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NSW Branch

Welcome to the New South Wales (NSW) branch of the AIP.  Watch this space for local events in NSW! The NSW branch page is managed by Dr Graeme Melville .

  • NSW Awards and Prizes

The NSW Branch celebrates its physicists by giving out awards and prizes. 

Click below for the latest (2021) Australian Institute of Physics New South Wales Awards.

Check Out NSW Awards And Prizes

2023 Events

  • Frontiers of Science Forum - Friday 24 March - FLYER
  • Research Poster Presentation - UWS Campus Mon 3 April - FLYER

2022 Past Events


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WHEN: 6.30 for 7PM, Friday 26 August, 2022
WHERE: Harold Park Hotel, 70A Ross St, Forest Lodge
HOW MUCH: Free, thanks to the fabulous sponsor Laboratories Credit Union (LCU)
 2022 Physics in the Pub Recording:

  • Einstein Lecture - Free. Wednesday 14 September at Keith Burrows Lecture Theatre (J14) UNSW - Refreshments 6:30 pm. Lecture 7:15 pm.   FLYER .   This event has finished but has been RECORDED.

    'Ripples in Space and Time: How gravitational waves have shaken our universe' by Prof Geraint Lewis and Prof. Tara Murphy. 

           Entry FREE but Registration is essential.
                                             Flyer.                             Registration 

Latest News

  • 2022 NSW Community Outreach to Physics Award. The Australian Institute of Physics in New South Wales has instituted this annual award as a means to recognise the work of individuals for community outreach to the discipline of physics. This Award seeks to acknowledge an individual, with a clearly notable record of work in contributing to outreach, physics education, and has demonstrated passion for the study of physics in New South Wales. Closes 8 October 2022.
  • 2022 NSWAIP Best Graduating Student - NEW
  • 2022 AIP Postgraduate Awards8 November 2022.

Recorded Videos

Past Events

Past 2021 Events:

  • 1st event of the year – Friday 12 March 2021

Presents: 2021 Frontiers of Science Forum

Exploring major discoveries and theories in physics, mathematics, biology and chemistry at this year’s combined AIP, TGNSW and RACI meeting. Please refer to the flyer as registration is necessary for attendance. FLYER

  • April 26, 27 , 28. AIPNSW WIP Lecture Series, Venue: Sydney and Wollongong. Speaker A/Prof Susanna Guatelli. Two Public Lectures. One at Wollongong Space Centre – bookings at 6: 00 pm on 26 April. Also at Macquarie University on Tues 27 April at 6:00 pm – Bookings. The topic is: Title: Radiation protection of astronauts in human missions to Mars: simulation and reality.
  • August 17. Einstein Lecture. Digital event from UNSW. 

    The Race to Mars  - Intro by Dr Graeme Melville (UNSW) with twin lectures by Prof Iver Cairns (USyd) on how 'Space Weather' will affect any journey to Mars with A/Prof Susanna Guatelli (UWollongong) talking about the latest research on biological radiation hazards that astronauts will be subjected to.                                                                               To watch go to link.

  • 15 October AIPNSW Physics in the Cloud. This will be an e-event. Register below.

  • 9 November AIPNSW Postgraduate Awards Day 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm.

  • 16 November NSWAIP AGM 6 pm - 6:45 pm.

  •  ZOOm into Physics Past events details HERE

  More past NSW events, please click here.

Website:  Graeme Melville

Listen to some of his radio interviews: Exoplanets;   Earth’s Pole Reversal – ABC Wollongong;  Earth’s Pole Reversal – ABC AdelaideEarth Spinning Faster

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