Jon Beves (group leader) 2013-
Jon completed his BSc (Hons) (2002) and MSc (2004) at the University of Sydney, under the supervision of Prof Len Lindoy FAA, before moving to Basel, Switzerland, for his PhD under the joint supervision of Prof Ed Constable and Prof Catherine Housecroft. From 2009-2012 he was a Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Edinburgh (UK) under the supervision of Prof David A. Leigh FRS. From March 2012 – February 2013 he was Research A/Prof at Nanjing University (China) and maintains frequent contacts with China. In March 2013 he commenced his position at UNSW, and in June 2017 was awarded an ARC Future Fellowship (2017-2021) and promoted to Senior Lecturer.
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Current group members:

Ena Luis (PhD) 2016 – 2019

Aaron Kennedy (PhD) 2016 –
Tom MacDonald (PhD) 2016 –
Varsha Gopalakrishnan (PhD) 2018 –

Lucy Fillbrooke (PhD) 2019 –

Lucy Fillbrook

Laura Wimberger (PhD) 2019 –


Past group members:

Postdoctorate researchers
Kasun S. A. Arachchige (2015)

PhD students
Neil Mallo 2015-2018

Hasti Iranmanesh (2014-2018)

MPhil students
Chao Shen (2013-2015)

Honours students
James Balshaw (2013)
Tristan de Cure Ryan (2013)
Ena Luis (2015)
Patrick Brown (2015)
Arien Kadribasic (2015-2016)
Nick de Haas (2016)
Matthew Teusner (2016)
Paul Reardon (Hons) 2018

Undergraduate project students
Albert Woffenden (2013)
Nick de Haas (2014)
Sandy Wong (2015)
Niamh Kyriacou (2015)
Mark Seatang (2015)
Kenny Liu (2015)
Alyssa Gilbert (2015)
Alexandra Tingey (2015)
Conor Newdick (2016)
Holly McEwen (2016)
Eric Foley (2016)
Jin Kato (2017)
Hugh Russell (2017)
Michaela Wong (2017)
Paul Reardon (2017)
Lorrie Jacob (2018)
Jolie Hamilton-Warford (2018)
Anna Douglas (2019)

Visiting students
Jiajia Yang (2013-2014) MSc – visiting from Nanjing University, China
Lin Zhu (2013) PhD – visiting from Nanjing University, China
Doug Cullen (2014) Undergraduate project – visiting from Edinburgh, UK
Pi Wang (2014-2015) PhD – visiting from Zhejiang University, China
Danyu Xia (2014-2015) PhD – visiting from Zhejiang University, China

April 2015


November 2015


November 2016


April 2018

Oct 2018