Professor Martin Barstow

Space Park Leicester - Director of Strategic Partnerships

Professor of Astrophysics and Space Science

Chair, UK Space Agency Science Programme Advisory Committee

Chair, Space Telescope Institute Council

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PVC Strategic Science Projects (2016-2019)

Director Leicester Institute of Space & Earth Observation (2016-2019)

PVC, Head of College of Science & Engineering (2009-2016)

President, Royal Astronomical Society (2014-2016)


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