Josu Aurrekoetxea

Josu Aurrekoetxea


University of Oxford

Josu is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oxford. He is a Beecroft Fellow in the Astrophysics sub-department and an extraordinary Junior Research Fellow at The Queen’s College. His main research area is the strong field regime of gravity, in particular he is interested in gravitational waves and theoretical cosmology.


  • Strong-Field Gravity
  • Topological Defects
  • Early Universe Cosmology
  • Gravitational Waves
  • Numerical Methods


  • Postdoc, 2021-present

    University of Oxford

  • PhD, 2017-2021

    King's College London

  • Master, 2016-2017

    Imperial College London

  • Undergraduate, 2012-2016

    University of the Basque Country