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AINSE 2024 Gold Medal Ceremony and Networking Dinner

On Tuesday 21st May 2024, AINSE Scholar Gold Medals for excellence and impact in research were formally awarded to: The Gold Medal ceremony was hosted from the AINSE Theatre and livestreamed via Zoom, with Dr. Paull and his family present in the Theatre and Dr. Meng joining remotely from Switzerland. Dr. Meng and Dr. Paull […]

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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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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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New research in Nature Communications: “The first Australian plant foods at Madjedbebe, 65,000-53,000 years ago”

Australia’s first people were skilled foragers with complex processing techniques for plant foods, according to recent research by AINSE PGRA Scholar Stephanie Anna Florin and her collaborators from The University of Queensland in partnership with the Mirarr people. Their paper, published in Nature Communications, details analysis of charred plant remains at a site in western

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Student Research Spotlight: Melanie Fuller

As part of National Science Week 2019, we are highlighting some of the high-impact research being carried out by AINSE scholars. In the Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences research theme, Flinders University student and AINSE PGRA scholar Melanie Fuller is investigating how gold nanoparticles could be used in combination with antibiotics to combat multi-resistant bacterial infections. Understanding

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Student Research Spotlight: Thomas McCoy

As part of National Science Week 2019, we are highlighting some of the high-impact research being carried out by AINSE scholars. In the Materials Science and Engineering area, Monash University student and AINSE PGRA scholar Thomas McCoy is developing new methods to control atomically-thin materials with applications in water purification and oil recovery. Controlling atomically-thin carbon

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Student Research Spotlight: Kaitlyn O’Mara

As part of National Science Week 2019, we are highlighting some of the high-impact research being carried out by AINSE scholars. In our Archaeology, Geoscience and Environmental Sciences research theme, Griffith University student and AINSE PGRA scholar Kaitlyn O’Mara is investigating how aquatic organisms accumulate and react to heavy metal contamination. Uptake and assimilation of

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Student Research Spotlight: Mitchell Klenner

As part of National Science Week 2019, we are highlighting some of the high-impact research being carried out by AINSE scholars. In the Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences field, Curtin University student and AINSE PGRA scholar Mitchell Klenner is working to develop techniques to synthesize new diagnostic nuclear medicines. Unlocking the potential of rhenium for improved

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