Dr Martin White_landscape_SA_Low_Res7The University of Adelaide
Research Field: Particle Physics

As a theorist, Dr White has developed new techniques for identifying the correct explanation of dark matter, what the universe is made of and how it evolved from a tiny point to its current state. Dr White has also been a member of the ATLAS collaboration of the Large Hadron Collider. The results of his research will give us the most detailed possible answer of how the universe came to be.

Since 2011, Dr White has been involved in the “Science of Fiction: Dr Who” as co-writer and co-star of the 90 minute show on the science behind the popular BBC TV series. He appears regularly in broadcast and print media and has written for the RiAus Australia’s Science Channel.

Dr White was awarded his PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2008 and is currently a lecturer in Theoretical Physics at the University of Adelaide.