A large international collaboration, which included ANSTO, has successfully synthesised highly porous rhodium nanoparticles that could be used as a more effective catalytic converter for vehicles.
The 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap which outlines Australia's research infrastructure requirements over the coming decade has been released today by the Minister for Education and Training, Senator Simon Birmingham, and Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator Arthur Sinodinos.
An international group of researchers has arranged 2D nanosheets of boron nitride, the “white graphene”, into membranes with a significant level of conductivity and chemical and thermal stability up to 90°C.
Work of Early Career Award and George Collins Award for Innovation recipients will be highlighted.
Collaboration finds calixarene hydrogels formed with electrolyte magnesium chloride increase in strength upon heating.