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Dr Ian McCarthy

Dr Ian McCarthy

Telephone: 0151 231 2931

Biography

I am a theoretical astrophysicist with research interests centred around the formation of galaxies and groups and clusters of galaxies and in using surveys of large-scale structure to determine fundamental properties of the Universe.

Languages

English

Degrees

2005, University of Victoria, Canada, PhD
2000, Saint Mary's University, Canada, BSc

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer and STFC Advanced Fellow, Astrophysics Research Institute, LJMU, 2012 - present
Lecturer and STFC Advanced Fellow, Dept. of Physics, University of Birmingham, 2011 - 2012
Kavli Senior Fellow, Kavli Institute for Cosmology, University of Cambridge, 2008 - 2011
NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Computational Cosmology, Durham University, 2005 - 2008

Publications

Highlighted publications

Schaye J, Crain RA, Bower RG, Furlong M, Schaller M, Theuns T, Dalla Vecchia C, Frenk CS, McCarthy IG, Helly JC, Jenkins AR, Rosas-Guevara YM, White SDM, Baes M, Booth CM, Camps P, Navarro JF, Qu Y, Rahmati A, Sawala T, Thomas P, Trayford J. 2015. The EAGLE project: simulating the evolution and assembly of galaxies and their environments Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 446 :521-554 >DOI

Bahe YM, McCarthy IG. 2015. Star formation quenching in simulated group and cluster galaxies: when, how, and why? MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 447 :969-992 >DOI >Link

Budzynski JM, Koposov SE, McCarthy IG, Belokurov V. 2014. The similarity of the stellar mass fractions of galaxy groups and clusters MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 437 :1362-1377 >DOI >Link

McCarthy IG, Font AS, Crain RA, Deason AJ, Schaye J, Theuns T. 2012. Global structure and kinematics of stellar haloes in cosmological hydrodynamic simulations Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 420 :2245-2262 >DOI

Mccarthy IG, Schaye J, Bower RG, Ponman TJ, Booth CM, Vecchia CD, Springel V. 2011. Gas expulsion by quasar-driven winds as a solution to the overcooling problem in galaxy groups and clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 412 :1965-1984 >DOI

McCarthy IG, Schaye J, Ponman TJ, Bower RG, Booth CM, Vecchia CD, Crain RA, Springel V, Theuns T, Wiersma RPC. 2010. The case for AGN feedback in galaxy groups Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 406 :822-839 >DOI

McCarthy IG, Frenk CS, Font AS, Lacey CG, Bower RG, Mitchell NL, Balogh ML, Theuns T. 2008. Ram pressure stripping the hot gaseous haloes of galaxies in groups and clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 383 :593-605 >DOI

McCarthy IG, Brun AMCL, Schaye J, Holder GP. The thermal Sunyaev Zel'dovich effect power spectrum in light of Planck >DOI >Link

Journal article

Lee BE, Le Brun AMC, Haq ME, Deering NJ, King LJ, Applegate D, McCarthy IG. 2018. The relative impact of baryons and cluster shape on weak lensing mass estimates of galaxy clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 479 :890-899 >DOI >Link

McCarthy IG, Bird S, Schaye J, Harnois-Deraps J, Font AS, van Waerbeke L. 2018. The BAHAMAS project: the CMB-large-scale structure tension and the roles of massive neutrinos and galaxy formation MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 476 :2999-3030 >DOI >Link

Jakobs A, Viola M, McCarthy I, Waerbeke LV, Hoekstra H, Robotham A, Hinshaw G, Hojjati A, Tanimura H, Tröster T, Baldry I, Heymans C, Hildebrandt H, Kuijken K, Norberg P, Schaye J, Sifon C, Uitert EV, Valentijn E, Kleijn GV, Wang L. 2018. Multi-wavelength scaling relations in galaxy groups: a detailed comparison of GAMA and KiDS observations to BAHAMAS simulations Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 480 :3338-3355 >DOI >Link

Farahi A, Evrard AE, McCarthy I, Barnes DJ, Kay ST. 2018. Localized massive halo properties in Bahamas and Macsis simulations: scalings, log-normality, and covariance Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, >DOI >Link

Barnes DJ, Kay ST, Bahé YM, Vecchia CD, McCarthy IG, Schaye J, Bower RG, Jenkins A, Thomas PA, Schaller M, Crain RA, Theuns T, White SDM. 2017. The Cluster-EAGLE project: global properties of simulated clusters with resolved galaxies Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, >DOI

Pearson RJ, Ponman TJ, Norberg P, Robotham ASG, Babul A, Bower RG, McCarthy IG, Brough S, Driver SP, Pimbblet K. 2017. Galaxy And Mass Assembly: search for a population of high-entropy galaxy groups MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 469 :3489-3504 >DOI >Link

Mateu C, Cooper AP, Font AS, Aguilar L, Frenk C, Cole S, Wang W, McCarthy IG. 2017. Predictions for the detection of tidal streams with Gaia using great-circle methods MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 469 :721-743 >DOI >Link

Crain RA, Bahé YM, Lagos CDP, Rahmati A, Schaye J, McCarthy IG, Marasco A, Bower RG, Schaller M, Theuns T, van der Hulst T. 2017. The EAGLE simulations: atomic hydrogen associated with galaxies Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 464 :4204-4226 >DOI

Harvey D, Courbin F, Kneib JP, McCarthy IG. 2017. A detection of wobbling Brightest Cluster Galaxies within massive galaxy clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 472 >DOI >Link

Mummery BO, McCarthy IG, Bird S, Schaye J. 2017. The separate and combined effects of baryon physics and neutrino free streaming on large-scale structure MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 471 :227-242 >DOI >Link

Arthur J, Pearce FR, Gray ME, Elahi PJ, Knebe A, Beck AM, Cui W, Cunnama D, Dave R, February S, Huang S, Katz N, Kay ST, McCarthy IG, Murante G, Perret V, Power C, Puchwein E, Saro A, Sembolini F, Teyssier R, Yepes G. 2017. nIFTy galaxy cluster simulations - V. Investigation of the cluster infall region MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 464 :2027-2038 >DOI >Link

Lieu M, Farr WM, Betancourt M, Smith GP, Sereno M, McCarthy IG. 2017. Hierarchical inference of the relationship between Concentration and Mass in Galaxy Groups and Clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, :4872-4886 >DOI >Link

Pierre M, Adami C, Birkinshaw M, Chiappetti L, Ettori S, Evrard A, Faccioli L, Gastaldello F, Giles P, Horellou C, Iovino A, Koulouridis E, Lidman C, Brun AL, Maughan B, Maurogordato S, McCarthy I, Miyazaki S, Pacaud F, Paltani S, Plionis M, Reiprich T, Sadibekova T, Smolcic V, Snowden S, Surdej J, Tsirou M, Vignali C, Willis J, Alis S, Altieri B, Baran N, Benoist C, Bongiorno A, Bremer M, Butler A, Cappi A, Caretta C, Ciliegi P, Clerc N, Corasaniti PS, Coupon J, Delhaize J, Delvecchio I, Democles J, Desai S, Devriendt J, Dubois Y, Eckert D, Elyiv A, Farahi A, Ferrari C, Fotopoulou S, Forman W, Georgantopoulos I, Guglielmo V, Huynh M, Jerlin N, Jones C, Lavoie S, Fevre J-PL, Lieu M, Kilbinger M, Marulli F, Mantz A, McGee S, Melin J-B, Melnyk O, Moscardini L, Novak M, Piconcelli E, Poggianti B, Pomarede D, Pompei E, Ponman T, Ceja MER, Ranalli P, Rapetti D, Raychaudhury S, Ricci M, Rottgering H, Sahlén M, Sauvageot J-L, Schimd C, Sereno M, Smith GP, Umetsu K, Valageas P, Valotti A, Valtchanov I, Veropalumbo A, Ascaso B, Barnes D, Petris MD, Durret F, Donahue M, Ithana M, Jarvis M, Johnston-Hollitt M, Kalfountzou E, Kay S, Franca FL, Okabe N, Muzzin A, Rettura A, Ricci F, Ridl J, Risaliti G, Takizawa M, Thomas P, Truong N. 2017. The XXL survey: first results and future Astronomische Nachrichten, >DOI >Link

Hojjati A, Tröster T, Harnois-Déraps J, McCarthy IG, Waerbeke LV, Choi A, Erben T, Heymans C, Hildebrandt H, Hinshaw G, Ma Y-Z, Miller L, Viola M, Tanimura H. 2017. Cross-correlating Planck tSZ with RCSLenS weak lensing: Implications for cosmology and AGN feedback Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 471 :1565-1580 >DOI >Link

Henson MA, Barnes DJ, Kay ST, McCarthy IG, Schaye J. 2017. The impact of baryons on massive galaxy clusters: halo structure and cluster mass estimates Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, >DOI >Link

Barnes DJ, Kay ST, Henson MA, McCarthy IG, Schaye J, Jenkins A. 2017. The redshift evolution of massive galaxy clusters in the MACSIS simulations Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, >DOI >Link

McCarthy IG, Schaye J, Bird S, Brun AMCL. 2017. The BAHAMAS project: Calibrated hydrodynamical simulations for large-scale structure cosmology Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, >DOI >Link

Brun AMCL, McCarthy IG, Schaye J, Ponman TJ. 2016. The scatter and evolution of the global hot gas properties of simulated galaxy cluster populations Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, >DOI >Link

Cui W, Power C, Knebe A, Kay ST, Sembolini F, Elahi PJ, Yepes G, Pearce F, Cunnama D, Beck AM, Vecchia CD, Dave R, February S, Huang S, Hobbs A, Katz N, McCarthy IG, Murante G, Perret V, Puchwein E, Read JI, Saro A, Teyssier R, Thacker RJ. 2016. nIFTy galaxy cluster simulations - IV. Quantifying the influence of baryons on halo properties MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 458 :4052-4073 >DOI >Link

Elahi PJ, Knebe A, Pearce FR, Power C, Yepes G, Cui W, Cunnama D, Kay ST, Sembolini F, Beck AM, Dave R, February S, Huang S, Katz N, McCarthy IG, Murante G, Perret V, Puchwein E, Saro A, Teyssier R. 2016. nIFTY galaxy cluster simulations - III. The similarity and diversity of galaxies and subhaloes MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 458 :1096-1116 >DOI >Link

Caldwell CE, McCarthy IG, Baldry IK, Collins CA, Schaye J, Bird S. 2016. Cosmology with velocity dispersion counts: an alternative to measuring cluster halo masses MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 462 :4117-4129 >DOI >Link

Pierre M, Pacaud F, Adami C, Alis S, Altieri B, Baran N, Benoist C, Birkinshaw M, Bongiorno A, Bremer MN, Brusa M, Butler A, Ciliegi P, Chiappetti L, Clerc N, Corasaniti PS, Coupon J, De Breuck C, Democles J, Desai S, Delhaize J, Devriendt J, Dubois Y, Eckert D, Elyiv A, Ettori S, Evrard A, Faccioli L, Farahi A, Ferrari C, Finet E, Fotopoulou S, Fourmanoit N, Gandhi P, Gastaldello E, Gastaud R, Georgantopoulos I, Giles P, Guennou L, Guglielmo V, Horellou C, Husband K, Huynh M, Lovino A, Kilbinger M, Koulouridis E, Lavoie S, Le Brun AMC, Le Fevre JP, Lidman C, Lieu M, Lin CA, Mantz A, Maughan BJ, Maurogordato S, McCarthy IG, McGee S, Melin JB, Melnyk O, Menanteau F, Novak M, Paltani S, Plionis M, Poggianti BM, Pomarede D, Pompei E, Ponman TJ, Ramos-Ceja ME, Ranalli P, Rapetti D, Raychaudury S, Reiprich TH, Rottgering H, Rozo E, Rykoff E, Sadibekova T, Santos J, Sauvageot JL, Schimd C, Sereno M, Smith GP, Smolcic V, Snowden S, Spergel D, Stanford S, Surdej J, Valageas P, Valotti A, Valtchanov I, Vignali C, Willis J, Ziparo F. 2016. The XXL Survey I. Scientific motivations - XMM-Newton observing plan - Follow-up observations and simulation programme ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 592 >DOI >Link

Eckert D, Ettori S, Coupon J, Gastaldello F, Pierre M, Melin J-B, Le Brun AMC, McCarthy IG, Adami C, Chiappetti L, Faccioli L, Giles P, Lavoie S, Lefevre JP, Lieu M, Mantz A, Maughan B, McGee S, Pacaud F, Paltani S, Sadibekova T, Smith GP, Ziparo F. 2016. The XXL Survey XIII. Baryon content of the bright cluster sample ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 592 >DOI >Link

Wilson S, Hilton M, Rooney PJ, Caldwell C, Kay ST, Collins CA, McCarthy IG, Romer AK, Bermeo A, Bernstein R, da Costa L, Gifford D, Hollowood D, Hoyle B, Jeltema T, Liddle AR, Maia MAG, Mann RG, Mayers JA, Mehrtens N, Miller CJ, Nichol RC, Ogando R, Sahlen M, Stahl B, Stott JP, Thomas PA, Viana PTP, Wilcox H. 2016. The XMM Cluster Survey: evolution of the velocity dispersion-temperature relation over half a Hubble time MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 463 :413-428 >DOI >Link

Sembolini F, Yepes G, Pearce FR, Knebe A, Kay ST, Power C, Cui W, Beck AM, Borgani S, Vecchia CD, Davé R, Elahi PJ, February S, Huang S, Hobbs A, Katz N, Lau E, McCarthy IG, Murante G, Nagai D, Nelson K, Newton RDA, Puchwein E, Read JI, Saro A, Schaye J, Thacker RJ. 2016. nIFTy galaxy cluster simulations I: dark matter & non-radiative models Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, >DOI >Link

Smith GP, Mazzotta P, Okabe N, Ziparo F, Mulroy SL, Babul A, Finoguenov A, McCarthy IG, Lieu M, Bahe Y, Bourdin H, Evrard AE, Futamase T, Haines CP, Jauzac M, Marrone DP, Martino R, May PE, Taylor JE, Umetsu K. 2016. LoCuSS: Testing hydrostatic equilibrium in galaxy clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, >DOI >Link

McAlpine S, Helly JC, Schaller M, Trayford JW, Qu Y, Furlong M, Bower RG, Crain RA, Schaye J, Theuns T, Vecchia CD, Frenk CS, McCarthy IG, Jenkins A, Rosas-Guevara Y, White SDM, Baes M, Camps P, Lemson G. 2016. The EAGLE simulations of galaxy formation: public release of halo and galaxy catalogues Astronomy and Computing, >DOI >Link

Schaller M, Vecchia CD, Schaye J, Bower RG, Theuns T, Crain RA, Furlong M, McCarthy IG. 2015. The EAGLE simulations of galaxy formation: The importance of the hydrodynamics scheme Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 454 :1-16

Lieu M, Smith GP, Giles PA, Ziparo F, Maughan BJ, Démoclès J, Pacaud F, Pierre M, Adami C, Bahé YM, Clerc N, Chiappetti L, Eckert D, Ettori S, Lavoie S, Fevre J-PL, McCarthy IG, Kilbinger M, Ponman TJ, Sadibekova T, Willis JP. 2015. The XXL Survey IV. Mass-temperature relation of the bright cluster sample Astronomy and Astrophysics, >DOI >Link

Velliscig M, Cacciato M, Schaye J, Hoekstra H, Bower RG, Crain RA, Daalen MPV, Furlong M, McCarthy IG, Schaller M, Theuns T. 2015. Intrinsic alignments of galaxies in the EAGLE and cosmo-OWLS simulations Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, >DOI >Link

Velliscig M, Cacciato M, Schaye J, Crain RA, Bower RG, van Daalen MP, Dalla Vecchia C, Frenk CS, Furlong M, McCarthy IG, Schaller M, Theuns T. 2015. The alignment and shape of dark matter, stellar, and hot gas distributions in the EAGLE and cosmo-OWLS simulations \mnras, 453 :721-738 >DOI

Schaller M, Vecchia CD, Schaye J, Bower RG, Theuns T, Crain RA, Furlong M, McCarthy IG. 2015. The EAGLE simulations of galaxy formation: the importance of the hydrodynamics scheme Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 454 :2277-2291 >Link

Schaye J, Crain RA, Bower RG, Furlong M, Schaller M, Theuns T, Dalla Vecchia C, Frenk CS, McCarthy IG, Helly JC, Jenkins AR, Rosas-Guevara YM, White SDM, Baes M, Booth CM, Camps P, Navarro JF, Qu Y, Rahmati A, Sawala T, Thomas P, Trayford J. 2015. The EAGLE project: simulating the evolution and assembly of galaxies and their environments Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 446 :521-554 >DOI

De Rossi ME, Theuns T, Font AS, McCarthy IG. 2015. The evolution of galaxy metallicity scaling relations in cosmological hydrodynamical simulations MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 452 :486-501 >DOI >Link

Trayford JW, Theuns T, Bower RG, Schaye J, Furlong M, Schaller M, Frenk CS, Crain RA, Dalla Vecchia C, McCarthy IG. 2015. Colours and luminosities of z = 0.1 galaxies in the EAGLE simulation \mnras, 452 :2879-2896 >DOI

Le Brun AMC, McCarthy IG, Melin J-B. 2015. Testing Sunyaev-Zel'dovich measurements of the hot gas content of dark matter haloes using synthetic skies MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 451 :3868-3881 >DOI >Link

Hojjati A, McCarthy IG, Harnois-Deraps J, Ma Y-Z, Van Waerbeke L, Hinshaw G, Le Brun AMC. 2015. Dissecting the thermal Sunyaev-Zeldovich-gravitational lensing cross-correlation with hydrodynamical simulations JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, >DOI >Link

Crain RA, Schaye J, Bower RG, Furlong M, Schaller M, Theuns T, Dalla Vecchia C, Frenk CS, McCarthy IG, Helly JC, Jenkins A, Rosas-Guevara YM, White SDM, Trayford JW. 2015. The EAGLE simulations of galaxy formation: calibration of subgrid physics and model variations \mnras, 450 :1937-1961 >DOI

Furlong M, Bower RG, Theuns T, Schaye J, Crain RA, Schaller M, Dalla Vecchia C, Frenk CS, McCarthy IG, Helly J, Jenkins A, Rosas-Guevara YM. 2015. Evolution of galaxy stellar masses and star formation rates in the EAGLE simulations ArXiv e-prints,

Bahe YM, McCarthy IG. 2015. Star formation quenching in simulated group and cluster galaxies: when, how, and why? MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 447 :969-992 >DOI >Link

Schaller M, Frenk CS, Bower RG, Theuns T, Trayford J, Crain RA, Furlong M, Schaye J, Dalla Vecchia C, McCarthy IG. 2015. The effect of baryons on the inner density profiles of rich clusters \mnras,

Schaller M, Frenk CS, Bower RG, Theuns T, Jenkins A, Schaye J, Crain RA, Furlong M, Dalla Vecchia C, McCarthy IG. 2015. The masses and density profiles of halos in a LCDM galaxy formation simulation ArXiv e-prints,

Sawala T, Frenk CS, Fattahi A, Navarro JF, Bower RG, Crain RA, Dalla Vecchia C, Furlong M, Jenkins A, McCarthy IG, Qu Y, Schaller M, Schaye J, Theuns T. 2015. Bent by baryons: the low-mass galaxy-halo relation \mnras, 448 :2941-2947 >DOI

Velliscig M, van Daalen MP, Schaye J, McCarthy IG, Cacciato M, Le Brun AMC, Dalla Vecchia C. 2014. The impact of galaxy formation on the total mass, mass profile and abundance of haloes MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 442 :2641-2658 >DOI >Link

van Daalen MP, Schaye J, McCarthy IG, Booth CM, Dalla Vecchia C. 2014. The impact of baryonic processes on the two-point correlation functions of galaxies, subhaloes and matter MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 440 :2997-3010 >DOI >Link

Budzynski JM, Koposov SE, McCarthy IG, Belokurov V. 2014. The similarity of the stellar mass fractions of galaxy groups and clusters MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 437 :1362-1377 >DOI >Link

Auger MW, Budzynski JM, Belokurov V, Koposov SE, McCarthy IG. 2013. Are group- and cluster-scale dark matter haloes overconcentrated? Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 436 :503-510 >DOI

Crain RA, McCarthy IG, Schaye J, Theuns T, Frenk CS. 2013. Enriching the hot circumgalactic medium Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 432 :3005-3024 >DOI

Bahé YM, McCarthy IG, Balogh ML, Font AS. 2013. Why does the environmental influence on group and cluster galaxies extend beyond the virial radius? Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 430 :3017-3031 >DOI

Swinbank AM, Sobral D, Smail I, Geach JE, Best PN, Mccarthy IG, Crain RA, Theuns T. 2012. The properties of the star-forming interstellar medium at z=0.84-2.23 from HiZELS: Mapping the internal dynamics and metallicity gradients in high-redshift disc galaxies Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 426 :935-950 >DOI

Bahé YM, McCarthy IG, Crain RA, Theuns T. 2012. The competition between confinement and ram pressure and its implications for galaxies in groups and clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 424 :1179-1186 >DOI

Budzynski JM, Koposov SE, Mccarthy IG, Mcgee SL, Belokurov V. 2012. The radial distribution of galaxies in groups and clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 423 :104-121 >DOI

Bahé YM, Mccarthy IG, King LJ. 2012. Mock weak lensing analysis of simulated galaxy clusters: Bias and scatter in mass and concentration Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 421 :1073-1088 >DOI

Deason AJ, Belokurov V, Evans NW, McCarthy IG. 2012. Elliptical galaxy masses out to five effective radii: The realm of dark matter Astrophysical Journal, 748 >DOI

McCarthy IG, Font AS, Crain RA, Deason AJ, Schaye J, Theuns T. 2012. Global structure and kinematics of stellar haloes in cosmological hydrodynamic simulations Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 420 :2245-2262 >DOI

Stott JP, Hickox RC, Edge AC, Collins CA, Hilton M, Harrison CD, Romer AK, Rooney PJ, Kay ST, Miller CJ, Sahlén M, Lloyd-Davies EJ, Mehrtens N, Hoyle B, Liddle AR, Viana PTP, Mccarthy IG, Schaye J, Booth CM. 2012. The XMM Cluster Survey: The interplay between the brightest cluster galaxy and the intracluster medium via AGN feedback Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 422 :2213-2229 >DOI

Semboloni E, Hoekstra H, Schaye J, Van Daalen MP, Mccarthy IG. 2011. Quantifying the effect of baryon physics on weak lensing tomography Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 417 :2020-2035 >DOI

Font AS, Benson AJ, Bower RG, Frenk CS, Cooper A, Delucia G, Helly JC, Helmi A, Li YS, McCarthy IG, Navarro JF, Springel V, Starkenburg E, Wang J, White SDM. 2011. The population of Milky Way satellites in the Λ cold dark matter cosmology Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 417 :1260-1279 >DOI

Font AS, Mccarthy IG, Crain RA, Theuns T, Schaye J, Wiersma RPC, Vecchia CD. 2011. Cosmological simulations of the formation of the stellar haloes around disc galaxies Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 416 :2802-2820 >DOI

Deason AJ, Mccarthy IG, Font AS, Evans NW, Frenk CS, Belokurov V, Libeskind NI, Crain RA, Theuns T. 2011. Mismatch and misalignment: Dark haloes and satellites of disc galaxies Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 415 :2607-2625 >DOI

Mccarthy IG, Schaye J, Bower RG, Ponman TJ, Booth CM, Vecchia CD, Springel V. 2011. Gas expulsion by quasar-driven winds as a solution to the overcooling problem in galaxy groups and clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 412 :1965-1984 >DOI

Crain RA, McCarthy IG, Schaye J, Frenk CS, Theuns T. 2010. The similarity of observed X-ray coronae associated with L* disc and elliptical galaxies ArXiv e-prints,

Crain RA, McCarthy IG, Frenk CS, Theuns T, Schaye J. 2010. X-ray coronae in simulations of disc galaxy formation Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 407 :1403-1422 >DOI

McCarthy IG, Schaye J, Ponman TJ, Bower RG, Booth CM, Vecchia CD, Crain RA, Springel V, Theuns T, Wiersma RPC. 2010. The case for AGN feedback in galaxy groups Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 406 :822-839 >DOI

Mead JMG, King LJ, Sijacki D, Leonard A, Puchwein E, McCarthy IG. 2010. The impact of AGN feedback and baryonic cooling on galaxy clusters as gravitational lenses Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 406 :434-444 >DOI

Schaye J, Vecchia CD, Booth CM, Wiersma RPC, Theuns T, Haas MR, Bertone S, Duffy AR, McCarthy IG, van de Voort F. 2010. The physics driving the cosmic star formation history Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 402 :1536-1560 >DOI

Mead JMG, King LJ, McCarthy IG. 2010. Probing the cosmic web: Intercluster filament detection using gravitational lensing Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 401 :2257-2267 >DOI

McGee SL, Balogh ML, Bower RG, Font AS, McCarthy IG. 2009. The accretion of galaxies into groups and clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 400 :937-950 >DOI

Mitchell NL, McCarthy IG, Bower RG, Theuns T, Crain RA. 2009. On the origin of cores in simulated galaxy clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 395 :180-196 >DOI

Poole GB, Babul A, McCarthy IG, Sanderson AJR, Fardal MA. 2008. The impact of mergers on relaxed X-ray clusters - III. Effects on compact cool cores Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 391 :1163-1175 >DOI

Bower RG, McCarthy IG, Benson AJ. 2008. The flip side of galaxy formation: A combined model of galaxy formation and cluster heating Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 390 :1399-1410 >DOI

Font AS, Bower RG, McCarthy IG, Benson AJ, Frenk CS, Helly JC, Lacey CG, Baugh CM, Cole S. 2008. The colours of satellite galaxies in groups and clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 389 :1619-1629 >DOI

McCarthy IG, Babul A, Bower RG, Balogh ML. 2008. Towards a holistic view of the heating and cooling of the intracluster medium Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 386 :1309-1331 >DOI

Balogh ML, McCarthy IG, Bower RG, Eke VR. 2008. Testing cold dark matter with the hierarchical build-up of stellar light Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 385 :1003-1014 >DOI

McCarthy IG, Frenk CS, Font AS, Lacey CG, Bower RG, Mitchell NL, Balogh ML, Theuns T. 2008. Ram pressure stripping the hot gaseous haloes of galaxies in groups and clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 383 :593-605 >DOI

McCarthy IG, Babul A, Bower RG, Balogh ML. 2007. Quantifying "Feedback" in cool core and non-cool core clusters Bohringer H, Pratt GW, Finoguenov A, Schuecker P. HEATING VERSUS COOLING IN GALAXIES AND CLUSTERS OF GALAXIES, :231-+ >DOI >Link

Balogh M, McCarthy IG, Bower R, Voit GM. 2007. Entropy generation in merging galaxy clusters Bohringer H, Pratt GW, Finoguenov A, Schuecker P. HEATING VERSUS COOLING IN GALAXIES AND CLUSTERS OF GALAXIES, :268-+ >DOI >Link

Holder GP, McCarthy IG, Babul A. 2007. The Sunyaev-Zeldovich background Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 382 :1697-1706 >DOI

Poole GB, Babul A, McCarthy IG, Fardal MA, Bildfell CJ, Quinn T, Mahdavi A. 2007. The impact of mergers on relaxed X-ray clusters - II. Effects on global X-ray and Sunyaev-Zel'dovich properties and their scaling relations Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 380 :437-454 >DOI

McCarthy IG, Bower RG, Balogh ML. 2007. Revisiting the baryon fractions of galaxy clusters: A comparison with WMAP 3-yr results Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 377 :1457-1463 >DOI

Crain RA, Eke VR, Frenk CS, Jenkins A, McCarthy IG, Navarro JF, Pearce FR. 2007. The baryon fraction of ΛcDM haloes Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 377 :41-49 >DOI

McCarthy IG, Bower RG, Balogh ML, Voit GM, Pearce FR, Theuns T, Babul A, Lacey CG, Frenk CS. 2007. Modelling shock heating in cluster mergers - I. Moving beyond the spherical accretion model Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 376 :497-522 >DOI

Lin WP, Jing YP, Mao S, Gao L, McCarthy IG. 2006. The influence of baryons on the mass distribution of dark matter halos ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 651 :636-642 >DOI >Link

Poole GB, Fardal MA, Babul A, McCarthy IG, Quinn T, Wadsley J. 2006. The impact of mergers on relaxed X-ray clusters - I. Dynamical evolution and emergent transient structures Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 373 :881-905 >DOI

Balogh ML, Babul A, Voit GM, McCarthy IG, Jones LR, Lewis GF, Ebeling H. 2006. An analytic investigation of the scatter in the integrated X-ray properties of galaxy groups and clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 366 :624-634 >DOI

Johnstone D, Matsuyama I, McCarthy IG, Font AS. 2004. Destruction of stellar disks by photoevaporation GarciaSegura G, TenorioTagle G, Yorke JFH. GRAVITATIONAL COLLAPSE: FROM MASSIVE STARS TO PLANETS, 22 :38-41 >Link

McCarthy IG, Balogh ML, Babul A, Poole GB, Horner DJ. 2004. Models of the intracluster medium with heating and cooling: Explaining the global and structural x-ray properties of clusters Astrophysical Journal, 613 :811-830 >DOI

Font AS, Mccarthy IG, Johnstone D, Ballantyne DR. 2004. Photoevaporation of circumstellar disks around young stars Astrophysical Journal, 607 :890-903 >DOI

McCarthy IG, Holder GP, Babul A, Balogh ML. 2003. The Sunyaev-Zeldovich effect signature of excess entropy in distant, massive clusters Astrophysical Journal, 591 :526-539 >DOI

McCarthy IG, Babul A, Holder GP, Balogh ML. 2003. Cluster Sunyaev-Zeldovich effect scaling relations Astrophysical Journal, 591 :515-525 >DOI

McCarthy IG, Babul A, Katz N, Balogh ML. 2003. On the relationship between cooling flows and bubbles Astrophysical Journal, 587 >DOI

McCarthy IG, Babul A, Balogh ML. 2002. The cluster Mgas-Txrelation: Evidence for a high level of preheating Astrophysical Journal, 573 :515-523 >DOI

McCarthy IG, West MJ, Welch GA. 2002. Nonthermal X-ray emission: An alternative to cluster cooling flows? Astrophysical Journal, 567 :762-771 >DOI

Thob ACR, Crain RA, McCarthy IG, Schaller M, Lagos CDP, Schaye J, Talens GJJ, James PA, Theuns T, Bower RG. The relationship between the morphology and kinematics of galaxies and its dependence on dark matter halo structure in EAGLE >Link

Davies JJ, Crain RA, McCarthy IG, Oppenheimer BD, Schaye J, Schaller M, McAlpine S. The gas fractions of dark matter haloes hosting simulated $\sim L^\star$ galaxies are governed by the feedback history of their black holes >Link

Robertson A, Harvey D, Massey R, Eke V, McCarthy IG, Jauzac M, Li B, Schaye J. Observable tests of self-interacting dark matter in galaxy clusters: cosmological simulations with SIDM and baryons >Link

Power C, Elahi PJ, Welker C, Knebe A, Pearce FR, Yepes G, Dave R, Kay ST, McCarthy IG, Puchwein E, Borgani S, Cunnama D, Cui W, Schaye J. nIFTy Galaxy Cluster simulations VI: The gaseous outskirts of galaxy cluster >Link

Fong M, Bowyer R, Whitehead A, Lee B, King L, Applegate D, McCarthy I. Prospects for Determining the Mass Distributions of Galaxy Clusters on Large Scales Using Weak Gravitational Lensing Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, >DOI >Link

Font AS, McCarthy IG, Brun AMCL, Crain RA, Kelvin LS. The diversity of assembly histories leading to disc galaxy formation in a LambdaCDM model Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 34 >DOI >Link

Tanimura H, Hinshaw G, McCarthy IG, Waerbeke LV, Ma Y-Z, Mead A, Hojjati A, Tröster T. A Search for Warm/Hot Gas Filaments Between Pairs of SDSS Luminous Red Galaxies >Link

Koulouridis E, Faccioli L, Brun AMCL, Plionis M, McCarthy IG, Pierre M, Akylas A, Georgantopoulos I, Paltani S, Lidman C, Fotopoulou S, Vignali C, Pacaud F, Ranalli P. The XXL Survey XIX. A realistic population of simulated X-ray AGN: Comparison of models with observations Astronomy and Astrophysics, >DOI >Link

Bahé YM, Barnes DJ, Vecchia CD, Kay ST, White SDM, McCarthy IG, Schaye J, Bower RG, Crain RA, Theuns T, Jenkins A, McGee SL, Schaller M, Thomas PA, Trayford JW. The Hydrangea simulations: galaxy formation in and around massive clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, >Link

Crain RA, McCarthy IG. The origin of the enhanced metallicity of satellite galaxies Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, >DOI

Croston JH, Sanders JS, Heinz S, Hardcastle MJ, Zhuravleva I, Bîrzan L, Bower RG, Brüggen M, Churazov E, Edge AC, Ettori S, Fabian AC, Finoguenov A, Kaastra J, Gaspari M, Gitti M, Nulsen PEJ, McNamara BR, Pointecouteau E, Ponman TJ, Pratt GW, Rafferty DA, Reiprich TH, Sijacki D, Worrall DM, Kraft RP, McCarthy I, Wise M. The Hot and Energetic Universe: AGN feedback in galaxy clusters and groups >Link

Sembolini F, Elahi PJ, Pearce FR, Power C, Knebe A, Kay ST, Cui W, Yepes G, Beck AM, Borgani S, Cunnama D, Davé R, February S, Huang S, Katz N, McCarthy IG, Murante G, Newton RDA, Perret V, Saro A, Schaye J, Teyssier R. nIFTy galaxy cluster simulations II: radiative models MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, >DOI >Link

McCarthy IG, Brun AMCL, Schaye J, Holder GP. The thermal Sunyaev Zel'dovich effect power spectrum in light of Planck >DOI >Link

Brun AMCL, McCarthy IG, Schaye J, Ponman TJ. Towards a realistic population of simulated galaxy groups and clusters >DOI >Link

McCarthy IG, Schaye J, Font AS, Theuns T, Frenk CS, Crain RA, Vecchia CD. Rotation rates, sizes, and star formation efficiencies of a representative population of simulated disc galaxies Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc., 427 :379-392 >DOI >Link

Conference publication

Mateu C, Cooper AP, Font AS, Aguilar L, Frenk C, Cole S, Wang W, McCarthy IG. 2017. THE SEARCH FOR GHOSTS OF MERGERS PAST WITH GAIA Garzon MAH, Dominguez SV. XV LATIN AMERICAN REGIONAL IAU MEETING, 2016, 15th Latin American Regional IAU Meeting 49 :45-46 >Link

Engagement & Impact

External PGR Supervision - completed students:

University of Cambridge, PhD

Fellowships:

Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Advanced Fellowship, University of Birmingham, Liverpool John Moores University, http://www.stfc.ac.uk/

Kavli Senior (5-yr) Fellowship, Kavli Institute for Cosmology, http://www.kicc.cam.ac.uk/

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada Postdoctoral Fellowship, Institute for Computational Cosmology, Durham University, http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PD-NP/PDF-BP_eng.asp

Research Grants Awarded:

Royal Society, Simulating the Largest Structures in the Universe: Expectations for Upcoming Large Cluster and Cosmic Shear Surveys, Grant value (£): 13,000, Duration of research project: 1 year