Royal Society University Research Fellow, University of Hertfordshire
I am a Royal Society University Research Fellow and Reader of Astrophysics based in the Centre for Astrophysics Research (CAR) at the University of Hertfordshire. I did my Ph.D. at Durham University, followed by a post-doctoral position at Durham. I became a Banting Fellow at McGill University in Montreal in 2011 before coming to CAR in 2013.
My research focuses on the evolution of galaxies and observational cosmology, with a special emphasis on obscured activity, the role of environment, large scale structure, and the properties and evolution of cold gas in and around galaxies.
In 2014 I published my first popular science book "Galaxy: Mapping the Cosmos", published by Reaktion Books.
During the press conference in which he was revealed as one of the winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics, James (Jim) Peebles was asked to point to a single discovery or breakthrough from his long career that would...