UCL Astrophysics Group


First Light Team

Affiliated Persons

  • Yuichi Harikane - Assistant Professor (ICRR, University of Tokyo) and Honorary Research Associate (UCL)
  • Harley Katz - Visitor, University of Oxford
  • Kimihiko Nakajima - Assistant Professor at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)

Previous Team members

The First Light Team (from L-R: Rebecca Martin, Romain Meyer, Koki Kakiichi, Guido Roberts-Borsani, Richard Ellis, Kiana Kade, Sarah Bosman, Nicolas Laporte)


First Light Summer Outing - July 2020

A slightly different summer outing in London during the Covid-19 pandemic (and the first 'in-person' meeting for the team since March!).

From L-R: Aayush Saxena, Sarah Bosman, Richard Ellis, Pascal Förster

First Light Summer Outing - July 2019

On 17 July 2019, the First Light team took a summer outing - a self driven boat trip down the Regent's Canal.

View more photos of our trip here.

From L-R: Adi Ramani, Rebecca Martin, James Ray, Sarah Bosman, Romain Meyer, Richard Ellis, Koki Kakiichi, Kiana Kade, Nicolas Laporte, Guido Roberts-Borsani