• 3293 Citations
  • 32 h-Index
20042022

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Biography

Dr Matt Owers (B.Sc. (Advanced Physics, hons. class I) University of Wollongong 2003, Ph.D University of New South Wales 2008)  is a Future Fellow and Senior Lecturer at Macquarie. Previously, he was a Super Science Fellow at the Australian Astronomical Observatory (2011-2014), and a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing, Swinburne University of Technology (2008-2011).

He teaches ASTR178 (Other Worlds: Planets and Planetary Systems), and currently supervises 3 PhD students.

Research interests

Broadly, Dr Owers' research interests are in the field of galaxy evolution, and how the large-scale environment impacts the properties of galaxies. He is involved in several large Australian surveys, including the Galaxy And Mass Assembly survey (http://www.gama-survey.org), the SAMI Galaxy Survey (https://sami-survey.org), as well as planned surveys such as WAVES (https://wavesurvey.org) and Hector (https://www.aao.gov.au/technology/new-instruments/hector).

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  • 3293 Citations
  • 32 h-Index
  • 126 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Conference paper

The SAMI Galaxy Survey: the contribution of different kinematic classes to the stellar mass function of nearby galaxies

Guo, K., Cortese, L., Obreschkow, D., Catinella, B., van de Sande, J., Croom, S. M., Brough, S., Sweet, S., Bryant, J. J., Medling, A., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Owers, M. & Richards, S. N., 1 Jan 2020, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 491, 1, p. 773-781 9 p.

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  • The SAMI Galaxy Survey: rules of behaviour for spin-ellipticity radial tracks in galaxies

    Rawlings, A., Foster, C., van de Sande, J., Taranu, D. S., Croom, S. M., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Brough, S., Bryant, J. J., Colless, M., Del Lagos, C. P., Konstantopoulos, I. S., Lawrence, J. S., López-Sánchez, Á. R., Lorente, N. P. F., Medling, A. M., Oh, S., Owers, M. S., Richards, S. N., Scott, N., Sweet, S. M. & 1 others, Yi, S. K., 1 Jan 2020, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 491, 1, p. 324-343 20 p.

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  • The SAMI Galaxy Survey: first detection of a transition in spin orientation with respect to cosmic filaments in the stellar kinematics of galaxies

    Welker, C., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Van de Sande, J., Lagos, C., Elahi, P., Obreschkow, D., Bryant, J., Pichon, C., Cortese, L., Richards, S. N., Croom, S. M., Goodwin, M., Lawrence, J. S., Sweet, S., Lopez-Sanchez, A., Medling, A., Owers, M. S., Dubois, Y. & devriendt, J., 1 Jan 2020, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 491, 2, p. 2864-2884 21 p.

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    4MOST Consortium Survey 7: Wide-Area VISTA Extragalactic Survey (WAVES)

    Driver, S. P., Liske, J., Davies, L. J. M., Robotham, A. S. G., Baldry, I. K., Brown, M. J. I., Cluver, M., Kuijken, K., Loveday, J., Meyer, M. J., Norberg, P., McMahon, R., Owers, M., Power, C., Taylor, E. N. & Team, WAVES., Mar 2019, In : The Messenger. 175, p. 46-49 4 p.

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  • ASKAP commissioning observations of the GAMA 23 field

    Leahy, D. A., Hopkins, A. M., Norris, R. P., Marvil, J., Collier, J. D., Taylor, E. N., Allison, J. R., Anderson, C., Bell, M., Bilicki, M., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Brough, S., Brown, M. J. I., Driver, S., Gurkan, G., Harvey-Smith, L., Heywood, I., Holwerda, B. W., Liske, J., Lopez-Sanchez, A. R. & 8 others, McConnell, D., Moffett, A., Owers, M. S., Pimbblet, K. A., Raja, W., Seymour, N., Voronkov, M. A. & Wang, L., 19 Jul 2019, In : Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia. 36, 19 p., 024.

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