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Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

Wolfson Fellow

Prof Gordon Love, B.Sc. Ph.D. F.Inst.P. C. Phys.

Personal web page

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43696
Professor in the Department of Physics
Room number: 249

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Responsibilities within department

I am head of the Centre for Advanced Instrumentation and I am also Director of Education. 

Teaching activity

I have 5 L4 Project students.

Research Interests

My research group designs and constructs instrumentation for large telescopes which the UK is involved with around the World. My general interests are in Optics and Photonics for a variety of applications including astronomy and bio-imaging. More specifically I work on adaptive optics, biophotonics, and vision science. See our group pages, and my personal page for more info.

Research Groups

Centre for Materials Physics

  • Experimental structure and dynamics of biological soft matter

Department of Physics

  • Centre for Advanced Instrumentation

School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Research Interests

  • Adaptive Optics
  • Astronomical Technology
  • Biophotonics
  • Liquid Crystal Technology


Journal papers: academic

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Selected Grants

  • 2013: A Programme of Astronomical Instrumentation... (£961829.80 from STFC)