Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Sarah May Rose Jeffreson, M.Sc.

Astronomisches Rechen-Institut

Bibliotheksbau, Room B.1-01

Postal Address
Zentrum für Astronomie der Universität Heidelberg
Astronomisches Rechen-Institut
Mönchhofstr. 12-14
69120 Heidelberg

Research interests
I combine analytic and numerical theory to investigate the lifecycles of Giant Molecular Clouds, whose evolution is key to an understanding of star formation in galaxies. More information about my research can be found on my personal website.

Jeffreson, Sarah M. R.; Kruijssen, J. M. Diederik; Keller, Benjamin W.; Chevance, Mélanie; Glover, Simon C. O.
The role of galactic dynamics in shaping the physical properties of giant molecular clouds in Milky Way-like galaxies
MNRAS 498, 385(2020)

Chevance, Mélanie; Kruijssen, J. M. Diederik et al. (inc. Kreckel, Kathryn; Haydon, Daniel T.; Glover, Simon C. O.; Jeffreson, Sarah M. R.; Hygate, Alexander P. S.)
The lifecycle of molecular clouds in nearby star-forming disc galaxies
MNRAS 493, 2872(2020)

Kruijssen, J. M. D.; Dale, J. E. et al. (inc. Petkova, M. A.; Jeffreson, S. M. R.)
The dynamical evolution of molecular clouds near the Galactic Centre - II. Spatial structure and kinematics of simulated clouds
MNRAS 484, 5734(2019)

Jeffreson, S. M. R.; Kruijssen, J. M. D. et al.
On the physical mechanisms governing the cloud lifecycle in the Central Molecular Zone of the Milky Way
MNRAS 478, 3380(2018)

Jeffreson, Sarah M. R.; Kruijssen, J. M. Diederik
A general theory for the lifetimes of giant molecular clouds under the influence of galactic dynamics
MNRAS 476, 3688(2018)

Jeffreson, S. M. R.; Sanders, J. L. et al.
The Gaia-ESO Survey: dynamical models of flattened, rotating globular clusters
MNRAS 469, 4740(2017)

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