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    Dr Susan Haines

    Murray Edwards College
    Huntingdon Road
    Cambridge
    CB3 0DF

    Admissions Tutor; Official Fellow

    Physics

    Fellow

    Degrees

    MA, MSci, PhD

    Research Interests

    Susan is a particle physicist and a member of the LHCb experimental collaboration, carrying out her research with data provided by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. Her research concerns the precision measurement of certain aspects of a phenomenon called CP violation. This is important in explaining the differences in behaviour between matter and antimatter, and therefore the dominance of matter over antimatter we observe in the Universe today.

    Biography

    As an undergraduate, Susan read Natural Sciences (Physics) at Cambridge; this was followed by a PhD in the High Energy Physics Group at the Cavendish Laboratory. Subsequently, she was the Beatrice Mary Dale Research Fellow at Newnham College, and then a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow.  She joined Murray Edwards as Admissions Tutor in 2019, after holding the same position at St Edmund’s College.  

    Publications

    The highly collaborative nature of the field of particle physics means that Susan is an author of over 450 journal papers published using data from the LHCb experiment.  Details can be found here.