Institute for Astronomy

Research Areas

IfA Research Areas

Members of the IfA are involved in research in a number of different areas.  See below for details.

Active Galactic Nuclei

AGN research at the IfA


Cosmology research at the IfA


Exoplanet research at the IfA

Galaxy Formation & Evolution

NGC 4676
Galaxies research at the IfA

Milky Way & Local Group

Milky Way
Local Group research at the IfA


SIMBA Cosmological Simulation
Research on astrophysical simulations at the IfA.

Solar System

Solar System research at the IfA

Wide-Field Astronomy Unit

WSA Mosaic
WFAU provides survey archives to the community and develops software for survey astronomy.