Dr Nic Scott

A28 - Physics Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9114 2158

Biographical details

I am a CAASTRO Postdoctoral Fellow in the Sydney Institute for Astronomy (SIfA)

Research interests

Various aspects of extra-galactic astrophysics including, galaxy dynamics, stellar populations and the role of supermassive black holes.

Selected grants

2015

  • The origin of dwarf elliptical galaxies: little giants or regular irregulars; Scott N, Bland-Hawthorn J; DVC Research/Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • McDermid, R., Cappellari, M., Alatalo, K., Bayet, E., Blitz, L., Bois, M., Bournaud, F., Bureau, M., Crocker, A., Davies, R., Scott, N., et al (2014). Connection between dynamically derived initial mass function normalization and stellar population parameters. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 792(2), Article number L37. [More Information]
  • Scott, N., Davies, R., Houghton, R., Cappellari, M., Graham, A., Pimbblet, K. (2014). Distribution of slow and fast rotators in the Fornax cluster. Monthly Notices Royal Astronomical Society, 441(1), 274-288-274-288. [More Information]
  • Fogarty, L., Scott, N., Owers, M., Brough, S., Croom, S., Pracy, M., Houghton, R., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Colless, M., Davies, R., Allen, J., Bryant, J., Richards, S., et al (2014). The SAMI Pilot Survey: the kinematic morphology-density relation in Abell 85, Abell 168 and Abell 2399. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 443(1), 485-503. [More Information]
  • Houghton, R., Davies, R., D'Eugenio, F., Scott, N., Thatte, N., Clarke, F., Tecza, M., Salter, G., Fogarty, L., Goodsall, T. (2013). Fast and slow rotators in the densest environments: A SWIFT IFS study of the Coma cluster. Monthly Notices Royal Astronomical Society, 436(1), 19-33. [More Information]
  • Scott, N., Houghton, R., Davies, R., Cappellari, M., Thatte, N., Clarke, F., Tecza, M. (2012). An Oxford SWIFT integral field spectroscopy study of 14 early-type galaxies in the Coma cluster. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 425(2), 1521-1526. [More Information]
  • Thatte, N., Scott, N., Houghton, R., Nuernberger, D., Abuter, R., Tecza, M. (2012). Improving the efficiency of SINFONI and KMOS at the VLT by factors of 2 to 4: sophisticated sky subtraction algorithms. Proceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering, 8448, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Cappellari, M., McDermid, R., Alatalo, K., Blitz, L., Bois, M., Bournaud, F., Bureau, M., Crocker, A., Davies, R., Davis, T., et al (2012). Systematic variation of the stellar initial mass function in early-type galaxies. Nature, 484(7395), 485-488. [More Information]
  • Peletier, R., Kutdemir, E., van der Wolk, G., Falcon-Barroso, J., Bacon, R., Bureau, M., Cappellari, M., Davies, R., de Zeeuw, P., Emsellem, E., et al (2012). The SAURON project- XX. The Spitzer [3.6] - [4.5] colour in early-type galaxies: colours, colour gradients and inverted scaling relations. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 419(3), 2031-2053. [More Information]
  • Alatalo, K., Blitz, L., Young, L., Davis, T., Bureau, M., Lopez, L., Cappellari, M., Scott, N., Shapiro, K., Crocker, A., et al (2011). Discovery of an active galactic nucleus driven molecular outflow in the local early-type galaxy NGC 1266. The Astrophysical Journal, 735(2), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Davis, T., Bureau, M., Young, L., Alatalo, K., Blitz, L., Cappellari, M., Scott, N., Bois, M., Bournaud, F., Davies, R., et al (2011). The ATLAS 3D project - V. The CO Tully-Fisher relation of early-type galaxies. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 414(2), 968-984. [More Information]
  • Cappellari, M., Emsellem, E., Krajnovic, D., McDermid, R., Scott, N., Kleijn, G., Young, L., Alatalo, K., Bacon, R., Blitz, L., et al (2011). The ATLAS3D project - I. A volume-limited sample of 260 nearby early-type galaxies: Science goals and selection criteria. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 413(2), 813-836. [More Information]
  • Scott, N., Cappellari, M., Davies, R., Bacon, R., de Zeeuw, P., Emsellem, E., Falcon-Barroso, J., Krajnovic, D., Kuntschner, H., McDermid, R., et al (2009). The SAURON Project XIV. No escape from Vesc: a global and local parameter in early-type galaxy evolution. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 398(4), 1835-1857. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Thatte, N., Tecza, M., Clarke, F., Goodsall, T., Fogarty, L., Houghton, R., Salter, G., Scott, N., Davies, R., Bouchez, A., et al (2010). The Oxford SWIFT Spectrograph: first commissioning and onsky results. SPIE Conference on Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy III, USA: SPIE Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. [More Information]

2014

  • McDermid, R., Cappellari, M., Alatalo, K., Bayet, E., Blitz, L., Bois, M., Bournaud, F., Bureau, M., Crocker, A., Davies, R., Scott, N., et al (2014). Connection between dynamically derived initial mass function normalization and stellar population parameters. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 792(2), Article number L37. [More Information]
  • Scott, N., Davies, R., Houghton, R., Cappellari, M., Graham, A., Pimbblet, K. (2014). Distribution of slow and fast rotators in the Fornax cluster. Monthly Notices Royal Astronomical Society, 441(1), 274-288-274-288. [More Information]
  • Fogarty, L., Scott, N., Owers, M., Brough, S., Croom, S., Pracy, M., Houghton, R., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Colless, M., Davies, R., Allen, J., Bryant, J., Richards, S., et al (2014). The SAMI Pilot Survey: the kinematic morphology-density relation in Abell 85, Abell 168 and Abell 2399. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 443(1), 485-503. [More Information]

2013

  • Houghton, R., Davies, R., D'Eugenio, F., Scott, N., Thatte, N., Clarke, F., Tecza, M., Salter, G., Fogarty, L., Goodsall, T. (2013). Fast and slow rotators in the densest environments: A SWIFT IFS study of the Coma cluster. Monthly Notices Royal Astronomical Society, 436(1), 19-33. [More Information]

2012

  • Scott, N., Houghton, R., Davies, R., Cappellari, M., Thatte, N., Clarke, F., Tecza, M. (2012). An Oxford SWIFT integral field spectroscopy study of 14 early-type galaxies in the Coma cluster. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 425(2), 1521-1526. [More Information]
  • Thatte, N., Scott, N., Houghton, R., Nuernberger, D., Abuter, R., Tecza, M. (2012). Improving the efficiency of SINFONI and KMOS at the VLT by factors of 2 to 4: sophisticated sky subtraction algorithms. Proceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering, 8448, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Cappellari, M., McDermid, R., Alatalo, K., Blitz, L., Bois, M., Bournaud, F., Bureau, M., Crocker, A., Davies, R., Davis, T., et al (2012). Systematic variation of the stellar initial mass function in early-type galaxies. Nature, 484(7395), 485-488. [More Information]
  • Peletier, R., Kutdemir, E., van der Wolk, G., Falcon-Barroso, J., Bacon, R., Bureau, M., Cappellari, M., Davies, R., de Zeeuw, P., Emsellem, E., et al (2012). The SAURON project- XX. The Spitzer [3.6] - [4.5] colour in early-type galaxies: colours, colour gradients and inverted scaling relations. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 419(3), 2031-2053. [More Information]

2011

  • Alatalo, K., Blitz, L., Young, L., Davis, T., Bureau, M., Lopez, L., Cappellari, M., Scott, N., Shapiro, K., Crocker, A., et al (2011). Discovery of an active galactic nucleus driven molecular outflow in the local early-type galaxy NGC 1266. The Astrophysical Journal, 735(2), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Davis, T., Bureau, M., Young, L., Alatalo, K., Blitz, L., Cappellari, M., Scott, N., Bois, M., Bournaud, F., Davies, R., et al (2011). The ATLAS 3D project - V. The CO Tully-Fisher relation of early-type galaxies. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 414(2), 968-984. [More Information]
  • Cappellari, M., Emsellem, E., Krajnovic, D., McDermid, R., Scott, N., Kleijn, G., Young, L., Alatalo, K., Bacon, R., Blitz, L., et al (2011). The ATLAS3D project - I. A volume-limited sample of 260 nearby early-type galaxies: Science goals and selection criteria. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 413(2), 813-836. [More Information]

2010

  • Thatte, N., Tecza, M., Clarke, F., Goodsall, T., Fogarty, L., Houghton, R., Salter, G., Scott, N., Davies, R., Bouchez, A., et al (2010). The Oxford SWIFT Spectrograph: first commissioning and onsky results. SPIE Conference on Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy III, USA: SPIE Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. [More Information]

2009

  • Scott, N., Cappellari, M., Davies, R., Bacon, R., de Zeeuw, P., Emsellem, E., Falcon-Barroso, J., Krajnovic, D., Kuntschner, H., McDermid, R., et al (2009). The SAURON Project XIV. No escape from Vesc: a global and local parameter in early-type galaxy evolution. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 398(4), 1835-1857. [More Information]

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