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Electron Microscope
12th November, 2013

The School achieved great success in the November 2013 round of ARC research grants, winning approximately 10% of the total amount awarded to the University. Discovery grants were awarded to: Chris Sorrell and Moreica Pabbruwe ($365k) for X-Ray Activation of …

Nagy in wig
11th November, 2013

Our own Prof. Nagy Valanoor was honoured with a PGC Supervisor Award at the recent ARC Awards presentation.  Nagy was nominated by his research students. These awards are presented to postgrad supervisors who display exemplary behaviour beyond the minimum requirements …

Julian Walker - marathonfinish
11th November, 2013

Congratulations to our postgrad student, Julian Walker, who has again achieved a brilliant marathon finish, taking out 4th place in the Portland 3 Bays Marathon in a time of 3 hours 8 minutes 10 seconds.  Starting at Portland Bay, Victoria, …

The Innovation Challenge Winner 2012
3rd October, 2013

OPINION: I want two things from my next car – a vehicle that is, at least partly, made from recycled materials and that will be recycled once it reaches the end of its life. Currently, this is virtually impossible. Unlike …

Top 5 logo
1st October, 2013

Associate Professor Sri Bandyopadhyay has been recognised by Campus Review as one of the Top 5 Australian Innovators for 2013,  for his fly ash reinvention work. “Sri Bandyopadhyay has found a way to make a cheap by-product of coal power …

Poster image - cropped
17th September, 2013

Congratulations to Xuan (Heidi) Cheng, a postgraduate student in the School, who has been awarded the Best Poster prize at the “Frontiers of Electron Microscopy” conference, held in Lorne NSW in September 2013. This is a major international electron microscopy …