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  • For general queries on astronomical/geophysical topics, you might find what you're looking for through our astronomy links or education pages. General astronomical enquiries may be referred to the Astronomy Information Service of the Royal Observatory Greenwich (email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), the Association for Astronomy Education's 'Ask an Astronomer' service, or to Science Net.
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  • Note that in early 2014 the RAS does not currently have a Librarian. The main RAS library is still open, but we are unable to provide access to the archives, special collections, or assistance with enquiries. We are currently in the process of recruiting a new librarian.
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Contact details for RAS staff are given below; there are separate lists for:


RAS staff

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Name Position Phone
Pamela Mortimer Executive Secretary 020 7734 4582 x208
Robert Massey Deputy Executive Secretary (Media, Policy, Education & Outreach) and Press Officer 020 7734 4582 x214
Anne Starrs Accountant 020 7734 4582 x211
Fern Storey Membership Secretary and Assistant Editor (MNRAS) 020 7734 4582 x221
Lara Maisey Library Assistant (part time) 020 7734 4582 x210
Annette Webb Office, Events and Buildings Manager 020 7734 4582 x204
Kim Clube Editorial Office Manager (MNRAS & GJI) 01438 745855 / (Office days: 020 7734 4582 x212)
Anna Evripidou Editorial Office Deputy Manager (MNRAS & GJI) 01483 427583 (Wed: 020 7734 4582 x212)
Bella Lock Assistant Editor (MNRAS) 01206 751771 (Thu: 020 7734 4582 x212)
Keith Smith Assistant Editor (MNRAS) 020 7734 4582 x209
Claire Williams Assistant Editor (MNRAS) 01767 601554 (Mon: 020 7734 4582 x212)
Sylvia Hales Assistant Editor (GJI) 020 8464 8508
Valerie Dennis Assistant Editor (GJI) (part time) 020 8144 0695 (Office days: 020 7734 4582 x212)
Sue Bowler Editor (A&G) 0113 343 6672