Prof. Battersby’s work has been highlighted in the media:

A number of students in my PHYS2701 class have turned their classroom-Astrobites into real, bonified published Astrobites!

Prof. Cara Battersby has also given 7 invited review/keynote talks, 54 invited conference presentations and colloquiua, and 14 invited public talks. Her full list is available on her CV. Some of them have been recorded and can be viewed below.

Colloquium at STSCI on February 28, 2024: The Milky Way Laboratory


Intro to my Research Group for UConn first-year graduate students on January 29, 2021: The Milky Way Laboratory 


I was a member of the Science and Technology Development Team for the Origins Space Telescope Mission Concept with NASA. I gave a short presentation on our mission concept at the Simon’s Foundation Center for Computational Astrophysics in June 2019:

I was shortlisted for a Nature Inspiring Science Award in 2018:

Center for Astrophysics | Harvard-Smithsonian Observatory Nights on April 21, 2016: The Wild West of Star Formation .


I was invited to the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) in Santa Barbara to participate in the Cold Universe workshop in 2016. As part of this visit, I gave an interactive talk on my research that can be viewed on their website (