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Kuo, K.A., Hunt, H.E & Lister, J.R.
Small oscillations of a pressurized, elastic, spherical shell: model and experiments.
J. Sound Vibration (in press).

Peng, G.G., Pihler-Puzovic, D., Juel, A., Heil, M. & Lister, J.R.
Displacement flows under elastic membranes. Part 2: Analysis of interfacial effects.
J. Fluid Mech. (in press).

Pihler-Puzovic, D., Juel, A., Peng, G.G., Lister, J.R. & Heil, M.
Displacement flows under elastic membranes. Part 1: Experiments and direct numerical simulations.
J. Fluid Mech. (in press).

Misiunas, K., Pagliara, S., Lauga, E., Lister, J.R. & Keyser, U.F. 2015
Non-decaying hydrodynamic interactions along narrow channels.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 038301.

Munro, J.P., Anthony, C.R., Basaran, O.A. & Lister, J.R. 2015
Thin-sheet flow between coalescing bubbles.
J. Fluid Mech. 773, R3, doi:10.1017/jfm.2015.253.

Brun, P.-T., Audoly, B., Ribe, N.M., Eaves, T.S. & Lister, J.R. 2015
Liquid ropes: a geometrical model for thin viscous jet instabilities.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 174501.

Castrejón-Pita, J.R., Castrejón-Pita, A.A., Thete, S.S., Sambath, K., Hutchings, I.M., Hinch, J., Lister, J.R. & Basaran, O.A. 2015
A plethora of transitions during breakup of liquid filaments.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 112, 4582—4587.

Brasz, C.F., Arnold, C.B., Stone, H.A. & Lister, J.R. 2015
Early-time free-surface flow driven by a deforming boundary.
J. Fluid Mech. 767, 811—841.

Hewitt, D.R., Neufeld, J.A. & Lister, J.R. 2014
High Rayleigh number convection in a porous medium containing a thin low-permeability layer.
J. Fluid Mech. 756, 844—869.

Prior, A.J.E., Stephens, R.E., O'Connell, T.C. & Lister, J.R. 2014
Quantification and propagation of errors when converting vertebrate biomineral oxygen isotope data to temperature for palaeoclimate reconstruction.
Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. 412, 99—107.

Singh, K., Lister, J.R. & Vella, D. 2014
A fluid-mechanical model of elastocapillary coalescence.
J. Fluid Mech. 745, 621—646.

Crosby, A. & Lister, J.R. 2014
Creeping axisymmetric plumes with strongly temperature-dependent viscosity.
J. Fluid Mech. 745, R2, doi:10.1017/jfm.2014.128.

Peng, G.G. & Lister, J.R. 2014
The initial transient and approach to self-similarity of a very viscous buoyant thermal.
J. Fluid Mech. 744, 352—375.

Hewitt, D.R., Neufeld, J.A. & Lister, J.R. 2013
Stability of columnar convection in a porous medium.
J. Fluid Mech. 737, 205—231.

Lister, J.R., Peng, G.G. & Neufeld, J.A. 2013
Viscous control of peeling an elastic sheet by bending and pulling.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 154501.

Crosby, A. & Lister, J.R. 2013
Hydrodynamic diffusion of sedimenting point particles in a vertical shear flow.
J. Fluid Mech. 730, 699—733.

Ramon, G.Z., Huppert, H.E., Lister, J.R. & Stone, H.A. 2013
On the hydrodynamic interaction between a particle and a permeable surface.
Phys. Fluids 25, 073103.

Hewitt, D.R., Neufeld, J.A. & Lister, J.R. 2013
Convective shutdown in a porous medium at high Rayleigh number.
J. Fluid Mech. 719, 551—586.

Crosby, A. & Lister, J.R. 2012
Falling plumes of point particles in viscous fluid.
Phys. Fluids 24, 123101.

Castrejón-Pita, J.R., Castrejón-Pita, A.A., Hinch, E.J., Lister, J.R. & Hutchings, I.M. 2012
Self-similar breakup of near-inviscid liquids.
Phys. Rev. E 86, 015301.

Pegler, S., Lister, J.R. & Worster, M.G. 2012
Release of a viscous power-law fluid over an inviscid ocean.
J. Fluid Mech. 700, 63—76.

Hewitt, D.R., Neufeld, J.A. & Lister, J.R. 2012
Ultimate regime of high Rayleigh number convection in a porous medium.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 224503, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.224503.

Blount, M.J. & Lister, J.R. 2011
The asymptotic structure of a slender dragged viscous thread.
J. Fluid Mech. 674, 489—521.

Lister, J.R., Kerr, R.C., Russell, N.J. & Crosby, A. 2011
Rayleigh-Taylor instability of an inclined buoyant viscous cylinder.
J. Fluid Mech. 671, 313—338.

Vella D., Neufeld, J.A., Huppert, H.E. & Lister, J.R. 2011
Leakage from gravity currents in a porous medium. Part 2. A line sink.
J. Fluid Mech. 666, 414—427.

Neufeld, J.A., Vella, D., Huppert, H.E. & Lister, J.R. 2011
Leakage from gravity currents in a porous medium. Part 1. A localized sink.
J. Fluid Mech. 666, 391—413.

Lister, J.R., Rallison, J.M. & Rees, S.J. 2010
The nonlinear dynamics of pendent drops on a thin film coating the underside of a ceiling.
J. Fluid Mech. 647, 239—264.

Lister, J.R., Thompson, A.B., Perriot, A. & Duchemin L. 2008
Shape and stability of axisymmetric levitated viscous drops.
J. Fluid Mech. 617, 167—185.

Kerr, R.C. & Lister, J.R. 2008
Rise and deflection of mantle plume tails.
Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 9, Q10004, doi:10.1029/2008GC002124.

Whittaker, R.J. & Lister, J.R. 2008
Slender body theory for steady sheared plumes in viscous fluid.
J. Fluid Mech. 612, 21—44.

Kerr, R.C., Mériaux, C. & Lister, J.R. 2008
Effect of thermal diffusion on the stability of strongly tilted mantle plume tails.
J. Geophys. Res. 113, B09401, doi:10.1029/2007JB005510.

Chiu-Webster, S., Hinch, E.J. & Lister, J.R. 2008
Very viscous horizontal convection.
J. Fluid Mech. 611, 395—426.

Lister, J.R. 2008
Structuring Earth's inner core
Nature 454, 701—702.

Morris, S.W., Dawes, J.H.P., Ribe, N.M & Lister, J.R. 2008
Meandering instability of a viscous thread
Phys. Rev. E 77, 066218.

Whittaker, R.J. & Lister, J.R. 2008
The self-similar rise of a buoyant thermal in Stokes flow.
J. Fluid Mech. 606, 295—324.

Whittaker, R.J. & Lister, J.R. 2007
Free convection beneath a heated horizontal plate in a rapidly rotating system.
J. Fluid Mech. 586, 491—506.

Roper, S.M. & Lister, J.R. 2007
Buoyancy-driven crack propagation: the limit of large fracture toughness.
J. Fluid Mech. 580, 359—380.

Ribe, N., Lister, J.R. & Chiu-Webster, S. 2006
Stability of a dragged viscous thread: onset of 'stitching' in a 'fluid-mechanical sewing machine'.
Phys. Fluids 18, 124105.

Chiu-Webster, S. & Lister, J.R. 2006
The fall of a viscous fluid onto a moving surface: a 'fluid-mechanical sewing machine'.
J. Fluid Mech. 569, 89—111.

Whittaker, R.J. & Lister, J.R. 2006
Steady axisymmetric creeping plumes above a planar boundary. Part II: A distributed source.
J. Fluid Mech. 567 , 379—397.

Whittaker, R.J. & Lister, J.R. 2006
Steady axisymmetric creeping plumes above a planar boundary. Part I: A point source.
J. Fluid Mech. 567, 361—378 .

Lister, J.R., Morrison, N.F. & Rallison, J.M. 2006
Sedimentation of a two-dimensional drop towards a rigid horizontal plate.
J. Fluid Mech. 552, 345—351.

Lister, J.R., Rallison, J.M., King, A.A., Cummings, L.J. & Jensen, O.E. 2006
Capillary drainage of an annular film: the dynamics of collars and lobes.
J. Fluid Mech. 552, 311—343.

Whittaker, R.J. & Lister, J.R. 2005
A note on circulation in differentially heated rotating stratified fluid and other elliptic problems.
Dyn. Atmos. Oceans 40, 283—294.

Roper, S.M. & Lister, J.R. 2005
Buoyancy-driven crack propagation from an over-pressured source.
J. Fluid Mech. 536, 79—98.

Duchemin, L., Lister, J.R. & Lange, U. 2005
Static shapes of levitated viscous gobs.
J. Fluid Mech. 533, 161—170.

Sierou, A. & Lister, J.R. 2004
Self-similar recoil of inviscid drops.
Phys. Fluids 16, 1379—1394.

Lister, J.R. 2004
Thermal winds forced by inhomogeneous boundary conditions in rotating, stratified, hydromagnetic fluid.
J. Fluid Mech. 505, 163—178.

Sierou, A. & Lister, J.R. 2003
Self-similar solutions for viscous capillary pinch-off.
J. Fluid Mech. 497, 381—403.

Lister, J.R. 2003
Expressions for the dissipation driven by convection in the Earth's core.
Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 140, 145—158.

Leppinen, D. & Lister, J.R. 2003
Capillary pinch-off in inviscid fluids.
Phys. Fluids 15, 568—578. pdf file

Takehiro, S. & Lister, J.R. 2002
Surface zonal flows induced by thermal convection trapped below a stratified layer in a rapidly rotating spherical shell.
Geophys. Res. Lett. 29, 10.1029/2002GL015450. pdf file

Ismail-Zadeh, A., Huppert, H.E. & Lister, J.R. 2002
Gravitational and buckling instabilities of a rheologically layered structure: Implications for salt diapirism.
Geophys. J. Intl. 148, 288—302.

Meriaux, C. & Lister, J.R. 2002
Calculation of dyke trajectories from volcanic centres.
J. Geophys. Res. 107, 10.129/2001JB000436.

Timmermans, M-L.E. & Lister, J.R. 2002
The effect of surfectant on the stability of a liquid thread.
J. Fluid Mech. 459, 289—306.

Timmermans, M-L.E., Lister, J.R. & Huppert, H.E. 2001
Compressible particle-driven gravity currents.
J. Fluid Mech. 445, 305—325.

Takehiro, S. & Lister, J.R. 2001
Penetration of columnar convection in rapidly rotating spherical shells.
Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 187, 357—366.

Ismail-Zadeh, A., Huppert, H.E. & Lister, J.R. 2001
Analytical modelling of viscous diapirism through a strongly non-Newtonian overburden subject to horizontal forces.
J. Geodyn. 31, 447—458.

Lister, J.R. & Zhang, W.W. 2001
Similarity solutions for capillary pinch-off in viscous fluids.
Proc. IUTAM Symp. Free surface flows, Birmingham, 187—194, Kluwer.

Vaynblat, D., Lister, J.R. & Witelski, T.P. 2001
Rupture of thin viscous films by van der Waals forces: evolution and self-similarity.
Phys. Fluids 13, 1130—1140.

Vaynblat, D., Lister, J.R. & Witelski, T.P. 2001
Symmetry and similarity in rupture and pinchoff: a geometric bifurcation.
Euro. J. Appl. Math. 12, 209—232.

Eggers, J., Lister, J.R. & Stone, H.A. 1999
Coalescence of liquid drops.
J. Fluid Mech. 401, 293—310.

Zhang, W.W. & Lister, J.R 1999
Similarity solutions for capillary pinch-off in fluids of differing viscosity.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 1151—1154.

Zhang, W.W. & Lister, J.R. 1999
Similarity solutions for van-der-Waals rupture of a thin film on a solid substrate.
Phys. Fluids 11, 2454—2462.

Bolchover, P. & Lister, J.R. 1999
The effect of solidification on fluid-driven fracture with application to bladed dykes.
Proc. R. Soc. Lond. A 455, 2389—2409.

Meriaux, C., Lister, J.R., Lyakhovsky, V. & Agnon, A. 1999
Dyke propagation with distributed damage of the host rock.
Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.165, 177—185.

Lister, J.R. & Stone, H.A. 1999
Capillary breakup of a viscous thread surrounded by another viscous fluid.
Phys. Fluids 10, 2758—2764.

Meriaux, C., Agnon, A. & Lister, J.R. 1999
The thermal signature of subducted lithospheric slabs at the core-mantle boundary.
Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 160, 551—562.

Wylie, J.J., Helfrich, K.R., Dade, W.B., Lister, J.R. & Salzig, J.F. 1999
Flow localization in fissure eruptions.
Bull. Volc. 60, 432—440.

Bonnecaze, R.T. & Lister, J.R. 1999
Particle-driven gravity currents down planar slopes.
J. Fluid Mech. 390, 75—91.

Lister, J.R., Brenner, M.P., Day, R.F., Hinch, E.J. & Stone, H.A. 1999
Singularities and similarity solutions in capillary breakup.
Proc. IUTAM Symp. Nonlinear Singularities,
D. Durban (ed.), 257—269, Kluwer.

Stone, H.A., Lister, J.R. & Brenner, M.P. 1999
Drops with conical ends in electric and magnetic fields.
Proc. Roy. Soc. A 455, 329—347.

Wylie, J.J. & Lister, J.R. 1998
The stability of straining flow with surface cooling and temperature-dependent viscosity.
J. Fluid Mech. 365, 369—381.

Day, R.F., Hinch, E.J.& Lister, J.R. 1998
Self-similar inviscid pinch-off of an inviscid fluid.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 704—707.

Lister, J.R. & Buffett, B.A. 1998
Stratification of the outer core at the CMB.
Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 105, 5—19.

Brenner, M.P., Lister, J.R. & Stone, H.A. 1996
Pinching threads, singularities and the number 0.0304...
Phys. Fluids 8, 2827—2836.

Richardson, C.N., Lister, J.R. & McKenzie, D.P. 1996
Melt conduits in a viscous porous matrix.
J. Geophys. Res. 101, 20423—20432.

Bonnecaze, R.T., Huppert, H.E. & Lister, J.R. 1996
Patterns of sedimentation from polydispersed turbidity currents.
Proc. Roy. Soc. A 452, 2247—2261.

Lister, J.R. & Dellar, P.J. 1996
Solidification of pressure-driven flow in a finite rigid channel with application to volcanic eruptions.
J. Fluid Mech. 323, 267—283.

Lister, J.R. & Stone, H.A. 1996
Time-dependent viscous deformation of a drop in a rapidly rotating fluid.
J. Fluid Mech. 317, 275—299.

Buffett, B.A., Huppert, H.E., Lister, J.R. & Woods, A.W. 1996
On the thermal evolution of the Earth's core.
J. Geophys. Res. 101, 7989—8006.

Wylie, J.J. & Lister, J.R. 1995
The effects of temperature-dependent viscosity on flow in a cooled channel with application to basaltic fissure eruptions.
J. Fluid Mech. 305, 239—261.

Lister, J.R. 1995
Fluid-mechanical models of the interaction between solidification and flow in dykes.
In Physics and chemistry of dykes, G. Baer & A. Heimann (eds.), 115—124, Balkema.

Lister, J.R. & Buffett, B.A. 1995
The strength and efficiency of thermal and compositional convection in the geodynamo.
Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 91, 17—30.

Kerr, R.C. & Lister, J.R. 1995
Comment on `On the relationship between dike width and magma viscosity' by Y. Wada.
J. Geophys Res. 100, 15541—15542.

Bonnecaze, R.T., Hallworth, M.A., Huppert, H.E. & Lister, J.R. 1995
Axisymmetric particle-driven gravity currents.
J. Fluid Mech. 294, 93—122.

Lister, J.R. 1995
On penetrative convection at low Péclet number.
J. Fluid Mech. 292, 229—248.

Kerr, R.C. & Lister, J.R. 1995
The lateral intrusion of silicic magmas into unconsolidated sediments: the Tennant Creek porphyry revisited.
Austral. J. Earth Sci. 42, 223—224.

Dade, W.B., Lister, J.R. & Huppert, H.E. 1994
Fine-sediment deposition from gravity surges on uniform slopes.
J. Sed. Res. A64, 423—432

Lister, J.R. 1994
The solidification of buoyancy-driven flow in a flexible-walled channel. Part 2. Continual release.
J. Fluid Mech. 272, 45—65.

Lister, J.R. 1994
The solidification of buoyancy-driven flow in a flexible-walled channel. Part 1. Constant-volume release
J. Fluid Mech. 272, 21—44.

Petford, N., Lister, J.R. & Kerr, R.C. 1994
The ascent of felsic magmas in dykes.
Lithos 32, 161—168.

Lister, J.R. & Kerr, R.C. 1994
Comment on `Influence of cooling on lava-flow dynamics' by Stasiuk et al.
Geology 22, 93.

Petford, N., Kerr, R.C. & Lister, J.R. 1993
Dike transport of granitoid magmas.
Geology 21, 845—848.

Bonnecaze, R.T., Huppert, H.E. & Lister, J.R. 1993
Particle-driven gravity currents.
J. Fluid Mech. 250, 339—369.

Sparks, R.S.J., Bonnecaze, R.T., Huppert, H.E., Lister, J.R., Hallworth, M.A., Mader, H. & Phillips, J. 1993
Sediment-laden gravity currents with reversing buoyancy.
Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 114, 243—257.

Kerr, R.C. & Lister, J.R. 1992
Further results for convection driven by the differential sedimentation of particles.
J. Fluid Mech. 243, 227—245.

Lister, J.R. 1992
Viscous flows down an inclined plane from point and line sources.
J. Fluid Mech. 242, 631—653.

Buffett, B.A., Huppert, H.E., Lister, J.R. & Woods, A.W. 1992
An analytical model for solidification of the Earth's core.
Nature 356, 329—331.

Lister, J.R. 1991
Steady solutions for feeder dykes in a density-stratified lithosphere.
Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 107, 233—242.

Lister, J.R., Campbell, I.H. & Kerr, R.C. 1991
The eruption of komatiites and picrites in preference to primitive basalts.
Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 105, 343—352.

Lister, J.R. & Kerr, R.C. 1991
Fluid-mechanical models of crack propagation and their application to magma-transport in dykes.
J. Geophys. Res. 96, 10049—10077.

Huppert, H.E., Kerr, R.C., Lister, J.R. & Turner, J.S. 1991
Convection and particle entrainment driven by differential sedimentation.
J. Fluid Mech. 226, 349—369.

Kerr, R.C. & Lister, J.R. 1991
The effects of shape on crystal settling and on the rheology of magmas.
Geology 99, 457—467.

Lister, J.R. & Kerr, R.C. 1990
Fluid-mechanical models of dyke propagation and magma-transport.
In Mafic dykes and emplacement mechanisms,
A.J. Parker, P.C. Rickwood & D.H. Tucker (eds.), Balkema.

Lister, J.R. 1990
Buoyancy-driven fluid fracture: similarity solutions for the horizontal and vertical propagation of fluid-filled cracks.
J. Fluid Mech. 217, 213—239.

Lister, J.R. 1990
Buoyancy-driven fluid fracture: the effects of material toughness and of low viscosity precursors.
J. Fluid Mech. 210, 263—280.

Lister, J.R. 1989
Viscous flow in propagating cracks: the transport of molten rock through the Earth's lithosphere.
Proc. 10th Australasian Fluid Mech. Conf., Melbourne.

Lister, J.R. & Kerr, R.C. 1989
The propagation of two-dimensional and axisymmetric viscous gravity currents along a fluid interface.
J. Fluid Mech. 203, 215—249.

Lister, J.R. & Kerr, R.C. 1989
The effect of geometry on the gravitational instability of a buoyant region of viscous fluid. J. Fluid Mech. 202, 577—594.

Lister, J.R. 1989
Selective withdrawal from a viscous two-layer system.
J. Fluid Mech. 198, 231—254.

Kerr, R.C. & Lister, J.R. 1988
Island arc and mid-ocean ridge volcanism, modelled by diapirism from linear source regions.
Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 88, 143—152.

Jansons, K.M. & Lister, J.R. 1988
The general solution of Stokes flow in a half-space as an integral of the velocity on the boundary.
Phys. Fluids 31, 1321—1323.

Lister, J.R. 1987
Density-driven flows in geological fluid mechanics.
Ph.D. Thesis, Cambridge University.

Kerr, R.C. & Lister, J.R. 1987
The spread of lithospheric material along the mid-mantle boundary
Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 85, 241—247.

Lister, J.R. 1987
Long-wavelength instability of a line plume
J. Fluid Mech. 175, 413—428.