Articles in the Media and Recent Talks

Here are some links to articles and videos about my research into metal-poor bulge stars:


The oldest ever stars are hiding at the centre of our galaxy
I was briefly interviewd for BBC Earth in November 2015 about my work, their report can be found here.

A Cosmic Detective Story
This article was written about the EMBLA survey in The Atlantic (one of my favourite publications).

Oldest stars found near Milky Way centre
The ANU made a short video where I explain my research to accompany the press release of the EMBLA Nature paper.

These Ancient Stars May Be the Oldest Ever Seen in the Milky Way
Space.com wrote a short article about the EMBLA survey after chatting to me via email.

Oldest stars ever found discovered near the centre of Milky Way
I was interviewed for an ABC News podcast - here is the related article.

Vintergatans äldsta stjärnor hittade
This article was written in the Swedish astronomy magazine, Populär Astronomi (på svenska).

The oldest stars of the Galaxy
Written by astronomer and blogger Ángel López-Sánchez, in both English, and in Spanish (en español)

I've collected a list of my recent talks and seminars. Where possible, I've included a link to either the slides I used in the talk, or a video of the talk:


(Upcoming) Invited talk at First Stars V in Heidelberg, Germany, August 2016.
Metal-poor stars in the Galactic bulge.

(Upcoming) Contributed talk at European Week of Astronomy and Space Science in Athens, Greece, July 2016.
Hidden in the bulge: the secrets of the oldest stars in the Milky Way.

(Upcoming) Contributed talk at Cool Stars 19 in Uppsala, Sweden, June 2016.
The Oldest Stars in the Milky Way.

Seminar at SIfA, University of Sydney, Australia, April 2016.
The oldest stars in the Galaxy? Searching the Milky Way for metal-poor stars.

Contributed talk at Surveys For All in Lund, Sweden, February 2016.
What the SkyMapper Southern Sky Survey can do for you.

Final Thesis Seminar at Mt. Stromlo Observatory, ANU, Australia, July 2015
(Video) The oldest stars in the Galaxy? Searching the Milky Way for metal-poor stars.

Contributed talk at the Astronomical Society of Australia's Annual Meeting in Perth, Australia, July 2015.
The oldest stars in the Galaxy.

Invited talk at the Gaia-ESO Survey Second Science Meeting in Porto, Portugal, November 2014.
Metal-poor stars in the Galactic bulge.

Group Seminar at the Insititute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, UK, October 2014.
Searching for metal-poor stars in the Galactic bulge.

Colloquium at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Uppsala University, Sweden, October 2014.
Searching for metal-poor stars in the Galactic bulge.

Contributed Talk at Overcoming Great Barriers in Galactic Archaeology 2 in Cairns, Australia, May 2014.
Searching for extremely metal-poor stars in the bulge.

Invited Talk at SkyMapper: Everything you need to know to use the Terabytes in Canberra, Australia, April 2014.
Searching with SkyMapper for metal-poor stars in the bulge: The EMBLA Survey.

Contributed Talk at Formation and Evolution of the Galactic Bulge in Sesto, Italy, January 2014.
The search for extremely metal-poor stars in the bulge.