Some of Australia’s earliest scientific drawings are finally giving up their secrets under x-ray examination.

A tiny roundworm that lives in the soil is helping scientists to investigate the essential role that metals play in biological systems.

A young scientist who is using the Australian Synchrotron to help her pursue a vision for a new manufacturing industry has been awarded a $25,000 L’Oréal For Women in Science Fellowship.

Australian researchers have devised a new x-ray imaging method that will speed up the development of effective new treatments for cystic fibrosis.

User Meeting 2014 and New User Symposium 2014

Join us on 20-21 November at User Meeting 2014, and on 19 November for New User Symposium 2014. User Meeting registration and abstract submission are now open.

Submissions for January-May 2015 (round 2015/1) close 16 September 2014.
Users who submitted applications for September-December 2014 (round 2014/3) will be notified from mid-August 2014.

Members of the User Advisory Committee welcome enquiries from users, whose views they represent to Synchrotron management.

The deadline for the next round of the photo competition is Friday 26 September 2014. Photos must have been taken at the Australian Synchrotron.

Register now to meet the technical experts from Victoria’s core technologies facilities at the Discover Connect Grow showcase on 11 September 2014.

What do Australians think about in April? The changing weather – always a great topic if you happen to live in Melbourne, your football team’s early-season chances of a spot in the finals, and the rapidly approaching federal government budget.