European funding

Several prestigious European awards have been made to the Extrasolar Planets theme. Please see the below table for details.

Principal investigatorArea of researchValueAward typeYear
Prof Gilles Chabrier Star and planet formation €2.5million Advanced European Research Council grant 2012
Prof Isabelle Baraffe Stellar and planetary structures €2.5million Advanced European Research Council grant 2012
Dr Matthew Browning Stellar and planetary magnetism €1.5million Starting European Research Council grant 2013
Dr David Sing Characterisation of exoplanet atmospheres €1.5million Starting European Research Council grant 2013