Dr Hayley Macpherson


  • 2019-present: Herchel Smith Fellow, Centre for Theoretical Cosmology, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2016-2019: PhD in Astrophysics, Monash Centre for Astrophysics and School of Physics & Astronomy, Monash University, Australia


Hayley is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics in the Relativity & Gravitation research group. Her current research interests are the effects of General Relativity on the large-scale evolution of the Universe and how this influences our cosmological observations

Selected Publications

  • Einstein’s Universe: Cosmological structure formation in numerical relativity
    H. J. Macpherson, D. J. Price, and P. D. Lasky
    Phys. Rev. D 99(6), 063522 (2019), arXiv:1807.01711
  • The Trouble with Hubble: Local versus Global Expansion Rates in Inhomogeneous Cosmological Simulations with Numerical Relativity
    H. J. Macpherson, P. D. Lasky, and D. J. Price
    ApJ 865, L4 (2018), arXiv:1807.01714
  • Inhomogeneous cosmology with numerical relativity
    H. J. Macpherson, P. D. Lasky, and D. J. Price
    Phys. Rev. D 95(6), 064028 (2017), arXiv:1611.05447