Lisa Harvey-Smith is an award-winning Australian astronomer, author and TV presenter. Lisa is a Professor of Practice at the University of New South Wales and the Australian Government’s Women in STEM Ambassador. She previously worked on the mega-telescope project called the Square Kilometre Array – a continent-spanning next-generation radio telescope that will study the history of the universe. She is the author of popular astronomy book When Galaxies Collide and last year toured Australia with a series of live astronomy shows. She has appeared on stage with Apollo astronauts including Buzz Aldrin and is a presenter on ABC Television's hit astronomy show Stargazing Live.
In this exciting live presentation Lisa takes the audience on a journey through our cosmos, asking the question: what happens When Galaxies Collide? The event will be followed by a book signing event for When Galaxies Collide, which was described by Prof. Brian Cox as 'A fascinating and inspiring tour of the galaxies'.