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Research School of Physics


Weekly newsletter | vol 42 no 22 | 6–10 June 2016


Director's Colloquium - 14 June

Climate adaptation in Australia: successes, failures and some lessons learnt - Professor Mark Howden

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Upcoming innovation & commercialisation training

The Technology Transfer Office is running a number of free seminars and workshops for those interested in innovation and commercialisation:

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ANU Strategic vision forums

ANU is embarking on a journey to build a new vision and strategic plan for the University. 

A series of forums to shape the new strategic vision for the University have commenced, you are encouraged to have your say.

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Building Maintenance

With winter now upon us it is a good time to review the heating in our offices and laboratories.  If you feel that your area is not operating as it should please log a job on the Technical Services Work Request System and we will have the issue rectified.  This site can also be used for any general building maintenance concerns that you see, leaking taps, toilets, lights not working, security etc.





Departmental seminars

Professor John Molony - 3 June
Fascist Italy and the making of modern Europe
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Staff movements

Applied Maths (AM)
Ms Martina Landsmann will be on annual leave 23 May - 26 June 2016.

Centre for Plasmas and Fluids (CPF)
Professor Michael Shats will be on annual leave 30 May - 24 June 2016. A/Prof Matthew Hole will acting HOD during this period.

Prof Christine Charles will be away 17 May - 2 July 2016 giving plenary lectures and invited talks at APCPST 2016 in Shanghai, SFP 2016 in Nancy and ICPP in Taiwan and working with collaborators at University College London and French Universities.

Plasma Research Laboratory (PRL)
Prof John Howard will be away 2-28 June 2016.  Dr Gerard Borg will be acting HOD 2-3 June, and A/Prof James Sullivan will be acting HoD 6-28 June.


Robert and Helen Crompton Award 2016

Nominations are being sought for the Robert and Helen Crompton Award 2016. This Award provides funding of up to $15,000 to assist postgraduate research students enrolled at the Research School of Physics and Engineering to undertake part of their research program overseas or make a collaborative visit to an overseas institution, for three to six months.

Applications will open 9 May 2016 and close 5pm 9 June 2016.

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