CGA Summer Research Program

24 October 2022

The ANU Centre for Gravitational Astrophysics is pleased to announce the 2022-2023 Summer Research Program at its HQ at The Australian National University. 

The program runs over 8 weeks from 28 Nov 2022 until 20 Jan 2023 and best suits third-year and Honours students in Physics, Astrophysics and Engineering, currently enrolled at all universities across the country. 

The students will be supervised by our world-class academics, work closely with the Gravitational Wave Laboratory – where some of the most amazing recent research breakthroughs have been initiated – and interact with our bright HDR students. 

There is a generous allowance of up to $500/week on offer, in addition, students currently enrolled at interstate universities will receive a travel allowance. 

Projects on offer: 

  • Precision Phase Tracking for inter-spacecraft laser interferometry  (Supervisors: Prof. Kirk McKenzie and Mr Callum Sambridge)
  • Laser stabilization for inter-spacecraft laser interferometry  (Supervisors: Dr Jue Zhang and Dr Andrew Wade)

To apply:

  1. fill out the registration form via this link

  2. send your CV and your most recent academic transcript to  

Applications close on 10 Nov, 2022 at 11:55pm and the successful applicants will be informed within a week. 

For further information, please contact