We want you to reach for the stars

Join the Astrophysics Research Institute and help us break ground in one of the most challenging and fundamental of sciences.

LJMU’s Astrophysics Research Institute (ARI) is one of the leading authorities in astronomy. We own and operate the Liverpool Telescope – the world’s largest fully robotic telescope.

As a student of ARI you will be taught by passionate, world-leading academics within specialist facilities, including a number of professional observatories. You will be fully prepared for a career in astronomy and be able to make key contacts as well as accessing the very latest thinking.