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Astrophysical Research at the University of Leeds

The Astrophysics group at Leeds has 10 full time permanent members of academic staff working closely with research staff, PhD students and undergraduates in order to explore, and teach, some of the most exciting fields in astronomy.

Star Formation

Image:Gemini Observatory/Colin Aspin

Planet Formation


Active Galaxies

Image: ESO/Hubble

Evolved Stars

Image: ESO

Molecular Astrophysics

Image: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/L. Cal├žada (ESO))

Planetary Atmospheres

Image: Astronaut Scott Kelly, NASA.