SEPnet (South-East Physics network) is a collaboration of physics departments in the South-East of England dedicated to supporting and improving physics education, research, outreach and employability.In Phase 2 from 2013, the focus is on a Graduate Network.

SEPnet-Astro is a large collaboration of astrophysicists at the Universities of Hertfordshire, Kent, Oxford, Open University, 22Portsmouth, Queen Mary University of London, Southampton, Surrey and Sussex as well as the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

SEPnet-Astro exists to encourage and support coherent research across the South-East of England through the strategic investment in astronomy, astrophysics, space wcience and cosmology. Specifically, SEPnet-Astro has so far:

The logos below are connected to the member astro groups.

SEPnet has a strong and innovative programme for physics education and outreach across the region. This includes the creation of new EuroMasters course and a new PhD Graduate School. We continue to exploit advances in video conferencing to share existing resources as well as develop new material for students.

If you have any comments regarding SEPnet-Astro, please contact Dr. David Bacon from Portsmouth who is the present Chair of the SEPnet-Astro Steering/Management Committee.

Or contact the Kent astrophysics group webmaster.


University of 
Hertfordshire University of 
Kent Open University University of Portsmouth
Queen Mary, University of 
London University of Southampton University of Surrey University of Sussex University of Oxford