Find answers to some frequently asked questions about the Astrophysics Group.

Email us if you think we've missing something.

Don't be shy about asking other group members something - chances are, they've asked the same question themselves!

UQ-wide student support

Visit our School's support pages for current students for general information about starting at UQ, such as IT and study support, campus maps, and settling in to UQ and Brisbane.

Group-specific support

Room keys and paperwork

Email Tara Massingham or visit her in Room 324 of the Physics Annexe (Building 6) to get room keys and a computer account, and to complete any necessary safety paperwork.

Internal calendars

Ask any staff/PhD student to add you to the group's internal calendars.

Check the talk timetable on the calendar to see when you're next scheduled to give a talk and chair the group meeting session.  

Events and talks

Look out for our regular Astrophysics Group events, seminars and colloquia. Events include Journal Club (mainly for PhD level and above), Group lunch (for everyone), and Group meeting (for everyone).

Seminars and colloquia are usually held on Fridays at 4pm; tea is served from 3.40pm.

Journals and papers

Sign up to Benty-Fields to vote for journal club papers. Select the 'Join Journal Club' menu on the left to join the UQ-Swinburne journal club.

Check the astro-ph arxiv each morning for recent Astrophysics publications. To find older papers use the NASA ADS search.

Mailing lists

Join our mailing list via email. Ensure you send the email 
from the address that you want subscribed.

You can unsubscribe via email once you've finished your studies with us.

Contact Professor Tamara Davis if you have any problems.