Department of Physics and Astronomy

Rutherford building
Engineering Drive
University of Canterbury
Christchurch

hod-secretary@phys.canterbury.ac.nz

Phone: +64 3 369 3100

Physics and Astronomy contacts

100-Level Co-ordinator

Roger Reeves (Physics & Astronomy)

Professor
100 level supervisor
Physics 618
Internal Phone: 95943

Postgraduate Co-ordinator 

Jenni Adams

Associate Professor
400 level supervisor/postgraduate coordinator
Physics 718
Internal Phone: 95989

Administration staff

Rosalie Reilly

Academic Administrator, Physics (part time)
Rutherford 532
Internal Phone: 94327

Diane Caddick

Academic Administrator, Chemistry (part time)
Rutherford 532
Internal Phone: 94326

Sharlene Wilson

Departmental Administrator
Rutherford 532
Internal Phone: 94324

Rachael Hocking

Administrative Services Manager
Rutherford Rm 534
Internal Phone: 94325

Xuefeng Liu

Purchasing and Accounts Officer
Physics 705
Internal Phone: 95488

Department heads

Mike Reid

Acting Head of Department
Physics 530
Internal Phone: 94252

Richard Hartshorn

Associate Professor
Associate Head of School
Rutherford 539
Internal Phone: 95157

Academic staff

Michael Albrow

Associate Professor
Astronomy Co-ordinator 300 Level Co-ordinator
Physics 616
Internal Phone: 95189

Jack Baggaley

Professor
Physics 606
Internal Phone: 95923

Simon Brown

Professor
Physics 610.3
Internal Phone: 94255

Phil Butler

Professor of Physics / Adjunct position with the HIT Lab
Internal Phone: 6947

Chris Gordon

Senior Lecturer
200 level Co-ordinator
Physics 720
Internal Phone: 95156

Adrian McDonald

Associate Professor
Physics 818
Internal Phone: 92064

Steven Marsh

Medical Physics director
Rutherford 820
Internal Phone: 94225

Karen Pollard

Associate Professor and Dean
Director, Mt John Observatory
Physics 620
Internal Phone: 95816

Simone Scaringi

Lecturer in Astrophysics
Internal Phone: 94650

Jon-Paul Wells

Professor
Physics 204
Internal Phone: 95369

David Wiltshire

Professor
Physics 714
Internal Phone: 95128

Technical staff

Clifford Franklin

Physics 303
Internal Phone: 95346

Nigel Frost

Mt John University Observatory
PO Box 56, Lake Tekapo 7945
Internal Phone: 2705
Mobile: 027 680 3491

Stephen Hemmingsen

Rutherford 106
Internal Phone: 92069

Graeme MacDonald (Physics)

Physics 209
Internal Phone: 95381

Orlon Petterson

Physics 211a
Internal Phone: 94241

Graeme Plank

Physics 211A
Internal Phone: 95357

Robert Thirkettle

Physics 106
Internal Phone: 95935

Postdoctoral staff

Mark Aartsen

Internal Phone: 95979

Saurabh Bose

Physics & Astronomy Rm 605
Internal Phone: 95226

Tobias Maerkl

Internal Phone: 95968

Simon Parsons

Internal Phone: 92148

Susant Acharya

Internal Phone: 92340

Adjunct Staff

John Hearnshaw

Physics 612
Internal Phone: 6533

Anthony Butler

Internal Phone: 92078

John Campbell

Physics 720
Internal Phone: 6565

Peter Cottrell

Rutherford 808
Internal Phone: 6532

Marwan Katurji

Lecturer
Geography Staff Blk Rm 407
Internal Phone: 94287

Retired Staff

Bob Bennett

Physics 820
Internal Phone: 7588

Grahame Fraser

Rutherford 809
Internal Phone: 7584

Rod Syme

Physics 706
Internal Phone: 6764

Research Fellows

Mohammad Zeidan

Internal Phone: 93661