Scott Melville



  • 2018-present: Research Fellow, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge
  • 2016-2018: President's PhD Scholar, Imperial College London
  • 2015-2016: von Clemm Fellow, Harvard University
  • 2011-2015: MPhys, University of Oxford


Scott is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics High Energy Physics research group.

His current research interests include various aspects of quantum field theory, in particular effective field theories and their application to problems in gravity and cosmology.

Selected Publications

  • C. de Rham and S. Melville, ``Gravitational Rainbows: LIGO and Dark Energy at its Cutoff'', 2018    [arXiv:1806.09417]
  • C. de Rham, S. Melville, A. Tolley and S.-Y. Zhou, ``UV Complete Me: Positivity Bounds for Particles with Spin'', 2017    [arXiv:1706.02712]
  • C. de Rham, S. Melville, A. Tolley and S.-Y. Zhou, ``Positivity Bounds for Scalar Theories'', 2017    [arXiv:1702.06134]