Local area CAASTRO meetings

Sydney / Canberra / Brisbane


Date: Monday 30 October 2017
Time: 12.00-12.45 AEDT (11.00am for those in QLD)
Locations: USyd - CAASTRO Boardroom, School of Physics A28, ANU - CSO Boardroom, Mount Stromlo; UQ - Interaction room


12:00 Elaine - welcome
12:10 Dougal Dobie (USyd) - "Radio follow-up of gravitational wave events"
12:20 Aina Musaeva (USyd/AAO) - "Searching for Intermediate-mass Black Holes in Nearby Dwarfs Galaxies Using X-ray Catalogues"
12:30 Jacobo Asorey (UQ) - "Cosmology with type Ia Supernova gravitational lensing"
12:40 Elaine - wrap up
12:45 Lunch

For those who are joining in person at USyd we will be meeting in rm 414 in the Physics building and there will be lunch provided after the meeting.

Usually on the second Monday (University of Sydney) or second Wednesday (ATNF or AAO) of the month, alternating between Camperdown and Marsfield. Occasional excursions to Canberra and Brisbane.




Date: Tuesday 10 October 2017
Time: 15:00 - 16:30 (AEST)
Location: Geoff Opat Seminar room, Lvl 6, David Caro building, University of Melbourne, 15:00 - 16:30.

Our speakers are:

We have two fantastic talks upcoming, by Sarah Sweet (Swinburne) talking about The internal distribution of galaxy specific angular momentum -- insights into galaxy evolution, and Jack Line (Melbourne) presenting  Measuring the MWA primary beam shape using ORBCOMM satellites.

After the talks, we will provide as usual delicious cake to inspire and fuel further discussions.

Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month, alternating between University of Melbourne (Dr Laura Wolz) and Swinburne University (Prof Jeremy Mould).

Next Meeting: 10 October 2017



Date: Wednesday 18th October 2017
Time: 10:00 am - tbc pm (WST)
Location: ICRAR/UWA (2nd floor boardroom)

This year, we are breaking the mold slightly and will start the meeting with lunch and a meet & greet, followed by the usual round-table member update, 15-20 minute research talks and executive/outreach news.For the catering issue, we need to figure out how many people will attend. Could you check your availability at the following doodle poll at your earliest time?