Institute for Astronomy

People & Contacts

Key Contacts at the IfA

Name Role
Prof. Ken Rice Head of Institute
Dr Eric Tittley Research Computing Officer
Dr Trent Dupuy

Postgraduate Coordinator

Steph Blakey Senior Teaching Office Administrator

Hayley Crawford

Teaching Office Administrator

Viv Taylor Administrative Assistant

Staff Directory

Visiting & Honorary Members

For any general enquiries please contact:

Mrs Viv Taylor, Institute for Astronomy, Royal Observatory,  Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, EH9 3HJ,  United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 131 668 8374 (office)

Tel: +44 (0) 131 668 8100 (switchboard)


PhD Applications

If you have any application related questions that aren't already answered on our PhD webpage, please e-mail