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Weekly newsletter | vol 43 no 78 | 16–20 July 2018

 

Acting Director's Message

Dear Colleagues,

I hope you enjoyed a great weekend.

On behalf of the director, I would like to congratulate the following students who graduated last week and received their PhDs:

Timothy Burgess, Shuai Li, HaoFeng Lu, Sherman Wong (EME)

Sara Marzban (LPC)           

Pieter Botha, Namsoon Eom, Virginia Mazzini (AM)

Song Cheng (TP)

We wish them all the best with their future endeavours.

A reminder for students - the RSPE 3MT will to be held on Wednesday 25 July. Please ensure you register by Wednesday 18 July 2018 to HDR Administration.

This week’s picture shows now Drs Pieter Botha, Shuai Li, Sara Marzban, and Tim Burgess (2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th from left to right) with their smiling supervisors Adrian Sheppard, Matt Sellars and Jennifer Wong-Leung (1st, 4th, and 7th). This was taken during the school’s graduation morning tea last Wednesday. Great to meet and talk to the very happy students and their family members! Many thanks to Karen for organising the lovely event.

Have a good week,

Lan

 

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) international research student competition is on again for 2018, registration ends 18 July 2018.

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All ANU staff, students and affiliates need to change their passwords by 31 July 2018. To enhance protection of the University and in line with best practice industry standards, we are asking all ANU staff, students and members of our community with a log-in to our systems to reset their password. 

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Do you use the number 3 or number 81 buses to get to uni? The ACT government is proposing to scrap the number 3 route through ANU campus and the number 81 route along Clunies Ross Street from 2019. The free city loop bus service will also be discontinued.

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We would like to announce a new Physics course for second semester 2018 – PHYS2205/6205 Physics for Future Leaders – first lecture – 3pm on Monday 23rd July.

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The Westpac Foundation is now accepting applications for 2019 Westpac Research Fellowships. This unique fellowship supports outstanding early career researchers whose ground-breaking work has the potential to make a difference in one of the Foundation's focus areas.

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What is Parental Leave? Parental Leave is an entitlement available to University employees who are having a baby, or are adopting or fostering a child (up to five years of age).  

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The Australian Academy of Science is calling for applications for the inaugural Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scientist Travelling Research Award

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The Chennupati and Vidya Jagadish Endowment scholarships sponsor students currently pursuing their undergraduate or Masters degree to come to Canberra and study in RSPE. The photo above is from a recent lunch with the students (clockwise from left): Mr Himanshu Chaudhary, Prof Tim Senden, Ms Nalin Venkar Sameera, Dr Vini Gautam, Mr Bejoys Jacob, Mr Abhilash Jha, Mr Yash Shukla, Mr Biplab Mahato.

 

ANU Ally Network is a network of staff and students across the University who support the University’s commitment to providing an inclusive and respectful university environment for LGBTIQ people. The Network is currently calling for postgraduate student, academic staff and professional staff co-convenors to organise events, convene meetings and keep the network going. You do not need to be LGBTIQ identified. Please consider nominating to support the continuation of this important network and send your nomination and a short paragraph on why you would like to be a convenor to ally@anu.edu.au by close of business on Friday 27th July.

 

 

 

School Seminar

19 July 2018 3:00-4:00
Mr Alex Bennet
Lab to Launch

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Departmental Seminars

18 July 2018
Mr Ben Laws
Isomerisation Puzzles viewed with High Resolution Photoelectron Imaging
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19 July 2018
Mr Daniel Comber-Todd
Polariton Condensation in Non-Hermitian Potentials
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20 July 2018
Dr Sasitharan Balasubramaniam
Wireless Optogenetic Nanonetworks for Brain Stimulation
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24 July 2018
Professor Mukunda Das
Bose, Bosons and Boson Condensation
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30 July 2018
Mr Alexander Bray
Does the attoclock provide evidence of a tunnelling time?
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Do you know who 
your administrator is?

AM Mr Roger BUCKLEY
Ext: 52847
am.rspe@anu.edu.au

CPF Ms Gaye CARNEY
Ext: 52480 
admin.rspe@anu.edu.au

DQS Ms Sonia PADRUN
Ext: 54244 
sonia.padrun@anu.edu.au

EME Ms Julie ARNOLD
Ext: 50020 
eme.rspe@anu.edu.au

LPC Ms Sue BERKELEY
Ext: 52495 
admin.rspe@anu.edu.au

LPC Ms Nikki AZZOPARDI
Ext: 50000 
admin.rspe@anu.edu.au

NLPC Ms Kathy HICKS
Ext: 53423 
npc.rspe@anu.edu.au

NP Ms Petra RICKMAN
Ext: 52083 
np.rspe@anu.edu.au

PRL Ms Gaye CARNEY
Ext: 52480 
admin.rspe@anu.edu.au

TP Ms Gaye CARNEY
Ext: 52480
admin.rspe@anu.edu.au

 

Distinguished Lecture

AIP Women in Physics Lecture - Dr Ceri Brenner
Monday 13th August 2018, 2:00-3:00
Finkle Lecture Theatre, JCSMR, Bldg # 131

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ANU Physics Market Day

Tuesday 14th August 2018
11.30am-2pm
Research School of Physics and Engineering, Bldg. 60

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RSPE Orientation

Every Monday at 10:00am all new starters are invited to meet at reception to have a short tour of the School’s central areas and receive a welcome pack.

Bookings are not required.

 

Keep Informed

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JCS Strategic Priorities Plan

 

 


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