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.
(2024) All offers for postdocs and PhD students have been made and accepted, and the search is complete. We will hire more postdocs and PhD students to the Extragalactic Streams Group in 2025.
(2023) My new email address is: sarah.pearson @ nbi.ku.dk