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Weekly newsletter | vol 41 no 25 | 20–24 July 2015


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The RSPE community congratulates Professor Chennupati Jagadish on the completion of 25 years at Electronic Materials Engineering and RSPE. We wish him a long healthy and rewarding career ahead.

EME held their annual Department 3 Minute Thesis competition and congratulates all the participants in particular the winners Sherman Wong & Shuai (Jack) Li on the judges choice and Sherman on winning the people’s choice as well.

EME & RSPE celebrated the 85th birthday of Professor Neville Fletcher on Tuesday with cake and good company.  Hope there are many more to follow.


Departmental seminars

Mr Shahar Levy - 27 July
Directly written waveguides in chalcogenides
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Funding opportunities

ARC Future Fellowships 2015 – Now Open
The Funding Rules for Future Fellowships are now available and the scheme has opened. Please refer Funding Rules and FAQs. Please note that the strategic statement will be required to outline plans to retain the successful Future Fellow in a continuing position. This is explained further in the Changes to FT15 Funding Rules and at B3.3.1 in the Funding Rules.




Staff movements

Nuclear Physics (NP)
Prof Andrew Stuchbery will be absent 28 June - 27 July 2015.  Prof David Hinde will be Acting HoD 7-27 July 2015.

Department of Quantum Science (DQS)
Prof David McClelland
will be absent 6-27 July 2015.  Prof Craig Savage will be Acting HoD during this period.

Electronic Material Engineering (EME)
Prof Hoe Tan will be absent 3-7 August 2015.  Assoc Prof Lan Fu will be Acting HoD during this period.



The following OH&S training course:

* Ionizing Radiation Safety – Machines (OHSA19) 27 July

 Registration via HORUS



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