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The University of Western Australia (UWA)’s node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy together with the Department of Physics are pleased to invite you to a half a day introductory session to the Master of Physics (Astronomy and Astrophysics) 2022.

This session is open to all undergraduate (domestic AND international) students interested in enrolling into 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 September 10th from 10 am AWST.

Participation can be either in person (recommended for students in Perth) or remote (via video link).

In order to book your place and receive information about venue/connection details, please fill the form below.

Registration closed Friday September 3rd.

Registrations have closed.



Starting at 10:00am AWST

10:00-10:10     Welcome to UWAA/Prof. Luca Cortese

10:10-10:30     M(Phys)-Astro enrollment, study plan, etc. – Matthew Young

10:30-11:00     Break [ICRAR Friday morning tea for those attending in person]

11:00-11:10      A chat with former M(Phys)- Astro students                                                                                             Ryan Turner & Jennifer Hardwick

11:10-12:10      An overview of UWA’s research areas

Gravitational Wave Astronomy – Dr. Fiona Panther

Multi-messenger Astronomy – Dr. Bruce Gendre

The gas cycle in the local Universe A/Prof. Barbara Catinella

The evolution of mass and structure across time – Dr. Elisabete da Cunha

Cosmological Theory – A/Prof. Chris Power

Astrophotonics – Dr. David Gozzard

12:10ish             End [Light lunch for those attending in person]