Department of Physics

Professor Carole Mundell new Head of Physics Department

Mon Oct 31 09:42:00 GMT 2016

Professor Carole Mundell will be leading the strategic direction of our Department of Physics.

Professor Carole MundellCarole is taking over from Professor Simon Bending as the new Head of Department from Tuesday 1 November.

Carole joined the University in 2015 and established a new Astrophysics research group.

The group focuses on high-energy extragalactic astrophysics of black hole driven systems and their environments. They combine observational and theoretical astrophysics for multi-messenger astronomy in the era of time-domain science.

Carole said: "I am honoured and excited to take on the role of Head of Department in such a strong physics department and look forward to working with my colleagues in and beyond the Department in the coming years."

The Dean of Science, Professor Nick Brook said: "I’m looking forward to working with Carole going forward. I’d like to thank Simon for his leadership of the Department over the last 3 years."