Improving cost of particle beam therapy

A recent IAEA study has found that the high costs of establishing an advanced cancer treatment currently not available in Australia can be controlled through innovation.

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Inaugural speaker returns to deliver lecture on progress of the world largest engineering project to create fusion energy

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The scientist who gave the inaugural Distinguished Lecture at ANSTO in 2009 on fusion energy is returning in early December to deliver a second on the ITER fusion reactor development project.

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New researcher joins human health team to focus on role of acquired immunity in preventing disease

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Newly recruited immunologist and cellular biologist Dr Frederic Sierro is convinced that a thorough understanding of the complex cellular players and activities of the immune system may be the key to many illnesses.


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Science and medical experts meet in Adelaide to discuss great potential of particle therapy in Australia

THUMBNAIL - Potential of particle therapy for cancer patients in Australia


An Australian-first cancer treatment facility was the hot topic at the National Particle Therapy Symposium in Adelaide on Monday.


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New oxygen ion conducting material for use in solid oxide fuel cells and other devices

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Japanese researchers have used nuclear techniques at ANSTO to characterise the properties of a new family of materials they developed for use as solid oxide fuel cells, sensors and oxygen separation membranes.

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FNCA Meeting: Combining resources and expertise to address climate change in the Asia-Pacific

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An exciting new project, proposed by Australia, brought together the knowledge and expertise of member states of the Forum for Nuclear Cooperation in Asia (FNCA) to address how knowledge of climate changes in the past can help them understand the environmental challenges they face today and will face in future.


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ACNS Success at the 2017 ANSTO Awards in Nuclear Science and Technology

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Congratulations to the ACNS Sample Environment team who won the George Collins Award for Innovation at the 2017 ANSTO Awards in Nuclear Science and Technology at a gala event held last night.

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ACNS & NDF Grant Success

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ACNS & NDF are involved in two successful ARC-Discovery grants in the current round on "Liquids to semiconductors: the formation of solution-processed electronics" with the Macquarie University and "Mixing the Jigsaw Pieces of Natural Products: New Molecules-New Properties" with the University of Sydney, along with one ARC-Linkage, Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities on "Thermo-gravimetric infra-red imaging system for functional materials study" with the University of Wollongong.

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