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Professor Ruth Gregory
Professor Ruth Gregory

Professor Ruth Gregory

Head of Department of Physics

  • Professor of Theoretical Particle Physics

Research interests

  • Physics

Contact details

Biography

Professor Ruth Gregory joined King's in 2021 from Durham University, where she has been Professor of Mathematics and Physics since 2005. 

She studied for her PhD at DAMTP, Cambridge in Stephen Hawking’s Relativity research group. She moved to Chicago as a Research Associate at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, then a McCormick Fellow at the Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago, before moving back to the UK on a PPARC Advanced Fellowship, then a Royal Society University Research Fellowship before joining the Maths and Physics faculty at Durham in 2005. In 2006, she was awarded the Maxwell Medal by the Institute of Physics and in 2011 received a Royal Society Wolfson Merit Research Award.

Research interests 

  • General relativity
  • Cosmology

Research

Physics telescope
Theoretical Particle Physics & Cosmology

The research focus of the TPPC Group is on tests of new models of particle physics beyond the Standard Model, including supersymmetry, large extra dimensions and strings.

News

Breakthrough black hole simulation could test space, time and matter concepts

Scientists have created an experiment that mimics black holes, enabling them to see in greater detail how they behave and interact with their surroundings.

Black hole quantum

King's Department of Physics scoop four prestigious Institute of Physics Awards

Professors Lev Kantorovich, Nikolaos Mavromatos, PhD student Raquel Lopez-Rios De Castro and Technical Services Project Manager Bill Luckhurst have all...

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King's physicists contribute to research into quantum technologies

King's is contributing to research in quantum technologies

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Events

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Physics Inaugural Lecture: Professors Ruth Gregory and Eugene Lim

Join us to celebrate a special milestone for our professors and hear about their inspiring career journeys.

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Research

Physics telescope
Theoretical Particle Physics & Cosmology

The research focus of the TPPC Group is on tests of new models of particle physics beyond the Standard Model, including supersymmetry, large extra dimensions and strings.

News

Breakthrough black hole simulation could test space, time and matter concepts

Scientists have created an experiment that mimics black holes, enabling them to see in greater detail how they behave and interact with their surroundings.

Black hole quantum

King's Department of Physics scoop four prestigious Institute of Physics Awards

Professors Lev Kantorovich, Nikolaos Mavromatos, PhD student Raquel Lopez-Rios De Castro and Technical Services Project Manager Bill Luckhurst have all...

IOP Story - AI Generated

King's physicists contribute to research into quantum technologies

King's is contributing to research in quantum technologies

FEATURE Gravitational Waves

Events

15NovNMES ILS generic banner - 780x440

Physics Inaugural Lecture: Professors Ruth Gregory and Eugene Lim

Join us to celebrate a special milestone for our professors and hear about their inspiring career journeys.

Please note: this event has passed.