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Dr Stuart Ryder is an Adjunct Fellow with the Dept of Physics & Astronomy. Previously he led the International Telescopes Support Office at the Australian Astronomical Observatory. Stuart works part-time as a Program Manager with Astronomy Australia Ltd at their Macquarie University Office, and oversees Australia's Strategic Partnership with the European Southern Observatory.

Research interests

Stuart's research interests are primarily in astronomical transients, including core-collapse supernovae and Fast Radio Bursts. In the past decade he has co-led the SUNBIRD (Supernovae UNmasked By InfraRed Detection) collaboration, that has used Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics facilities on 8-10 metre class telescopes including Gemini, Keck, Subaru, and the Very Large Telescope to reveal a population of "missing" supernovae. He is also leading the optical follow-up using the Very Large Telescope of the host galaxies to Fast Radio Bursts localised with the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder by the CRAFT collaboration, for which he and the CRAFT team were awarded the 2020 AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize for the most impactful paper published in the prestigious journal Science in 2019/20.

Research student supervision

2016-2018: Erik Kool (MQ), PhD.

2016-2018: Igor Andreoni (Swinburne), PhD.

2019: Lachlan Marnoch (MQ), MRes.

2020-: Konstantinos Servis (Curtin), MPhil.

2020-: Lachlan Marnoch (MQ), PhD.

Education/Academic qualification

Astronomy & Astrophysics, PhD, Australian National University

1 Feb 198915 Jul 1993

Award Date: 1 Apr 1994

Astronomy, B.Sc. (1st class Hons), University of Canterbury

2 Feb 19855 Dec 1988

Award Date: 15 Mar 1989

External positions

Program Manager, Astronomy Australia Ltd

1 Jul 2018 → …


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  • First results from GeMS/GSAOI for project SUNBIRD: Supernovae UNmasked by Infra-Red Detection

    Kool, E. C., Ryder, S., Kankare, E., Mattila, S., Reynolds, T., McDermid, R. M., Pérez-Torres, M. A., Herrero-Illana, R., Schirmer, M., Efstathiou, A., Bauer, F. E., Kotilainen, J., Väisänen, P., Baldwin, C., Romero-Cañizales, C. & Alberdi, A., Feb 2018, In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 473, 4, p. 5641-5657 17 p.

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  • A High-resolution view of fast radio burst host environments

    Mannings, A. G., Fong, W. F., Simha, S., Prochaska, J. X., Rafelski, M., Kilpatrick, C. D., Tejos, N., Heintz, K. E., Bannister, K. W., Bhandari, S., Day, C. K., Deller, A. T., Ryder, S. D., Shannon, R. M. & Tendulkar, S. P., 20 Aug 2021, In: Astrophysical Journal. 917, 2, p. 1-17 17 p., 75.

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  • Chronicling the host galaxy properties of the remarkable repeating FRB 20201124A

    Fong, W., Dong, Y., Leja, J., Bhandari, S., Day, C. K., Deller, A. T., Kumar, P., Prochaska, J. X., Scott, D. R., Bannister, K. W., Eftekhari, T., Gordon, A. C., Heintz, K. E., James, C. W., Kilpatrick, C. D., Mahony, E. K., Rouco Escorial, A., Ryder, S. D., Shannon, R. M. & Tejos, N., 1 Oct 2021, In: Astrophysical Journal Letters. 919, 2, p. 1-15 15 p., L23.

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  • Constraining bright optical counterparts of fast radio bursts

    Núñez, C., Tejos, N., Pignata, G., Kilpatrick, C. D., Prochaska, J. X., Heintz, K. E., Bannister, K. W., Bhandari, S., Day, C. K., Deller, A. T., Flynn, C., Mahony, E. K., Majewski, D., Marnoch, L., Qiu, H., Ryder, S. D. & Shannon, R. M., 1 Sep 2021, In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 653, p. 1-8 8 p., A119.

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  • Core-collapse supernova subtypes in luminous infrared galaxies

    Kankare, E., Efstathiou, A., Kotak, R., Kool, E. C., Kangas, T., O'Neill, D., Mattila, S., Väisänen, P., Ramphul, R., Mogotsi, M., Ryder, S. D., Parker, S., Reynolds, T., Fraser, M., Pastorello, A., Cappellaro, E., Mazzali, P. A., Ochner, P., Tomasella, L., Turatto, M. & 17 others, Kotilainen, J., Kuncarayakti, H., Pérez-Torres, M. A., Randriamanakoto, Z., Romero-Cañizales, C., Berton, M., Cartier, R., Chen, T. W., Galbany, L., Gromadzki, M., Inserra, C., Maguire, K., Moran, S., Müller-Bravo, T. E., Nicholl, M., Reguitti, A. & Young, D. R., 27 May 2021, In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 649, p. 1-25 25 p., A134.

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