DR Suzie Sheehy

DR Suzie Sheehy


  • Fixed Field Alternating Gradient Accelerators
  • Medical Applications
  • Particle Accelerators
  • Particle Therapy
  • Physics
  • Radiotherapy LINACs



  • Dr. Suzie Sheehy is a physicist, academic and science communicator based at the University of Melbourne, where she is Senior Lecturer in Accelerator Physics and at the University of Oxford, UK, where she holds a Royal Society University Research Fellowship. Her research focuses on developing new particle accelerators for future applications in areas such as medicine and energy. An award-winning public speaker, presenter and science communicator, Suzie is dedicated to sharing science beyond the academic community. She has delivered professional lectures and keynote presentations, written and delivered live shows to tens of thousands of students, is currently an expert TV presenter of Impossible Engineering for Discovery Channel and in 2018 delivered her first TED talk as part of TEDx Sydney, which has been viewed over 1.3M times.   


Selected publications


Education and training

  • DPhil, University of Oxford 2010
  • BSc(Hons), University of Melbourne 2006


Available for supervision

  • Y