Magdalena Larfors

Assistant Professor at Department of Physics and Astronomy, Theoretical Physics

Visiting address:
Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1

Postal address:
Box 516
751 20 UPPSALA

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Assistant professor (docent, PhD) in theoretical physics, in particular string theory. Teaches Mathematical methods of physics (1FA121) and Mechanics 3 (1FA103).

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2019-2021 Grant from the Carl Trygger foundation “The Structure of Realistic String Vacua”

2017 Docent (Swedish academic title) in theoretical physics

2017-2020 Starting Grant from the Swedish Research Council Realistic Ground States of String Theory

2017-- Assistant Professor Uppsala University.

2014-2016 Researcher Uppsala University.

2012-2014 Post Doc Oxford University.

2009-2012 Post Doc Ludwig Maximilians Universitu, Munich.

2009 PhD in theoretical physics, Uppsala university.


Magdalena Larfors studies string theory, and in particular how string and M theory can be compactified to 4 dimensional models that describe our world. A key interest in how the geometry and topology of the extra dimensions determine the lower-dimensional physics of a compactification.


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