Public Lectures

The School of Physics and Astronomy is introducing a monthly public lecture series on the last Tuesday of every month. A practical activity will precede the lecture, beginning at 6.30pm, with the lecture starting at 7pm. If you would like to receive information about future public lectures, please add your email to our mailing list here.

These sessions are appropriate for teachers or VCE students.

All sessions are held at the Clayton Campus: Getting to Monash Clayton Campus | Clayton Campus Map

Note: Parking is available free after 5pm in N1 multi-level car park at 10 Research Way

If you have questions about the talks, please contact:        Dr Dianne RukaContact Details

Talks for 2018

Dr Felix Pollock
Quantum reality:  Cats, photons and breaking the banking system
Tuesday, 27 November - 6.30 pm Theatre S3, 16 Rainforest Walk
Dr Jasmina Lazendic-Galloway
From space back to Earth: implications of formation of the Australian Space Agency on STEM education
Tuesday, 30 October - 6.30 pm Theatre S3, 16 Rainforest Walk
Dr Eric Thrane
Black holes and merging neutron stars: frontiers in gravitational-wave astronomy  Slides
Tuesday, 25 September - 6.30 pm Theatre S3, 16 Rainforest Walk
Professor Michael Fuhrer
Tying electrons into knots:  The new science of topological materials
Tuesday, 28 August - 6.30 pm Theatre S3, 16 Rainforest Walk
Associate Professor Daniel Price
Discovery of the first baby planet Flyer
Tuesday, 31 July - 6.30 pm Theatre S3, 16 Rainforest Walk

Associate Professor Peter Skands
Large Hadron Collider Flyer Slides

Tuesday, 26 June - 6.30 pm Theatre S3, 16 Rainforest Walk

Professor John Lattanzio
A Galaxy Full of Stars  Flyer Slides

Tuesday, 29 May - 6.30 pm Room G29 (Ground Floor), New Horizons Building (20 Research Way)        

Dr Rosemary Mardling
Exoplanets Flyer Slides

Tuesday, 24 April - 6.30 pm Room G29 (Ground Floor), New Horizons Building (20 Research Way)
Professor Kris Helmerson
Particles vs Waves
Tuesday, 27 March - 6.30 pm Lecture Theatre S2, 16 Rainforest Walk (practical activity will be held in the foyer)