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Event Horizon

Research School of Physics


Weekly newsletter | vol 42 no 46 | 28 November–2 December 2016


Congratulations - Student Awards

Phase-X Challenge sponsored by BHP Billiton

Australian Optical Society Awards

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Vice-Chancellor's staff excellence & service awards

Congratulations to RSPE Staff who were recognised for their service to ANU at the  VC's Staff Excellence Awards on Wednesday.

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Mr Lang (Aaron) Yandong (EME)

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Energy Change Institute

Energy Change Institute Open Day 2016

Energy Update 2016



Lean Startup Workshops

Policy training workshop: Unearthing policies and delegations


Funding Opportunities

ARC Important Dates and Messages

2017 Major Equipment Grants Scheme (MEC)

Academic and student funding opportunities.

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Equity and Access

Gender balance: Culture clash

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Chennupati and Vidya Jagadish Scholarships

Are now available for student interns from any developing countries for up to 3 months to undertake research study in any department at RSPE. 

Applications close: 23 December 2016.

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Update on the culture survey

Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey. It has given us valuable insight and will be used to set the agenda for equity and access efforts in the School. 

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Departmental seminars

Dr Karsten Kossert - 30 November
Radionuclide Metrology at PTB
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Dr Judy Hart - 30 November
Design of novel photocatalysts from first principles: Band gap tunability of semiconductor solid solutions and multi-layered structures
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Associate Professor Igor Aharonovich - 30 November
Quantum Emitters in Flatland
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Mr Roman Khakimov - 2 December
Final PhD Seminar: Ghost Imaging with Ultracold Atoms
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Mr Heyang Li (Thomas) - 2 December
Optimising Open-Pit Mining Phases Using Multi-Grid Search
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Staff movements

Nuclear Physics (NP)
Prof Andrew Stuchbery will be on leave 14 November - 12 December 2016. Dr Anton Wallner will be acting HOD during this period.

Theoretical Physics (TP)
Prof Mukunda Das will visit S N Bose Centre, Kolkata and Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar for collaborative research 26 November - 22 December 2016. He will give a plenary talk in an International Conference on Smart Materials in SOA University, Bhubaneswar, India.


ARC and NHMRC Peer Review Process

Seminar - 1 December, 10am-12noon

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Workers' Compensation Self-Insurance Consultation

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National Asbestos Safety Awareness campaign – 21 Nov 2016

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WEG - Training Newsletter

Printing a completion Certificate in PULSE
Changing your view in PULSE



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