Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Reader in Space Physics



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Research Interests

  • Large scale structure and dynamics of the heliosphere.
  • The heliospheric magnetic field.
  • The relationship between the solar corona and the heliosphere.


Prof Richard Harrison, Dr Chris Davis, Dr Jackie Davies, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, 2007

Research Student Supervision

Child,SR, The heliospheric current sheet at solar maximum

Clack,D, The structure and orientation of large scale corotating structures in the heliosphere

Good,SW, The Structure and Evolution of Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejections Observed by MESSENGER and Venus Express

Rees,A, Ulysses observations of magnetic clouds in the 3D heliosphere

Savani,NP, The morphology of coronal mass ejections between the Sun and the Earth