Dr David Low

Dr David Low

Honorary Lecturer

BSc(Hons; 1989), PhD (Adelaide; 1996)

M.Teach.(Secondary)(Professional Practice) (ACU; 2019)

UNSW Canberra
School of Science
Location
Room 121a PEMS South (Bldg 26)School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA
  • Books | 2005
    Mendez A; Kirkup L; Low DJ; Mills DR; Rayner A; Swan G; Zadnik M; Feteris S; Livett M; Merchant A; Pollard J; Sharma M; Wilson K, 2005, Snapshots - Good Learning and Teaching in Physics, AUTC and the Carrick Institute, Vic
  • Book Chapters | 2005
    Low DJ; Wilson K; Zadnik M, 2005, 'The changing nature of students: Implications for teaching', in Learning outcomes and curriculum development in Physics, AUTC (Aust. Universities Teaching Committee), School of Physics, Monash Uni VIC
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Malik U; Low D; Wilson K, 2021, 'For Girls, "just" Just Isn't Scientific', Physics Teacher, 59, pp. 19 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/10.0003009
    Journal articles | 2018
    Low D; Malik U; Wilson K, 2018, 'Up and down, but also forward: addressing gender differences in the understanding of projectile motion',
    Journal articles | 2017
    Low DJ; Wilson KF, 2017, 'The role of competing knowledge structures in undermining learning: Newton's second and third laws', American Journal of Physics, 85, pp. 54 - 65, http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.4972041
    Journal articles | 2017
    Low DJ; Wilson KF, 2017, 'Weight, the normal force and Newton's third law', Teaching Science, 63, pp. 17 - 26
    Journal articles | 2016
    Wilson KF; Low DJ; Verdon M; Verdon A, 2016, 'Differences in gender performance on competitive physics selection tests', PHYSICAL REVIEW PHYSICS EDUCATION RESEARCH, 12, pp. 020111 - 020111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevPhysEducRes.12.020111
    Journal articles | 2015
    Wilson KF; Low DJ, 2015, '"On second thoughts...": Changes of mind as an indication of competing knowledge structures', American Journal of Physics, 83, pp. 802 - 808, http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.4928131
    Journal articles | 2013
    Taylor JR; Segal NJ; Bradshaw MR; Low DJ, 2013, 'Verification of RASS-measured temperature profiles using a radio-controlled model glider', Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 119, pp. 197 - 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00703-012-0228-2
    Journal articles | 2012
    Reeder MJ; Smith R; Taylor JR; Low DJ; Arnup S; Muir L; Thomsen G, 2012, 'Diurnally-Forced Convergence Lines in the Australian Tropics', Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/qj.2021
    Journal articles | 2008
    Mendez A; Pollard J; Sharma MD; Mills DR; Gribble SJ; Hagon S; Kirkup L; Livett M; Low DJ; Merchant A; O Byrne J; Rayner A; Swan G; Zadnik M; Zealey W, 2008, 'Australian Physics Bachelors and Honours Graduates in Industry: Where are they? How well prepared are they?', Physicist, 45, pp. 21 - 24
    Journal articles | 2008
    Sharma M; Pollard J; Mendez A; Mills DR; O Byrne J; Scott D; Hagon S; Gribble J; Kirkup L; Livett M; Low DJ; Merchant A; Rayner A; Swan G; Zadnik M; Zealey W, 2008, 'What does a physics undergraduate education give you? A perspective from Australian physics', European Journal of Physics, 29, pp. 59 - 72
    Journal articles | 2005
    Taylor JR; Kossman M; Low DJ; Zawar-Reza P, 2005, 'Summertime easterly surges in southeastern Australia: a case study of thermally forced flow', Australian Meteorological Magazine, 54, pp. 213 - 223, http://www.bom.gov.au/amoj/docs/2005/taylor_hres.pdf
    Journal articles | 2004
    Taylor JR; Low DJ; Woods G, 2004, 'Remote sensing of the dynamic stability of the atmospheric boundarylayer', Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 85, pp. 101 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00703-003-0038-7
    Journal articles | 2000
    Taylor JR; Low DJ; Aryal P; Woods G, 2000, 'Remote Sensing from the Ground Up : A High-Resolution View of the Boundary Layer', Bulletin of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, pp. 111 - 116
    Journal articles | 1998
    Griffiths M; Reeder MJ; Low DJ; Vincent RA, 1998, 'Observations of a cut-off low over Southern Australia', Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 124, pp. 1109 - 1132, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/qj.49712454805
    Journal articles | 1998
    Griffiths M; Reeder MJ; Low DJ; Vincent RA, 1998, 'Observations of a cut-off low over southern Australia', QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, 124, pp. 1109 - 1132, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/qj.49712454805
    Journal articles | 1998
    Low DJ; Adachi T; Tsuda T, 1998, 'MU radar-RASS measurements of tropospheric turbulence parameters', Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 7, pp. 345 - 354
  • Other | 2017
    Keenihan S (ed.), 2017, Not taking the piss: why it’s important to examine how we teach and test physics to reduce gender bias, , https://theconversation.com/not-taking-the-piss-why-its-important-to-examine-how-we-teach-and-test-physics-to-reduce-gender-bias-84262
    Conference Posters | 2016
    Low DJ; Wilson KF, (ed.), 2016, 'Scaffolding laboratory skills', The University of Queensland, pp. 86 - 87, presented at 2016 Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (22nd Annual UniServe Science Conference), The University of Queensland, 28 September 2016 - 30 September 2016
    Conference Posters | 2016
    Low DJ; Wilson KF, 2016, 'A scaffolded skills approach in the first-year physics laboratory', Brisbane, Australia, presented at 22nd Australian Institute of Physics Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 04 December 2016 - 08 December 2016
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Wilson KF; Low DJ, 2016, 'Reducing the gender gap in first-year physics performance', in Yeung A (ed.), Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education 2016, UniServe Science, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia, The University of Queensland, pp. 246 - 253, presented at 2016 Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (22nd Annual UniServe Science Conference), The University of Queensland, 28 September 2016 - 30 September 2016
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Low DJ; Wilson KF, 2015, 'Persistent Gender Gaps in First-Year Physics Assessment Questions', in Yeung A (ed.), Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, Perth, Western Australia, pp. 118 - 124, presented at The Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, Perth, Western Australia, 30 September 2015 - 01 October 2015, http://openjournals.library.usyd.edu.au/index.php/IISME/article/view/8775
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Wilson KF; Low DJ, 2015, 'Smart girls know how to use a screwdriver', in Yeung A (ed.), Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, Perth, Western Australia, pp. 125 - 131, presented at The Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, Perth, Western Australia, 30 September 2015 - 01 October 2015, http://openjournals.library.usyd.edu.au/index.php/IISME/article/view/8772
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Low DJ; Wilson KF, 2014, 'Teachability: It's harder to teach a young dog new tricks', in Sharma M; Yeung A (ed.), Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education 2014, UniServe Science, University of Sydney, University of Sydney, pp. 120 - 126, presented at Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, University of Sydney, 29 September 2014 - 30 September 2014, http://openjournals.library.usyd.edu.au/index.php/IISME/article/viewFile/7646/8071
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Wilson KF; Low DJ, 2014, 'Predicting Student Success in Statics', in Bainbridge-Smith A; Ziming TQ; Sen Gupta G (eds.), Proceedings of the AAEE2014 Conference, School of Engineering & Advanced Technology, Massey University, Turitea Campus, Palmerston North, New Zealand 4442, Wellington, New Zealand, pp. 130, presented at Australasian Association for Engineering Education Annual Conference 2014, Wellington, New Zealand, 08 December 2014 - 10 December 2014
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Low DJ; Timmers H, 2011, 'A low-pain assessment model for laboratories and tutorials', in Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science & Mathematics Education 2011, UniServe Science, Sydney, NSW 2006, pp. 199 - 204, presented at Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Edication 2011, Melbourne, Australia, 28 September 2011 - 30 September 2011, http://openjournals.library.usyd.edu.au/index.php/IISME/article/viewFile/4837/5576
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Low DJ, 2010, 'Teaching inductively: games in the tertiary classroom', in Proceedings of the 16th UniServe Science Annual Conference, 2010, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, presented at UniServe Science 2010, University of Sydney, 30 September 2010 - 01 October 2010, http://openjournals.library.usyd.edu.au/index.php/IISME/article/viewFile/4653/5448
    Conference Papers | 2009
    Low DJ, 2009, 'Student perceptions of lecture approaches in first-year Engineering Physics', in Student perceptions of lecture approaches in first-year Engineering Physics, Motivating Science Undergraduates: Ideas and Interventions, University of Sydney, presented at Motivating Science Undergraduates: Ideas and Interventions, University of Sydney, 01 October 2009 - 02 October 2009
    Conference Papers | 2007
    Taylor JR; Low DJ; Reeder MJ, 2007, 'Sodar observations of organised flows in tropical northern Australia', in 14th National Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (AMOS) Conference in conjunction with Southern Annular Mode (SAM) Workshop, 14th National Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (AMOS) Conference in conjunction with Southern Annular Mode (SAM) Workshop, Adelaide, Sth Aust, pp. 66 - 66, presented at 14th National Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (AMOS) Conference in conjunction with Southern Annular Mode (SAM) Workshop, Adelaide, Sth Aust, 05 February 2007 - 08 February 2007
    Conference Papers | 2006
    Burns BA; Taylor JR; Low DJ, 2006, 'Retrieval Errors in Spectral Parameters Dstimated by Gaussian Fitting', in Bridgman H (ed.), 13th National AMOS Conference. Climate, Water and Sustainability, 13th National AMOS Conference. Climate, Water and Sustainability, Newcastle, NSW, pp. 17 - 17, presented at 13th National AMOS Conference. Climate, Water and Sustainability, Newcastle, NSW, 06 February 2006 - 08 February 2006
    Conference Papers | 2006
    Taylor JR; Jovanovich M; Low DJ, 2006, 'Measuring Turbulence with Doppler Sodars', in Bridgman H (ed.), 13th National AMOS Conference. Climate, Water and Sustainability, 13th National AMOS Conference. Climate, Water and Sustainability, Newcastle, NSW, pp. 67 - 67, presented at 13th National AMOS Conference. Climate, Water and Sustainability, Newcastle, NSW, 06 February 2006 - 08 February 2006
    Conference Papers | 2006
    Taylor JR; Jovanovich M; Low DJ, 2006, 'Sodar Spectra at Low Levels in the Stable Nocturnal Boundary Layer', in Emeis S (ed.), International Symposium for the Advancement of Boundary Layer Remote Sensing, ISARS 13, International Symposium for the Advancement of Boundary Layer Remote Sensing, ISARS 13, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, pp. 154 - 155, presented at International Symposium for the Advancement of Boundary Layer Remote Sensing, ISARS 13, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 18 July 2006 - 20 July 2006
    Conference Papers | 2006
    Taylor JR; Low DJ; Reeder MJ, 2006, 'Sodar Diagnosis of Mesoscale Boundary Layer Convergence', in Emeis S (ed.), International Symposium for the Advancement of Boundary Layer Remote Sensing, ISARS 13, International Symposium for the Advancement of Boundary Layer Remote Sensing, ISARS 13, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, pp. 125 - 127, presented at International Symposium for the Advancement of Boundary Layer Remote Sensing, ISARS 13, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 18 July 2006 - 20 July 2006
    Conference Papers | 2005
    Taylor JR; Zawar-Reza P; Low DJ; Aryal P, 2005, 'Verification of a mesoscale model using boundary layer wind profiler data', in 16th National Congress 2005, 16th National Congress 2005, Australian National University, Canberra, presented at 16th National Congress 2005, Australian National University, Canberra, 31 January 2005 - 04 February 2005
    Conference Papers | 2002
    Taylor JR; Low DJ; Woods G, 2002, 'Can Sodar and Rass Measure Dynamic Stability in the Nocturnal Boundary Layer?', in Argentini S; Mastrantonio G; Petenko I (eds.), 11th International Symposium on Acoustic Remote Sensing and Associated Techniques of the Atmosphere and Oceans, 11th International Symposium on Acoustic Remote Sensing and Associated Techniques of the Atmosphere and Oceans, Rome, Italy, pp. 251 - 254, presented at 11th International Symposium on Acoustic Remote Sensing and Associated Techniques of the Atmosphere and Oceans, Rome, Italy, 24 June 2002 - 28 June 2002
    Conference Papers | 2000
    Low DJ; Drake VA; Lynam P, 2000, 'Approaches to flexible delivery in Physics', in 14th National Congress of the Australian Institute of Physics, 14th National Congress of the Australian Institute of Physics, Adelaide, Sth Aust, pp. MT1, presented at 14th National Congress of the Australian Institute of Physics, Adelaide, Sth Aust, 10 December 2000 - 15 December 2000
    Conference Papers | 2000
    Low DJ; Drake VA; Lynam P, 2000, 'Flexible Teaching Initiatives in Physics at ADFA', in Moving Online: A Conference to Explore the Challenges for Workplaces, Colleges and Universities, Moving Online: A Conference to Explore the Challenges for Workplaces, Colleges and Universities, Gold Coast, Qld, presented at Moving Online: A Conference to Explore the Challenges for Workplaces, Colleges and Universities, Gold Coast, Qld, 18 August 2000 - 19 August 2000
    Conference Papers | 2000
    Low DJ; Taylor JR; Aryal P, 2000, 'Testing an integrated boundary layer profiling system', in 5th International Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling : Needs and Technology, 5th International Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling : Needs and Technology, Adelaide, Sth Aust, pp. 297 - 299, presented at 5th International Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling : Needs and Technology, Adelaide, Sth Aust, 04 December 2000 - 08 December 2000
    Conference Papers | 2000
    Low DJ; Tsuda T, 2000, 'Humidity profiling with wind profiler and RASS alone?', in 5th International Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling : Needs and Technology, 5th International Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling : Needs and Technology, Adelaide, Sth Aust, pp. 101 - 103, presented at 5th International Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling : Needs and Technology, Adelaide, Sth Aust, 04 December 2000 - 08 December 2000
    Conference Papers | 2000
    Taylor JR; Low DJ; Aryal P, 2000, 'Wind profiling with an integrated acoustic and electromagnetic system', in Bradley S (ed.), ISARS 2000 : Atmosphere and Oceans and Associated Techniques, ISARS 2000 : Atmosphere and Oceans and Associated Techniques, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 23 - 26, presented at ISARS 2000 : Atmosphere and Oceans and Associated Techniques, Auckland, New Zealand, 25 November 2000 - 01 December 2000
    Conference Papers | 2000
    Taylor JR; Low DJ; Woods G; Aryal P, 2000, 'Testing an integrated boundary layer profiling system', in AMOS 2000 : 7th National Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Conference, AMOS 2000 : 7th National Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Conference, Melbourne, pp. 113 - 113, presented at AMOS 2000 : 7th National Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Conference, Melbourne, 06 February 2000 - 09 February 2000
    Conference Papers | 2000
    Taylor JR; Low DJ, 2000, 'Making air visible : Communicating ideas about the atmosphere', in 14th National Congress of the Australian Institute of Physics, 14th National Congress of the Australian Institute of Physics, Adelaide, Sth Aust, pp. 45, presented at 14th National Congress of the Australian Institute of Physics, Adelaide, Sth Aust, 10 December 2000 - 15 December 2000
    Conference Papers | 1999
    Low DJ; Adachi T; Tsuda T, 1999, 'MU radar-RASS measurements of tropospheric turbulence parameters', in Lindesay J (ed.), 6th National Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Conference (AMOS 1999), 6th National Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, pp. 51, presented at 6th National Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, 08 February 1999 - 11 February 1999