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Departmental Teaching Prize

The 2015/16 Departmental Teaching Prize has been awarded to Raman Prinja. The award will be presented at the Gala Dinner on Friday 28th October. More...

Prof Hiranya Peiris - Oskar Klein Centre

Congratulations to Prof Hiranya Peiris on her recent appointment to Director of the prestigious Oskar Klein Centre for Cosmoparticle Physics in Stockholm, starting in October 2016.

Astrophysics Head of Group

After five years in the role, Prof Mike Barlow has handed over the Headship of the Astrophysics Group to Prof Serena Viti as of 01st September 2016.

STFC Science Board

Ofer Lahav (Astrophysics Group, P&A Department) has been appointed to the STFC Science Board, with effect from 1 August 2016, for 3 years. More...

Astrophysics Group, Dept of Physics & Astronomy

The Astrophysics Group of UCL's Dept of Physics & Astronomy is one of the largest in the UK, comprising about 90 members of academic, research and support staff. Our research areas cover massive stars, star formation, interstellar and circumstellar processes, astrochemistry, cosmology, galaxy formation and evolution, extra-solar planets, atmospheric physics and instrumentation. An overview of the group's research can be found in the most recent Departmental Annual Review.

Our group members are also playing leadership roles in many international projects, covering a time line from the present to 2030 or so.  They include the Dark Energy Survey, DESI, Euclid, LSST, the Hubble Space Telescope, JWST, SPICA, Cassini, Laplace / JUICE, Ariel, LOFAR, Planck, Herschel, e-MERLIN, ALMA and SKA.

Head of Group: Prof. Serena Viti
Administrator:  Mrs Kay Nakum

Neutrino Jelly Beans
Massive-Star Field
Cosmology Stars and Galaxies Instrumentation Planetary Science: Earth, Solar System and Exoplanets

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