Galaxy Evolution

ARC researchers study the evolution of galaxies by studying galaxies near and far, including our own. They use large surveys to compile statistics of galactic properties and study galaxies at multiple epochs to generate an evolutionary timeline.

Canada France Imaging Survey (CFIS)

Canada France Imaging Survey (CFIS) uses new u band observations on the Canada France Hawaii Telescope to observe halo stars in the Milky Way.

Contact: Alan McConnachie

Students:

  • Nick Fantin
  • Jaclyn Jensen 

Galaxy Pairs and Structure

Examination of SDSS data to study effects of environment on star formation in galaxies.

Contact: Sara Ellison

Students:

  • Connor Bottrell
  • Mallory Thorp
  • Maan Hani