AINSE - Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering

 AINSE Ltd  facilitates access to the national facilities at Lucas Heights by universities and other research institutions and provides a focus for cooperation in the nuclear scientific and engineering fields. AINSE arranges for the training of scientific research studentships in matters associated with nuclear science and engineering.


Funding opportunities offered by AINSE 



Application for AINSE Honours Scholarships will open in December 2014.


Applications for 2015 Round 1 CLOSED

For funding 1st January-31st December 2015.

The Chief Investigator must be employed as a researcher at the member organisation. 

AINSE Strategic Directions 2014-8

The AINSE Council has in its recent meeting formally endorsed AINSE’s Strategic Directions 2014-18. This provides the framework for developments which will give AINSE more agility, options and influence in facilitating the delivery of nuclear science and engineering. More information

AINSE Winter School 2015

AINSE Winter School 2015 13th-17th July

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2015 Post Graduate Research Awards OPEN FEBRUARY 2015

Applications for 2015 Post Graduate Research Awards open late February 2015 with applications due on 15th April 2015.  Sucessful students will commence 1st July 2015.

The AINSE Trust

The purpose of the AINSE Trust, established in 2008, is to provide scholarships and fellowships for Australian students and researchers who are participating in AINSE programs.

You can help by providing a donation to the AINSE Trust. More Information

                                         AANSS 2014 Abstract Call

                      Abstract submission deadline extended to Friday, 24th October

AINSE-ANBUG Neutron Scattering Symposium  24th-25th November 2014

The AANSS conference is the annual get-together of the Australian neutron scattering community. It is attended by scientists in physics, chemistry, biology, crystallography, instrumentation, engineered and applied materials, software, medical imaging and therapy and by scientists from a range of institutions including Australia’s and New Zealand’s largest universities and government laboratories.

See the abstract call here: AANSS 2014 Abstract Call, download abstract template and poster instruction.

See the registration & details here:Registration details, or register now

Researchers booking accommodation, please fill form Accommodation AANSS 2014.

Student request travel support please fill form Student Visit AANSS 2014.



Scholarship Opportunity from Roy G. Post Foundation 

--- Safe Management of Nuclear Materials

Read the flyer and apply before deadline 15 Dec, 2014.

Upcoming Events


ANSTO-AINSE Neutron School

Lucas Heights 3rd-7th November 2014 


AANSS 2014

AINSE-ANBUG Neutron Scattering Symposium

Lucas Heights 24th-25th November 2014