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AINSE Honours Scholarships
Applications from 31 students were examined by the Executive Committee and it was agreed to award 12 scholarships to the following students – Andrew Buckley (CUR), Mark Ferrara (UWS), Alissa Hackett (AKL), Oleg Koudeshev (ANU), Dayna McGeeney (NSW), Stephen Pert (NSW), Heather Nutt (QLD), Adriana Sanchez (MUR) Kristian Tangso (MON) Matt Thompson (CQU) Timothy Webb (GRI), and Nikita Tully (USC). Selection of the students was based on their undergraduate academic record.
The students selected come from five states and NZ, including one of AINSE’s newest members - the University of the Sunshine Coast, and five of the twelve honours scholars are female. Eight of the applicants attended the AINSE Winter School in 2010 and three of these were selected for an Honours Scholarship.
AINSE congratulates the students selected and wishes them luck with their endeavours.
AINSE Research Projects
AINSE has incorporated the two programs which were previously listed on the Australian Competitive Grants Register (ACGR), Research Awards for Academics and Research Fellowships. This amalgamated program has been accepted by DIISR for listing in Category 1 on the ACGR. The amalgamated program will have two rounds each year. The round to close on 31 May will be for Research Fellowship applicants. The second round, to close on 15 September, will be for other Academics wishing to gain access to the research facilities at ANSTO and will not include Research Fellowship applicants. Program Rules for AINSE Research Projects. .
3rd AONSA Neutron School
4-9 October 2010 Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Mumbai, India
AINSE provided travel and accommodation funds for five Australian students to attend the 3rd Neutron School organised by the Asia-Oceania Neutron Scattering Association (AONSA). The first and second schools were held in 2008 in Korea and 2009 in Australia. More information ...
AINSE Research Fellow receives a Tall Poppy Science Award
Dr Darren Goosens, recipient one of two AINSE Research Fellow awards in 2006 has received an Australian Institute of Policy and Science (AIPS) 2010 ACT Young Tall Poppy Science Award. More information ...
AINSE Postgraduate Research awards 2010
AINSE has announced 21 new scholarships for 2010. AINSE currently supports 77 Post Graduation Research Award (PGRA) scholars as part of its remit to support education and training in nuclear science and engineering. Most of the new scholarships are top-up scholarships for PhD students who have a need to access ANSTO instruments. More information ...
Two young career researchers, Dr Manickam Minakshi and Dr Madhu Bhaskaran supported by AINSE, were successful in the recent ARC Discovery Project round.
AINSE congratulates E/Professor Bob Breakspere who was awarded an OAM in the 2010 Australia Day Honours. Bob was AINSE President in 1995 and 1996.
AINSE Awards an Honorary Fellowship to Professor John White, Australian National University
AINSE Scholar attends Lindau 2009
Vale Eric Hall
John Ferris Scholarship
The scholarship, which commenced on 1 July 2009, is administered by AINSE Ltd and means that John can travel to use sophisticated accelerator facilities at ANSTO. It is called the John Ferris Memorial Scholarship.
AINSE Gold Medal for Postgraduate Student Awarded