Thank you to everyone who entered the August-September 2011 photo competition. The winning photos are displayed on the website.
Click here to see the winning photos.

A new round of the competition is open, with a closing date of Monday 28 November 2011.
Click here to go to the competition entry webpage.

With external construction either complete, or well underway, attention is shifting to the interior fittings of the new buildings on the synchrotron site.

The National Centre for Synchrotron Science and the user accommodation building are progressing well and construction should be complete by mid-2012. Construction of the technical support laboratories block, the office extension pod and the switchroom extension building is now complete and the buildings are being fitted out.

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Kia Wallwork has taken on the position of Principal Beamline Development and Operations Advisor. In her new role, Kia will liaise with staff and the scientific community in support of plans for major facility additions and upgrades.

Thanks to intensive local development and the Maia detector, researchers can now obtain ‘virtual’ sections of small, delicate, 3D samples such as freshly hydrated plant roots at the XFM beamline using an imaging technique called fluorescence tomography.

A user cabin is being constructed for the convenience of users and staff on the x-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) beamline at the Australian Synchrotron.

More than 30 early-career researchers from across Australia and New Zealand attended the first joint Australian Synchrotron-ANSTO powder diffraction workshop at the synchrotron in September 2011.

The 7th International Workshop on Infrared Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Accelerator-Based Sources (WIRMS) will be held in Melbourne in 2013.

Synchrotron-related events in Australia and overseas.

Drug 'dance' revealed
Next-generation memory and sensing devices
What electrons do in high-temperature superconductors
Do we have a new ancestor?

Synchrotron-related events in Australia and overseas.