MAVIS has a Project Scientist for Australia: Dr Richard McDermid, from Macquarie University. Dr. Richard McDermid is an ARC Future Fellow and Senior Lecturer at Macquarie University. His research field is primarily galaxy formation and evolution, in particular using observations of galaxies to measure the properties of their stars, gas, dark matter and black holes.

Richard has been working in Leiden university (2002-2007), Gemini (2007-2013) before moving to Australia (Macquarie and AAO). He did his PhD at University of Durham from which he graduated in 2002.

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Welcome Richard!