Particle Astrophysics and Gravitation


The group's interests are in Cosmology, Gravitation and Black Holes. It seeks to understand how the universe expands, why its expansion is accelerating, the classical and quantum behaviour of black holes, and the fundamental theory of space and time.

Members


Academic staff
Name Office Phone Email VCard  
Dr Sam Dolan G18 23708 vcard General relativity, black hole physics and gravitational wave astronomy
Prof Carsten van de Bruck G19 23790 vcard Cosmology
Prof Elizabeth Winstanley G5 23796 vcard Black holes, general relativity, quantum field theory in curved space-time

Teaching fellows
Name Office Phone Email VCard  
Dr Carl Kent K30 23722 vcard Quantum field theory in curved space-time, adS/CFT correspondence, quantum gravity.

Emeritus professors
Name Office Phone Email VCard  
Prof Alan Zinober   23888 vcard Nonlinear control, optimisation

Research fellows
Name Office Phone Email VCard  
Dr Steffen Gielen G17 23818 vcard Quantum gravity and cosmology

Postgraduate students
Name Office Phone Email VCard  
Visakan Balakumar   vcard General Relativity, Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime and Black Holes
Mr Richard Daniel G30 vcard
Elisa Maggio   vcard
Thomas Morley G16 vcard Quantum Field Theory in Curved Space
Jake Percival G16 vcard
Mr Axel Polaczek G16 vcard
Thomas Stratton G16 vcard
Miss Elsa Maria Teixeira G30 vcard

Current grants

STFC

Past grants


STFC
STFC
EPSRC

Key publications