Prof Elizabeth Winstanley


Position: Professor
Home page: http://winstanley.staff.shef.ac.uk/
Email:
Telephone: (0114) 2223796
Office: G5 Hicks building
Photo of Elizabeth Winstanley

Teaching:

MAS222 Differential Equations Information uses MOLE
MAS279 Career Development Skills Information uses MOLE


Research:


Interests: Black holes, general relativity
Research groups: Particle Astrophysics and Gravitation, Analysis
Publications: Preprint page, ArXiv, MathSciNet

Grants

Current grants, as Coinvestigator
STFC Consolidated Grant Renewal
STFC
Past grants, as Principal Investigator
Higher dimensional scalar hairy black holes
Nuffield
Past grants, as Coinvestigator
Particle Physics: From the Early Universe to the Large Hadron Collider
STFC
Testing New Physics with Data from Particle Physics and Cosmology PPARC

Roles:

Convener of Staff-Student Forum

Biography:

I was born in Wigan, Lancashire and educated at Abbey Gate College, Saighton Grange, near Chester. I did my MA (1992) and DPhil (1996) at St. Hugh's College, Oxford University. From 1996-2000 I was the Fellow and Tutor in Applied Mathematics at Oriel College, Oxford, before I moved to a lectureship at the University of Sheffield in September 2000.

Research interests:

My main research interests are:
  • Classical hairy black holes
  • Quantum field theory in curved space
  • Rotating quantum states
  • Asymptotically anti-de Sitter black holes
  • Quantum field theory on black hole space-times
  • Quantum states of rotating black holes

Teaching interests:

My main teaching interests are:
  • Differential equations
  • Mathematical physics
  • Career development skills
  • Teaching mathematics to engineering students
  • Supervising MMath projects