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Under the Stars with Prof. Lisa Harvey-Smith
Join Dr Joh from the Science Space team as Lisa shares everything there is to know about the stars above us, what to look out for and could there be other life in the Universe! Joh will also put your questions to Lisa as you join us for this Spring Holiday Wednesday Webinar series.
Ideal for interested 6 years old and their families.
Come and explore other worlds with well-known experts in science and astrophysics in a LIVE Q&A via zoom. Get your curly science questions at the ready for some family science fun! Bookings essential.


Q&A with Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith, award-winning astrophysicist and author
Wednesday 29th September, 6pm

Sep 29, 2021 06:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Lisa Harvey-Smith
Prof @Astronomer and Women in STEM Ambassador
Astronomy career Lisa earned a Masters degree in Physics with Honours in Astronomy & Astrophysics from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and a Ph.D. in Radio Astronomy from Jodrell Bank Observatory at the University of Manchester, before embarking on a professional career in astronomy. A two-month research project at the Max-Planck-Institute for Radio Astronomy in Germany was followed by a two-year stint as a researcher at The Joint Institute for Very Long Baseline Interferometry in Europe (JIVE) in the Netherlands. She finally moved to Australia, where she has been based for over a decade. Lisa has spent much of her career working to maintain and develop professional astronomical observatories. She was formerly the project scientist for the $188M Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder telescope at CSIRO and led a group of 30 scientists at Australia's radio telescope national facility. She retains an active program of research, alongside her PhD students, and has published