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Dr Emma Chapman – Brief Curriculum Vitae

Proleptic Lecturer                                                              University of Nottingham         Oct 2021 – present

Research Interests: Foreground mitigation; Epoch of reionization; Cosmology; Radio interferometry and data reduction; Signal processing

My research is centred around research into the Era of the First Stars, contributing to its detection through membership of the LOFAR core EoR team and leading a focus group on foreground removal within the SKA working group. I supervise two PhD students.

Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship               University of Nottingham          Oct 2021 – present

Imperial College London           Oct 2018 – Oct 2021

Science Communication Author                  Freelance                    

I am a popular science author and I have produced articles in popular magazines such as The Guardian, The i Paper, The Big Issue and Astronomy Now. “First Light”, my first popular science book, was published by Bloomsbury in November 2020. I have now signed a deal for two further books.

Notable Research Prizes and Major Grants

2020 Women of the Future Award, Shortlisted

2019 Imperial College Julia Higgins Medal for a significant contribution to the support of academic women.

2018 Royal Society Research Enhancement Award, £97,000

2018 Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship (accepted), £635,000

2018 STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship (declined)

2018 Royal Society Athena Medal and Prize, £5000

2017 L’Oréal Women in Science Fellowship, Highly Commended, £1000

Research Presentations

30+ invited talks. Recent invited talks:

  • University of Stanford, April 2022
  • University of Manchester Annual Schuster Lecture, February 2022
  • University of Nottingham, November 2021
  • University of Sussex, November 2021
  • ASTRON, Groningen, Netherlands, June 2021
  • University of Cambridge, March 2021
  • University of Oxford, February 2021

Recent Media

Recent Science Outreach