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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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27th AINSE Winter School – Online Week

Throughout the first week of July, 67 students from 30 Australian and New Zealand universities connected online with leading ANSTO researchers as part of the online week of the twenty-seventh annual AINSE Winter School. Since 1997, the annual AINSE Winter School has provided senior undergraduate students with unique connections to ANSTO researchers and research facilities,

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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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Student Research Spotlight: Mitchell Klenner

Rhenium is the key to new radiotracers for disease imaging Former AINSE Postgraduate Research Award (PGRA) Scholar Dr. Mitch Klenner, alongside a team of international collaborators including researchers from ANSTO, Curtin University and Monash University, has found a new way to synthesise large quantities of nuclear medicine to assist in the diagnosis of cancer and

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