Recent Talks + Public Events

Beginning and End of the Universe – Dark Cosmos, Uluru Astronomy Weekend, 20 – 22nd October 2017
Illuminating the Dark Ages of the Universe, Allison-Levick Memorial Lecture, University of Melbourne, 25th November 2016
Dark Cosmos – Our Place in Space – The Vast Array of the MWA Telescope, Uluru Astronomy Weekend, 26 – 28th August 2016
For Thought: Origins, The Wheeler Centre, 30th June 2015
Reading on Vocation with Romona Koval – Scientists, The Wheeler Centre, 25th August 2010
A New Era in Australian Radio Astronomy: MWA, ASKAP and SKA, Harley Wood Winter School – Monash University, 4 – 7th July 2013

Featured Media

December 21st, 2016
Pursuit, University of Melbourne
To Infinity and Beyond

December 24th, 2015
Pursuit, University of Melbourne
Why Science Matters: Five of the Best Stories

September 29th, 2015
Pursuit, University of Melbourne
Running water = possibly life on Mars

April 24th, 2015
The Conversation
Hubble in pictures: astronomers’ top picks

May 6th, 2014
The Conversation
To reach for the stars, Australia must focus on astronomy

August 27th, 2014
Weekend with the Stars

August 17th, 2009
News Corp Australia Network
First Impressions: Rachel Webster

July 17th, 2009
ABC Talks, Adelaide Festival of Ideas
Where do Big Ideas Come From?

December 13th, 2006
Nature, Special Report
Model Mentors

“Astronomy has always been a field where big ideas dominate” – Prof. R.L. Webster