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Looking back on 2016: Another milestone in nuclear operations with over 300 days at full power for the second consecutive year 04/01/2017

Australia’s state-of-the-art multi-purpose nuclear reactor has operated for more than 300 days at full power for a second consecutive year with over 99% reliability.

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ANSTO taking part in international coastal pollution studies 22/12/2016

ANSTO is representing Australia in an international research project that will use isotopic and nuclear techniques to study coastal pollution at a number of global sites in developing and developed countries.

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Nuclear technique used to evaluate diets of farmed Pacific Oysters 21/12/2016

Nuclear techniques were used to evaluate optimal diets and feeding regimes for the production of the Pacific Oyster in hatcheries has been confirmed in collaboration with environmental researchers at ANSTO, UNSW and the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI).


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Draft 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap released 13/12/2016

A draft of the 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap has been released and is available for stakeholder feedback before a final of the Roadmap is presented to Government.

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Medals awarded to nuclear waste forms researcher and the late Professor George Collins 08/12/2016

The Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) has awarded a Gold Medal for excellence in research to Dr Emily Reynolds and posthumously to the late Professor George Collins.

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Funding awarded to highlight leadership opportunities for women in STEM fields 07/12/2016

The Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) is to receive funding through the Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship program under the National Innovation and Science Agenda.


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Development of new techniques makes it possible to date Australian Aboriginal rock art 06/12/2016

A new technique, developed at ANSTO’s Centre for Accelerator Science, has made it possible to produce some of the first reliable radiocarbon dates for Australian rock art.

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PNG Fisheries expresses great satisfaction with progress of aquaculture initiative 05/12/2016

Collaboration met recently at ANSTO to discuss progress on a major project to improve inland aquaculture in PNG.

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Collaboration develops innovative cancer diagnostic agent 30/11/2016

ANSTO was part of an Australian biopharmaceutical collaboration that developed an innovative diagnostic agent, which can be used to detect and potentially monitor metastatic cancer.

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Fossilised teeth tell the story of feeding habits of extinct reptiles, including dinosaurs 23/11/2016

Internationally- renowned palaeolontologist Dr Robert Reisz will delliver a distinguished lecture at ANSTO on 15 December the feeding behaviours of extinct reptiles, including dinosaurs.

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