Muhammad Naeem Anwar

Member since 2023

Occupation: Royal Society-Newton International Fellow at Swansea University

I'm passionate about science communication and would like to advocate for more engagement with the public.


Muhammad Naeem Anwar is a theoretical particle physicist whose research focuses on the strong force that binds quarks and gluons to form hadrons. He is interested in hadrons which involve more complex and unusual combinations of quarks, called exotic hadrons.

Naeem is currently a Newton International Fellow of The Royal Society at Swansea University (Department of Physics). Formerly, he was a postdoc at the University of Bonn and Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany.

He received a PhD in Theoretical Physics from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences and was awarded the Excellent International Graduate 2018. He was a visiting PhD student at the University of Bonn. He obtained his B.Sc.(Hons.) in Computational Physics and M.Phil. in High Energy Physics from the University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.


  • Better funding for early career researchers
  • Critical thinking skill development in education
  • Cross-cultural and international education
  • EDI process improvements
  • Education - responsibilities and influences
  • Engaging under-represented audiences
  • International engagement
  • Research culture
  • Societal impact of research
  • Timely information sharing