The astrophysics group study the formation of stars and planets, the evolution of single and binary stars, exploiting high-time resolution instrumentation. It also investigates the most energetic events in the Universe, including supernovae, active galaxies, and their impact on galaxy evolution.

PhD opportunities

We're currently advertising a number of PhD opportunities for students starting in September 2022. Visit our PhD opportunities webpage and select 'Astronomy and Astrophysics' under 'Research Group'.

Our researchers

Find contact details and publication lists for members of the Astrophysics research group.

Group members


You can access the Astrophysics group's latest research on our Publications page.

Astrophysics Group publications from myPublications


We also host seminars throughout the academic year on a range of topics in astronomy and astrophysics.

Upcoming seminars