In Summary

  • Dr Duffy’s tour visited Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane 
  • His presentation provided insight into current projects and research 

Dr Alan Duffy has wrapped up his astronomical east coast tour of Australia, hosting a series of lectures in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.

The three day series titled, ‘Life, the Universe and Everything (We Can’t See)’, hosted an array of Swinburne alumni and friends with a cocktail and networking session and was followed by a presentation from Dr Duffy.

The presentation provided insights into recent research from Swinburne’s astrophysics team, including the hunt for alien life, the rapid growth of the universe and the World’s first dark matter detector in the Southern Hemisphere.

Dr Alan Duffy presents to a crowd at the Melbourne astro alumni event
Dr Alan Duffy presenting to the crowd at the Melbourne leg of his tour

Dr Duffy says he was delighted with the outcome of the series and is grateful to those who took the time to explore the latest in cutting-edge research and meet and greet fellow alumni.

“The events were fantastic. I especially enjoyed the fascinating questions and discussions with the hundreds of alumni across three cities.”

Don’t miss Dr Duffy presenting on ‘The Science of Science Fiction’ at Swinburne’s Open Day, Sunday 31 July at the Hawthorn campus. Room TD121, 12:00pm – 12:30pm and 2:00pm – 2:30pm.