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