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Deep impact: Women in Physics tour heading to QLD & VIC

1 Jul 2022 12:00 PM | Anonymous

Free public talks by Women in Physics Lecturer Associate Professor Katarina Miljkovic in Melbourne in July.

Women invited to participate in Girls in Physics Breakfasts in VIC.


The 2022 Women in Physics (WiP) Lecture Tour continues with events in QLD from 18-20 July and in VIC from 27-28 July.

The title of the WiP lecture is ‘Impacts! Rocks from space colliding with planets’ and will give given by planetary scientist A/Prof Katarina Miljkovic (Curtin University). She will describe her work on impact processes, cratering mechanics, and shock physics applied to geological materials.

She’s already given lectures at high schools, universities and public venues in NSW and ACT, including Science Space (Wollongong) and Questacon.

This month, A/Prof Miljkovic will give free talks open to the public on:

Click on the event venues for more details and to register.

A/Prof Miljkovic will also participate in the Girls in Physics Breakfasts occurring across VIC. These events are an opportunity for students in years 10 – 12 to share a table with women in physics or engineering and ask them about their work and lives.  She will participate in the event on 28 Jul at the William Angliss Institute, Melbourne.

Women in physics or engineering (including those studying these subjects at university) are invited to attend and participate in the Girls in Physics Breakfasts by registering here.

A/Prof Milkovic will also give private talks at senior high schools in Brisbane, Cairns, and Melbourne.


CANCELLED: Due to unforeseen circumstances, all QLD events of the 2022 Women in Physics lecture tour will not be going ahead.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused. We hope to re-schedule the events, either in-person or online, at a later date. Please watch this space for more announcements.

More information

To read more about A/ Prof Miljkovic and her work, as well as the lecture tour, visit here.

Further requests for information about the Girls in Physics Breakfasts can be directed to the organiser, Dan O’Keefe.

Further requests for information about QLD events can be directed to the AIP QLD branch chair, Joel Alroe
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