Grants Ramón y Cajal: Call 2014

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Cristina Diosco
Ramos Almeida
Amount granted to the IAC Consortium
208.600,00 €

Contract Ramón y Cajal to develop his research work in the specific research project "Feeding and hiding the monster: Triggering and obscuring the central engine of active galaxies"

Related projects
Combined image of the active galaxy NGC 5643 from ALMA and VLT/MUSE data. The galaxy’s central region has two distinct components: a spiraling, rotating disc (in red) of cold molecular gas traced by carbon monoxide (CO), and the outflowing gas, traced by ionised oxygen and hydrogen (in blue-orange hues) perpendicular to the nuclear disc. Credit: ESO/A. Alonso-Herrero et al.; ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO).
Nuclear Activity in Galaxies: a 3D Perspective from the Nucleus to the Outskirts

This project consists of two main research lines. First, the study of quasar-driven outflows in luminous and nearby obscured active galactic nuclei (AGN) and the impact that they have on their massive host galaxies (AGN feedback). To do so, we have obtained Gran Telescopio CANARIAS (GTC) infrared and optical observations with the instruments

Cristina Diosco
Ramos Almeida