Current local advisees and their interests
- Dr Simon Rozier – Newton International Fellowship: The response of star clusters to their tidal environment (Applied Maths; 2023-25; Royal Society)
- Sam Bonsor – PhD thesis: Kinematic complexity and black holes in dense star clusters (with Prof J. Vanneste; Applied Maths; 2019-24; MAC-MIGS)
For a full list of current and previous advisees, please see the PDF document in the CV section.
Interested in mathematical and theoretical astrophysics?
Here is some information on how to conduct research in this area at the University of Edinburgh.
A selection of international and national postdoctoral fellowship and funding schemes, with notes about eligibility conditions.View
An overview of admission requirements and funding options for the School of Mathematics and the School of Physics and Astronomy.View
Some opportunities to engage in research over the Summer or, for local students, also with projects during academic term time.View
For further details about internal regulations and support of your application, please get in touch – the earlier, the better.
Facing the postdoctoral academic job market for the first time?
There is no secret weapon, but here is a personal selection of some professional development resources (mostly STEM-oriented) on how to navigate the academic job market, develop your own application strategy, improve your proposal writing, manage your career direction, build grit and resilience.
- Getting a Job (Notes by Profs B. Gaensler and S. Maddison – broad intro)
- How 2 Apply 4 Stuff (Slides by Prof S. Markoff – EU/US oriented)
- Applying for post-doc jobs in astronomy (Slides by Prof R. Alexander – UK oriented)
- Guide to Fellowship Applications (Booklet by the University of Glasgow)
- How to write a proposal that impresses on impact (Notes by Fast Track Impact – EU/ERC oriented)
- Occam’s Typewriter (Blog collective, see especially posts by Prof A. Donald)
- Character Lab’s thoughts of the week (Blog collective by Prof A. Duckworth and Team)
Some thematic guides curated by the Institute for Academic Development, University of Edinburgh