Dr Richard Brearton - PhD student

University of Oxford

Richard joined the Skyrmion Project in Oxford in 2017 as a shared facility student with Diamond Light Source. He received his MPhys in Physics from the University of Oxford in 2017, and graduated with a DPhil in 2021. His thesis received a commendation for excellence from the head of the MPLS division. He is now a data analysis scientist at Diamond Light Source.

His main research interests are in micromagnetics, magnetic skyrmions and scattering techniques. He is particularly interested in the structure, dynamics and interactions between topologically distinct magnetic states.