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Massive Black Holes in Galaxies 2013

In memory of Professor David Axon

David Axon picture1952 - 2012

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In recognition of David Axon's life's work in Astronomy and, in recent times, as the Head of the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the University of Sussex, this Royal Astronomical Society Specialist Discussion Meeting took place at the University of Sussex on Thursday 18th April and Friday 19th April 2013, followed by a memorial service in the University of Sussex Meeting House Chapel. This event was supported by the University of Sussex, the Royal Astronomical Society and SEPnet.   


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Scientific Organizing Committee

Alessandro Capetti, Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, Italy

Jim Hough, University of Hertfordshire, UK

Alessandro Marconi, University of Florence, Italy

Andy Robinson, Rochester Institute of Technology, US (Co-Chair)

Robert Smith, University of Sussex, UK (Co-Chair)

Clive Tadhunter, University of Sheffield, UK.


Local Organizing Committee

Lynne Axon

Oonagh Caunter

Dorothy Lamb

Kathy Romer

Robert Smith


Meeting Participants

Name & Affiliation

Timothy Davis, European Southern Observatory

James Hough, University of Hertfordshire

Keith Horne, University of St Andrews

Eric S. Perlman, Florida Institute of Technology

Xavier Calmet, University of Sussex

Robert Smith, University of Sussex

Jack Gallimore, Bucknell University

Raffaella Morganti, ASTRON

Ethan J. Schreier, Associated Universities Inc.

William Sparks, Space Telescope Science Institute

Pasquale Galianni, University of St Andrews

Dan Dicken, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale

Patricia Bessiere, University of Sheffield

Peter Thomas, University of Sussex

David Alexander, University of Durham

Stuart Young

Matt Jarvis, Oxford/UWC

Daniel Batcheldor, Florida Institute of Technology

Roberto Terlevich, INAOE, Puebla Mexico

Elena Terlevich, INAOE, Puebla Mexico

Mat Page, University College London

Philip Stamp, PITP, University of British Columbia

Billy Vazquez, Rochester Institute of Technology

Andrew Robinson, Rochester Institute of Technology

Enrique Perez, Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia

Alessandro Marconi, University of Florence

Davide Lena, Rochester Institute of Technology

Stefano Carniani, University of Florence

Carolin Villforth, University of Florida

Jon Loveday, University of Sussex

Clive Tadhunter, University of Sheffield

Kathy Romer, University of Sussex

Seb Oliver, University of Sussex

George Everett, RAS

Alessandro Capetti, OATo - INAF

Colin Stuart, Freelance Astronomy writer

Peter Coles, University of Sussex

John Gribbin, University of Sussex

Anthony Ward

Lynne Axon

Roger Davies, University of Oxford

Martin Barstow, University of Leicester

Myrto Symeonidis, University of Sussex

Patrick Roche, University of Oxford