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Sarah Martell

Associate professor, UNSW Sydney

Sarah Martell is a Scientia Fellow and an Associate Professor in the School of Physics at UNSW. She is one of two Project Scientists for the GALAH Survey, a major Australian astronomical survey project aimed at understanding the history of star formation, chemical enrichment and galaxy mergers in the Milky Way.


  • 2020–present
    Associate professor, UNSW School of Physics
  • 2016–2020
    Senior lecturer, UNSW School of Physics
  • 2014–2016
    Lecturer, UNSW School of Physics
  • 2011–2014
    Research Fellow, Australian Astronomical Observatory
  • 2008–2011
    Postdoctoral Researcher, Astronomisches Rechen-Institut


  • 2008 
    University of California, Santa Cruz, PhD
  • 2003 
    University of California, Santa Cruz, MS