Dr. Joe Keir


  • 2015-present: Junior research fellow, Trinity College Cambridge

  • 2011-2015: PhD student, DAMTP (supervisor: prof. Harvey Reall)


Joe is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics relativity and gravitation research group. His research focusses on mathematical general relativity and related nonlinear wave equations.

Selected Publications

  • J. Keir, "The weak null condition and global existence using the p-weighted energy method," (2018), arXiv:1808.09982 [math.AP]
  • J. Keir, "Wave propagation on microstate geometries," (2016), arXiv:1609.01733 [gr-qc]
  • J. Keir, "Slowly decaying waves on spherically symmetric spacetimes and ultracompact neutron stars," Class. Quant. Grav. 33 (2016) no.13, 135009, arXiv:1404.7036 [gr-qc]
  • J. Keir, "Stability, instability, canonical energy and charged black holes," Class. Quant. Grav. 31 (2014) no.13, 035014, arXiv:1306.6087 [gr-qc]