Alex Murphy

Photo of Professor A Murphy, FRAS, FinstP
Professor A Murphy, FRAS, FinstP

Professor A Murphy, FRAS, FinstP

Professor of Nuclear & Particle Astrophysics
Academic staff
James Clerk Maxwell Building (JCMB)
Room 8208

Alex is a member of the following School research institute, research groups and research areas:

Research interests

Direct detection of dark matter, and nuclear astrophysics, especailly explosive scenarios. 

Major roles in pre-honours teaching. Course organiser for Classical & Modern Physics (and Modern Physics). Also lecture modern physics (nuclear, particle and astrophysics) in first year. 

Research in a nutshell video thumbnail

Bright stars, dark matter

In this video Alexander describes his research on nuclear and particle astrophysics.

Recent publications

  1. , , , , , , , , , et al., Physical Review D
  2. , European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields
  3. , Journal of Physics G - Nuclear and Particle Physics, 47, 10
  4. , , , , , , , and , Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences
  5. , Physical Review C, 102, 1