Andy Lawrence




Andy is the Regius Professor of Astronomy at the University of Edinburgh. He works at the Institute for Astronomy, which together with the UK Astronomy Technology Centre makes up the Royal Observatory Edinburgh(ROE). The IfA is part of the School of Physics and Astronomy of the University.

The School of Physics and Astronomy is part of the Scottish Universities Physics Alliance (SUPA).

His research interests are in Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN), observational cosmology, survey astronomy, and e-science (the Virtual Observatory). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

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May 18th 2015

How astronomy really works - an overview of the technology that astronomers use to collect and measure light from the universe, and how it is used in practice to make scientific discoveries.

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