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I have a degree in mathematics, an Honours degree in Computer Science, a Masters in Astrophysics, and a Ph.D. in Astrophysics. I have been studying the Vela pulsar for the last decade, and am a data scientist and teacher of mathematics in my spare time.


  • 2014–2018
    PhD candidate, University of Tasmania


  • 2018 
    University of Tasmania, Ph.D. in Astrophysics
  • 2012 
    University of Tasmania, MSc in Astrophysics
  • 1985 
    University of Tasmania, BSc (Hons) in Computer Science
  • 1984 
    University of Tasmania, BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science


  • 2018
    Alteration of the magnetosphere of the Vela pulsar during a glitch, Nature
  • 2016
    Temporal Evolution of the Vela Pulsar's Pulse Profile, The Astrophysical Journal
  • 2012
    Consecutive Bright Pulses in the Vela Pulsar, The Astrophysical Journal