Tamara Davis

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Tamara Davis

Tamara Davis, 2015.jpg
Tamara Davis in 2015
CitizenshipAustralian
EducationUniversity of New South Wales
Scientific career
FieldsAstrophysics, cosmology
InstitutionsUniversity of Queensland
Websitesmp.uq.edu.au/people/TamaraDavis/

Tamara Maree Davis AM is an Australian astrophysicist. As of 2020, she is a professor in the School of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Queensland,[1] where she has been employed since 2008.[2][3]

The Australian Academy of Science awarded her their Nancy Millis Medal in 2015,[4] and she was awarded an Australian Laureate Fellowship in 2018,[5]. She received the Astronomical Society of Australia's Louise Webster Prize in 2009,[6][7] and their Robert Ellery Lectureship in 2021.[8] She became a Member of the Order of Australia in 2020.[9]

As an athlete, Davis has competed for Australia at an international level in Ultimate Frisbee.[10]

Education[edit]

Davis completed her Ph.D in astrophysics[3] at the University of New South Wales in 2004.[2] She also has a BSc in physics and a BA in philosophy.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professor Tamara Davis". University of Queensland.
  2. ^ a b "Tamara Davis". The Conversation. Retrieved 23 March 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "Tamara Davis - VC Research and Teaching Fellowship". Retrieved 8 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Australian Academy of Science Nancy Millis Medal". Retrieved 15 June 2022.
  5. ^ "UQ soars with a record-breaking six laureates". University of Queensland. 2 August 2018. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  6. ^ "Astronomical Society of Australia Louise Webster Prize". Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  7. ^ Williams, Robyn (29 October 2011). "Tamara Davis - tackling the big questions in physics". The Science Show. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National.
  8. ^ "Astronomical Society of Australia Robert Ellery Lectureship". Retrieved 15 June 2022.
  9. ^ "Australian Honours List". Retrieved 15 June 2022.
  10. ^ "Player Summary for Tamara Davis". National Teams of Ultimate. Retrieved 5 May 2020.

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