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2015:

92. The warm, the excited, and the molecular gas: GRB 121024A shining through its star-forming galaxy
M. Friis et al., 2015, MNRAS in press

91. Subaru and Swift observations of V652 Herculis: resolving the photospheric pulsation
C. S. Jeffery, D. Kurtz, H. Shibahashi, R.L.C. Starling, V. Elkin, P. Montanes-Rodriguez and J. McCormac, 2015, MNRAS 447, 2836

90. The story of one Seyfert: from intriguingly ultrasoft to unremarkably average
R.L.C. Starling, C. Done and C. Jin, 2015, IAUS 313, 390

89. HI study of the environment around ESO 243-49, the host galaxy of an intermediate mass black hole
A. Musaeva et al., 2015, MNRAS 447, 1951

88. Detailed Afterglow Modeling and Host Galaxy Properties of the Dark GRB 111215A
A.J. van der Horst et al., 2015, MNRAS 446, 4116

2014:

87. A Comprehensive Radio View of the Extremely Bright Gamma-Ray Burst 130427A
A.J. van der Horst, Z. Paragi, A.G. de Bruyn, J. Granot, C. Kouveliotou, K. Wiersema, R.L.C. Starling, P.A. Curran, R.A.M.J. Wijers, A. Rowlinson, G.A. Anderson, R.P. Fender, J. Yang and R.G. Strom, 2014, MNRAS 444, 3151

86. GRB 130925A: an ultra-long Gamma Ray Burst with a dust-echo afterglow, and implications for the origin of the ultra-long GRBs
P.A. Evans et al., 2014, MNRAS 444, 250

85. Herschel/PACS Observations of the Host Galaxy of GRB 031203
M. Symeonidis, S.R. Oates, M. De Pasquale, M.J. Page, K. Wiersema, R.L.C. Starling, P. Schady, N. Seymour and B. O'Halloran, 2014, MNRAS 443, L124

84. Diversity of GRB energetics vs. SN homogeneity: supernova 2013cq associated with the gamma-ray burst 130427A
A. Melandri et al., 2014, A & A 567, 29

83. Circular polarization in the optical afterglow of GRB 121024A
K. Wiersema, S. Covino, K. Toma, A.J. van der Horst, K. Varela, M. Min, J. Greiner, R.L.C. Starling, N.R. Tanvir, R.A.M.J. Wijers et al., 2014, Nature 509, 201

82. The story of Seyfert galaxy RE J2248-511: from intriguingly ultrasoft to unremarkably average
R.L.C. Starling, C. Done, C. Jin, E. Romero-Colmenero, S. Potter, K. Wiersema, K.L. Page, M.J. Page, A. Breeveld and A. Lobban, 2014, MNRAS 437, 3929

81. A new population of ultra-long duration gamma-ray bursts
A.J. Levan, N.R. Tanvir, R.L.C. Starling et al., 2014, ApJ 781, 13

2013:

80. X-ray absorption evolution in Gamma-Ray Bursts: intergalactic medium or evolutionary signature of their host galaxies?
R.L.C. Starling, R. Willingale, N.R. Tanvir, A.E. Scott, K. Wiersema, P.T. O'Brien, A.J. Levan and G. Stewart, 2013, MNRAS 431, 3159

79. High energy emission from transients
J.A. Hinton and R.L.C. Starling, 2013, RSPTA, 371, 20120279

78. Calibration of X-ray absorption in our Galaxy
R. Willingale, R.L.C. Starling, A.P. Beardmore, N.R. Tanvir and P.T. O'Brien, 2013, MNRAS 431, 394

77. Gamma-Ray Burst Science in the era of the Cherenkov Telescope Array
S. Inoue et al., 2013, Astroparticle Physics, 43, 252

76. Introducing the CTA concept
B.S. Acharya et al., 2013, Astroparticle Physics, 43, 3

2012:

75. The Optical SN 2012bz Associated with the Long GRB 120422A
A. Melandri et al., 2012, A & A 547, 82

74. A search for thermal X-ray signatures in Gamma-Ray Bursts II: The Swift sample
M. Sparre and R.L.C. Starling, 2012, MNRAS 427, 2965

73. A search for thermal X-ray signatures in Gamma-Ray Bursts I: Swift bursts with optical supernovae
R.L.C. Starling, K.L. Page, A. Pe'er, A.P. Beardmore and J.P. Osborne, 2012, MNRAS 427, 2950

72. The Optically Unbiased GRB Host (TOUGH) Survey. III. Redshift Distribution
P. Jakobsson, J. Hjorth, D. Malesani, R. Chapman, J.P.U. Fynbo, N.R. Tanvir, B. Milvang-Jensen, P.M. Vreeswijk, G. Letawe and R.L.C. Starling, 2012, ApJ 752, 62

71. Detailed optical and near-infrared polarimetry, spectroscopy and broadband photometry of the afterglow of GRB 091018: Polarisation evolution
K. Wiersema, P.A. Curran, T. Kruhler, A. Melandri, E. Rol, R.L.C. Starling et al., 2012, MNRAS 426, 2

70. Star formation in the early universe: beyond the tip of the iceberg
N.R. Tanvir, A.J. Levan, A.S. Fruchter, J.P.U. Fynbo, J. Hjorth, K. Wiersema, M.N. Bremer, J. Rhoads, P. Jakobsson, P.T. O'Brien, E.R. Stanway, D. Bersier, P. Natarajan, J. Greiner, D. Watson, A.J. Castro-Tirado, R.A.M.J. Wijers, R.L.C. Starling, K. Misra and J.F. Graham, ApJ 754, 46

69. The Highly Energetic Expansion of SN 2010bh Associated with GRB 100316D
F. Bufano et al., 2012, ApJ 753, 67

68. Polarimetry of the transient relativistic jet of GRB 110328/Swift J164449.3+573451
K. Wiersema, A.J. van der Horst, A.J. Levan, N.R. Tanvir, R. Karjalainen, A. Kamble, C. Kouveliotou, B.D. Metzger, D.M. Russell, I. Skillen, R.L.C. Starling, R.A.M.J. Wijers, 2012, MNRAS 421, 1942

67. The Swift/Very Large telescope Gamma-Ray Burst host legacy survey III: redshift distribution
P. Jakobsson, J. Hjorth, D. Malesani, R. Chapman, J.P.U. Fynbo, N.R. Tanvir, B. Milvang-Jensen, P.M. Vreeswijk, G. Letawe and R.L.C. Starling, 2011, ApJ 752, 62

66. Swift follow-up observations of unclassified ASCA sources
N. Degenaar, R.L.C. Starling, P.A. Evans, A. Beardmore, D. Burrows, E.M. Cackett, S. Campana, D. Grupe, J. Kennea, A. Moretti, C. Pagani, K.L. Page, V. La Parola and R. Wijnands, 2011, A & A 540, 22

2011:

65. Design concepts for the Cherenkov Telescope Array CTA: an advanced facility for ground-based high-energy gamma-ray astronomy
The CTA Consortium, 2011, Experimental Astronomy 32, 193

64. Recovering Swift-XRT energy resolution through CCD charge trap mapping
C. Pagani, A.P. Beardmore, A.F. Abbey, C. Mountford, J.P. Osborne, M. Capalbi, M. Perri, L. Angelini, D.N. Burrows, S. Campana, G. Cusumano, P.A. Evans, J.A. Kennea, A. Moretti, K.L. Page and R.L.C. Starling, 2011, A & A 534, A20

63. GRB 070125 and the environments of spectral-line poor afterglow absorbers
A. De Cia, R.L.C. Starling, K. Wiersema, A.J. van der Horst, P.M. Vreeswijk, G. Bjornsson, A. de Ugarte Postigo, P. Jakobsson, A.J. Levan, E. Rol, S. Schulze and N.R. Tanvir, 2011, MNRAS 418, 129

62. An extremely luminous panchromatic outburst from the nucleus of a distant galaxy
A.J. Levan et al., 2011, Science 333, 199

61. GRB 090618: Detection of thermal X-ray emission from a bright Gamma-Ray Burst
K.L. Page, R.L.C. Starling, G. Fitzpatrick, S.B. Pandey, J.P. Osborne, P. Schady, S. McBreen, S. Campana, C. Pagani, A.P. Beardmore, P.A. Evans and T.N. Ukwatta, 2011, MNRAS 416, 2078

60. Exploring dust extinction at the edge of reionisation
Tayyaba Zafar, Darach J. Watson, Nial R. Tanvir, Johan P.U. Fynbo, Rhaana L.C. Starling and Andrew J. Levan, 2011, ApJ 735, 2

59. A tale of two GRB-SNe at a common redshift of z = 0.54
Z. Cano et al., 2011, MNRAS 413, 669

58. Swift follow-up of unidentified X-ray sources in the XMM-Newton Slew Survey
R.L.C. Starling, P.A. Evans, A.M. Read, R.D. Saxton, P. Esquej, H. Krimm, P.T. O'Brien, J.P. Osborne, S. Mateos, R. Warwick and K. Wiersema, 2011, MNRAS 412, 1853

57. Detailed radio view on two stellar explosions and their host galaxy: XRF 080109 / SN2008D and SN2007UY in NGC 2770
A.J. van der Horst, A.P. Kamble, Z. Paragi, L.J. Sage, S. Pal, G.B. Taylor, C. Kouveliotou, J. Granot, E. Ramirez-Ruiz, C.H. Ishwara-Chandra, T.A. Oosterloo, R.A.M.J. Wijers, K. Wiersema, R.G. Strom, D. Bhattacharya, E. Rol, R.L.C. Starling, P.A. Curran and M.A. Garrett, 2011, ApJ 726, 99

56. Discovery of the nearby long, soft GRB 100316D with an associated supernova
R.L.C. Starling, K. Wiersema, A.J. Levan, T. Sakamoto, D. Bersier, P. Goldoni, S.R. Oates, A. Rowlinson, S. Campana, J. Sollerman, N.R. Tanvir, D. Malesani, J.P.U. Fynbo, S. Covino, P. D'Avanzo, P.T. O'Brien, K.L. Page, J.P. Osborne, S.D. Vergani, S. Barthelmy, D.N. Burrows, Z. Cano, P.A. Curran, M. De Pasquale, V. D'Elia, P.A. Evans, H. Flores, A.S. Fruchter, P. Garnavich, N. Gehrels, J. Gorosabel, J. Hjorth, S.T. Holland, A.J. van der Horst, P. Jakobsson, A.P. Kamble, C. Kouveliotou, N.P.M. Kuin, L. Kaper, P.A. Mazzali, P.E. Nugent, E. Pian, M. Stamatikos, C.C. Thoene and S.E. Woosley, 2011, MNRAS 411, 2792

2010:

55. The Swift Burst Analyser I: BAT and XRT spectral and flux evolution of Gamma Ray Bursts
P.A. Evans, R. Willingale, J.P. Osborne, P.T. O'Brien, K.L. Page, C.B. Markwardt, S.D. Barthelmy, A.P. Beardmore, D.N. Burrows, C. Pagani, R.L.C. Starling and P. Romano, 2010, A & A 519, 102

54. Can X-ray emission powered by a spinning-down magnetar explain some gamma-ray burst light-curve features?
N. Lyons, P.T. O'Brien, B. Zhang, R. Willingale, E. Troja and R.L.C. Starling, 2010, MNRAS 402, 705

53. Swift observations of the X-ray and UV evolution of V2491 Cyg (Nova Cyg 2008 No. 2)
K.L. Page, J.P.Osborne, P.A. Evans, G.A. Wynn, A.P. Beardmore, R.L.C. Starling, M.F. Bode, A. Ibarra, E. Kuulkers, J.-U. Ness and G.J. Schwarz, 2010, MNRAS 401, 121

52. Late time observations of GRB080319B: jet break, host galaxy and accompanying supernova
N.R. Tanvir, E. Rol, A.J. Levan, A.S. Fruchter, J. Granot, K.M. Svensson, P.T. O'Brien, K. Wiersema, R.L.C. Starling et al., 2010, ApJ 725, 625

2009:

51. Low-resolution Spectroscopy for a Complete Sample of Gamma-ray Burst Optical Afterglows
J.P.U. Fynbo et al., 2009, ApJS 185, 526

50. A gamma-ray burst at a redshift of ~8.2
N.R. Tanvir et al., Nature 461, 1254

49. Constraining the energy budget of GRB 080721
R.L.C. Starling, E. Rol, AJ. van der Horst, S.-C. Yoon, V. Pal'shin, C. Ledoux, K.L. Page, J.P.U. Fynbo, K. Wiersema, N.R. Tanvir, P. Jakobsson, C. Guidorzi, P.A. Curran, A.J. Levan, P.T. O'Brien, J.P. Osborne, D. Svinkin, A. de Ugarte Postigo, T. Oosting and I.D. Howarth, 2009, MNRAS, 400, 90

48. Multiwavelength observations of the energetic GRB 080810
K.L. Page et al., 2009, MNRAS 400, 134

47. Methods and results of an automatic analysis of a complete sample of Swift-XRT observations of GRBs
P.A. Evans, A.P. Beardmore, K.L. Page, J.P. Osborne, P.T. O'Brien, R. Willingale, R.L.C. Starling et al., 2009, MNRAS 397, 1177

46. The unusual light-curve of Swift GRB 080307: the onset of the X-ray afterglow?
K.L. Page, R. Willingale, P.T. O'Brien, N.R. Tanvir, J.P. Osborne, B. Zhang, S.T. Holland, A.J. Levan, A. Melandri, R.L.C. Starling, D. Bersier, D.N. Burrows, J.E. Geach and P. Maxted, 2009, MNRAS 395, 328

45. In search of progenitors for supernova-less GRBs 060505 and 060614: re-examination of their afterglows
D. Xu, R. L. C. Starling, J. P. U. Fynbo, J. Sollerman, S. Yost, D. Watson, S. Foley, P. T. O'Brien and J. Hjorth, 2009, ApJ 696, 971

44. Testing the blastwave model with Swift GRBs
P.A. Curran, R.L.C. Starling, A.J. van der Horst and R.A.M.J. Wijers, 2009, MNRAS 395, 580

43. The Swift capture of a long X-ray burst from XTE J1701-407
Manuel Linares, Anna Watts, Rudy Wijnands, Paolo Soleri, Nathalie Degenaar, Peter A. Curran, Rhaana L. C. Starling and Michiel van der Klis, 2009, MNRAS 392, L11

42. A New Radio Transient towards the Galactic Center
Scott D. Hyman, Rudy Wijnands, T. Joseph W. Lazio, Sabyasachi Pal, Rhaana Starling, Namir E. Kassim and Paul. S. Ray, 2009, ApJ 696, 280

41. GRB060602B = Swift J1749.4-2807: an unusual transiently accreting neutron-star X-ray binary
R. Wijnands, E. Rol, E.M. Cackett, R.L.C. Starling and R.A. Remillard, 2009, MNRAS 393, 126

2008:

40. Robust photometric redshift determinations of GRB afterglows
P.A. Curran, R.A.M.J. Wijers, M.H.M. Heemskerk, R.L.C. Starling, K. Wiersema and A.J. van der Horst, 2008, A & A 490, 1047

39. Examining the evidence for dust destruction in GRB 980703
Rhaana L.C. Starling, 2008, A & A RN 488, 915

38. The Swift satellite lives up to its name, revealing cosmic explosions as they happen
Rhaana L. C. Starling, 2008, Philosophical Transactions A of the Royal Society, Triennial Issue 366, 1884

37. The 2008 May burst activation of SGR 1627-41
P. Esposito, G.L. Israel, S. Zane, F. Seziani, R.L.C. Starling, N. Rea et al., 2008, MNRAS 390, L34

36. GRB 080319B: A Naked-Eye Stellar Blast from the Distant Universe
J.L. Racusin, S.V. Karpov, M. Sokolowski, J. Granot, X. F. Wu, V. Pal'shin, S. Covino, A.J. van der Horst, S. R. Oates, P. Schady, R. J. Smith, J. Cummings, R.L.C. Starling et al., 2008, Nature 455, 183

35. The extreme, red afterglow of GRB 060923A: Distance or dust?
N. R. Tanvir, A. J. Levan, E. Rol, R. L. C. Starling et al., 2008, MNRAS 388, 1743

34. On the nature of late X-ray flares in Swift Gamma-ray Bursts
P.A. Curran, R.L.C. Starling, P.T. O'Brien, O. Godet, A.J. van der Horst and R.A.M.J. Wijers, 2008, A & A 487, 533

33. The rapidly flaring afterglow of the very bright and very energetic GRB 070125
Adria C. Updike, Josh B. Haislip, Melissa C. Nysewander, Andrew S. Fruchter, D. Alexander Kann, Sylvio Klose, Peter A. Milne, G. Grant Williams, Weikang Zheng, Carl W. Hergenrother, Jason X. Prochaska, Jules P. Halpern, Nestor Mirabal, John R. Thorstensen, Alexander van der Horst, Rhaana L.C. Starling et al., 2008, ApJ 685, 361

32. Line searches in Swift X-ray spectra: methods, detection limits and results
C.P. Hurkett et al., 2008, ApJ 679, 587

31. Swift captures the spectrally evolving prompt emission of GRB 070616
R.L.C. Starling, P.T. O'Brien, R. Willingale, K.L. Page, J.P. Osborne, M. De Pasquale, Y.E. Nakagawa, N.P.M. Kuin, K. Onda, J.P. Norris, T. Ukwatta, N. Kodaka, D.N. Burrows, J.A. Kennea, M.J. Page, M. Perri and C.B. Markwardt, 2008, MNRAS 384, 504

30. Gamma-Ray Burst afterglows as probes of environment and blastwave physics II: the distribution of p and structure of the circumburst medium
R.L.C. Starling, A.J. van der Horst, E. Rol, R.A.M.J. Wijers, C. Kouveliotou, K. Wiersema, P.A. Curran and P. Weltevrede, 2008, ApJ 672, 433

29. Spectroscopy and multiband photometry of the afterglow of intermediate duration gamma-ray burst 040924 and its host galaxy
K. Wiersema, A.J. van der Horst, D.A. Kann, E. Rol, R.L.C. Starling et al., 2008, A & A 481, 319

28. The host of GRB 060206: kinematics of a distant galaxy
Christina C. Thoene, Klaas Wiersema, Cedric Ledoux, Rhaana L. C. Starling, Johan P. U. Fynbo et al., 2008, A & A 489, 37

2007:

27. Accurate early positions for Swift GRBs: enhancing X-ray positions with UVOT astrometry
M.R. Goad, L.G. Tyler, A.P. Beardmore, P.A. Evans, S.R. Rosen, J.P. Osborne, R.L.C. Starling et al., 2007, A & A 476, 1401

26. GRB051022: physical parameters and extinction of a prototype dark burst
E. Rol et al., 2007, ApJ 669, 1098

25. GRB 060206 and the quandary of achromatic breaks in afterglow light curves
P.A. Curran, A.J. van der Horst, R.A.M.J. Wijers, R.L.C. Starling et al., 2007, MNRAS 381, L65

24. Detection of GRB 060927 at z=5.47: implications for the use of Gamma-ray Bursts as probes of the end of the dark ages
A.E. Ruiz-Velasco, H. Swan, E. Troja, D. Malesani, J.P.U. Fynbo, R.L.C. Starling et al., 2007, ApJ 669, 1

23. A case of mistaken identity? GRB 060912A and the nature of the long--short GRB divide
A.J. Levan et al., 2007, MNRAS 378, 1439

22. GRB 061121: Multi-wavelength observations revealing broad-band spectral evolution through the prompt and afterglow phases of a bright burst
K.L. Page, R. Willingale, B. Zhang, O. Godet, F.E. Marshall, A. Melandri, J.P. Norris, P.T. O'Brien, J.P. Osborne, V. Pal'shin, E. Rol, P. Romano, R.L.C. Starling et al., 2007, ApJ 663, 1125

21. The exceptionally extended flaring activity in the X-ray afterglow of GRB 050730 observed with Swift and XMM-Newton
M. Perri et al., 2007, A & A 471, 83

20. Swift multi-wavelength observations of the bright flaring burst GRB 051117A
M.R. Goad, K.L. Page, O. Godet, A. Beardmore, J.P. Osborne, P.T. O'Brien, R. Starling, S. Holland, D. Band, N. Gehrels, A. Falcone, D.N. Burrows, J.A. Nousek, P.W.A. Roming, A. Moretti and M. Perri, 2007, A & A 468, 103

19. Gamma-Ray Burst afterglows as probes of environment and blastwave physics I: absorption by host galaxy gas and dust
R.L.C. Starling, R.A.M.J. Wijers, K. Wiersema, E. Rol, P.A. Curran, C. Kouveliotou, A.J. van der Horst and M. H. M. Heemskerk, 2007, ApJ 661, 787

18. The nature of the dwarf starforming galaxy associated with GRB 060218 / SN 2006aj
K. Wiersema, S. Savaglio, P.M. Vreeswijk, S.L. Ellison, C. Ledoux, S.-C. Yoon, P. Moller, J. Sollerman, J.P.U. Fynbo, E. Pian, R.L.C. Starling and R.A.M.J. Wijers, 2007, A & A 464, 529

2006:

17. An optical supernova associated with the X-ray Flash XRF 060218
E. Pian et al., 2006, Nature 442, 1011

16. A log N(HI)=22.5 DLA in a dark gamma-ray burst: the environment of GRB 050401
D. Watson et al., 2006, ApJ 652, 1011

15. Probing Cosmic Chemical Evolution with Gamma-Ray Bursts: GRB 060206 at z=4.048
J.P.U. Fynbo, R.L.C. Starling, C. Ledoux, K. Wiersema et al., 2006, A & A 451, L47

14. Multiwavelength XMM-Newton observations of the Laor sample of PG quasars
C. Brocksopp, R.L.C. Starling, P. Schady, K.O. Mason, E. Romero-Colmenero and E.M. Puchnarewicz, 2006, MNRAS 366, 953

2005:

13. Gas and dust properties in the afterglow spectra of GRB 050730
R.L.C. Starling, P.M. Vreeswijk, S.L. Ellison, E. Rol, K. Wiersema, A.J. Levan, N.R. Tanvir, R.A.M.J. Wijers, C. Tadhunter, J.R. Zaurin, R.M. Gonzalez Delgado and C. Kouveliotou, 2005, A & A 442, L21

12. The host galaxy cluster of the short gamma-ray burst GRB 050509B
K. Pedersen, A. Eliasdottir, J. Hjorth, R. Starling, J.M. Castro Ceron, J.P.U. Fynbo, J. Gorosabel, P.Jakobsson, J. Sollerman and D. Watson, 2005, ApJ 634, L17

11. GRB 050509b: Constraints on short gamma-ray burst models
J. Hjorth, J. Sollerman, J. Gorosabel, J. Granot, S. Klose, C. Kouveliotou, J. Melinder, E. Ramirez-Ruiz, R. Starling et al., 2005, ApJ 630, L117

10. A short gamma-ray burst apparently associated with an elliptical galaxy at redshift z = 0.225
N. Gehrels et al., 2005, Nature 437, 851

9. Spectroscopy of GRB 021004: a structured jet ploughing through a massive stellar wind
R.L.C. Starling, R.A.M.J. Wijers, M.A. Hughes, N.R. Tanvir, P.M. Vreeswijk, E. Rol and I. Salamanca, 2005, MNRAS 360, 305

8. The X-ray spectrum of NGC 7213 and the Seyfert--LINER connection
R.L.C. Starling, M.J. Page, G. Branduardi-Raymont, A.A. Breeveld, R. Soria and K. Wu, 2005, MNRAS 356, 727

2004:

7. Highly ionized Fe K-alpha emission lines from the LINER galaxy M81
M.J. Page, R. Soria, S. Zane, K. Wu and R.L.C. Starling, 2004, A & A 422, 77
NB Corrigendum published in 2014, A & A 565, C1

6. Constraints on AGN accretion disc viscosity derived from continuum variability
Rhaana L.C. Starling, Aneta Siemiginowska, Phil Uttley and Roberto Soria, 2004, MNRAS 347, 67

5. The Optical to X-ray Spectrum of the Broad Line Ultrasoft AGN RE J2248-511
R.L.C. Starling, E.M. Puchnarewicz, E. Romero-Colmenero and K.O. Mason, 2004, AdSpR 34, 2588

2003:

4. X-ray emission line gas in the LINER galaxy M81
M.J. Page, A.A. Breeveld, R. Soria, K. Wu, G. Branduardi-Raymont, K.O. Mason, R.L.C. Starling and S. Zane, 2003, A & A 400, 145

2001:

3. Complex resonance absorption structure in the X-ray spectrum of IRAS 13349+2438
M. Sako, S.M. Kahn, E. Behar, J.S. Kaastra, A.C. Brinkman, Th. Boller, E.M. Puchnarewicz, R. Starling, D.A. Liedahl, J. Clavel and M. Santos, 2001, A & A XMM-Newton Special Issue, 365, L168

2. Secular contraction in helium stars and the future of V4334 Sgr
C.S. Jeffery, R.L.C. Starling, P.W. Hill and D. Pollacco, 2001, 'Sakurai's Object' ed. A. Evans, Ap & SS 279, 115

1. Cyclic and Secular variation in the temperatures and radii of extreme helium stars
C.S. Jeffery, R.L.C. Starling, P.W. Hill and D. Pollacco, 2001, MNRAS 321, 111-130

SPIE papers

The Operation and Evolution of the Swift X-ray Telescope
Jamie A. Kennea et al., 2007, SPIE proceedings submitted

The Swift X-ray Telescope: Status and Performance
David N. Burrows et al., 2007, SPIE proceedings, Vol 6686, p668607-1

The in-flight spectroscopic performance of the Swift XRT CCD camera during 2006-2007
O. Godet et al., 2007, SPIE proceedings, Vol. 6686, 66860A, pp1-8

Conference proceedings

Discovery of a new low-frequency radio transient toward the Galactic center
Scott Hyman, Sabyasachi Pal, Subhashis Roy, Rudy Wijnands, Rhaana Starling, T. Joseph Lazio, Namir Kassim and Rebecca Girten, XXIXth International Union of Radio Science (URSI) General Assembly, Chicago, IL, USA, 9-16 August 2008 (poster)

Strong spectral evolution during the prompt emission of GRB 070616
R.L.C. Starling, 2008, proceedings of 'Gamma Ray Bursts 2007', Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 5-9 2007, AIP conference proceedings volume 1000, p.113

The hidden X-ray breaks in afterglow light curves
P.A. Curran, A.J. van der Horst, R.A.M.J. Wijers and R.L.C. Starling, 2008, proceedings of 'Gamma Ray Bursts 2007', Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 5-9 2007, AIP conference proceedings volume 1000, p.208

Probing Gamma-Ray Burst Environments through their Spectral Energy Distributions
Rhaana Starling, Ralph Wijers, Klaas Wiersema, Evert Rol, Peter Curran, Chryssa Kouveliotou and Alexander van der Horst, 2007, submitted to the proceedings of '070228: The Next Decade of GRB Afterglows', March 2007, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Gamma-ray Burst host galaxy gas and dust
Rhaana Starling, Ralph Wijers and Klaas Wiersema, 2006 submitted to the proceedings of the 11th Marcel Grossmann Meeting, July 2006, Berlin, Germany, astro-ph/0701039

XMM-Newton observations of the Laor et al. sample of PG quasars
C. Brocksopp, R. L. C. Starling, P. Schady, K. O. Mason, E. Romero-Colmenero and E. Puchnarewicz, Proceedings of 'The X-ray Universe 2005', El Escorial, Madrid, Spain. Ed. A. Wilson, ESA SP-604, Volume 2, 2006.

Spectroscopy of the optical afterglow of GRB 021004: origin of the blueshifted hydrogen lines
R.L.C. Starling, R.A.M.J. Wijers, M.A. Hughes, N.R. Tanvir, P.M. Vreeswijk, E. Rol, K. Wiersema and I. Salamanca, 2005, to appear in the proceedings of 'Gamma-ray Bursts in the Afterglow Era: 4th Workshop', Rome, Eds L. Piro, L. Amati, S. Covino and B. Gendre

The Seyfert--LINER galaxy NGC 7213: an XMM-Newton observation
R.L.C. Starling, M.J. Page, G. Branduardi-Raymont, A.A. Breeveld, R. Soria and K. Wu, 2004, accepted for the proceedings of 'From X-ray Binaries to Quasars: Black Hole Accretion on All Mass Scales', Amsterdam, Eds T. Maccarone, R. Fender and L. Ho

The soft X-ray excess AGN RE J2248-511
R.L.C. Starling, E.M. Puchnarewicz and E. Romero-Colmenero, 2004, submitted to the proceedings of the Tenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting on general relativity, Rio de Janeiro, astro-ph/0403008

Extreme soft X-ray emission from the broad-line quasar RE J2248-511
R.L.C. Starling, E.M. Puchnarewicz, K.O. Mason and E. Romero-Colmenero, 2002, ESA SP-288, proceedings of the ESTEC conference 'New visions of the X-ray Universe in the XMM-Newton and Chandra era', Noordwijk

X-ray Emission Line Gas in M81
M.J. Page, R. Soria, K. Wu, A.A. Breeveld, G. Branduardi-Raymont, K.O. Mason, R.L.C. Starling and S. Zane, 2002, 'High Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy with XMM-Newton and Chandra', proceedings of the international workshop held at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory, Ed. G. Branduardi-Raymont, p.30

XMM-Newton observations of the variable ultrasoft AGN REJ2248-511
R.L.C. Starling and E.M. Puchnarewicz, 2001, 'Two Years of Science with Chandra', Abstracts from the Symposium held in Washington DC, p.198

GCN Circulars, GCN Reports and ATels

327 to date, including 48 as first author.

Articles

What can we learn from Gamma-ray Bursts? summary of the talk presented at the RAS A & G Ordinary General Meeting 9th May 2008
Rhaana Starling, May 2008, Observatory Magazine

Gamma-ray bursts as cosmological probes: from concept to reality
Johan P.U. Fynbo et al., December 2007, ESO Messenger 130

Gamma-ray bursts and the early Universe
Rhaana Starling, for winter 2006/7 issue of Frontiers magazine

The Short Gamma-Ray Burst Revolution
Jens Hjorth, Andrew Levan, Nial Tanvir, Rhaana Starling, Sylvio Klose, Chryssa Kouveliotou et al., December 2006, ESO Messenger 126

Meeting report: Getting to grips with gravity
R.L.C. Starling and H. Ziaeepour, 2003, A & G 44, 6.27-6.28

PhD Thesis

An observational study of central engines in Active Galactic Nuclei
R.L.C. Starling, 2004, University of London