Martin S. Sloth

Portrait of Martin S. Sloth

Associate Professor

Jr. Group Leader, Universe-Origins

Phone: (+45) 6550 2307
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Short CV


  • 2003 Fil. Dr. in Theoretical Physics, University of Helsinki. 
  • 2000 Cand. Scient. (Master) in Physics, the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen. 
  • 1997 B.Sc. in physics and mathematics, University of Copenhagen.


  • 2012 - Present Associate Professor, CP3-Origins, SDU. 
  • 2011 - 2012 Maitre assistant, Theoretical physics division, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2009 - 2011 CERN fellow, the theory unit at CERN, Switzerland. 
  • 2006 - 2009 Research assistant professor, University of Aarhus, Denmark. 
  • 2004 - 2006 Post-doctoral researcher, University of California, Davis, USA. 
  • 2003 - 2004 Post-doctoral researcher, the Helsinki Institute of Physics, Finland. 
  • 2000 - 2003 Research assistant, University of Helsinki, Finland.

Other affiliations

Associated Scientist, CERN

Awards and Grants

  • 2011 Jr. Group Leader Fellowship grant from the Lundbeck Foundation, DKK 10 mill. (€ 1.3 mill.). 
  • 2010 Awarded an honorable mention in the 2010 Gravity Research Foundation essay competition.
  • 2009 Awarded CERN theory fellowship.
  • 2000 Inter-Nordic Mobility scholarship from NorFA.
  • 1998 Selected as official summer student at CERN

Academic Commissions of Trust


  • Head of Ph.D. program in physics
  • Member of the NORDITA gravity and cosmology post-doc selection committee


  • Reviewer Erwin Schroedinger-Fellowships,the Austrian national science foundation (2015)
  • Reviewer for Vidi-research proposals, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientic Research (Dutch Science Council) (2012)
  • Reviewer for University Research Fellowships, The Royal Society in UK (2011)


  • Acting referee for JHEP (Journal of High Energy Physics), JCAP (Journal of Cosmology and Astro-particle Physics), PRD (Physical Review D), PRL (Physical Review Letters), Classical and Quantum Gravity, Astroparticle Physics, and MNRAS (Monthly News of Royal Astronomical Society).

Courses and students

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Research Interests

Cosmology, astroparticle physics, physics beyond the standard model, quantum field theory, string theory.