Victor Flambaum


For their research in theoretical physics, brain mapping, civil engineering and rock sampling technology, four UNSW researchers have been awarded prestigious 2015 NSW Premier’s Prizes for Science and Engineering.

Eureka space

Research suggesting the laws of physics may vary across the cosmos, science that helps save lives in the surf, and technology to boost the extraction of hydrocarbon have won UNSW researchers three top Eureka Prizes.

Universe clocks

A proposed new clock tied to the orbiting of a neutron around an atomic nucleus could be so accurate that it neither gains nor loses 1/20th of a second in 14 billion years.

Adam micolich inside

Outstanding researchers at both ends of the career spectrum in the UNSW School of Physics - Adam Micolich and Victor Flambaum - have won two of Australia's most prestigious academic awards.