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I am a Senior Lecturer in the School of Mathematical Sciences in Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland. I am also Director of the SCI-SYM UDRC in DCU. Currently I am seconded to the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies for 60% of my time to research star formation using Ireland's and Europe's biggest supercomputers.

My core work involves astrophysical fluid simulations. For this I have written several codes to simulate everything from jets from young stellar objects to non-thermal particle acceleration at the relativistic shocks of gamma ray bursts (see my list of publications ). The Computational Astrophysics Group is currently involved in several projects funded by national and European agencies and we are always interested in hearing from people who want to do PhDs or post-doctoral work with us.

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