Australian National Physics Competition

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The Australian National Physics Competition is a student competition in university-level physics, first held in December 2003[1] in Australia. It is open to Australia and New Zealand university students, and contests are held in several categories, including experimental and theoretical physics. Prizes include financial awards, which in 2003 ranged around $1,000-2,000.


  • Theory-Individual: Andy Ferris (ANU)
  • Theory-Team: Canterbury University, NZ
  • Best Team in Theory Section: Canterbury University NZ team: Peter Adshead, Grant McGregor, Angus Prain, Richard Taylor and David McCarthy
  • Experiment Section-Team: Byron Villis and Tim Williams