Australian Government’s Women in STEM Ambassador. Astrophysicist, Professor of Practice in Science Communication at UNSW Sydney.
Author of 5 popular science books, including the bestselling 'Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime". Presenter on ABC Television’s Stargazing Live.
Research interests include the origin and evolution of cosmic magnetism, supernova remnants, the interstellar medium, massive star formation, galaxy mergers and astrophysical masers.
Member of the Advisory board for the Australian Space Agency and Questacon. Former Project Scientist for CSIRO’s Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP), and the Square Kilometre Array.