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Astrophysics Research Institute

Dr Benjamin Davies

Dr Benjamin Davies

Telephone: 0151 231 2930

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Publications

Highlighted publications

Davies B, Beasor E. 2018. The Initial Masses of the Red Supergiant Progenitors to Type-II Supernovae Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 474 :2116-2128 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Davies B, Kudritzki RP, Lardo C, Bergemann M, Beasor E, Plez B, Evans C, Bastian N, Patrick LR. 2017. Red Supergiants as Cosmic Abundance Probes: Massive Star Clusters in M83 and the Mass-Metallicity Relation of Nearby Galaxies Astrophysical Journal, 847 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Beasor ER, Davies B. 2016. The evolution of red supergiants to supernova in NGC 2100 MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 463 :1269-1283 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Davies B, Kudritzki R-P, Gazak Z, Plez B, Bergemann M, Evans C, Patrick L. 2015. RED SUPERGIANTS AS COSMIC ABUNDANCE PROBES: THE MAGELLANIC CLOUDS ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 806 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Gazak JZ, Kudritzki R, Evans C, Patrick L, Davies B, Bergemann M, Plez B, Bresolin F, Bender R, Wegner M, Bonanos AZ, Williams SJ. 2015. RED SUPERGIANTS AS COSMIC ABUNDANCE PROBES: THE SCULPTOR GALAXY NGC 300 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 805 DOI Author Url Public Url

Davies B, Kudritzki R-P, Plez B, Trager S, Lancon A, Gazak Z, Bergemann M, Evans C, Chiavassa A. 2013. THE TEMPERATURES OF RED SUPERGIANTS ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 767 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Journal article

Heida M, Lau RM, Davies B, Brightman M, Furst F, Grefenstette BW, Kennea JA, Tramper F, Walton DJ, Harrison FA. 2019. Discovery of a Red Supergiant Donor Star in SN2010da/NGC 300 ULX-1 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS, 883 DOI Author Url

Davies B, Beasor E. 2019. The distances to star-clusters hosting Red Supergiants: $χ$ Per, NGC 7419, and Westerlund 1 Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, 486 :10-14 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Beasor ER, Davies B, Smith N, Bastian N. 2019. Discrepancies in the ages of young star clusters; evidence for mergers? Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 486 :266-273 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Davies B, Dessart L. 2019. The surface abundances of Red Supergiants at core-collapse Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 483 :887-895 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Evans CJ, Castro N, Gonzalez OA, Garcia M, Bastian N, Cioni M-RL, Clark JS, Davies B, Ferguson AMN, Kamann S, Lennon DJ, Patrick LR, Vink JS, Weisz DR. 2019. First stellar spectroscopy in Leo P Astronomy and Astrophysics, 622 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Stevance HF, Ignace R, Crowther PA, Maund JR, Davies B, Rate G. 2018. Probing the rotational velocity of Galactic WO stars with spectropolarimetry MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 479 :4535-4543 DOI Author Url

Beasor ER, Davies B, Cabrera-Ziri I, Hurst G. 2018. A critical re-evaluation of the Thorne-Zytkow object candidate HV 2112 Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 479 :3101-3105 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Davies B, Crowther PA, Beasor ER. 2018. The luminosities of cool supergiants in the Magellanic Clouds, and the Humphreys-Davidson limit revisited Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 478 :3138-3148 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Beasor ER, Davies B. 2018. The evolution of red supergiant mass-loss rates MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 475 :55-62 DOI Author Url Public Url

Davies B, Beasor E. 2018. The Initial Masses of the Red Supergiant Progenitors to Type-II Supernovae Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 474 :2116-2128 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Beasor ER, Davies B. 2017. The evolution of red supergiants to supernovae IAU Symposia proceedings, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Davies B. 2017. Red supergiants as supernova progenitors PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY A-MATHEMATICAL PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES, 375 DOI Author Url

Davies B, Kudritzki RP, Lardo C, Bergemann M, Beasor E, Plez B, Evans C, Bastian N, Patrick LR. 2017. Red Supergiants as Cosmic Abundance Probes: Massive Star Clusters in M83 and the Mass-Metallicity Relation of Nearby Galaxies Astrophysical Journal, 847 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Patrick LR, Evans CJ, Davies B, Kudritzki RP, Ferguson AMN, Bergemann M, Pietrzyński G, Turner O. 2017. Physical properties of the first spectroscopically confirmed red supergiant stars in the Sculptor Group galaxy NGC 55 Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 468 :492-500 DOI Author Url Public Url

Lardo C, Cabrera-Ziri I, Davies B, Bastian N. 2017. Searching for GC-like abundance patterns in young massive clusters II. - Results from the Antennae galaxies Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Beasor ER, Davies B. 2016. The evolution of red supergiants to supernova in NGC 2100 MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 463 :1269-1283 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Cabrera-Ziri I, Lardo C, Davies B, Bastian N, Beccari G, Larsen SS, Hernandez S. 2016. Searching for GC-like abundance patterns in young massive clusters MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 460 :1869-1875 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Patrick LR, Evans CJ, Davies B, Kudritzki R-P, Henault-Brunet V, Bastian N, Lapenna E, Bergemann M. 2016. Chemistry and kinematics of red supergiant stars in the young massive cluster NGC 2100 MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 458 :3968-3976 DOI Author Url Public Url

de la Fuente D, Najarro F, Borissova J, Ramirez Alegria S, Hanson MM, Trombley C, Figer DF, Davies B, Garcia M, Kurtev R, Urbaneja MA, Smith LC, Lucas PW, Herrero A. 2016. Probing the Dragonfish star-forming complex: the ionizing population of the young massive cluster Mercer 30 ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 589 DOI Author Url Public Url

Henshaw JD, Longmore SN, Kruijssen JMD, Davies B, Bally J, Barnes A, Battersby C, Burton M, Cunningham MR, Dale JE, Ginsburg A, Immer K, Jones PA, Kendrew S, Mills EAC, Molinari S, Moore TJT, Ott J, Pillai T, Rathborne J, Schilke P, Schmiedeke A, Testi L, Walker D, Walsh A, Zhang Q. 2016. Molecular gas kinematics within the central 250 pc of the Milky Way Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Cabrera-Ziri I, Bastian N, Hilker M, Davies B, Schweizer F, Kruijssen JMD, Mejia-Narvaez A, Niederhofer F, Brandt TD, Rejkuba M, Bruzual G, Magris G. 2016. Is the escape velocity in star clusters linked to extended star formation histories? Using NGC 7252: W3 as a test case MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 457 :809-821 DOI Author Url Public Url

Lardo C, Davies B, Kudritzki R-P, Gazak JZ, Evans CJ, Patrick LR, Bergemann M, Plez B. 2015. RED SUPERGIANTS AS COSMIC ABUNDANCE PROBES: THE FIRST DIRECT METALLICITY DETERMINATION OF NGC 4038 IN THE ANTENNAE ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 812 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Davies B, Kudritzki R-P, Gazak Z, Plez B, Bergemann M, Evans C, Patrick L. 2015. RED SUPERGIANTS AS COSMIC ABUNDANCE PROBES: THE MAGELLANIC CLOUDS ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 806 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Messineo M, Clark JS, Figer DF, Kudritzki R-P, Najarro F, Rich RM, Menten KM, Ivanov VD, Valenti E, Trombley C, Chen C-HR, Davies B. 2015. MASSIVE STARS IN THE W33 GIANT MOLECULAR COMPLEX ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 805 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Gazak JZ, Kudritzki R, Evans C, Patrick L, Davies B, Bergemann M, Plez B, Bresolin F, Bender R, Wegner M, Bonanos AZ, Williams SJ. 2015. RED SUPERGIANTS AS COSMIC ABUNDANCE PROBES: THE SCULPTOR GALAXY NGC 300 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 805 DOI Author Url Public Url

Bergemann M, Kudritzki R-P, Gazak Z, Davies B, Plez B. 2015. RED SUPERGIANT STARS AS COSMIC ABUNDANCE PROBES. III. NLTE EFFECTS IN J-BAND MAGNESIUM LINES ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 804 DOI Author Url Public Url

Cabrera-Ziri I, Bastian N, Longmore SN, Brogan C, Hollyhead K, Larsen SS, Whitmore B, Johnson K, Chandar R, Henshaw JD, Davies B, Hibbard JE. 2015. Constraining globular cluster formation through studies of young massive clusters - V. ALMA observations of clusters in the Antennae MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 448 :2224-2231 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Patrick LR, Evans CJ, Davies B, Kudritzki R-P, Gazak JZ, Bergemann M, Plez B, Ferguson AMN. 2015. RED SUPERGIANT STARS AS COSMIC ABUNDANCE PROBES: KMOS OBSERVATIONS IN NGC 6822 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 803 DOI Author Url Public Url

de la Fuente D, Najarro F, Trombley C, Davies B, Figer DF. 2015. First detections of FS Canis Majoris stars in clusters Evolutionary state as constrained by coeval massive stars ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 575 DOI Author Url Public Url

Bastian N, Adamo A, Schirmer M, Hollyhead K, Beletsky Y, Carraro G, Davies B, Gieles M, Silva-Villa E. 2014. The effect of spatial resolution on optical and near-IR studies of stellar clusters: implications for the origin of the red excess MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 444 :3829-3836 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Messineo M, Zhu Q, Ivanov VD, Figer DF, Davies B, Menten K, Kudritzki RP, Chen C-HR. 2014. Near-infrared spectroscopy of candidate red supergiant stars in clusters ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 571 DOI Author Url

Messineo M, Menten KM, Figer DF, Davies B, Clark JS, Ivanov VD, Kudritzki R-P, Rich RM, MacKenty JW, Trombley C. 2014. Massive stars in the giant molecular cloud G23.3-0.3 and W41 ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 569 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Cabrera-Ziri I, Bastian N, Davies B, Magris G, Bruzual G, Schweizer F. 2014. Constraining globular cluster formation through studies of young massive clusters - II. A single stellar population young massive cluster in NGC 34 MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 441 :2754-2759 DOI Author Url

Gazak JZ, Davies B, Kudritzki R, Bergemann M, Plez B. 2014. Quantitative Spectroscopic J-Band Study of Red Supergiants in Perseus Ob-1 Astrophysical Journal, 788 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Gazak JZ, Davies B, Bastian N, Kudritzki R, Bergemann M, Plez B, Evans C, Patrick L, Bresolin F, Schinnerer E. 2014. A New Method for Measuring Metallicities of Young Super Star Clusters Astrophysical Journal, 787 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Evans CJ, Puech M, Barbuy B, Bonifacio P, Cuby J-G, Guenther E, Hammer F, Jagoure P, Kaper L, Morris SL, Afonso J, Amram P, Ausse H, Basden A, Bastian N, Battaglia G, Biller B, Bouche N, Caffau E, Charlot S, Clenet Y, Combes F, Conselice C, Contini T, Dalton G, Davies B, Disseau K, Dunlop J, Fiore F, Flores H, Fuco T, Gadotti D, Gallazzi A, Giallongo E, Goncalves T, Gratadour D, Hill V, Huertas-Company M, Ibata R, Larsen S, Le Fevre O, Lemasle B, Maraston C, Mei S, Mellier Y, Ostlin G, Paumard T, Pe R, Pentericci L, Petitjean P, Roth M, Rouan D, Schaerer D, Telles E, Trager S, Welikala N, Zibetti S, Ziegler B. 2014. Science Case and Requirements for the MOSAIC Concept for a Multi-Object Spectrograph for the European Extremely Large Telescope Ramsay SK, McLean IS, Takami H. GROUND-BASED AND AIRBORNE INSTRUMENTATION FOR ASTRONOMY V, 9147 DOI Author Url

Bastian N, Cabrera-Ziri I, Davies B, Larsen SS. 2013. Constraining globular cluster formation through studies of young massive clusters - I. A lack of ongoing star formation within young clusters MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 436 :2852-2863 DOI Author Url

Hindson L, Thompson MA, Urquhart JS, Faimali A, Johnston-Hollitt M, Clark JS, Davies B. 2013. The G305 star-forming complex: radio continuum and molecular line observations MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 435 :2003-2022 DOI Author Url

Murakawa K, Lumsden SL, Oudmaijer RD, Davies B, Wheelwright HE, Hoare MG, Ilee JD. 2013. Near-infrared integral field spectroscopy of massive young stellar objects MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 436 :511-525 DOI Author Url

Davies B, Kudritzki RP, Plez B, Bergemann M, Lançon A, Trager S, Gazak Z, Evans C, Chiavassa A. 2013. The temperatures of red supergiants: How cool are the coolest massive stars? EAS Publications Series, 60 :69-76 DOI

Davies B, Kudritzki RP, Plez B, Bergemann M, Gazak Z, Evans C. 2013. Red supergiants as cosmic abundance probes EAS Publications Series, 60 :287-292 DOI

Bergemann M, Kudritzki RP, Davies B, Plez B, Gazak Z, Chiavassa A. 2013. <3D> NLTE line formation in the atmospheres of red supergiants EAS Publications Series, 60 :103-109 DOI

Lumsden SL, Hoare MG, Urquhart JS, Oudmaijer RD, Davies B, Mottram JC, Cooper HDB, Moore TJT. 2013. The red MSX source survey: The massive young stellar population of our galaxy Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series, 208 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Cooper HDB, Lumsden SL, Oudmaijer RD, Hoare MG, Clarke AJ, Urquhart JS, Mottram JC, Moore TJT, Davies B. 2013. The RMS survey: Near-IR spectroscopy of massive young stellar objects Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 430 :1125-1157 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Davies B, Kudritzki R-P, Plez B, Trager S, Lancon A, Gazak Z, Bergemann M, Evans C, Chiavassa A. 2013. THE TEMPERATURES OF RED SUPERGIANTS ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 767 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Bergemann M, Kudritzki R-P, Wuerl M, Plez B, Davies B, Gazak Z. 2013. RED SUPERGIANT STARS AS COSMIC ABUNDANCE PROBES. II. NLTE EFFECTS IN J-BAND SILICON LINES ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 764 DOI Author Url

Gazak JZ, Bastian N, Kudritzki RP, Adamo A, Davies B, Plez B, Urbaneja MA. 2013. Age dating stellar populations in the near infrared: An absolute age indicator from the presence/absence of red supergiants Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, 430 DOI Author Url

Murakawa K, Lumsden SL, Oudmaijer RD, Davies B, Hoare MG. 2012. NIR integral field spectroscopy of high mass young stellar objects Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, 8 :53 DOI

Bergemann M, Kudritzki R-P, Plez B, Davies B, Lind K, Gazak Z. 2012. RED SUPERGIANT STARS AS COSMIC ABUNDANCE PROBES: NLTE EFFECTS IN J-BAND IRON AND TITANIUM LINES ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 751 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Hindson L, Thompson MA, Urquhart JS, Faimali A, Clark JS, Davies B. 2012. The G305 star-forming complex: a wide-area radio survey of ultracompact H ii regions MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 421 :3418-3430 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Davies B, de la Fuente D, Najarro F, Hinton JA, Trombley C, Figer DF, Puga E. 2012. A newly discovered young massive star cluster at the far end of the Galactic Bar MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 419 :1860-1870 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Davies B, Clark JS, Trombley C, Figer DF, Najarro F, Crowther PA, Kudritzki R-P, Thompson M, Urquhart JS, Hindson L. 2012. The G305 star-forming complex: the central star clusters Danks 1 and Danks 2 MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 419 :1871-1886 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Evans CJ, Barbuy B, Bonifacio P, Chemla F, Cuby J-G, Dalton GB, Davies B, Disseau K, Dohlen K, Flores H, Gendron E, Guinouard I, Hammer F, Hastings P, Horville D, Jagourel P, Kaper L, Laporte P, Lee D, Morris SL, Morris T, Myers R, Navarro R, Parr-Burman P, Petitjean P, Puech M, Rollinde E, Rousset G, Schnetler H, Welikala N, Wells M, Yang Y. 2012. Multi-Object Spectroscopy with the European ELT: Scientific synergies between EAGLE & EVE McLean IS, Ramsay SK, Takami H. GROUND-BASED AND AIRBORNE INSTRUMENTATION FOR ASTRONOMY IV, 8446 DOI Author Url

Messineo M, Davies B, Figer DF, Trombley C, Valenti E, Najarro F, MacKenty J, Menten K, Rich RM, Kudritzki RP, Clark S, Ivanov V. 2012. Young massive stellar clusters in the Milky Way: The Cl1813-178 and GLIMPSE 9 clusters Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings, :185-190 DOI

Urquhart JS, Morgan LK, Figura CC, Moore TJT, Lumsden SL, Hoare MG, Oudmaijer RD, Mottram JC, Davies B, Dunham MK. 2011. The Red MSX Source survey: Ammonia and water maser analysis of massive star-forming regions Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 418 :1689-1706 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Davies B, Hoare MG, Lumsden SL, Hosokawa T, Oudmaijer RD, Urquhart JS, Mottram JC, Stead J. 2011. The Red MSX Source survey: critical tests of accretion models for the formation of massive stars MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 416 :972-990 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Messineo M, Davies B, Figer DF, Kudritzki RP, Valenti E, Trombley C, Najarro F, Rich RM. 2011. MASSIVE STARS IN THE Cl 1813-178 CLUSTER: AN EPISODE OF MASSIVE STAR FORMATION IN THE W33 COMPLEX ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 733 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Mottram JC, Hoare MG, Davies B, Lumsden SL, Oudmaijer RD, Urquhart J, Moore TJT, Cooper HDB, Stead JJ. 2011. The RMS survey: The luminosity functions and timescales of massive young stellar objects and compact H II regions Astrophysical Journal Letters, 730 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Evans CJ, Davies B, Kudritzki R-P, Puech M, Yang Y, Cuby J-G, Figer DF, Lehnert MD, Morris SL, Rousset G. 2011. Stellar metallicities beyond the Local Group: the potential of J-band spectroscopy with extremely large telescopes ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 527 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Davies B, Bastian N, Gieles M, Seth AC, Mengel S, Konstantopoulos IS. 2011. GLIMPSE-CO1: The most massive intermediate-age stellar cluster in the Galaxy Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 411 :1386-1394 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Urquhart JS, Moore TJT, Hoare MG, Lumsden SL, Oudmaijer RD, Rathborne JM, Mottram JC, Davies B, Stead JJ. 2011. The Red MSX Source survey: distribution and properties of a sample of massive young stars MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 410 :1237-1250 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Hindson L, Thompson MA, Urquhart JS, Clark JS, Davies B. 2010. The G305 star-forming complex: wide-area molecular mapping of NH3 and H2O masers MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 408 :1438-1451 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Davies B, Kudritzki R-P, Figer DF. 2010. The potential of red supergiants as extragalactic abundance probes at low spectral resolution MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 407 :1203-1211 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Davies B, Lumsden SL, Hoare MG, Oudmaijer RD, de Wit W-J. 2010. The circumstellar disc, envelope and bipolar outflow of the massive young stellar object W33A MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 402 :1504-1515 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Messineo M, Figer DF, Davies B, Kudritzki RP, Rich RM, MacKenty J, Trombley C. 2010. HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE/NEAR-INFRARED CAMERA AND MULTI-OBJECT SPECTROMETER OBSERVATIONS OF THE GLIMPSE9 STELLAR CLUSTER ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 708 :1241-1253 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Mottram JC, Hoare MG, Urquhart JS, Lumsden SL, Oudmaijer RD, Robitaille TP, Moore TJT, Davies B, Stead J. 2010. The Red MSX Source survey: The bolometric fluxes and luminosity distributions of young massive stars Astronomy and Astrophysics, 525 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Davies B. 2010. Young Massive Clusters as Probes of Stellar Evolution Leitherer C, Bennett PD, Morris PW, VanLoon JT. HOT AND COOL: BRIDGING GAPS IN MASSIVE-STAR EVOLUTION, 425 :37-44 Author Url

Davies B, Figer DF, Kudritzki R-P, Trombley C, Kouveliotou C, Wachter S. 2009. THE PROGENITOR MASS OF THE MAGNETAR SGR1900+14 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 707 :844-851 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Urquhart JS, Hoare MG, Lumsden SL, Oudmaijer RD, Moore TJT, Brook PR, Mottram JC, Davies B, Stead JJ. 2009. The RMS survey H2O masers towards a sample of southern hemisphere massive YSO candidates and ultra compact HII regions ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 507 :795-802 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Vink JS, Davies B, Harries TJ, Oudmaijer RD, Walborn NR. 2009. On the presence and absence of disks around O-type stars ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 505 :743-753 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Zhu Q, Davies B, Figer DF, Trombley C. 2009. A NEAR-INFRARED STUDY OF THE STELLAR CLUSTER: [DBS2003] 45 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 702 :929-939 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Clark JS, Davies B, Najarro F, MacKenty J, Crowther PA, Messineo M, Thompson MA. 2009. The P Cygni supergiant [OMN2000] LS1-implications for the star formation history of W51 ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 504 :429-435 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Urquhart JS, Hoare MG, Purcell CR, Lumsden SL, Oudmaijer RD, Moore TJT, Busfield AL, Mottram JC, Davies B. 2009. The RMS survey 6 cm continuum VLA observations towards candidate massive YSOs in the northern hemisphere ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 501 :539-551 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Messineo M, Davies B, Ivanov VD, Figer DF, Schuller F, Habing HJ, Menten KM, Petr-Gotzens MG. 2009. NEAR-INFRARED SPECTRA OF GALACTIC STELLAR CLUSTERS DETECTED ON SPITZER/GLIMPSE IMAGES ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 697 :701-712 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Davies B, Origlia L, Kudritzki R-P, Figer DF, Rich RM, Najarro F, Negueruela I, Clark JS. 2009. CHEMICAL ABUNDANCE PATTERNS IN THE INNER GALAXY: THE SCUTUM RED SUPERGIANT CLUSTERS ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 696 :2014-2025 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Clark JS, Negueruela I, Davies B, Larionov VM, Ritchie BW, Figer DF, Messineo M, Crowther PA, Arkharov AA. 2009. A third red supergiant rich cluster in the Scutum-Crux arm ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 498 :109-114 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Davies B, Origlia L, Kudritzki R-P, Figer DF, Rich RM, Najarro F. 2009. THE CHEMICAL ABUNDANCES IN THE GALACTIC CENTER FROM THE ATMOSPHERES OF RED SUPERGIANTS ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 694 :46-55 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Messineo M, Figer DF, Davies B, Rich RM, Valenti E, Kudritzki RP. 2008. Discovery of a young massive stellar cluster near hess J1813-178 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS, 683 :L155-L158 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Davies B, Figer DF, Law CJ, Kudritzki R-P, Najarro F, Herrero A, MacKenty JW. 2008. The cool supergiant population of the massive young star cluster RSGC1 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 676 :1016-1028 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Patel M, Oudmaijer RD, Vink JS, Bjorkman JE, Davies B, Groenewegen MAT, Miroshnichenko AS, Mottram JC. 2008. Spectropolarimetry of the massive post-red supergiants IRC+10420 and HD 179821 MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 385 :967-978 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Davies B, Oudmaijer RD, Sahu KC. 2007. Integral-field spectroscopy of the post-red supergiant IRC+10420: Evidence for an axisymmetric wind ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 671 :2059-2067 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Davies B, Figer DF, Kudritzki R-P, MacKenty J, Najarro F, Herrero A. 2007. A massive cluster of red supergiants at the base of the Scutum-Crux arm ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 671 :781-801 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Davies B, Vink JS, Oudmaijer RD. 2007. Modelling the clumping-induced polarimetric variability of hot star winds ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 469 :1045-1056 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Patel M, Oudmaijer RD, Vink JS, Mottram JC, Davies B. 2006. A polarimetric study of the B[e] star HD 45677 MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 373 :1641-1647 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Davies B, Oudmaijer RD, Vink JS. 2006. The clumpiness of LBV winds Kraus M, Miroshnnichenko AS. STARS WITH THE B[E] PHENOMENON, PROCEEDINGS, 355 :173-+ Author Url

Davies B, Oudmaijer RD, Vink JS. 2005. Asphericity and clumpiness in the winds of Luminous Blue Variables ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 439 :1107-1125 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Davies B, Vink JS, Oudmaijer RD. Using polarization to study the winds of massive stars Author Url

Conference publication

Messineo M, Clark JS, Figer DF, Menten KM, Kudritzki R-P, Najarro F, Rich RM, Ivanov VD, Valenti E, Trombley C, Chen C-HR, Davies B, MacKenty JW. 2017. Evolved massive stars in W33 and in GMC G23.3-0.3 Charbonnel C, Nota A. FORMATION, EVOLUTION, AND SURVIVAL OF MASSIVE STAR CLUSTERS, 316th Symposium of the International-Astronomical-Union (IAU) 12 :167-168 DOI Author Url

Davies B. 2012. Young Star Clusters: Keys to Understanding Massive Stars Drissen L, Robert C, StLouis N, Moffat AFJ. FOUR DECADES OF RESEARCH ON MASSIVE STARS, Meeting on 4 Decades of Research on Massive Stars in Honor of Anthony FJ Moffat 465 :383-391 Author Url

Messineo M, Davies B, Figer DF, Trombley C, Valenti E, Najarro F, MacKenty J, Menten K, Rich RM, Kudritzki RP, Clark S, Ivanov V. 2012. Young Massive Stellar Clusters in the Milky Way: the Cl1813-178 and GLIMPSE 9 Clusters Moitinho A, Alves J. STAR CLUSTERS IN THE ERA OF LARGE SURVEYS, Joint European and National Astronomy Meeting (JENAM)/18th Annual Meeting of the European-Astronomical-Society/20th Annual Portuguese Meeting of Astronomy and Astrophysics/Symposium 7 - Square Kilometre Array (SKA) :185-190 DOI Author Url

Oudmaijer RD, Davies B, Dawson F, Lockett O, Mottram JC, Patel M, Groenewegen MAT. 2006. The post-red supergiant IRC+10420 Kraus M, Miroshnnichenko AS. STARS WITH THE B[E] PHENOMENON, PROCEEDINGS, Meeting on Stars with the B (e) Phenomenon 355 :181-+ Author Url

Oudmaijer RD, Davies B, Vink JS, Drew JE. 2005. Spectropolarimetry of young and evolved stars Adamson A, Aspin C, Davis CJ, Fujiyoshi T. Astronomical Polarimetry: Current Status and Future Directions, Meeting on Astronomical Polarimetry - Current Status and Future Directions 343 :227-231 Author Url

Engagement & Impact

Conference organisation:

MIAPP - The Chemical Evolution of Galaxies, Chair, SOC. 2016

Stellar Behemoths - Red Supergiants Across the Local Universe (Focus Meeting of the IAU General Assembly, Hawaii), Chair, SOC. 2015

Frontiers of Stellar Spectroscopy - MPIA Heidelberg, Co-chair, SOC. 2015

Massive stars and the diversity of supernovae, Chair. 2014

External committees:

Ernest Rutherford Fellowships Committee, STFC, Panel member. 2015

Hubble Space Telescope Time Allocation Committee, Space Telescope Science Institute, member. 2014

ING Telescope Allocation Group, Issac Newton Group of Telescopes, Panel member. 2011

External PGR examinations performed:

University of Manchester, MPhil, AGB stars. 2015

University of Leeds, MPhil. 2014

External PGR Supervision - completed students:

Rochester Institute of Technology, PhD. 2013

Research Grants Awarded:

STFC, Using Massive Stars to Chart the Chemical Evolution of Galaxies, Grant value (£): 100000, Duration of research project: 2 years (+). 2013

Fellowships:

RAS research fellowship, Royal Astronomical Society. 2010