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2023 News

Astronomy Unit member receives €1.5 million European Research Council Grant to study exoplanet evolution
5 September 2023

Dr Ed Gillen, from Queen Mary's Astronomy Unit, has been awarded €1.5 million from the European Research Council to support a team to investigate how exoplanetary systems evolve into potentially habitable environments

Queen Mary Astronomy Unit Part of New Leverhulme Grant for Astrobiology
13 July 2023

Queen Mary's new inter-school astrobiology initiative has been awarded a prestigious Leverhulme Trust Research Project grant.

A new Tatooine-like multi-planetary system identified
13 June 2023

Researchers in QMUL’s Astronomy Unit were involved in the discovery of a new multi-planetary system orbiting two stars, only the second such system known to exist

AU academic awarded €2m from European Research Council to investigate planet forming discs
3 February 2023

Dr Thomas Haworth from QMUL's Astronomy Unit has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant worth €2m to investigate how planet forming discs evolve in different environments.

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