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Weekly newsletter | vol 43 no 5 | 20–24 February 2017


Continuing HOD - Nuclear Physics

After consultation with the Department of Nuclear Physics it is my great pleasure to confirm Professor Andrew Stuchbery as Head for another year. All present reflected high praise of his leadership. Congratulations, Andrew.  Tim



Mr Peng Yu (EME)

Dr Prashant Ghediya (EME)

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ANU Futures Scheme

The ANU Futures Scheme will provide non-recurrent grants to high-performing early- and mid-career researchers (EMCRs) to support the establishment or enhancement of their research career at ANU. The Scheme will receive $4 million per year funding. At least 50 per cent funding must be allocated to female EMCRs.

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2017 Defence Export Controls Awareness and Training Seminar

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Funding Opportunities

Academic and student funding opportunities.

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News from the PhB program

Call for Mentors

Changes to marking of the PhB Advanced Study Courses (ASCs)

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Secrets of planning a successful PhD or MPhil

How do you go about successfully managing a large research project from start to finish over a number of years? This ANU Academic Skills and Learning Centre led workshop is ideal for research students at the start of their program and those further into their studies are welcome to attend.

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Departmental seminars

Professor Alexander Szameit - 23 February
Topological Photonics
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Professor Jon A. Schuller - 24 February
Reconfigurable and Forbidden Mie Resonator Physics and Devices
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Professor Wolfgang Mittig - 28 February
From imaging nuclear reactions to imaging the nucleus
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Staff movements

Nuclear Physics (NP)
Prof Andrew Stuchbery is traveling 20 February - 1 March 2017. Prof Greg Lane will be acting HOD during this period.


ICPEAC Conference

The 30th International Conference on Photonic, Electronic and Atomic Collisions (ICPEAC XXX) will be held in Cairns, 26 July to 1 August 2017 at the Cairns Convention Centre.

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Equity and Access

Understanding Unconscious Bias (EDHR03)

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Centre for Philosophy of Science

The School of Philosophy is proposing to found a Centre for Philosophy of Science with its goals to include fostering intellectual collaboration via seminars series, workshops and conferences.

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ANU Research Training Calendar & Events

ANU Research Training Calendar & Events

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