Dr. Sarah Pearson

Astrophysicist, Science Communicator & Public Speaker


Sarah Pearson is an Assistant Professor at the University of Copenhagen, where she does research on galactic dynamics. Her research is funded by a Villum Young Investigator grant and a Marie-Sklodowska Curie Actions Fellowship. Pearson's two passions are astrophysics research and communicating astrophysics. She has extensive experience giving lectures to both scientific peers and to non-scientific audiences. Follow these links for more details on her Publications (ADS), CV (pdf), and Research.

(2024) I received an ERC starting grant! I'm very excited to expand the Extragalactic Streams Group at U. Copenhagen in the years to come!
(2024) I've been selected for Berlingske's Talent 100-list celebrating talented people in Denmark.
(2023) My new email address is: sarah.pearson @ nbi.ku.dk