Gold Medal

2023 Year in Review

We begin our review of 2023 by acknowledging the passing of Emeritus Professor John William White in August and reflecting on his enduring legacy. John was a member of the AINSE Council for 20 years, from 1988-2008, and served as the AINSE President from 2005-2006 and AINSE Vice-President from 2003-2004. In recognition of his long …

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AINSE 2023 Award Ceremony and Networking Dinner

On Tuesday 23rd May, AINSE Scholar Gold Medals for excellence and impact in research were formally awarded to Dr. Rhiannon Boseley (Curtin University) and Dr. Gemeng Liang (University of Wollongong). Dr. Boseley and Dr. Liang were joined by family, friends and colleagues as they were presented with the medals by AINSE Deputy Board Chair Helen Liossis and AINSE …

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2022 Year in Review

2022 has been a year filled with many exciting successes that the AINSE staff wish to celebrate. However, it has also been a sombre year for AINSE, with the passing of Mr E.A. (Bill) Palmer in September. Bill was AINSE’s first Scientific Secretary/Executive Officer. He made enormous contributions as the leader of AINSE from 1959–1988, …

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2021 Year in Review

It has been another year of significant challenges for the Australian and New Zealand STEM community, as the COVID-19 pandemic entered its second full year and the resulting necessary restrictions continued to significantly disrupt research activities. Under these difficult circumstances, our AINSE scholars and their ever-supportive ANSTO co-supervisors have nevertheless achieved excellent research outcomes through …

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AINSE 2021 Gold Medal Ceremony

On Wednesday 19th May, AINSE had the privilege of awarding two AINSE Gold Medals for excellence in research to Dr. Anna Florin and Professor Neil Saintilan. The 2020 award recipients were joined by family, friends and colleagues as they were virtually presented with the medals by AINSE President Professor Ian Gentle, and AINSE Managing Director, Michelle Durant. Dr. …

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