Astronomy Centre

Our scientific research interests are tightly focused on the extra-galactic: cosmology and early universe; structure formation; clusters; galaxy formation and evolution. We address questions with a full combination of theoretical, numerical and observational techniques.

About us

The Astronomy Centre is part of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, within the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the University of Sussex. We have close links with the Particle Theory Group.

We conduct world-leading research and also offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

We welcome PhD applications, please see the studentships page, and also applications for postdoctoral fellowships

See also the contacts page and details of our location.

Read about the historical background to the Astronomy Centre.

Latest news

Find out more about our  ACES: Advanced Cosmology and Extragalactic Summer School 

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Applications are invited for a number of postdoctoral positions.  Please see postdoctoral fellowships for more information.