Information for Research Students


The Australian Astronomical Observatory operates the largest optical/infrared telescope in Australia, and is also the home of one of the country's most vibrant and dynamic astronomical and instrumentation research groups. AAO astronomers collaborate with astronomers across the globe, are recognized leaders in many areas of research, and are some of Australia's most published astronomers. The AAO's instrument scientists produce some of the world's most innovative and ground-breaking new instrument technologies.

With upcoming changes at the AAO we are no longer offering the AAO Student Fellowships or scholarships for PhD, Masters and Honours students. Questions can be directed to Prof. Andrew Hopkins.

Observing_proposals.ppt: a Powerpoint presentation (598Kb) on how to present your brilliant research ideas in the best possible light.

AAO Observational Techniques Workshop: a workshop on optical/infrared techniques was held 1-2 April 2014. 

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