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  • Professor Alfonso Aragon-Salamanca

    Professor of Astronomy

    University of Nottingham

    Alfonso studied Astrophysics at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and obtained a PhD from Durham University in 1991. He stayed at Durham as a postdoctoral researcher until 1993 and then worked as a Royal Society University Research Fellow at the Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge until 1999. After that he joined the University of Nottingham as a Lecturer, becoming Professor of Astronomy in 2009. He now leads the Astronomy Group at the University of Nottingham.

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DEBATE: HS2

Qualifying Round: Nottingham & Derby 2012/13

DEBATE: Free speech

Qualifying Round: Nottingham & Derby 2012/13

DEBATE: Embryo Screening

Qualifying Round: Nottingham & Derby 2010/11

DEBATE: Monarchy

Qualifying Round: Nottingham & Derby 2008/09

DEBATE: Space Exploration

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Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

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North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



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