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Andrew Stephenson

Science Communicator, The University of Queensland

I am a science communicator, consultant, populariser, presenter & promoter, who creates science-based public events, visits schools, and helps produce science-related television programming.

My research interests have included astrophysics, superconductors and, more recently, the Pitch Drop experiment.


  • 2009–present
    Science Communicator, School of Mathematics and Physics at The University of Queensland


  • 2010 
    The University of Queensland, PhD


  • 2014
    Photometric studies of Abell 1664: the subtle effect a minor merger has on cluster galaxies, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
  • 2011
    A Tunable Metal–Organic Resistance Thermometer, ChemPhysChem
  • 2010
    Competition between superconductivity and weak localization in metal-mixed ion-implanted polymers, Physical Review B
  • 2009
    Preparation of metal mixed plastic superconductors: Electrical properties of tin-antimony thin films on plastic substrates, Journal of Applied Physics


2014 Queensland Science Champion