Professor Lisa Harvey- Smith
Women in STEM Ambassador | Australian Space Agency Advisory Board member

States: Tasmania and New South Wales

Current positions:

  • Professor of Practice in Science Communication, UNSW
  • Research Group Leader, CSIRO’s Australia Telescope National Facilities Science Program.


  • Award-winning astrophysicist and science communicator.
  • Over 15 years conducting fundamental astrophysics research at universities and institutes around the world.
  • Past presenter of the ABC television show Stargazing Live.


  • PhD in Radio Astronomy, University of Manchester
  • Master (Hons) of Physics in Astronomy and Astrophysics.