy Survey: Final data release and the metallicity of UV-luminous galaxies. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 474(3), 4151-4168. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx2963

© 2017 The Author(s). Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Royal Astronomical Society. The WiggleZ Dark Energy Survey measured the redshifts of over 200 000 ultraviolet (UV)- selected (NUV < 22.8 mag) galaxies on the Anglo-Australi... Read More

Galaxy And Mass Assembly: automatic morphological classification of galaxies using statistical learning (2017)
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Sreejith, S., Pereverzyev Jr, S., Kelvin, L. S., Marleau, F. R., Haltmeier, M., Ebner, J., …Wright, A. H. (2018). Galaxy And Mass Assembly: automatic morphological classification of galaxies using statistical learning. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 474(4), 5232-5258. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx2976

© 2018 The Author(s). We apply four statistical learning methods to a sample of 7941 galaxies (z < 0.06) from the Galaxy And Mass Assembly survey to test the feasibility of using automated algorithms to classify galaxies. Using 10 features measured... 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. https://doi.org/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, https://doi.org/10.1017/pasa.2017.41

© 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

Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA) : The mechanisms for quiescent galaxy formation at z<1 (2017)
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Wild, V., Bremer, M., Brough, S., Driver, S. P., Hopkins, A. M., Owers, M. S., …Wild, V. (2018). Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA) : The mechanisms for quiescent galaxy formation at z<1. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 473(1), 1168-1185. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx1903

© 2016 The Authors. One key problem in astrophysics is understanding how and why galaxies switch off their star formation, building the quiescent population that we observe in the local Universe. From the Galaxy And Mass Assembly and VIsible MultiObj... 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. https://doi.org/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

Galaxy And Mass Assembly: search for a population of high-entropy galaxy groups (2017)
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Pearson, R. J., Ponman, T. J., Norberg, P., Robotham, A. S., Babul, A., Bower, R. G., …Pimbblet, K. (2017). Galaxy And Mass Assembly: search for a population of high-entropy galaxy groups. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 469(3), 3489-3504. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx1081

Observations with the ChandraX-ray Observatory are used to examine the hot gas properties within a sample of 10 galaxy groups selected from the Galaxy And Mass Assembly survey's optical Friends-of-Friends group catalogue. Our groups have been screene... 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. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-3881/153/2/89

© 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

Evidence for HI replenishment in massive galaxies through gas accretion from the cosmic web (2016)
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Kleiner, D., Pimbblet, K. A., Jones, D. H., Koribalski, B. S., & Serra, P. (2017). Evidence for HI replenishment in massive galaxies through gas accretion from the cosmic web. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 466(4), 4692-4710. doi:10.1093/mnras/stw3328

We examine the H i -to-stellar mass ratio (H i fraction) for galaxies near filament backbones within the nearby Universe (d < 181 Mpc). This work uses the 6 degree Field Galaxy Survey (6dFGS) and the Discrete Persistent Structures Extractor (DisPe... Read More