Sam Dolan

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Sam Dolan is a Lecturer of Applied Mathematics at the University of Sheffield, UK, and a member of the Lancaster-Manchester-Sheffield Consortium for Fundamental Physics. He holds a Ph.D. and M.Sci. from the University of Cambridge, and he has undertaken postdoctoral research at the University College Dublin and the University of Southampton. His research interests include testing new physics with black hole imaging, gravitational-wave astronomy, and the two-body problem in general relativity.


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