Mr Chris Hamilton


  • 2017-date: PhD student in Astrophysics, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics & Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge
  • 2013-2017: Masters in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics, Merton College, University of Oxford


I am a PhD student in the Astrophysics group at DAMTP.  I am interested in the dynamics of galaxies, galactic nuclei, globular clusters, binary stars, planetary systems, etc.

My supervisor is Dr Roman Rafikov, and my advisor is Prof Gordon Ogilvie.


  • Michaelmas Term 2017: Part II Cosmology supervisions
  • Lent Term 2017: Part II Statistical Physics supervisions
  • Easter Term 2017: Part II Statistical Physics revision; Part II Cosmology revision

Selected Publications

  • Hamilton, C, Fouvry, J-B, Binney, J and Pichon, C.  Revisiting relaxation in globular clusters (submitted)  (arXiv:1803.11091)