December 2013: Book review - Libraries of Western learning for China: Circulation of Western books between Europe and China in the Jesuit Mission (ca. 1650 - ca. 1750). 1. Logistics of book acquisition and circulation; 2. Formation of Jesuit libraries (Leuven Chinese Studies XXIII and XXVI, Leuven University Press 2012/2013), de Grijs R., 2014, in: Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society China, in press; pdf version

December 2013: Star clusters in M33: Updated UBVRI photometry, ages, metallicities, and masses, Fan Z., de Grijs R., 2014, ApJS, submitted for publication!

December 2013: Not-so-simple stellar populations in the intermediate-age Large Magellanic Cloud star clusters NGC 1831 and NGC 1868, Li C., de Grijs R., Deng L., 2014, ApJ, accepted for publication! arXiv:1312.4939

November 2013: The human face of early modern astronomy in China, de Grijs R., January 2014, The Amateur Astronomer, in press; English version

October 2013: The VMC Survey. X. Cepheids, RR Lyrae stars and binaries as probes of the Magellanic System's structure, Moretti M.I., Clementini G., Muraveva T., Ripepi V., Marquette J.B., Cioni M.-R.L., Marconi M., Girardi L., Rubele S., Tisserand P., de Grijs R., Guandalini R., Groenewegen M.A.T., van Loon J.T., 2014, MNRAS, 437, 2702; arXiv:1310.6849

October 2013: The VMC Survey. VIII. First results for Anomalous Cepheids, Ripepi V., Marconi M., Moretti M.I., Clementini G., Cioni M.-R.L., de Grijs R., Emerson J.P., Groenewegen M.A.T., Ivanov V.D., Oliveira J.M., 2014, MNRAS, 437, 2307; arXiv:1310.5967

October 2013: Stochastic IMFs: Models and impact on cluster parameter determination, Anders P., Kotulla R., de Grijs R., Wicker J.E., 2013, ApJ, 778, 138; arXiv:1310.4936

October 2013: Consequences of dynamical disruption and mass segregation for the binary frequencies of star clusters, Geller A., de Grijs R., Li C., Hurley J.R., 2013, ApJ, 779, 30; arXiv:1310.1085

September 2013: The binary fractions in the massive young Large Magellanic Cloud star clusters NGC 1805 and NGC 1818, Li C., de Grijs R., Deng L., 2013, MNRAS, 436, 1497; arXiv:1309.0929

August 2013: Richard de Grijs awarded 2 grants by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC):
  • A standard research grant (CNY 900k, 2014-2017) titled "The end of simple stellar populations as we used to know them?"; and
  • A Public Understanding of Science grant to make a documentary on "The human face of Chinese astronomy: past, present and future" (CNY 400k, 2014-2016)
August 2013: No compelling evidence of signicant early star cluster disruption in the Large Magellanic Cloud, de Grijs R., Goodwin S.P., Anders. P., 2013, MNRAS, 436, 136; arXiv:1308.3296

April 2013: Blue straggler evolution caught in the act in the Large Magellanic Cloud globular cluster Hodge 11, Li C., de Grijs R., Deng L., Liu X.K., 2013, ApJ, 770, L7; arXiv:1304.4312

April 2013: The VMC survey. VII. Reddening map of the 30 Doradus field and the structure of the cold interstellar medium, Tatton B.L., van Loon J.Th., Cioni M.-R., Clementini G., Emerson J.P., Girardi L., de Grijs R., Groenewegen M.A.T., Gullieuszik M., Ivanov V., Moretti M.I., Ripepi V., Rubele S., 2013, A&A, 554, A33; arXiv:1304.1153

March 2013: The NGC 5253 star cluster system. I. Standard modelling and infrared-excess sources, de Grijs R., Anders P., Zackrisson E., Östlin G., 2013, MNRAS, 431, 2917; arXiv:1303.0338

20 February 2013: Kavli Foundation press release: A Simple View Of Gravity Does Not Fully Explain The Distribution Of Stars In Crowded Clusters

February 2013: Richard de Grijs awarded a Visiting Academy Professorship by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (Koninklijke Nederlandse Academie van Wetenschappen, KNAW)

10 January 2013: ESO/VMC team press release: A Jumble of Exotic Stars - New VISTA snap of star cluster 47 Tucanae

January 2013: Gravitational conundrum: Dynamical mass segregation versus disruption of binary stars in dense stellar systems, de Grijs R., Li C., Zheng Y., Deng L., Hu Y., Kouwenhoven M.B.N., Wicker J.E., 2013, ApJ, 765, 4; arXiv:1301.1926