Astrophysics over a wide range of scales and wavelengths, gravitational wave astronomy and precision tests of gravitational theories.

Institute of Gravitational Wave Astronomy

Bringing together expertise from a wide spectrum of disciplines to open a new window on the Universe.

Solar and Stellar Physics

Using helioseismology from the Birmingham Solar-Oscillations Network (BiSON), and asteroseismology from the NASA Kepler Mission, to study the Sun and stars (including exoplanet hosts).

X-Ray Binaries

Research in Galactic X-ray Astronomy: neutron star and black hole binary systems.