Theoretical Astrophysics PhD and MPhil Supervisors

Dr Richard Alexander

  • Star formation
  • Super-massive black hole growth
  • Planet formation

Professor Walter Dehnen

  • The dynamics of Galaxies, in particular the Milky Way, but also the dynamics of gas flows near supermassive black holes

Professor Andrew King

  • Accretion disc structure
  • Binary stellar evolution
  • Galaxy evolution

Professor Sergei Nayakshin

  • Planetary/Stellar formation modelling
  • Active Galactic Nuclei
  • X-ray observations

Dr Chris Nixon

  • Astrophysical fluid dynamics, from black hole accretion to planet formation.
  • Disc dynamics
  • Tidal field of a black hole

Dr Mark Wilkinson

  • Galaxy formation
  • Properties of dark matter using observations of the satellite galaxies which orbit the Milky Way
  • Dynamical models of the Milky Way

Dr Graham Wynn

  • Accretion disk formation
  • Interacting binary stars
  • Gamma-ray bursts
  • X-ray binaries
  • Exoplanets and cool dwarfs
  • Cosmological feedback processes

Share this page: