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James Bolton

Dr James Bolton

Research Fellow


University of Nottingham

Research summary

1) Reionisation, the first galaxies and the origin and evolution of the ultra-violet background.

2) The Lyman-alpha forest as a probe of cosmology and large scale structure.

3) Quasar absorption lines and the physics of the intergalactic medium.

4) Numerical simulations of the cosmic web and cosmological radiative transfer

Interests and expertise (Subject groups)

Grants awarded

Multiscale models of the intergalactic medium during the epoch of reionisation

Scheme: University Research Fellowship

Dates: Oct 2017 - Sep 2020

Value: £296,765.97

Dissecting the early Universe with the intergalactic medium

Scheme: University Research Fellowship

Dates: Oct 2012 - Sep 2017

Value: £421,565.19