Astrophysics and Cosmology Research Unit

The Astrophysics and Cosmology Research Unit (ACRU) is a key driver of astronomy and cosmology research with an international reputation. The Unit’s goals include contributing to the knowledge economy of South Africa by producing high-impact research in astrophysics and cosmology, and building local skills and capacity by training high calibre PhD graduates. Another key objective is to create a greater awareness of astronomy in South Africa through public talks, school visits, participation in science exhibitions and the use of social media.

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