Institute of Astronomy

- Catriona Sinclair


Office: Obs O17
Office Tel: (01223) 337534
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Research Themes: Star Formation and Exoplanets

Research Keywords: Dynamics, Planets, Theory


I am interested in understanding how impacts onto terrestrial planets can influence the evolution of their atmospheres, looking at both our own Solar system and at exoplanetary systems.

My primary supervisor is Prof. Mark Wyatt and my secondary supervisor is Dr Oliver Shorttle.

Selected papers

1. Susceptibility of planetary atmospheres to mass-loss and growth by planetesimal impacts: the impact shoreline. 

Wyatt, M. C., Kral, Q., Sinclair, C. A. 


PhD: Astronomy, University of Cambridge, (2018-Present)

MSci: Natural Science (Astronomy), University of Cambridge, (2017-2018)

BA: Natural Science (Astronomy), University of Cambridge, (2014-2017)

Awards and Prizes

2015, 2016, 2018    Rosemary Murray Scholar

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