News and Events (See also Colloquia/Seminars)
Information about Final Physics Exams for Session 1
Upcoming Colloquium on 4th June 2013 at 12pm
Professor Bryan Gaensler (Centre for All-sky Astrophysics / The University of Sydney) will talk on Radio Polarimetry and the Magnetic Universe. Further information.
Casual Laboratory Demonstrators - First Year Physics Teaching Laboratory
The School of Physics invites expressions of interest from enthusiastic, suitably qualified people to work as demonstrators in First Year Physics laboratory classes. Enquire from Jan 8th 2013. Further information. Download and complete application form .
Faculty of Science Honours Relocation Scholarships
The Dean's Honours Relocation Scholarship (valued at $5,000) is a new scheme designed to provide opportunities for high-performing students not studying at UNSW to do their Honours year in the Faculty of Science. Details of the scholarship are available on the Faculty of Science website, and details of Honours in the School of Physics can be found here.
Top-Up PhD Scholarship in Astrophysics
School of Physics, University of New South Wales
A top-up scholarship, valued at A$5,000 per annum for 3-years, is available for international and Australian PhD students enrolled at UNSW to work with Professor Michael Burton on an ARC-funded Discovery Project entitled “Dark Gas and the Formation of Molecular Clouds”. Further Information
Ph.D. openings in Nanoelectronics for 2013 (pdf flyer)
The Nanoelectronics group (Micolich) is looking to recruit Ph.D. students for 2013. Projects offered will be on the electronic properties of devices based on semiconductor nanowires. Full details of the groups research can be found at http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/nanoelectronics/
New courses at the School of Physics
PHYS1160 Introductory Astronomy - a new, online only, first year course in astronomy. Suitable as an elective or as a General Studies subject for non-science students. Further information
PHYS1211 Energy and Environmental Physics - an introduction to the physics of energy use and the environment. Suitable as an elective course in first year or as a General Studies subject for non-science students. Further information
Also see the First Year Physics website for contact details.