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School of Physics and Astronomy


The Astronomy Unit is one of the UK's main centres for astronomy research and postgraduate education, attracting students, postdoctoral research fellows and distinguished visitors from around the world. Members of the AU participate in a wide range of international research programmes, including ground-based observations, space experiments, and theoretical work in a wide variety of research areas. The research carried out in the Astronomy Unit also informs our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

Research areas