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Research School of Physics


Weekly newsletter | vol 42 no 47 | 5–9 December 2016


Congratulations - A/Prof Paul Francis

“2016 Australian Award for University Teaching – Award for Teaching Excellence”. Paul received the award at a ceremony at Parliament house on Thursday 1 December 2016.


2017 Academic Promotions

Congratulations to the following staff who have been promoted from 1 January 2017:

  • A/Prof Paul Francis (DQS) : Level D to E
  • Dr Andrey Miroshnichenko (NLPC) : Level C to D
  • Dr Nicolas Francois (CPF) : Level B to C
  • Dr Carlos Kuhn (DQS): Level A to B
  • Dr Josh Machacek (PRL) : Level A to B
  • Dr Siva Karuturi (EME) : Level A to B


Temporary Employment Opportunity

Expression of Interest are sought for acting full time in the role of School Facilities and Services Manager, 12 December - 13 January.

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Lean Startup Workshops


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

Masculinities and experimental practices in physics: The view from three case studies

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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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Staff movements

Director's Office (DO)
Prof Tim Senden 
will be travelling 3 December 2016 - 13 January 2017. Prof Hoe Tan will be acting Director during this period.

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.

Plasma Research Laboratory (PRL)
A/Prof James Sullivan will be travelling 5-13 December 2016. Prof Hoe Tan, acting Director will oversee PRL 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.


Departmental seminars

Associate Professor Zongfu Yu - 5 December
IEEE Photonics Socienty (ACT), IEEE Nanotechnology Council (ACT) & EME present 'Extreme light concentration with optical resonance'
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Professor Takashi Nakamura - 9 December
Exploring the Neutron Drip Line and Beyond at RIBF
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Congratulations - Ms Laura Walmsley

"ANU 2016 Publications Collection Awards"

Most authors on a paper - enterd by Laura Walmsley (DQS)

"Localisation and broadband follow-up of the gravitational-wave transient GW150914"



WEG - Training Newsletter

Printing a completion Certificate in PULSE
Changing your view in PULSE


Workers' Compensation Self-Insurance Consultation

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