School of Physical and Chemical Sciences

Levels Three and Four, Beatrice Tinsley Building
School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Email Office: physical-chemical-sciences@canterbury.ac.nz
Email Outreach physical-chemical-outreach@canterbury.ac.nz
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Phone: +64 3 369 3100

Physical and Chemical Sciences Contacts

Academic Administrators

Diane Caddick

Academic Administrator - Chemistry (Part-time)
Beatrice Tinsley 405
Internal Phone: 94326

Rosalie Reilly

Academic Administrator - Physics (Part-time)
Beatrice Tinsley 406
Internal Phone: 94327

Undergraduate Coordinators

Michael Albrow

Associate Professor of Astronomy
Physics 200-level and Astronomy Co-ordinator
Beatrice Tinsley 414
Internal Phone: 95189

Alison Downard

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Chemistry Undergraduate Co-ordinator
Beatrice Tinsley 426
Internal Phone: 94228

Simon Brown

Professor
Joint Physics 100-level Co-ordinator
Beatrice Tinsley 417
Internal Phone: 94255

Mike Reid

Professor
Joint Physics 100-level Co-ordinator
Beatrice Tinsley 418
Internal Phone: 94252

Postgraduate Co-ordinators

Daniel Foley

Chemistry Lecturer
Chemistry, Biochemistry and Environmental Sciences Postgraduate Coordinator
Beatrice Tinsley 323
Internal Phone: 90479

Chris Gordon

Senior Lecturer
Physics and Astronomy Postgraduate Co-ordinator
Beatrice Tinsley 413
Internal Phone: 95156

Steven Marsh

Senior Lecturer
Director of Medical Physics
Beatrice Tinsley 409
Internal Phone: 94225

Sharlene Wilson

School Administrator
Beatrice Tinsley 402
Internal Phone: 94324

Rachael Hocking

Manager
Beatrice Tinsley 404
Internal Phone: 94325

Diane Caddick

Academic Administrator - Chemistry (Part-time)
Beatrice Tinsley 405
Internal Phone: 94326

Rosalie Reilly

Academic Administrator - Physics (Part-time)
Beatrice Tinsley 406
Internal Phone: 94327

Kylie Smith

Purchasing Administrator
Beatrice Tinsley 401
Internal Phone: 92396

Lana Schiefer

Finance Administrator
Beatrice Tinsley 401
Internal Phone: 91373

Head of School

Rudi Marquez

Head of School
Beatrice Tinsley 403
Internal Phone: 90162
Mobile: +64276427643

Academic staff

Michael Albrow

Associate Professor of Astronomy
Physics 200-level and Astronomy Co-ordinator
Beatrice Tinsley 414
Internal Phone: 95189

Jenni Adams

Professor
Seminar Co-ordinator for Physics and Astronomy
Beatrice Tinsley 412
Internal Phone: 95989

Timothy Allison

Chemistry Lecturer
Chemistry Seminar Co-ordinator
Beatrice Tinsley 328
Internal Phone: 93034

Michele Bannister

Lecturer in Astronomy
BT 411
Phone: 3690336
Internal Phone: 9036

Simon Brown

Professor of Physics
Beatrice Tinsley 417
Internal Phone: 94255

Deborah Crittenden

Associate Professor
Director of the Biochemistry Programme
Beatrice Tinsley 326
Internal Phone: 95087

Owen Curnow

Associate Professor
Beatrice Tinsley 420
Internal Phone: 94239

Alison Downard

Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Beatrice Tinsley 426
Internal Phone: 94228

Antony Fairbanks

Professor
Beatrice Tinsley 324
Internal Phone: 95217

Christopher Fitchett

Associate Professor
Beatrice Tinsley 424
Internal Phone: 95344

Daniel Foley

Chemistry Lecturer
Chemistry, Biochemistry and Environmental Sciences Postgraduate Coordinator
Room 852, West
Phone: 6433690479
Internal Phone: 90479

Sally Gaw

Professor
Beatrice Tinsley 318
Internal Phone: 95904

Vladimir Golovko

Associate Professor
Director of Research
Beatrice Tinsley 427
Internal Phone: 95942

Chris Gordon

Senior Lecturer
Physics and Astronomy Postgraduate Co-ordinator
Beatrice Tinsley 413
Internal Phone: 95156

Richard Hartshorn

Professor
School of Physical and Chemical Sciences Safety Officer
Beatrice Tinsley 428
Internal Phone: 95157

Jodie Johnston

Senior Chemistry Lecturer
Beatrice Tinsley 325
Internal Phone: 93044

Paul Kruger

Professor
Beatrice Tinsley 425
Internal Phone: 94367

Steven Marsh

Senior Lecturer
Director of Medical Physics
Beatrice Tinsley 409
Internal Phone: 94225

Sarah Masters

Associate Professor
Beatrice Tinsley 422
Internal Phone: 94229

Adrian McDonald

Director of Gateway Antarctica
Beatrice Tinsley 320
Internal Phone: 92064

Konstantin Pavlov

Dr of Physics
Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Physics
Beatrice Tinsley 409
Internal Phone: 93040

Karen Pollard

Associate Professor
Director of The University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory
Beatrice Tinsley 416
Internal Phone: 95816

Roger Reeves

Professor
100 level supervisor
Beatrice Tinsley 421
Internal Phone: 95943

Mike Reid

Professor of Physics
Beatrice Tinsley 418
Internal Phone: 94252

Laura Revell

Lecturer
Environmental Physics
Beatrice Tinsley 321
Internal Phone: 90169

Brett Robinson

Professor
Beatrice Tinsley 319
Internal Phone: 92587

Greg Russell

Associate Professor
Beatrice Tinsley 322
Internal Phone: 95129

Ian Shaw

Professor of Toxicology
Beatrice Tinsley 327
Internal Phone: 94302

Jon-Paul Wells

Professor
Beatrice Tinsley 419
Internal Phone: 95369

Jan Wikaira

Senior Lecturer
Beatrice Tinsley 423
Internal Phone: 94294

Bryce Williamson

Dean of Postgraduate Research
Professor
Matariki 504
Internal Phone: 94238

David Wiltshire

Professor of Physics
300-level Physics Co-ordinator
Beatrice Tinsley 415
Internal Phone: 95128

Research Professors

Anthony Butler

Researcher
West 414
Internal Phone: 92078

Phil Butler

Professor of Physics
Ernest Rutherford 638
Internal Phone: 95931

Technical staff

Nathan Alexander

Teaching Laboratory Manager
Ernest Rutherford 421
Internal Phone: 95219

Laurie Anderson

Stores Manager
Ernest Rutherford 130a
Internal Phone: 94230

John Davis

Technical Officer
Network Administrator
Ernest Rutherford 322
Internal Phone: 94080

Lue-Ellen De Lange

Dangerous Goods Transit Depot Operator
Internal Phone: 91272

Clifford Franklin

Teaching Lab Manager
Ernest Rutherford 322
Internal Phone: 95346

Nigel Frost

Senior Technical Officer
Technician
Mt John Field Station
Internal Phone: 92129
Mobile: 027 680 3491

Steven Graham

Electronics Workshop Technician
West 211
Internal Phone: 95382

Stephen Hemmingsen

Senior Specialist Technician (PHYS mechanical workshop)
West 106
Internal Phone: 92069

Amanda Inglis

Research and Instrument Technician
Ernest Rutherford 116
Internal Phone: 90436

Anthea Lees

Teaching Lab Coordinator (CHEM)
Internal Phone: 91021

Graeme MacDonald

Specialist Electronic Technician
West 209
Internal Phone: 95381

Wayne Mackay

Senior Specialist Technician
West 124
Internal Phone: 94257

Rob McGregor

Glassblowing Workshop Technician
West 631
Internal Phone: 94268

Nick Oliver

Senior Specialist Mechanical Technician (CHEM)
West 127
Internal Phone: 95130

Dr Orlon Petterson

Computing and IT Services Manager
Ernest Rutherford 322
Internal Phone: 94241

Graeme Plank

Specialist Teaching and Research Technician
Ernest Rutherford 322
Internal Phone: 95357

Matthew Polson

Compliance and Instrument Technician
Ernest Rutherford 121
Internal Phone: 94826

Marie Squire

Instrument Technician
Ernest Rutherford 116
Internal Phone: 95085

Robert Stainthorpe

ICP-MS Service Coordinator/Undergraduate Lab Technician
Ernest Rutherford 517-522
Internal Phone: 95366

Robert Thirkettle

Specialist Technician (PHYS mechanical workshop)
West 106
Internal Phone: 95935

Canterbury Distinguished Professor

Robert H Grubbs

Distinguished Professor

Roy Kerr

Canterbury Distinguished Professor
Fellow of the Royal Society

Postdoctoral staff

Susant Acharya

Internal Phone: 92340

Sangeetha Balabhadra

Postdoctoral Fellow
Internal Phone: 93627

Colm Healy

Post Doctoral Fellow

Antonio Herrera Martin

Astronomy Post Doctoral Fellow with Michael Albrow's group
Internal Phone: 90419

Henry Li

Post Doctoral Fellow (Chemistry)
Internal Phone: 92141

Komal Patil

Post Doctoral Fellow
Phone: 6433690280
Internal Phone: 90280

Hossein Farraji

Post Doctoral Fellow
Internal Phone: 91287

Research Fellows

Dr Rodrigo Martinez Gazoni

Post Doctoral Fellow
Internal Phone: 92840

David Ramm

Emeritus and Adjunct Staff 

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