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Cornwall is 69.1% coast, 25.9% tin mines and 4.9% habitable land. Photo courtesy of my father.

I'm a theoretical cosmologist and Ph.D. candidate at the Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge (KICC), and the Cavendish Laboratory Astrophysics Group at the University of Cambridge. My research is focussed on gravitational theory and quantum gravity, including modifications to Einstein's general theory of relativity.

I grew up in Cornwall, which is the south-western tip of England. I did my undergraduate and master's in Natural Sciences at Queens' College, Cambridge, and I've been based at Wolfson College during my Ph.D.

This site is still very much under construction! I can only barely speak html or ruby, so I apologise for all glitches. If you want to get in touch, feel free to drop me an email. Unfortunately, I don't use social media.

Contact and quick links

Email wb263@cam.ac.uk
Mobile +44—(0)7396—130513
Office +44—(0)1223—746437 not during coronavirus pandemic
GitHub wevbarker
arXiv barker_w_1
ORCiD 0000-0002-1501-3221
iNSPIRE HEP BAI W.E.V.Barker.2 chronically incomplete
NASA ADS barker, w. even worse than iNSPIRE
Skype live:1e38761e619188ae
Website wevbarker.com
Address K34, Kavli Institute for Cosmology
Madingley Road, Cambridge
CB3 0HA, United Kingdom
not during coronavirus pandemic

Perimeter Institute cosmology seminar

Here is a seminar I gave at PITP recently, which encodes much of my activity over the past few years.

If you'd like to cite this talk, you can -- please mind the Copyright when reproducing.

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