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Dr Simon Peeters

Post:Reader (Physics and Astronomy, Experimental physics)
Other posts:Director of Admissions and Recruitment (School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences)
Location:PEVENSEY 2 4A05

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 678128
International:+44 1273 678128

Research expertise:
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Dr Peeters got his Master's degree in Applied Physics at the University of Twente and his PhD at NIKHEF/University of Amsterdam. He joined Sussex after a researcher career of five years at the University of Oxford.


  • Director of Recruitment and Admissions for the school of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • Chair of the teaching laboratory committee

Community and Business

Dr Peeters has given many public talks about particle physics to the general public, secondary and primary schools. He has also produced a slideshow about cosmic ray when it was the centanary of their discovery, together with Paul Kerley and Darren Baskill.