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On 8 October ANSTO welcomes Prof Sean Smith from the University of New South Wales, who will give a lecture on accelerating the discovery of new functional materials as part of our distinguished lecture series. 

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30/09/2014
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In order to improve radiation protection for air crew  and astronauts we combine radiation transport  simulations and experimental measurements to  further the understanding of the complex mixed  radiation field at the CERF facility. 

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29/09/2014
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ANSTO has been involved in a plastic trawling expedition from Hobart to Sydney researching the impact of plastics on pelagic birds and the marine ecosystem. 

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29/09/2014
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Last week, ANSTO scientists joined teachers, community members, councillors and MP’s on a citizen science expedition on the Port Hacking, trawling for plastics under the surface of the river.

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29/09/2014
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Congratulations to the team behind ANSTO’s Kowari Strain Scanner, who took home a highly commended distinction in the Research and Development category of the Sydney Engineering Excellence Awards (SEEA) 2014 last Friday.

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23/09/2014
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ANSTO’s international linkages with research collaborators, commercial partners, and industrial innovators are ensuring that the organisation remains at the forefront of efforts to address some of the most complex challenges facing the global community.

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22/09/2014
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At the 2014 Sydney Engineering Excellence Awards a team from ANSTO was awarded a highly commended certificate for its submission "The team behind the KOWARI Strain Scanner - Dedicated Materials Engineering Instrument at ANSTO." 

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20/09/2014
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Following a recent experiment using our SANS and SAXS instruments and the facilities of the National Deuteration Facility, a team from the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen, has posted an 8-minute film on their experiences in Australia.

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18/09/2014
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Our 14th proposal round closed last night, with 275 proposals across 4 cold- and 6 thermal-neutron instruments, and both Chemical- and Bio-Deuteration at the National Deuteration Facility.

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16/09/2014
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Over the next week, ANSTO is hosting the International Conference on Polarised Neutrons for Condensed-Matter Investigations (PNCMI 2014), in Sydney.  Around 65 attendees are coming from 28 universities and research institutions in 13 different countries. 

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15/09/2014
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Security arrangements at ANSTO will always be second to none, in line with our regulatory requirements, international best practice and community expectations.

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15/09/2014
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Happy birthday to KU ANSTO Children’s Centre, which celebrated its first anniversary as a valued community service last Friday.

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15/09/2014
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The 2014 Operation Art exhibition of more than 700 artworks by NSW school children was officially opened in early September. Sarah Pasagic from Mount Lewis Infants School was presented with the ANSTO Junior Award.

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15/09/2014
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The ANSTO Eureka Prize for Innovative Use of Technology was awarded to the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and Australian National University team for their DIY droplet lens.

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11/09/2014
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The first inelastic neutron spectrum has been successfully taken on the new Beryllium-filter option on our TAIPAN thermal 3-Axis Spectrometer, in this case from elemental vanadium.

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09/09/2014
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We invite you to the AINSE Theatre at ANSTO’s Lucas Heights Campus to hear Winthrop Professor Fiona Wood speak on the challenges we face relating not only to the individual and the health system, but to the whole community. 

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05/09/2014
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Stimuli-responsive polymer hydrogels have been developed by the Monash Engineering team as a new class of osmotic agent for extracting fresh water from saline water and wastewaters using sunlight or low-grade heat sources.

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04/09/2014
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The fully renewable oxygen project created by the University of Melbourne and DETECT Australia is the second finalist nominated for the ANSTO Eureka Prize for Innovative Use of Technology.

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03/09/2014
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Kris and Annice are the first females to accept apprenticeships in the B3 Workshop as part of ANSTO’s 2014 Apprenticeship Program. Applications are now open for the 2015 Apprenticeship Program.  
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03/09/2014
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Degenerative neurological diseases, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease or schizophrenia have devastating impacts on sufferers and their loved ones. 

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01/09/2014

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