Christopher Berry read Natural Sciences, specialising in Physics, at Churchill College, University of Cambridge as an undergraduate. He continued at Cambridge, to study for a PhD in Astronomy at the Institute of Astronomy. Under the supervision of Jonathan Gair, he developed a special interest in gravitational waves and their use as a means of learning about the Universe.
Christopher joined the University of Birmingham in October 2013 as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. He continues to investigate the scientific potential of gravitational-wave astronomy, now as a member of the international LIGO Scientific Collaboration.
Christopher enjoys teaching and enthusing others about science. He currently tutors second year undergraduate Physics and participates in a range of outreach activities to engage the public.