Gavin Pikes
  • The University of Western Australia (M013), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


Personal profile


Gavin has completed a Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) majoring in Physics and Mathematics and Statistics. He is currently a PhD student in Medical Physics at UWA researching the application of Monte Carlo simulations to FLASH proton therapy.

Teaching overview

>> Computational Data Analysis

>> Radiation Physics and Dosimetry

>> Classical and Frontier Physics

>> Physics Bridging

>> Applied Physics A

>> Physics for Scientists and Engineers

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Physics, BPhil (Hons), Monte Carlo Simulations in the Modelling and Optimisation of Linac Bunker Shielding, The University of Western Australia


Award Date: 14 Dec 2022

Research expertise keywords

  • Monte Carlo
  • Radiation protection and Shielding
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Medical Physics