Skip to main content

Researchers in focus: Professor Phil Bland

News story

Congratulations to Professor Phil Bland, whose numerous achievements in planetary science as Director of the Desert Fireball Network and Director of SSERVI Australia has seen him awarded the title of John Curtin Distinguished Professor.

Phil Bland from Fireballs in the Sky

“Career highlights include having an asteroid named after me, winning a Royal Society University Research Fellowship and an ARC Laureate Fellowship, watching the launch of the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft as a member of the science team; and finding a meteorite.”

Watch our interview:

About John Curtin Distinguished Professors

The title of John Curtin Distinguished Professor is Curtin’s highest honour for academic staff. It recognises nationally and internationally renowned researchers who have demonstrated exceptional skills in teaching or research, or scholarly, creative and artistic achievements.


Share your thoughts on this story (comments are moderated in advance).

This story has 2 comments

  1. Rafael Pieroni says:

    HI guys! Amazing work and kudos to professor Phil. PS: I’ve tried to share your story but your social links are not working. Cheers. Rafa

    • Daniel Jauk says:

      Hi Rafa, it may be that you’re using an old browser. Try Chrome. Thanks for your comment and wanting to share Phil’s story!

Your comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.