Margherita Molaro

CRC Postdoc

Margherita Molaro is a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Radio Cosmology of the University of the Western Cape in Cape¬†Town, South Africa. She works on developing new techniques for modelling the propagation of light in astrophysical simulations, with a particular focus on the study of the Epoch of Reionisation – which took place during the Universe’s first billion years – and of the evolution of galaxies. She is also the founder and coordinator of the astronomy outreach project Astro Molo Mhlaba (, which brings outreach activities and career advice to female primary and high-school students in the underserved communities of Khayelitsha and Philippi.

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