Durham University is one of the UK's leading centres for astronomical
research with world-class groups working in a wide range of fields
covering the observational, theoretical and instrumentation aspects of
The Royal Society have started a fellowship to support the career development of under represented groups in STEM. In this first round they are specifically supporting researchers with Black heritage.
The fellowship offers 4 years support to early career researchers who have less than 2 years postdoc experience. Applicants can be from outside the UK.
There are 28 academic staff across the combined astronomy groups, with over
100 postdocs, postgraduate students and support and technical staff involved
in astronomy research. The Durham Astronomy Research Cluster hosts the following groups:
In November 2016, the three main astronomy groups in the Department of Physics, the Centre for Advanced Instrumentation, the Centre for Extragalactic Astronomy and the Institute for Computational Cosmology, moved into the brand new Ogden Centre for Fundamental Physics building, designed by the world renowned Studio Daniel Libeskind.
Department of Physics,
Durham DH1 3LE