School of Physics
The School of Physics at the University of Sydney is the leading Physics department in the country, with outstanding staff and students undertaking world-leading teaching and research.
Our 100 staff and 150 postgraduate students conduct research across a vast range of interests from nanoparticles to clusters of galaxies and from theoretical modelling to laboratory experiments. With access to supercomputers, modern laboratory facilities and observatories, locally, nationally and internationally, the School of Physics is the premier environment for physics education and research.
Professor Fulvio Melia, University of Arizona. Presented by the School of Physics, the Sydney Institute for Astronomy and the ARC Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO)
Professor Harry Messel AC CBE, has been awarded one of the Australian Academy of Science's highest honours, the Academy Medal.
PhD student from the SIfA, Paul Stewarts entry 'Postcards from the Solar System's edge' reveals stunning images using a novel technique of stars and their composition.