CAASTROers on the 2012 Malcolm McIntosh Lecture stage
2011 Nobel Laureate Brain Schmidt recounts his experiences delving into the history of the universe
Presentation: ‘The Accelerating Universe’, Professor Brian Schmidt, 2011 Nobel Laureate (Physics)
Location: CSIRO, Discovery Lecture Theatre, Clunies Ross Street, Canberra
Date: 5-7 pm, Wednesday 4 April 2012
The bankmecu Student Scholarship recognises a student who is considered by the invited speaker
to be outstanding in the speaker’s field of research.
This year, following Brian Schmidt’s nomination, CAASTRO congratulates PhD student Morag
Scrimgeour (based at ICRAR – UWA) for being named the 2012 winner.
Morag will receive her award on the night of the lecture, giving a brief presentation of her project
and attending a dinner afterwards with many distinguished guests in attendance.