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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) 2024.

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 Friday September 8th, 2023 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.


10:00 – Welcome and introduction to Astronomy and Astrophysics at UWALuca Cortese

10:10 – Master of Physics (Astronomy and Astrophysics): enrolment/course work/etc.-  Matthew Young

10:30 – Break – ICRAR Friday Morning Tea for those attending in person

11:00 – The perspective of former UWA Master students (Samuel Hansen, Eloise Moore)

11:10 – Overview Talks about Master Research Opportunities

Gravitational Wave Discovery

Multi-messenger and high-energy astrophysics

The gas cycle in the local Universe

The Distant Universe

Computational Theory


12:15 – Meet and greet with potential supervisors for those attending in person (light lunch provided)

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