CAASTRO Completed PhDs

Below is a list of recent PhD theses completed under the supervision of one or more CAASTRO members. For a list of current CAASTRO PhD students, please visit the people page. To find out where our PhD graduates are now - click here.

2016

Sarah Reeves, H1 and OH absorption line studies of nearby galaxies, University of Sydney

Andrew Johnson, Testing non-standard cosmological models with galaxy surveys, Swinburne University

Joseph Callingham, An MWA source catalogue: Compact steep spectrum and gigahertz peaked spectrum sources at low radio frequencies, University of Sydney

Samuel Richards, Novel new astrophotonic technologies and telescope instruments to addres the role of star formation as a function of galaxy environment, University of Sydney

Jack Line, Detecting the power spectrum of the 21-sm emission of hydrogen from the Epoch of Reionisation, University of Melbourne

2015

Catherine deBurgh-Day, Direct Shear Mapping, University of Melbourne

Antonios Katsianis, Feedback and Evolution of High Redshift Galaxies, University of Melbourne

Syed Uddin, On the Influence of the Host Galaxy in Supernova Cosmology, Swinburne University

Emily Petroff, Our Dynamic Galaxy, Swinburne University

Anthea King, Active Galactic Nuclei as high redshift standard candles, University of Queensland

Steven Murray, Non-Parametric Descriptions of dark Matter Haloes, University of Western Australia

2014

Nastaran Rezaee (MPhil), Simulation of noise properties of the Murchison Wide-field Array, University of Melbourne

Tao Hong, The observational characteristics of the inhomogenous matter distribution in the Universe, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Ben McKinley, Early science with the Murchison Wide-field Array: From the moon to the nearest radio galaxies, Australian National University

Sharon Rapoport, Gamma ray bursts and exploding stars, Australian National University

Jonghwan Rhee, Cosmic hydrogen – fuel for star formation and tracer of baryon flow, Australian National University

2013

Bradley Greig, Lyα as a cosmological probe of dark energy: assessing the impact of systematics, The University of Melbourne

Kitty Lo, Understanding and classifying the time-variable sky, The University of Sydney

Morag Scrimgeour, Cosmology with structure and motion in the Universe, University of Western Australia

2012

Ben Barsdell, Spotting radio transients with the help of GPUs, Swinburne University

Lina Levin, A search for radio pulsars: From millisecond pulsars to magnetars, Swinburne University

Christina Magoulas, The fundamental plane and peculiar velocities from the 6dF galaxy survey, The University of Melbourne

Ragini Singh, Quasars and the transverse proximity effect, Australian National University

2011

Keith Bannister, Astrophysical radio transients: Surveys and techniques, The University of Sydney

 a list of recent PhD theses completed under the supervision of one or more CAASTRO members. For a list of current CAASTRO PhD students, please visit the people page.

 

2014

Tao Hong, The observational characteristics of the inhomogenous matter distribution in the Universe, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Ben McKinley, Early science with the Murchison Wide-field Array: From the moon to the nearest radio galaxies, Australian National University

Sharon Rapoport, Gamma ray bursts and exploding stars, Australian National University

Jonghwan Rhee, Cosmic hydrogen – fuel for star formation and tracer of baryon flow, Australian National University

 

2013

Bradley Greig, Lyα as a cosmological probe of dark energy: assessing the impact of systematics, The University of Melbourne

Kitty Lo, Understanding and classifying the time-variable sky, The University of Sydney

Morag Scrimgeour, Cosmology with structure and motion in the Universe, University of Western Australia

 

2012

Ben Barsdell, Spotting radio transients with the help of GPUs, Swinburne University

Lina Levin, A search for radio pulsars: From millisecond pulsars to magnetars, Swinburne University

Christina Magoulas, the fundamental plane and peculiar velocities from the 6dF galaxy survey, The University of Melbourne

Ragini Singh, Quasars and the transverse proximity effect, Australian National University

 

2011

Keith Bannister, Astrophysical radio transients: Surveys and techniques, The University of Sydney

This is a list of recent PhD theses completed under the supervision of one or more CAASTRO members. For a list of current CAASTRO PhD students, please visit the people page.

 

2014

Tao Hong, The observational characteristics of the inhomogenous matter distribution in the Universe, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Ben McKinley, Early science with the Murchison Wide-field Array: From the moon to the nearest radio galaxies, Australian National University

Sharon Rapoport, Gamma ray bursts and exploding stars, Australian National University

Jonghwan Rhee, Cosmic hydrogen – fuel for star formation and tracer of baryon flow, Australian National University

 

2013

Bradley Greig, Lyα as a cosmological probe of dark energy: assessing the impact of systematics, The University of Melbourne

Kitty Lo, Understanding and classifying the time-variable sky, The University of Sydney

Morag Scrimgeour, Cosmology with structure and motion in the Universe, University of Western Australia

 

2012

Ben Barsdell, Spotting radio transients with the help of GPUs, Swinburne University

Lina Levin, A search for radio pulsars: From millisecond pulsars to magnetars, Swinburne University

Christina Magoulas, the fundamental plane and peculiar velocities from the 6dF galaxy survey, The University of Melbourne

Ragini Singh, Quasars and the transverse proximity effect, Australian National University

 

2011

Keith Bannister, Astrophysical radio transients: Surveys and techniques, The University of Sydney