Researcher Profile

Professor Lister Staveley-Smith

Lister Staveley-Smith
Lister Staveley-Smith

Phone: +61 8 6488 4550

Research Expertise:
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Radio astronomy
  • Cosmology—large-scale structure, flows
  • Galaxies—dark matter, kinematics, star-formation, magellanic clouds
  • Instrumentation—SKA, ASKAP, MWA
  • Supernovae and their remnants


BA Cantab., PhD Manc., MIAU, MASA

Previous Positions

Head of Astrophysics CSIRO-ATNF
AAL Director
Premier's Fellow



Roles, responsibilities and expertise

Science Director (UWA) - International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR); node leader - CAASTRO; deputy director - CAASTRO


Professor Lister Staveley-Smith is Science Director (UWA) within the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR). His research is oriented towards frontline radio astronomical observations with world-class facilities, and preparing the path for future telescopes such as the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) and its precursors, the ASKAP and MWA telescopes. ASKAP and MWA will be built in Western Australia which is also one of the two sites for the SKA.

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