Astronomy Centre

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Prof Mark Hindmarsh

Post:Professor of Theoretical Physics (Astronomy Centre, Physics and Astronomy, Theoretical Particle Physics Research Group)
Location:PEVENSEY 2 5A11

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 678934
International:+44 1273 678934

Research expertise:
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  • Since 2014: Visiting Professor, University of Helsinki
  • Since 2010: Professor of Theoretical Physics
  • 1998-2010: Reader in Theoretical Physics
  • 1993-1998: PPARC Advanced Fellow, University of Sussex
  • 1986 - 1993: Research Associate at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Newcastle, and Cambridge
  • 1983 - 1986: PhD Imperial College, London
  • 1979 - 1982: BA(Hons) Physics 1st Class, University of Oxford



  • Co-convenor, Introductory Physics 1 & 2 (Sussex International Summer School)
  • Visiting Professor, University of Helsinki

Community and Business

From 2013-19 I was charge of outreach for the Department of Physics and Astronomy.  We have a dedicated outreach officer, Dr Darren Baskill, working with dozens of local schools and thousands of school students each year.  

Please take a look at our outreach web pages to see what we do