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Alyssa Gilbert

CPSX Outreach Coordinator

cpsxoutreach@uwo.ca

Curriculum Vitae

Department
Job Title
Research Interest

Research Interests

  • Science Education and Outreach
  • Science Literacy
  • Curriculum-based Activity Development
  • Small Bodies of the Solar System
  • General Astronomy
Publications

Publications

Pontefract, A., and Gilbert, A. 2012. Astrobiology: An Inquiry-Based Activity for High School Space Science and Biology Classes. CRUCIBLE 44.

Gilbert, A., Wiegert, P. 2010, Updated results of a search for main-belt comets using the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Legacy Survey. Icarus 210, 998-999.

Gilbert. A., Wiegert, P., Undo-Sanzana, E., Vaduvescu, O. 2009, Spectroscopic observations of new Oort cloud comet 2006 VZ13 and four other comets. MNRAS 401, 2399-2405.

Gilbert, A., Wiegert, P. 2009, Searching for main-belt comets using the Canada- France-Hawaii Telescope Legacy Survey. Icarus 201, 714-718.

Moldowan, A., Safi-Harb, S., Fuchs, Y., Dubner, G, 2005, A multi-wavelength study of the western lobe of W50 powered by the galactic microquasar SS 433. AdSpR 35, 1062-1065.

Recent Abstracts

Conference Presentations & Abstracts

Gilbert, A., Osinski, G. R., Harrison, T. N., Mader, M., Nuhn, A., Shankar, B., Tornabene, L. L. 2013. Interactive Mapping of the Planets Using the Google Earth Platform. LPSC (Houston, TX).

Gilbert, A., Osinski, G. R., Forest, A., Mader, M., Shankar, B., Singleton, A., Tornabene, L. 2012. Interactive Mapping of the Planets: Expanding the Reach of Inquiry. CSS (London, ON).

Gilbert, A., Osinski, G. R., August, T., Mader, M., McCullough, E., Pontefract, A., Shankar, B., Singleton, A. 2012. Three Years of Continued Growth: The Education and Outreach Program at the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration. GAC (St. John's, NL).

Gilbert, A., Shankar, B., Osinski G. R. 2012. Using Online Image Tools and the RAFT Technique to Investigate Evidence for Water on Mars. ASP (Tucson, AZ)

Gilbert, A., Osinski, G. R., August, T., Mader, M. McCullugh, E., Pontefract, A., Shankar, B., Singleton, A. 2012. The continued growth of the education and outreach program at the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration. LPSC (Houston, TX). #1626

Osinski, G., R., Gilbert, A., Brown, P. 2011. Development of inquiry-based planetary science resources for Canadian schools. AGU (San Franciso, CA). #0772.

Osinski, G. R., Henry, H., Gilbert, A., Brown, P. 2011. Uniting the Worlds of Research, Science Education, and Outreach: A Canadian University Perspective. IAC (Cape Town, South Africa).

Brown, P., Gilbert, A., Osinski, G. R., Henry, H., Battler, M., Chanou, A., Francis, R., Mader, M., McCullough, E., Papadimos, A., Pontefrac, A., Shankar, B., Singleton, A., Thomson, L., Unrau, T. 2011. Collaborative Planetary Science Outreach
Strategies: A Canadian Perspective. CASCA (London, ON).

Osinski, G. R., Henry, H., Mader, M., Thomson, L., Gilbert, A., Marion, C. Papadimos, A., Brown, P. 2011. Using Planetary Sciences to raise General Science Interest. GAC-MAC (Ottawa, ON).

Gilbert, A., Buscher, J., Jedicke, J., Kulczycki, J., McCarter, D., Osinski, G. 2010. The Development of an Education & Outreach Program at the Elginfield Observatory. CASCA (Halifax, NS).

 

Degrees Obtained

Degrees Obtained

Ph.D. Astronomy
University of Western Ontario
London ON, Canada
October 2009
Thesis topic: From Asteroids to Comets: Gas and Dust Production of the Small-Bodies in the Solar System

M.Sc. Physics
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg MB, Canada
October 2005
Thesis topic: The Chandra and RXTE Study of the Galactic Microquasar SS 433 and the Surrounding Nebula W50

B.Sc. Physics
University of Calgary
Calgary AB, Canada
May 2002