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I’m Ben. Or more acronymically, I am Dr. Benjamin Shaw PhD MPhys AMInstP. I’m a postdoctoral researcher in the Time Domain Astrophysics Group at the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, Manchester, UK. My research focuses on radio pulsar timing. You can find out more about this on my Research page.

I have a strong involvement in astronomy outreach at the University of Manchester. Amongst other activities, I work on the group’s award-winning astronomy podcast, The Jodcast of which I was executive producer for two years. I’m also a contributor to BBC radio 5’s This Week In Astronomy segment.

In other duties, I am a tutor for undergraduate students in the School of Physics & Astronomy.