PhD; Senior Lecturer in Astrophysics, Monash University

Duncan grew up in Tasmania, and undertook his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees both at the University of Tasmania, in Hobart. Following his undergraduate degree he worked for five years as an oceanographer before returning to study in the field of astrophysics. He spent five years in postdoctoral positions at MIT in Boston USA, where he established his research career with X-ray studies of accreting neutron stars, and returned to Australia to take up fellowships first at the University of Melbourne and then Monash University. Dr. Galloway is presently a senior lecturer at Monash.


  • 2013–present
    Senior lecturer, Monash University
  • 2009–2013
    ARC Future Fellow in Astrophysics, Monash University
  • 2007–2009
    Monash Fellow, Monash University
  • 2005–2007
    Centenary Fellow, University of Melbourne
  • 2000–2005
    Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


  • 2001 
    University of Tasmania, PhD/Astrophysics
  • 1991 
    University of Tasmania, Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Research Areas

  • High Energy Astrophysics; Cosmic Rays (020106)
  • Galactic Astronomy (020104)