Tim Bedding to lead Asteroseismology Research Group

4 April 2012

The University of Sydney's Professor Tim Bedding will lead the Asteroseismology Research Group, one of six research nodes of a Centre of Excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation.

The Stellar Astrophysics Centre (SAC) will carry out research into stars, their surrounding environments and their planetary systems.

The headquarters are at Aarhus University in Denmark and the director is Professor Joergen Christensen-Dalsgaard.

The other nodes are at the University of Birmingham (UK), San Jose State University (USA), the Kiepenheuer Institute for Solar Physics (Germany) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA).

The Centre is funded for the next six years.