People - David Wiltshire - Physics and Astronomy - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Professor David L Wiltshire

Position

Professor of Physics
also Vice-President of the NZIP
On sabbatical 2017 Semester One

Qualifications

B.Sc.(Hons), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Cambridge)

Room

714, Physics and Astronomy

Contact Details

Phone: +64 3 364-2473
Internal Phone: 6473

david.wiltshire@canterbury.ac.nz

Postal address:
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Canterbury,
Private Bag 4800,
Christchurch,
New Zealand

Background and Personal Home Page

2016 News:

  • Hosting Visitor:-George Ellis lecture series "Life, the Universe and Everything" George Ellis, a renowned theoretical cosmologist, is giving an intense programme of 8 general lectures on "Life, the Universe and Everything", which cover the diversity of interests in fundamental questions, including cosmology, physics, philosophy, neuroscience and astrobiology. The full schedule can be found here. including links to recorded lectures on You Tube.
  • New windows on the Universe
  • Public Lecture: Black holes making waves around the Universe

Thesis Students

Teaching

  • PHYS203 - Relativistic and Quantum Physics
  • PHYS326 - Classical Mechanics and Symmetry Principles
  • PHYS415 - General Relativity

Research Interests

Recent Publications

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    University of Canterbury,
    Private Bag 4800,
    Christchurch 8140,
    New Zealand.
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