Dr Peter Sneddon

  • Senior Lecturer (Physics & Astronomy)

telephone: 01413305312
email: Peter.Sneddon@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

My research/scholarship falls under the category of Educational Physics. Whilst I have a general interest in improving the student experience in all areas of physics, my particular focus is on the student experiences of, and attitudes towards, laboratory teaching.

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Publications

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Number of items: 48.

2017

McEwan, M. P. and Sneddon, P. H. (2017) How Can I Enhance Anything if I Don't Have Enough Teachers? 10th Annual University of Glasgow Learning and Teaching Conference, Glasgow, UK, 30 Mar 2017.

2016

Woolmer, C., Sneddon, P., Curry, G., Hill, B. , Fehertavi, S., Longbone, C. and Wallace, K. (2016) Student staff partnership to create an interdisciplinary science skills course in a research intensive university. International Journal for Academic Development, 21(1), pp. 16-27. (doi: 10.1080/1360144X.2015.1113969)

2012

McVey, M. , Aidulis, D., Tierney, A., Sneddon, P. and Yao, E. (2012) Supporting graduate teaching assistants in two STEM areas. In: 5th Annual University of Glasgow Learning and Teaching Conference: Empowering Student Learners in Higher Education, Glasgow, UK, 17th Apr 2012, pp. 40-41.

2011

Sneddon, P.H. and Hill, R.A. (2011) Perceptions, views and opinions of university students about chemistry learning during practical work at school. Chemistry Education: Research and Practice, 12(3), pp. 312-321. (doi: 10.1039/c1rp90038b)

2009

Hanif, M., Sneddon, P.H., Al-Ahmad, F.M. and Reid, N. (2009) The perceptions, views and opinions of university students about physics learning during undergraduate laboratory work. European Journal of Physics, 30(1), pp. 85-96. (doi: 10.1088/0143-0807/30/1/009)

Sneddon, P., Slaughter, K. and Reid, N. (2009) Perceptions, views and opinions of university students about physics learning during practical work at school. European Journal of Physics, 30, pp. 1119-1129.

2007

Harry, G.M. et al. (2007) Titania-doped tantala/silica coatings for gravitational-wave detection. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 24(2), pp. 405-415. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/24/2/008)

2006

Crooks, D. et al. (2006) Experimental measurements of mechanical dissipation associated with dielectric coatings formed using SiO2, Ta2O5 and Al2O3. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 23(15), pp. 4953-4965. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/23/15/014)

Willke, B. et al. (2006) The GEO-HF project. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 23(8), S207-S214. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/23/8/S26)

Luck, H. et al. (2006) Status of the GEO600 detector. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 23(8), S71-S78. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/23/8/S10)

Harry, G.M. et al. (2006) Thermal noise from optical coatings in gravitational wave detectors. Applied Optics, 45(7), pp. 1569-1574. (doi: 10.1364/AO.45.001569) (PMID:16539265)

Abbott, B. et al. (2006) Joint LIGO and TAMA300 search for gravitational waves from inspiralling neutron star binaries. Physical Review D, 73(10), (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.73.102002)

Abbott, B. et al. (2006) Search for gravitational waves from binary black hole inspirals in LIGO data. Physical Review D, 73(6), 062001. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.73.062001)

Cagnoli, G. et al. (2006) Silica suspension and coating developments for Advanced LIGO. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 32(1), pp. 386-392. (doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/32/1/059)

2005

Abbott, B. et al. (2005) Upper limits from the LIGO and TAMA detectors on the rate of gravitational-wave bursts. Physical Review D, 72(12), (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.72.122004)

Abbott, B. et al. (2005) Upper limits on gravitational wave bursts in LIGO's second science run. Physical Review D, 72, (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.72.062001)

Abbott, B. et al. (2005) First all-sky upper limits from LIGO on the strength of periodic gravitational waves using the Hough transform. Physical Review D, 72(10), p. 102004. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.72.102004)

Abbott, B. et al. (2005) Limits on gravitational-wave emission from selected pulsars using LIGO data. Physical Review Letters, 94, p. 181103. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.94.181103)

Abbott, B. et al. (2005) Search for gravitational waves from primordial black hole binary coalescences in the galactic halo. Physical Review D, 72, 082002. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.72.082002)

Abbott, B. et al. (2005) Upper limits on gravitational wave bursts in LIGO’s second science run. Physical Review D, 72(6), Art. 062001. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.72.062001)

Grote, H. et al. (2005) The status of GEO 600. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 22(10), S193. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/22/10/009)

Harry, G.M. et al. (2005) The ligo gravitational wave observatories: recent results and future plans. In: Tenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting (MGM 10), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20-26 Jul 2003, pp. 308-336. (doi:10.1142/9789812704030_0023)

2004

Smith, J.R. et al. (2004) Commissioning, characterization and operation of the dual- recycled GEO 600. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 21(20), S1737-S1745. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/21/20/016)

Strain, K.A. et al. (2004) The status of GEO 600. In: Proceeding of SPIE: Gravitational Wave and Particle Astrophysics Detectors, Glasgow, Scotland, 23 June 2004, pp. 25-36. (doi:10.1117/12.551127)

Abbott, B. et al. (2004) First upper limits from LIGO on gravitational wave bursts. Physical Review D, 69(10), Art. 102001. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.69.102001)

Crooks, D.R.M. et al. (2004) Experimental measurements of coating mechanical loss factors. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 21(5), S1059 -S1065. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/21/5/101)

Willke, B. et al. (2004) Status of GEO 600. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 21(5), S417 -S423. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/21/5/006)

Crooks, D. et al. (2004) Experimental measurements of coating mechanical loss factors. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 21(5), S1059-S1065. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/21/5/101)

Abbott, B. et al. (2004) Detector description and performance for the first coincidence observations between LIGO and GEO. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors, and Associated Equipment, 517(1-3), pp. 154-179. (doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2003.11.124)

Abbott, B. et al. (2004) Analysis of LIGO data for gravitational waves from binary neutron stars. Physical Review D, 69(12), (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.69.122001)

Abbott, B. et al. (2004) Analysis of first LIGO science data for stochastic gravitational waves. Physical Review D, 69(12), Art. 122004. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.69.122004)

Allen, B. et al. (2004) Upper limits on the strength of periodic gravitational waves from PSR J1939+2134. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 21(5), S671. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/21/5/042)

Fejer, M.M., Rowan, S., Cagnoli, G., Crooks, D.R.M., Gretarsson, A., Harry, G.M., Hough, J., Penn, S.D., Sneddon, P.H. and Vyatchanin, S.P. (2004) Thermoelastic dissipation in inhomogeneous media: loss measurements and displacement noise in coated test masses for interferometric gravitational wave detectors. Physical Review D, 70(8), 082003. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.70.082003)

2003

Hewitson, M. et al. (2003) A report on the status of the GEO 600 gravitational wave detector. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 20(17), S581 -S591. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/20/17/301)

Penn, S.D. et al. (2003) Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 20(13), 2917 -2928. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/20/13/334)

Sintes, A.M. et al. (2003) Detector characterization in GEO 600. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 20(17), S731 -S739. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/20/17/316)

Sneddon, P.H., Bull, S., Cagnoli, G., Crooks, D.R.M., Elliffe, E.J., Faller, J.E., Fejer, M.M., Hough, J. and Rowan, S. (2003) The intrinsic mechanical loss factor of hydroxy-catalysis bonds for use in the mirror suspensions of gravitational wave detectors. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 20(23), pp. 5025-5037. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/20/23/006)

Wilke, B. et al. (2003) Status of the GEO600 gravitational wave detector. In: Gravitational-Wave Detection, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 23 August 2002, (doi:10.1117/12.459095)

Woan, G. et al. (2003) The GEO 600 gravitational wave detector: pulsar prospects. In: ASP Conference, Crete, Greece, 26-29 Aug 2002, p. 351. ISBN 158311516

Woan, G. et al. (2003) The GEO600 gravitational wave detector: pulsar prospects. In: Radio pulsars, in celebration of the contributions of Andrew Lyne, Dick Manchester and Joe Taylor — a festschrift honoring their 60th birthdays,

2002

Robertson, N.A. et al. (2002) Quadruple suspension design for Advanced LIGO. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 19(15), 4043 -4058. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/19/15/311)

Barr, B.W. et al. (2002) Silica research in Glasgow. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 19(7), 1655 -1662. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/19/7/357)

Willke, B. et al. (2002) The GEO 600 gravitational wave detector. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 19(7), 1377 -1387. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/19/7/321)

Crooks, D.R.M. et al. (2002) Excess mechanical loss associated with dielectric mirror coatings on test masses in interferometric gravitational wave detectors. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 19(5), 883 -896. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/19/5/304)

Hough, J. et al. (2002) GEO 600 - research, progress and prospects. In: The Ninth Marcel Grossmann Meeting: On Recent Developments in Theoretical and Experimental General Relativity, Gravitation, and Relativistic Field Theories: Proceedings of the MGIX MM Meeting held at the University of Rome "La Sapienza", 2-8 July 2000. World Scientific: Singapore, pp. 1845-1846. ISBN 9789812380104 (doi:10.1142/9789812777386_0402)

2000

Rowan, S., Cagnoli, G., Sneddon, P., Hough, J. , Route, R., Gustafson, E.K., Fejer, M.M. and Mitrofanov, V. (2000) Investigation of mechanical loss factors of some candidate materials for the test masses of gravitational wave detectors. Physics Letters A, 265(1-2), 5 -11. (doi: 10.1016/S0375-9601(99)00874-9)

Robertson, N.A. et al. (2000) Suspension design for GEO 600-an update. In: 3rd Eduardo Amaldi conference on gravitational waves, Pasadena, CA, July 1999, 313 -319. ISBN 1563969440 (doi:10.1063/1.1291873)

Rowan, S., Alexandrovski, A., Cagnoli, G., Fejer, M.M., Gustafson, E.K., Hough, J. , McIntosh, S., Sneddon, P. and Route, R. (2000) Mechanical loss factors of materials and suspension systems for advanced gravitational wave detectors. In: 3rd Eduardo Amaldi conference on gravitational waves, Pasadena, CA, July 1999, 293 -299. ISBN 1563969440 (doi:10.1063/1.1291870)

This list was generated on Tue Mar 31 17:45:27 2020 BST.
Number of items: 48.

Articles

Woolmer, C., Sneddon, P., Curry, G., Hill, B. , Fehertavi, S., Longbone, C. and Wallace, K. (2016) Student staff partnership to create an interdisciplinary science skills course in a research intensive university. International Journal for Academic Development, 21(1), pp. 16-27. (doi: 10.1080/1360144X.2015.1113969)

Sneddon, P.H. and Hill, R.A. (2011) Perceptions, views and opinions of university students about chemistry learning during practical work at school. Chemistry Education: Research and Practice, 12(3), pp. 312-321. (doi: 10.1039/c1rp90038b)

Hanif, M., Sneddon, P.H., Al-Ahmad, F.M. and Reid, N. (2009) The perceptions, views and opinions of university students about physics learning during undergraduate laboratory work. European Journal of Physics, 30(1), pp. 85-96. (doi: 10.1088/0143-0807/30/1/009)

Sneddon, P., Slaughter, K. and Reid, N. (2009) Perceptions, views and opinions of university students about physics learning during practical work at school. European Journal of Physics, 30, pp. 1119-1129.

Harry, G.M. et al. (2007) Titania-doped tantala/silica coatings for gravitational-wave detection. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 24(2), pp. 405-415. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/24/2/008)

Crooks, D. et al. (2006) Experimental measurements of mechanical dissipation associated with dielectric coatings formed using SiO2, Ta2O5 and Al2O3. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 23(15), pp. 4953-4965. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/23/15/014)

Willke, B. et al. (2006) The GEO-HF project. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 23(8), S207-S214. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/23/8/S26)

Luck, H. et al. (2006) Status of the GEO600 detector. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 23(8), S71-S78. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/23/8/S10)

Harry, G.M. et al. (2006) Thermal noise from optical coatings in gravitational wave detectors. Applied Optics, 45(7), pp. 1569-1574. (doi: 10.1364/AO.45.001569) (PMID:16539265)

Abbott, B. et al. (2006) Joint LIGO and TAMA300 search for gravitational waves from inspiralling neutron star binaries. Physical Review D, 73(10), (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.73.102002)

Abbott, B. et al. (2006) Search for gravitational waves from binary black hole inspirals in LIGO data. Physical Review D, 73(6), 062001. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.73.062001)

Cagnoli, G. et al. (2006) Silica suspension and coating developments for Advanced LIGO. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 32(1), pp. 386-392. (doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/32/1/059)

Abbott, B. et al. (2005) Upper limits from the LIGO and TAMA detectors on the rate of gravitational-wave bursts. Physical Review D, 72(12), (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.72.122004)

Abbott, B. et al. (2005) Upper limits on gravitational wave bursts in LIGO's second science run. Physical Review D, 72, (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.72.062001)

Abbott, B. et al. (2005) First all-sky upper limits from LIGO on the strength of periodic gravitational waves using the Hough transform. Physical Review D, 72(10), p. 102004. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.72.102004)

Abbott, B. et al. (2005) Limits on gravitational-wave emission from selected pulsars using LIGO data. Physical Review Letters, 94, p. 181103. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.94.181103)

Abbott, B. et al. (2005) Search for gravitational waves from primordial black hole binary coalescences in the galactic halo. Physical Review D, 72, 082002. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.72.082002)

Abbott, B. et al. (2005) Upper limits on gravitational wave bursts in LIGO’s second science run. Physical Review D, 72(6), Art. 062001. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.72.062001)

Grote, H. et al. (2005) The status of GEO 600. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 22(10), S193. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/22/10/009)

Smith, J.R. et al. (2004) Commissioning, characterization and operation of the dual- recycled GEO 600. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 21(20), S1737-S1745. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/21/20/016)

Abbott, B. et al. (2004) First upper limits from LIGO on gravitational wave bursts. Physical Review D, 69(10), Art. 102001. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.69.102001)

Crooks, D.R.M. et al. (2004) Experimental measurements of coating mechanical loss factors. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 21(5), S1059 -S1065. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/21/5/101)

Willke, B. et al. (2004) Status of GEO 600. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 21(5), S417 -S423. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/21/5/006)

Crooks, D. et al. (2004) Experimental measurements of coating mechanical loss factors. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 21(5), S1059-S1065. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/21/5/101)

Abbott, B. et al. (2004) Detector description and performance for the first coincidence observations between LIGO and GEO. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors, and Associated Equipment, 517(1-3), pp. 154-179. (doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2003.11.124)

Abbott, B. et al. (2004) Analysis of LIGO data for gravitational waves from binary neutron stars. Physical Review D, 69(12), (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.69.122001)

Abbott, B. et al. (2004) Analysis of first LIGO science data for stochastic gravitational waves. Physical Review D, 69(12), Art. 122004. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.69.122004)

Allen, B. et al. (2004) Upper limits on the strength of periodic gravitational waves from PSR J1939+2134. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 21(5), S671. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/21/5/042)

Fejer, M.M., Rowan, S., Cagnoli, G., Crooks, D.R.M., Gretarsson, A., Harry, G.M., Hough, J., Penn, S.D., Sneddon, P.H. and Vyatchanin, S.P. (2004) Thermoelastic dissipation in inhomogeneous media: loss measurements and displacement noise in coated test masses for interferometric gravitational wave detectors. Physical Review D, 70(8), 082003. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.70.082003)

Hewitson, M. et al. (2003) A report on the status of the GEO 600 gravitational wave detector. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 20(17), S581 -S591. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/20/17/301)

Penn, S.D. et al. (2003) Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 20(13), 2917 -2928. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/20/13/334)

Sintes, A.M. et al. (2003) Detector characterization in GEO 600. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 20(17), S731 -S739. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/20/17/316)

Sneddon, P.H., Bull, S., Cagnoli, G., Crooks, D.R.M., Elliffe, E.J., Faller, J.E., Fejer, M.M., Hough, J. and Rowan, S. (2003) The intrinsic mechanical loss factor of hydroxy-catalysis bonds for use in the mirror suspensions of gravitational wave detectors. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 20(23), pp. 5025-5037. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/20/23/006)

Robertson, N.A. et al. (2002) Quadruple suspension design for Advanced LIGO. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 19(15), 4043 -4058. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/19/15/311)

Barr, B.W. et al. (2002) Silica research in Glasgow. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 19(7), 1655 -1662. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/19/7/357)

Willke, B. et al. (2002) The GEO 600 gravitational wave detector. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 19(7), 1377 -1387. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/19/7/321)

Crooks, D.R.M. et al. (2002) Excess mechanical loss associated with dielectric mirror coatings on test masses in interferometric gravitational wave detectors. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 19(5), 883 -896. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/19/5/304)

Rowan, S., Cagnoli, G., Sneddon, P., Hough, J. , Route, R., Gustafson, E.K., Fejer, M.M. and Mitrofanov, V. (2000) Investigation of mechanical loss factors of some candidate materials for the test masses of gravitational wave detectors. Physics Letters A, 265(1-2), 5 -11. (doi: 10.1016/S0375-9601(99)00874-9)

Book Sections

Hough, J. et al. (2002) GEO 600 - research, progress and prospects. In: The Ninth Marcel Grossmann Meeting: On Recent Developments in Theoretical and Experimental General Relativity, Gravitation, and Relativistic Field Theories: Proceedings of the MGIX MM Meeting held at the University of Rome "La Sapienza", 2-8 July 2000. World Scientific: Singapore, pp. 1845-1846. ISBN 9789812380104 (doi:10.1142/9789812777386_0402)

Conference or Workshop Item

McEwan, M. P. and Sneddon, P. H. (2017) How Can I Enhance Anything if I Don't Have Enough Teachers? 10th Annual University of Glasgow Learning and Teaching Conference, Glasgow, UK, 30 Mar 2017.

Conference Proceedings

McVey, M. , Aidulis, D., Tierney, A., Sneddon, P. and Yao, E. (2012) Supporting graduate teaching assistants in two STEM areas. In: 5th Annual University of Glasgow Learning and Teaching Conference: Empowering Student Learners in Higher Education, Glasgow, UK, 17th Apr 2012, pp. 40-41.

Harry, G.M. et al. (2005) The ligo gravitational wave observatories: recent results and future plans. In: Tenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting (MGM 10), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20-26 Jul 2003, pp. 308-336. (doi:10.1142/9789812704030_0023)

Strain, K.A. et al. (2004) The status of GEO 600. In: Proceeding of SPIE: Gravitational Wave and Particle Astrophysics Detectors, Glasgow, Scotland, 23 June 2004, pp. 25-36. (doi:10.1117/12.551127)

Wilke, B. et al. (2003) Status of the GEO600 gravitational wave detector. In: Gravitational-Wave Detection, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 23 August 2002, (doi:10.1117/12.459095)

Woan, G. et al. (2003) The GEO 600 gravitational wave detector: pulsar prospects. In: ASP Conference, Crete, Greece, 26-29 Aug 2002, p. 351. ISBN 158311516

Woan, G. et al. (2003) The GEO600 gravitational wave detector: pulsar prospects. In: Radio pulsars, in celebration of the contributions of Andrew Lyne, Dick Manchester and Joe Taylor — a festschrift honoring their 60th birthdays,

Robertson, N.A. et al. (2000) Suspension design for GEO 600-an update. In: 3rd Eduardo Amaldi conference on gravitational waves, Pasadena, CA, July 1999, 313 -319. ISBN 1563969440 (doi:10.1063/1.1291873)

Rowan, S., Alexandrovski, A., Cagnoli, G., Fejer, M.M., Gustafson, E.K., Hough, J. , McIntosh, S., Sneddon, P. and Route, R. (2000) Mechanical loss factors of materials and suspension systems for advanced gravitational wave detectors. In: 3rd Eduardo Amaldi conference on gravitational waves, Pasadena, CA, July 1999, 293 -299. ISBN 1563969440 (doi:10.1063/1.1291870)

This list was generated on Tue Mar 31 17:45:27 2020 BST.

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