Degrees: B.Sc.(Hons) (Cape Town), B.Com.(Hons) (Cape Town); Ph.D. (Cantab).

Google Scholar page: here

Past Positions:

  • Lecturer, DAMTP (Cambridge)
  • Professor of Cosmic Physics, SISSA (Trieste)
  • Visiting Professor: Texas University, University of Chicago, Hamburg University, Boston University, University of Alberta, London University.
  • Visiting Fellow Commoner, Trinity College, Cambridge from April to September, 2013
  • Visiting Professor Physics Department, Oxford University 2016-2018
  • Visiting Professor of Complex Systems, Said School of Business, Oxford 2019-2021


Recent publications include the following:

Also a link to these two articles 
        4. Quantum physics and biology: the local wavefunction approach
        5. Physical time and human time

Teaching and research interests:
- General Relativity theory and its application to the study of the large-scale structure of the universe (cosmology).
- The history and philosophy of cosmology.
- Complex systems and emergence of complexity.
- The human brain and behaviour.
- Science policy, developmental issues.
- Science and mathematics education.
- The relation of science to religion.