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School of Physical and Chemical Sciences

Research

The QMUL Astronomy Unit is one of the UK's major 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/simulation work in a wide variety of research areas. The research carried out in the Astronomy Unit also informs our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

The research in the Astronmy Unit falls under three main themes: