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Inspiring young women to be part of our next generation of scientists 29/06/2017

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.

Australia and Sri Lanka sign new partnership to fight chronic kidney disease 26/05/2017

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.”

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ANSTO research focuses on an advanced form of cancer treatment under consideration in Australia 17/05/2017

Study investigated the use of a beam of positron-emitting radionuclides for the precise delivery of non-invasive and highly conformal radiotherapy.


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Celebrating our shining stars of science at the NST awards 07/03/2017

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.

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Honours for ANSTO Board Member 27/01/2017

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).

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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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Australia steps up to prevent a world nuclear medicine shortfall 11/11/2016

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.

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Applications open: ANSTO Graduate Program for engineers of tomorrow 29/09/2016

A rare, exciting opportunity is open for engineering graduates at ANSTO's Lucas Heights campus in south Sydney.


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Initiative to disseminate radioactivity standards to cyclotrons for most widely used radiopharmaceutical 13/09/2016

ANSTO’s Radionuclide Metrology group will launch a mobile calibration service pilot project for Australian cyclotrons that produce short-lived PET radiopharmaceuticals such as F-18 FDG (fluorodeoxyglucose).

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A day in the life of the OPAL multi-purpose research reactor—Part 3: Evening 07/09/2016

Let's finish looking behind the scenes on a typical day in the operation of the OPAL reactor and meet some of the people who work there.

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