Postdoctoral research fellow, Western Sydney University

Dr Luke A. Barnes is a John Templeton Fellow at Western Sydney University. With a PhD in astronomy from the University of Cambridge, he has published papers in the field of galaxy formation and on the fine-tuning of the Universe for life. He is the coauthor with Prof. Geraint Lewis of "A Fortunate Universe: Life in a Finely-Tuned Cosmos", published by Cambridge University Press. He has also published papers in the philosophy of science, and is an accomplished public speaker.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    John Templeton Research Fellow, Western Sydney University
  • 2018–present
    John Templeton Research Fellow, Western Sydney University
  • 2015–2017
    John Templeton Research Fellow, University of Sydney
  • 2011–2014
    Super Science Research Fellow, University of Sydney
  • 2010–2011
    Postdoctoral Researcher, ETH Zurich

Education

  • 2010 
    University of Cambridge, PhD (Astronomy)