Dr Yiqing Liu

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


B.Sc. in Astronomy (2011); Ph.D. in Astrophysics (2017)

Academic Background

2017 – present: Hintze Research Fellow, Department of Physics, University of Oxford
2011 - 2017: Department of Astronomy, Peking University; Ph.D. candidate of Astrophysics
2007 - 2011: School of Astronomy and Space Science, Nanjing University; Bachelor of Astronomy

Research Interests

Galaxy Formation and Evolution, Star Clusters, Optical Observation, Stellar Population Modelling, Popular Science, and Scientific Education

Publications include:

Liu, Y., Ho, L. C., & Peng E., 2016, ApJL, 829, 26: "The Influence of Environment on the Chemical Evolution in Low-mass Galaxies"

Liu, Y., Peng, E., Lim, S., et al., 2016, ApJ, 830, 99 : "The ACS Fornax Cluster Survey. XII. Diffuse Star Clusters in Early-type Galaxies"

Liu, Y., Peng, E., Blakeslee, J., et al., 2016, ApJ, 818, 179: "Evidence for the Rapid Formation of Low-mass Early-type Galaxies in Dense Environments"

Zuo, W., Wu, X. B., Liu, Y.-Q., & Jiao, C. L., 2012, ApJ, 758, 104: "The Correlations between Optical Variability and Physical Parameters of Quasars in SDSS Stripe 82"