Prof. Tarun Souradeep is visiting us from the IUCAA in India on Wednesday 18th April.. His expertise is in the cosmic microwave background, structure formation and the early universe. To read more about Taurn’s work you can visit his personal page.
The University of the Western Cape (UWC), together with the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), has been awarded one of the recently announcedÂ South African Research Chairs, as part of the ongoing major investment
The University of the Western Cape has just been awarded a total of 7 research chairs! Two of these are to be held in physics – one in the nuclear science group and one in our own astrophysics group. The astro group chair will be a 5 year joint position with the African Instit
Guinevere Kauffmann from Max Planck Institute of Astrophysics will be visiting the UWC physics department on Thursday, 9th February to give a seminar at 1PM . Guinevere studied astronomy at the University of Cape TownÂ until 1990. She finished her Ph.D at the University of Cambridge
The UWC astrophysics group would like to welcome Dr Elodie Giovannoli as a new post-doc. Elodie obtained her Phd at the Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille (LAM) in France and her thesis centred around the study of IR data (e.g. Herschel, Akari and Spitzer) through the SED