Martin Freer

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Martin Freer

Martin Freer is a British Nuclear Physicist, professor, and head of the School of Physics and Astronomy[1] at the University of Birmingham.[2] He won the 2010 Rutherford Medal and Prize for establishing the existence of nuclear configurations analogous to molecules.[3]


BSc (Hons) Maths and Physics, Aston University, 1987.[4]

PhD in Nuclear Physics, University of Birmingham, 1991.[5]

University of Birmingham[edit]

In 2015, Martin Freer became the head of the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Birmingham.[6]

He is also the director of the Birmingham Centre for Nuclear Education and Research,[7] whose purpose is to provide the investment and infrastructure to grow the nuclear expertise and capacity in Birmingham,[8] as well as the Director of the Birmingham Energy Institute[9] which seeks to develop sustainable energy solutions in transport, electricity and heat supply.

He featured in the Universities Birmingham Heroes campaign for "championing UK investment in clean-cold technologies amid concern that global demand for cooling and refrigeration will overtake heating by 2060."[10]



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