Today the independent nuclear regulator, ARPANSA, has released an Inspection Report in relation to ANSTO’s radiopharmaceutical production facilities.
Scientists from ANSTO’s Human Heath and the University of Sydney Imaging Physics Laboratory visited the University of California Davis laboratories to meet with team of researchers from the total-body PET Explorer Consortium.
The man behind Australia’s development and advanced manufacturing of nuclear medicine used in hospitals to diagnose cancers and heart disease has been amongst a number of researchers recognised for their achievements at the ANSTO Awards in Nuclear Science and Technology 2017 presentation dinner.
Twenty-five Year 10 girls from Sutherland Shire schools have been given a special insight into what it would be like to be a scientist, spending two days shadowing the work of some of Australia’s brightest young scientists at Lucas Heights.
Under the agreement, ANSTO, operating the Synchrotron and other national research facilities, agreed to help with “in-kind support to investigate the epidemiology of CKDu.”
Study investigated the use of a beam of positron-emitting radionuclides for the precise delivery of non-invasive and highly conformal radiotherapy.
Australia’s leading researchers in nuclear science and technology were recognised for their outstanding contribution to science last week at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) Awards in Nuclear Science and Technology presentation dinner.
ANSTO Board member Professor Andrew Scott has been made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM), in the 2017 Australia Day honours list. Also included in the list were Professor Vijay Kumar, awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM), and Clinical Professor Robert Howman-Giles, who received a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).
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.
Australia is making a significant global contribution by stepping up to help prevent a shortfall in world nuclear medicine supplies with two projects worth about $170 million.