Professor Jim Wild FRAS SFHEA

Professor of Space Physics

Profile

Jim Wild is a scientist studying the space environment and the links between the Sun, the Earth and other planets.

Jim studied for a degree in Physics with Space Science and Technology before completing a doctorate in solar-terrestrial physics at the University of Leicester. He is now the Professor of Space Physics at Lancaster University’s Department of Physics.

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Shapes of magnetically controlled electron density structures in the dayside Martian ionosphere
Dieval, C.C.G., Kopf, A., Wild, J.A. 05/2018 In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 123, 5, p. 3919-3942. 24 p.
Journal article

Diurnal variations in global Joule heating morphology and magnitude due to neutral winds
Billett, D.D., Grocott, A., Wild, J.A., Walach, M., Kosch, M.J. 5/03/2018 In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 123, 3, p. 2398-2411. 14 p.
Journal article

AuroraWatch UK: an automated aurora alert system
Case, N.A., Marple, S.R., Honary, F., Wild, J.A., Billett, D., Grocott, A. 10/01/2018 In: Earth and Space Science. 4, 12, p. 746-754. 9 p.
Journal article

Nightside ionospheric convection asymmetries during the early substorm expansion phase: relationship to onset local time
Grocott, A., Laurens, H., Wild, J.A. 16/12/2017 In: Geophysical Research Letters. 44, 23, 10 p.
Letter

A high-resolution model of the external and induced magnetic field at the Earth’s surface in the northern hemisphere
Shore, R., Freeman, M., Wild, J.A., Gjerloev, J. 17/02/2017 In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 122, 2, p. 2440-2454. 15 p.
Journal article

Space Weather Impacts on Ground-based Systems
01/05/2017 → 30/04/2021
Research

Plasma environments in the solar system
01/04/2015 → 31/08/2018
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Iceland West SuperDARN Radar
01/04/2013 → 31/03/2016
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A High-Order Model of the Earth's External and Induced Magnetic Field
01/02/2013 → 03/08/2016
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A place in the sun: Taking solar system science to the public
01/04/2010 → 30/09/2012
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Investigating the influences of open crustal magnetic field regions on the Martian Ionosphere
01/01/2010 → 30/06/2013
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CASE: Electromagnetic coupling between the sun and earth
01/10/2007 → 30/09/2011
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Multipoint measurements of magnetospheric substorms
01/06/2007 → 31/01/2011
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AuroraWatch UK
01/04/2003 → …
Other

National Astronomy Meeting 2019
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National Astronomy Meeting 2019
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National Astronomy Meeting 2019
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National Astronomy Meeting 2019
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National Astronomy Meeting 2019
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National Astronomy Meeting 2019
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National Astronomy Meeting 2019
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National Astronomy Meeting 2019
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National Astronomy Meeting 2019
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National Astronomy Meeting 2019
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National Astronomy Meeting 2019
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National Astronomy Meeting 2019
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National Astronomy Meeting 2019
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National Astronomy Meeting 2019
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UK Government (External organisation)
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STFC (External organisation)
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Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (External organisation)
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STFC (External organisation)
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Current and Future Research with the Super Dual Auroral Radar Network
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ISSI Team: Field-Aligned Currents: Their Morphology, Evolution, Source Regions and Generators (Event)
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Royal Astronomical Society (External organisation)
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Annales Geophysicae (Journal)
Editorial activity

Institute of Physics Plasma Lecture: Weathering Solar Storm
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The Big Bang Fair
Festival/Exhibition/Concert

Forseeing Space Weather: Darwin College Lecture 2013
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International Space Science Institute Workshop (Event)
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British Science
Festival/Exhibition/Concert

OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and RSA Examinations)
School Engagement

STFC (Science & Technology Facilities Council) (External organisation)
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International Space Science Institute Workshop (Event)
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Cafe Scientifique: Solar flares and northern lights: the beauty and danger of the Sun
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Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2011
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Rutherford and radio
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Wrexham Science Festival
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Here is the Space Weather
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

The Big Bang Fair 2012
Festival/Exhibition/Concert

Royal Astronomical Society Lecture
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Astrofest
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Cunard "Insights" Lecturer
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British Astronomical Association Conference
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Expert Speaker: Northern Lights Pleasure Flights
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Space and Planetary Physics

Space and Planetary Physics

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Space and Planetary Physics

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