Local area CAASTRO meetings

Sydney / Canberra / Brisbane


Date: Monday 31 July 2017
Time: 12.00noon-12.45pm AEST
Locations: USyd - CAASTRO Boardroom, School of Physics A28, ANU - CSO Boardroom, Mount Stromlo; UQ - Interaction room

12:00 Elaine - welcome
12:10 Daniel Muthukrishna (ANU) - “DASH: Deep learning for the spectral classification of supernovae in OzDES"

12:20 Nic Scott (USyd) - “The SAMI Galaxy Survey Data Release"

12:30 Emil Lenc (USyd) - “The First All-sky Blind Survey in Circular Polarisation(?)"

12:40 Elaine - wrap up

12:45 Lunch

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 15 Augsut 2017
Time: 15:00 - 16:30 (AEST)
Location: CAS staff room, Lvl 2, AR building, Swinburne University 

Our speakers are:

We will have two talks, by Shivani Bhandari (Swinburne) and Anthea King (Melbourne). Talk titles and abstracts will be circulated closer to the date.

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: Thursday 20 April 2017
Time: 12:30pm - 3:00pm (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?