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Inaugural speaker returns to deliver lecture on progress of the world largest engineering project to create fusion energy 17/11/2017

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 16/11/2017

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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New oxygen ion conducting material for use in solid oxide fuel cells and other devices 07/11/2017

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 02/11/2017

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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Experiments at the Synchrotron enable researchers to produce a 3D structure of a molecular scaffold with role in cancer 30/10/2017

Melbourne researchers have used the Australian Synchrotron to produce the first 3D structure of a molecular scaffold, that plays a critical role in the development and spread of some cancers.


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Award recipients to present Distinguished Lectures 27/10/2017

Nuclear Science and Technology award recipients Dr Richard Garrett and Dr Nigel Lengkeek and Dr Tien Pham will deliver a Distinguished Lecture on 15 November at ANSTO.

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Global honour for ANSTO researcher for excellent sustained contribution to materials engineering 27/10/2017

The international residual stress research community has recognised ANSTO’s National Director of Australian Gen-IV Research Lyndon Edwards for his ‘excellent contribution to the advancement of applied residual stress applications and control’ .

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ANSTO shares specialist expertise in hosting workshop on nuclear forensics 18/10/2017

ANSTO is hosting an IAEA Regional Training Course, which provides a Practical Introduction to Nuclear Forensics, this week at the Lucas Heights Campus.


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Investigating the benefits of particle therapy on AINSE study tour to Japan 17/10/2017


Australian clinicians and researchers have recently returned from a study tour of Japan to investigate the use of advanced radiation therapy for cancer using heavy ions at particle therapy facilities.


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Using isotopes to understand saltwater intrusion of Rottnest Island groundwater 04/10/2017

ANSTO environmental scientists have contributed to research on Rottnest Island that has provided invaluable information about its groundwater system that may be relevant for the sustainability of many other islands around the globe.


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