News

Category: Uncategorized

£1.2m grant success for the Milne Centre

The E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics has been successful in securing £1.2m in research grants this month.

Read more

2x Postdoctoral Positions at the Milne Centre

Two PDRAs in Computational Stellar and Galaxy Cluster Physics are available at the E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics, University of Hull.

Read more

Cosmologists closer to understanding the ultimate fate of the Universe

Dr Kevin Pimbblet, senior Astrophysics lecturer, was invited to submit an article to The Conversation to discuss what fate the universe may eventually succumb to. He explains possible options such as heat death, the big rip, and even “cosmic consciousness”, a quantum physics idiosyncrasy that means the universe could lead to an interesting, if not far-fetched, end.

Read more

Expressions of Interest for STFC Rutherford Fellowship

The Milne Centre will sponsor the nomination of one potential STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellow during the upcoming fellowship round; expressions of interest in being that nominee can be emailed to Prof Brad Gibson. The deadline for receipt of expressions of interest is 11 Aug 2017.

Read more

Five myths on gravitational waves, by Dr Siri Chongchitnan

Maths lecturer Dr Siri Chongchitnan has written an article discussing gravitational waves and the misconceptions that surround the research. The waves were predicted by Einstein’s theory of general relativity and have so far only been detected indirectly.

Read more

Hull Space-Mission Competition

BBC Radio Humberside and the University of Hull are teaming up to offer an exciting opportunity for primary schools to be involved in Hull’s first mission into space.

Read more

Launch of new astrophysics centre at University of Hull

Cutting-edge research in astrophysics has been given a major boost with the opening of a dedicated centre at the University.

Read more

Launch of Thailand-UK Newton-Fund Project

The STFC Newton-Fund has awarded £56k to Siri Chongchitnan (PI) to  launch the Thai-UK Python+Astronomy Summer Schools (ThaiPASS) in Thailand over 2018-2019.

Read more

NAM2017 registration is open

Registration is now open for the National Astronomy Meeting 2017: the UK’s largest annual gathering of astronomers, proudly hosted this year by the E. A. Milne Centre. More details at our dedicated website:

Read more

Official Opening of the E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics

The University of Hull officially opened its new E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics on Friday 16 October 2015.

Read more