Laura Watkins


Main Research Fields

  • Internal kinematics of globular clusters.
  • Discrete dynamical modelling of stellar systems, particularly using Jeans models.
  • Proper-motion measurements from Hubble and Gaia.
  • Mass profiles of dwarf galaxies.
  • Globular clusters and dwarf galaxies as tracers of their host galaxies.


  • Astrometry
  • Dynamical Modelling
  • Globular Clusters
  • Local Group Galaxies
  • Proper Motions
  • Stellar Kinematics

Ongoing collaborations


Project/mission at ESA

Hubble Space Telescope