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Last Friday, five ICRAR/UWA students were awarded their PhDs, the most that have crossed the stage in one graduation ceremony. We look forward to many more graduation ceremonies full of our students in years to come!

Professor Peter Quinn with Dr Robin Cook, Dr Hosein Hashemizadeh, Dr Garima Chauhan, Dr Tristan Reynolds, and Dr Fiona Audcent-Ross.

Dr Robin Cook

Thesis: The connection between cold gas reservoirs and morphology in galaxies

Supervisors: Dr B Catinella, Dr L Cortese, Dr A Robotham

Dr Hosein Hashemizadeh

Thesis: The emergence of bulges and disks in the universe

Supervisors: Professor S Driver, Dr L Davies, Dr A Robotham

Dr Garima Chauhan

Thesis: The connection between atomic hydrogen, galaxies and dark matter in galaxy formation simulations

Supervisors: Dr C Lagos Urbina, Dr A Stevens, Dr C Power

Dr Tristan Reynolds

Thesis: The effect of the environment on the neutral hydrogen content of galaxies

Supervisors: Professor L Staveley-Smith, Dr T Westmeier, Dr M Meyer, Dr J Rhee

Dr Fiona Audcent-Ross

Thesis: Star formation and destruction in the local Universe

Supervisors: Professor G Meurer, Dr I Wong, Professor S Driver

Graduates with their supervisors and ICRAR’s Executive Director. Left to right: Dr Claudia Lagos, Professor Peter Quinn, Dr Ivy Wong, Dr Adam Stevens, Dr Robin Cook, Dr Hosein Hashemizadeh, Dr Garima Chauhan, Professor Gerhardt Meurer, Dr Tristan Reynolds, Dr Fiona Audcent-Ross.