RSAA PhD student George Zhou
Masters (Advanced) Information Days

Masters (Advanced) Information Days

RSAA is running a new Masters of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Advanced) from 2015, with information days being held on 2-3 October 2014.

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Singing astronaut inspects space engineering projects

Singing astronaut inspects space engineering projects

Astronaut Chris Hadfield has inspected projects to clean up space junk, and space engineering projects, at the University’s advanced Instrumentation and Tech

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Stellar tales of Stromlo revealed in new Heritage Trail

Stellar tales of Stromlo revealed in new Heritage Trail

More than a decade after it was ravaged by the Canberra Bushfires, Mount Stromlo Observatory has launched a new heritage trail.

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SkyMapper telescope dome
RSAA wins funding for two Future Fellowships

RSAA wins funding for two Future Fellowships

The Australian Research Council has announced that the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics has won funding for two prestigious Future Fellowships.

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Space Engineering facility takes off

Space Engineering facility takes off

Australian space scientists will no longer need to go offshore to build satellites, following the completion of the Advanced Instrumentation and Technology C

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RSAA Engineer wins Women in Industry Awards

RSAA Engineer wins Women in Industry Awards

RSAA is celebrating the achievements of Dr Naomi Mathers, the Australian GMT Project Office Industry Liaison Engineer.

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RSAA astronomer wins 2014 Gruber Cosmology prize

RSAA astronomer wins 2014 Gruber Cosmology prize

RSAA astronomer Professor Ken Freeman has won the 2014 Gruber Cosmology Prize.

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Mount Stromlo Observatory 74-inch dome
Release of report on gender access and equity at RSAA

Release of report on gender access and equity at RSAA

A report on gender access and equity at The Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics was delivered to the Director on 6 March 2014.

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