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Macquarie physics alumnus to head CSIRO

Macquarie University physics alumnus Dr Larry Marshall was last week announced as the incoming chief executive of Australia’s peak science and research body, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).

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Ivan Fernandez-Corbaton nominated for the AIP Bragg Award.

Ivan Fernandez-Corbaton has been chosen to represent the Department in the Australian Institute of Physics competition for the Bragg Gold Medal for Excellence in Physics. This award aims to recognize the work done by a Ph.D. student in Australia that is …

Prof Jon Dowling visits for 2 weeks

Professor Jon Dowling from the Horace C. Hearne Jr. Institute for Theoretical Physics, is visiting the Department for two weeks, to further develop research collaborations with Dr Dominic Berry and Dr Peter Rohde.

The research collaboration focuses on the exciting …

Emeritus Professor Sir Peter Knight visits

A pioneer of quantum optics, Emeritus Professor Sir Peter Knight FRS was invited to visit Macquarie University to receive the award of the degree Doctor of Letters honoris causa.  This honour was bestowed for the central role he has played …

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Jim Piper retires

Professor Piper retired as Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the end of June 2013.  He has made a singular contribution to Macquarie University, the higher education sector and his discipline over the last 38 years as researcher, teacher, mentor and university leader. As …