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Dr Avishai Gilkis 

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Avishai obtained a BSc degree from Tel Aviv University, and MSc and PhD degrees from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Upon completing his PhD, Avishai was awarded the Blavatnik Fellowship by the British Council and commenced a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Cambridge. After a second postdoctoral position, at Tel Aviv University, Avishai moved back to Cambridge, and has been an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Astronomy since 2024. His research focuses on the evolution of massive stars and their explosions as core-collapse supernovae.