Vale Peter Fensham – ASCM Tribute service Sunday 24 October, 5pm

Emeritus Professor Peter Fensham
26 October 1927 – 23 August 2021

Emeritus Professor Peter Fensham, who has died aged 93, was one of Australia’s foremost science educators and Australia’s first Professor of Science Education. Peter was the National Chair of the Australian Student Christian Movement from 1972 to 1976 and was a much respected and loved mentor and friend to many in the ASCM.

At 5pm (AEDT) on Sunday 24 October, ASCM will host a public online discussion to remember and celebrate Peter Fensham’s life and contribution. All are welcome to attend, via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 967 6723 1457
Passcode: 351827

Please publicise this meeting to any who knew Peter. If you have any memories of Peter to share, we would welcome them at

Peter is remembered in this obituary from Monash University.