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)
West 813
Internal Phone: 94326

Rosalie Reilly

Academic Administrator - Physics (Part-time)
West 813
Internal Phone: 94327

Undergraduate Coordinators

Michael Albrow

Associate Professor Astronomy
Physics 200-level and Astronomy Co-ordinator
West 616
Internal Phone: 95189

Greg Russell

Associate Professor
Chemistry Undergraduate Coordinator
Julius von Haast 635
Internal Phone: 95129

Simon Brown

Professor
Joint Physics 100-level Co-ordinator
Julius von Haast 619
Internal Phone: 94255

Mike Reid

Professor
Joint Physics 100-level Co-ordinator
Julius von Haast 616
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
Julius von Haast 617
Internal Phone: 95156

Steven Marsh

Senior Lecturer
Director of Medical Physics
Julius von Haast 734
Internal Phone: 94225

Sharlene Wilson

School Administrator
West 813
Internal Phone: 94324

Rachael Hocking

Manager
West 820
Internal Phone: 94325

Diane Caddick

Academic Administrator - Chemistry (Part-time)
West 813
Internal Phone: 94326

Rosalie Reilly

Academic Administrator - Physics (Part-time)
West 813
Internal Phone: 94327

Kylie Smith

Purchasing Administrator
West 813
Internal Phone: 92396

Lana Schiefer

Finance Administrator
West 813
Internal Phone: 91373

Head of School

Rudi Marquez

Head of School
West 822
Internal Phone: 90162
Mobile: +64276427643

Academic staff

Michael Albrow

Associate Professor Astronomy
Physics 200-level and Astronomy Co-ordinator
West 616
Internal Phone: 95189

Jenni Adams

Professor
Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology
Julius von Haast 618
Internal Phone: 95989

Timothy Allison

Chemistry Lecturer
Chemistry
Beatrice Tinsley 328
Internal Phone: 93034

Michele Bannister

Lecturer Astronomy
Julius von Haast 624
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
Julius von Haast 634
Internal Phone: 94239

Antony Fairbanks

Professor
Julius von Haast 631
Internal Phone: 95217

Christopher Fitchett

Associate Professor
Julius von Haast 626
Internal Phone: 95344

Daniel Foley

Chemistry Lecturer
Chemistry, Biochemistry and Environmental Sciences Postgraduate Coordinator
Beatrice Tinsley 323
Phone: 6433690479
Internal Phone: 90479

David Frame

Professor
West 818
Internal Phone: 91909

Sally Gaw

Professor
Beatrice Tinsley 318
Internal Phone: 95904

Vladimir Golovko

Associate Professor
Director of Research
Julius von Haast 632
Internal Phone: 95942

Chris Gordon

Senior Lecturer
Physics and Astronomy Postgraduate Co-ordinator
Julius von Haast 617
Internal Phone: 95156

Richard Hartshorn

Professor
School of Physical and Chemical Sciences Safety Officer
West 604
Internal Phone: 95157

Jodie Johnston

Senior Chemistry Lecturer
Beatrice Tinsley 325
Internal Phone: 93044

Paul Kruger

Professor
Julius von Haast 628
Internal Phone: 94367

Steven Marsh

Senior Lecturer
Director of Medical Physics
Julius von Haast 734
Internal Phone: 94225

Sarah Masters

Associate Professor
Julius von Haast 633
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
Julius von Haast 726
Internal Phone: 93040

Karen Pollard

Associate Professor
Director of The University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory
Julius von Haast 620
Internal Phone: 95816

Roger Reeves

Professor
100 level supervisor
Julius von Haast 623
Internal Phone: 95943

Mike Reid

Professor of Physics
Julius von Haast 616
Internal Phone: 94252

Laura Revell

Lecturer
Environmental Physics
West 805
Internal Phone: 90169

Brett Robinson

Professor
Julius von Haast 720
Internal Phone: 92587

Greg Russell

Associate Professor
Julius von Haast 635
Internal Phone: 95129

Ian Shaw

Professor of Toxicology
Beatrice Tinsley 327
Internal Phone: 94302

Jon-Paul Wells

Professor
Julius von Haast 615
Internal Phone: 95369

David Wiltshire

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

Research Professors

Anthony Butler

Phil Butler

Professor of Physics

Technical staff

Dr Nathan Alexander

Teaching Lab Manager (CHEM)
Ernest Rutherford 421
Internal Phone: 95219

Laurie Anderson

Stores Manager
Ernest Rutherford 130a
Internal Phone: 94230

Dr Justine Cottam

Teaching Lab Co-ordinator
Ernest Rutherford 421
Internal Phone: 90978

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 (PHYS)
Ernest Rutherford 322
Internal Phone: 95346

Nigel Frost

Senior Technical Officer
Mt John Field Station
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

Dr Anthea Lees

Teaching Lab Coordinator (CHEM)
Ernest Rutherford 421
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 Technician (CHEM Mechanical Workshop)
West 127
Internal Phone: 95130

Matthew Pannell

Senior Technician
West 209
Internal Phone: 90035

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

Dr Matthew Polson

Compliance and Instrument Technician
Ernest Rutherford 121
Internal Phone: 94826

Dr 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

Research and Teaching Fellows

Sha Luo

Lecturer (Teaching and Administration)
Internal Phone: 90934

Canterbury Distinguished Professor

Robert H Grubbs

Distinguished Professor

Roy Kerr

Canterbury Distinguished Professor
Fellow of the Royal Society

Postdoctoral staff

Susant Acharya

Komal Patil

Post Doctoral Fellow
Phone: 6433690280
Internal Phone: 90280

Hossein Farraji

Post Doctoral Fellow
Internal Phone: 91287

Abhi Ulayottil Venugopal

Post Doctoral Fellow
Internal Phone: 90889

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