All Post Graduate Projects Science & Engineering

Engineering has 2 major fields that our projects explore.

Astronomical Instrumentation and signal processing

PROJECT NAME SUPERVISOR APPLY
Probing the Cosmic Dawn and the Epoch of Reionisation by Global 21cm signal measurements A/Prof Randall Wayth Open
Active cancellation of Radio Frequency Interference for the MWA and SKA-Low radio telescopes A/Prof Randall Wayth Open
Powerful Black Holes Accreting at Extreme Rates Dr Gemma Anderson Open
Strategic Scholarship
Opens 19th July

Radio frequency front-ends

PROJECT NAME SUPERVISOR APPLY
Advances in antenna array theory for SKA Prof. David Davidson Open
Fast radio burst receiver for coherence detection Dr Adrian Sutinjo Open
Polarization calibration of low-frequency radio telescopes Dr Adrian Sutinjo Open
UAVs for antenna pattern measurements Prof. David Davidson Open
Wideband Electronically Steered Antenna Array Design and Characterisation Dr Maria Kovaleva Open


Science has 5 major fields that our projects explore.

Accretion jets and slow transients

PROJECT NAME SUPERVISOR APPLY
Accretion and outflow around feeding stellar-mass black holes Prof. James Miller-Jones Open
Detecting Fast Radio Bursts from merging neutron stars Dr Gemma Anderson Open
Developing analytical techniques to detect and classify black holes and neutron stars in large astronomical surveys Dr Arash Bahramian Open
Real-time imaging of jets from accreting black holes Prof. James Miller-Jones Open

Epoch of reionisation

PROJECT NAME SUPERVISOR APPLY
Searching for the early Universe by combining the knowledge of the world’s most powerful radio interferometers A/Prof Cathryn Trott Open
Understanding Epoch of Reionisation using Mimic Galaxies Dr Anshu Gupta Open

Extragalactic radio astronomy

PROJECT NAME SUPERVISOR APPLY
Determining the Jet-Accretion Connection in Super-massive Black Holes Dr Nick Seymour Open
GLEAM-X: Exploring the Universe in Radio Colour Dr Natasha Hurley-Walker Open
Interplanetary Weather Forecasting with the Murchison Widefield Array Dr John Morgan Open
Machine Learning Analysis of Huge Radio Astronomy Surveys Dr Tim Galvin Open
Monster black holes at the dawn of cosmic time Dr Jess Broderick Open
The Impact of Powerful Radio Galaxies on Cosmic Evolution Dr Nick Seymour Open

Pulsars & Transients

PROJECT NAME SUPERVISOR APPLY
Discovering Binary and Millisecond Pulsars using Next-generation Low-frequency Radio Telescope Dr Ramesh Bhat Open
From Western Australia to the Moon: radio detection of cosmic rays Dr Clancy James Open
Precision cosmology with fast radio bursts Dr Clancy James Open
Probing the micro-arcsecond and milli-arcsecond structure in the interstellar medium using low-frequency pulsar measurements Dr Ramesh Bhat Open
Resolving Pico-arcsecond Structures in Relativistic Plasmas Around Pulsars Dr Samuel McSweeney Open

Stars & Stellar Evolution

PROJECT NAME SUPERVISOR APPLY
Searching the Skies for Supernova Remnants Dr Natasha Hurley-Walker Opens 12th July, Strategic Scholarship Opens 17th July