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Robin Smith

Dr Robin Smith

Lecturer in Physics


Robin Smith joined Sheffield Hallam as a physics lecturer in August 2017 after completing his PhD in nuclear physics at the University of Birmingham. He specialises in the fields of nuclear structure and nuclear astrophysics, examining the shapes of atomic nuclei and determining the rates of fusion reactions in stars. 

He has authored a number of peer-reviewed publications in both theoretical and experimental nuclear physics. His latest publication on the structure of the carbon-12 Hoyle state was featured in Physics World magazine. The experiment itself appeared in the BBC television show, The Beginning and the End of the Universe.

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