The award will be dedicated to the study and understanding of black holes in General Relativity and other theories of gravity. For further details on the group's work, see this link.
Citation: ERC Starting Independent Researcher Grants aim to support up-and-coming research leaders who are about to establish or consolidate a proper research team and to start conducting independent research in Europe. The scheme targets promising researchers who have the proven potential of becoming independent research leaders. It will support the creation of excellent new research teams and will strengthen others that have been recently created.