Professor John White wins 2015 AONSA prize


The AONSA Executive Committee has announced that ANU Research School of Chemistry Professor John White has been awarded the 2015 AONSA prize “For his seminal contributions to the use of neutrons in understanding molecules at interfaces, molecular crystals and self-assembly, for his visionary leadership in establishing the Asia-Oceania neutron scattering community and state-of-art neutron facilities including OPAL, and for his devoted mentoring of young scientists.

He will be awarded a certificate, a medal and monetary prize (US$5,000) at a prize Ceremony to be held during the 2nd AOCNS (July 19-23, 2015) in Manly, Sydney.

AONSA newsletter April 2014

The latest AONSA newsletter (Vol 6 No 1) is available from the AONSA website. This edition is chock-full of useful information, including updates from the executive, a J-PARC facility report, reports from national societies and meetings, and advance notice of upcoming meetings and the AONSA school.

ANBUG 2012 Elections now open

Elections to the ANBUG executive for 2012 are now open.  This year, elections are being held for vice-president (who will become president in two years’ time) and two ordinary executive committee members. Biographies of the candidates are available here.

Each ANBUG member will receive an email with a link to a surveymonkey poll.  Each member may only fill out this poll once, and must do so before the 31st of October.