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Laura Bonavera
Assistant Professor (Profesor Ayudante Doctor)
Physics Department,
University of Oviedo,
C/ Federico García Lorca, 18,
33007 Oviedo (Spain)

Birth Place, Country:
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

Academic Details:

Career overview:
My interest has spanned from the Cosmic Infrared Background to extragalactic sources during my Ph.D. at the International School for Advanced Studies and to cosmology during my postdocs at the Cantabria University, Instituto de Fisica de Cantabria and University of Oviedo.

Current research/ job focus:
Currently, my main research is in finding answers to the greatest questions in astrophysics and cosmology: the origin and nature of Dark Matter and Dark Energy. Now my research is focused on the lensing effects produced on high-z sub-mm galaxies.

Area of expertise:
Astronomy & Astrophysics, Cosmology, Radio Astronomy

Area of interests:
Data Analysis


What do you like to do when not doing science?
I enjoy being with my little girls and if I have time travelling and reading.

What motivated you to choose your field of study/ your professional field?
Since I was a kid, I have always wanted to be a scientist. Reading the last chapter of my Physics book when I was in high school made me love Cosmology and the origin of the Universe.

Social Media pages (e.g. LinkedIn, Twitter):
Twitter account @laurabonavera