My research interests include the stellar populations of dwarf galaxies, the origin of abundance anomalies in globular cluster stars, the star clusters of the Magellanic Clouds, and the formation of the halo of the Milky Way. I am currently looking forward to the research opportunities that the ANU's new SkyMapper telescope will provide when science operations commence.
I am currently the ANU's representative on the Scientific Advisory Committee
Giant Magellan Telescope project and recently served on
AAL's Optical Telescopes Advisory
I also served as RSAA Associate Director (Academic) from 2004 to 2007 and was Interim Director
for 4 months in 2007. I have also been Vice-President (2003-2005), President (2005-2007) and
Immediate Past President (2007-2009) of the
I am also a former President and Organizing Committee member
of Commission 37 (Stars Clusters and Associations) of the
International Astronomical Union.
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Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Mount Stromlo Observatory
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