The University of Western Australia’s node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy is pleased to host a half a day introductory session to the Master of Physics (Astronomy and Astrophysics) 2021.
This session is open to all undergraduate students interested in enrolling in the Master. It will provide key information on the course-work structure, enrolment as well as research projects available.
This is a unique opportunity for students to meet teaching and research staff, ask questions, discuss research opportunities and have their first interaction with potential thesis supervisors.
The session will run on the morning of Friday October 2nd, 2020 from 10 am, in the ground-floor seminar room of the ICRAR building (Ken & Julie Michael building, 7 Fairway, Crawley)
10:00 – Welcome and introduction to Astronomy and Astrophysics at UWA – Luca Cortese
10:10 – Master of Physics (Astronomy and Astrophysics): enrolment/course work/etc. – Matthew Young
10:30 – ICRAR Friday Morning Tea
11:00 – The perspective of former UWA Master students – Jessica Thorne & Philippa Patterson
11:10 – Overview Talks about Master Research Opportunities
Local Universe – Barbara Catinella
Distant Universe – Luke Davies
Computational Astronomy – Chris Power
Gravitational Wave Discovery – Fiona Panther
Multi-messenger and high-energy astrophysics – Bruce Gendre
12:15 – Meet and greet with potential supervisors (light lunch provided)