Gerard F. Gilmore#


Gerard F. Gilmore
Email:gil 'at' ast.cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:2244
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:ggilmore
Elected:2004
Homepage: http://www.ast.cam.ac.uk/content/professor.gerard.f.gilmore.frs





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2010 - present Chair, Senior Academic Promotions Committee, Physics & Chemistry, University of Cambridge
  • 2010 - present Chair, Degree Committee of Physics and Chemistry, University of Cambridge
  • 2010 - present Chair, Faculty Board of Physics & Chemistry, University of Cambridge
  • 1999 - 2007 Deputy Director, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge
  • 2000 - present Professor of Experimental Philosophy, Cambridge University
  • 1995 - 2000 Reader in Astrophysics, Cambridge University
  • 1991 - 1995 Assistant Director of Research, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge
  • 1989 - 1991 Senior Assistant in Research, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge
  • 1987 - 1991 The Royal Society Smithson Fellow, King's College & Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University
  • 1984 - 1987 Research Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge
  • 1984 - 1989 SERC Advanced Research Fellow, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge
  • 1982 - 1985 Visiting Associate, Mt Wilson and Las Campanas Observatories, Ca, USA
  • 1979 — 1984 Senior Research Fellow, Royal Observatory Edinburgh, UK

Fields of Scholarship
  • Galactic Archaeology
  • Dark Matter
  • Structure and Evolution of the Galaxy
  • Galactic Chemical Evolution
  • Stellar Dynamics
  • Stellar Spectroscopy
  • Stellar Spectroscopic Surveys
  • Gaia

Honours and Awards
  • Samuel Locker Award (UK)
  • John Couch Adams Astronomer, Cambridge
  • Smithson Fellow, The Royal Society London & King’s College, Cambridge
  • Fellow, Academia Europaea
  • Fellow, Institute of Physics
  • Research Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge, and King’s College, Cambridge
  • Neils Bohr Lecturer, NORDITA
  • Argelander Lecturer, Bonn
  • Einstein year UNESCO international lecturer,
  • Bernard Lovell Lecturer
  • Fellow of the Royal Society (2013)
  • Chalonge Medal (2013)


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