Professor Rachel Webster

Professor of Physics


    Professor Rachel Webster is an astrophysicist with an active interest in climate change and in particular the development of large-scale renewable energy projects. She has led a study to investigate the potential of geothermal energy in Victoria, Australia. Her main research program is in extragalactic astronomy and cosmology, where she researches black holes and the first stars in the universe. She has a PhD from Cambridge University, UK and undertook her postdoctoral positions at the University of Toronto.