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  • Hiranya Peiris1, professor at Stockholms universitet, and director of the Oskar Klein Centre Hiranya Peiris awarded by the Royal Astronomical Society 2021-01-12 Hiranya Peiris, professor of cosmoparticle physics at the Department of Physics and director of the Oskar Klein Center, Stockholm University, has been awarded with the Eddington Medal 2021 by the Royal Astronomical Society for her ground-breaking exploration of the origins of the Universe.

16 profile research areas at Stockholm University

Stockholm University is a prominent research university characterised by its independent basic research. The university has identified 16 profile areas within the broad research spectrum. The research within three out of these profile areas is performed at the Department of Physics.

Astrophysics, Cosmology and Particle Physics Profile Area

Astrophysics, Cosmology and Particle Physics

From the smallest building blocks of the universe to how galaxies form and evolve over billions of years

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Atomic, Molecular and Complex Quantum System Physics

This profile area spans many fields, from studies of single isolated atoms to fundamental molecular processes in bulk water, to studies of entangled photon and particle states, quantum encryption, quantum information

Mathematical models

Mathematical Theory Development and Modelling

The mathematical equations that describe matter and its interactions at the fundamental level
 

Research Divisions

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Chemical physics division
Condensed Matter and Quantum Optics
Cosmology, Particle Astrophysics and Strings
Elementary Particle Physics
Instrumentaton Physics
Medical Radiation- Puff