A student breaks a brick on Professor Joe Wolfe to demonstrate the physics of collision
14 September 2020

Musical physicist seeks new knowledge

Physics Professor Joe Wolfe is popular among students for dramatic lecture demonstrations. Out of class he researches the mechanics of the human voice and composes music. 

25 September 2014

PhD Top-up Scholarship

A top-up scholarship, valued at A$5,000 per annum for 3-years, is available for international and Australian PhD students.
Radio image of the Milky Way.
23 September 2014

School of Physics Colloquium

The Evolution of the Milky Way Ecosystem, Dr Naomi McClure-Griffiths, Australia Telescope National Facility, CSIRO Astronomy & Space Science
Mechanics MOOC by UNSW on Coursera
25 August 2014

School of Physics launches MOOC for high school students

Over 18000 students have signed up for the School of Physics's first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) using the Coursera platform.
Photo of Peter Reece, UNSW
08 August 2014

Eureka Prize Finalists

Two academics from the School of Physics at UNSW are finalists in this year's Australian Museum Eureka prizes.
Photo of Prof. Michelle Simmons, UNSW
24 April 2014

Physics professor elected to elite academy

Scientia Professor of Physics Michelle Simmons has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.