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Dr Chris North

029 208 70537

I am an Ogden Science Lecturer and STFC Public Engagement Fellow. My primary focuses are Gravitational Waves and infrared astronomy using the Herschel Space Observatory. I have experience of speaking about a very wide range of astronomy, and am happy to speak about almost anything in the field of astronomy.

About my research

My research focuses on gravitational wave astronomy and infrared astronomy using the Herschel Space Observatory, as well as general astronomy instrumentation.

You can read my blog here:

Membership of professional bodies

  • Institute of Physics

Media and speaking experience

I have significant experience presenting and reporting to the media, including a number of years presenting and reporting on BBC Sky at Night and frequent interviews on local and national radio/TV about a very wide range of astronomy/space topics.


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