AINSE - Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering

The Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) is an integral organisation for enhancing Australia’s capability in nuclear science and engineering by facilitating world-class research and education. AINSE offers a range of programs and services to its members including generous conference support, inspiring symposiums, Honours / Postgraduate scholarships and intensive education schools. These benefits aim to foster scientific advancement and promote an effective collaboration between AINSE members and ANSTO.

 Funding opportunities offered by AINSE

AINSE PGRAs featured in Careers with STEM

AINSE PGRA wins prize at the Colloid Conference

A big CONGRATULATIONS to AINSE PGRA recipient Isaac Gresham from UNSW - he picked up the ACIS/ECIS Award at the recent Colloid Conference for his presentation 'SDS-swollen PNIPAM brushes examined with neutron reflectometry: results and methodology'. The ACIS/ECIS Award recognises the most outstanding student oral presentation at the conference by a student, typically in their second or third year of PhD. Isaac will attend the European Colloids and Interface Society (ECIS) Conference later this year in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Read More...

AINSE Japan Study Tour

Investigating the benefits of particle therapy

Read the News Story on the ANSTO website

Due to the success of this tour, expressions of interest are now open for another AINSE tour to Japan in 2018. The AINSE Particle Therapy Tour 2018 will have an agenda based on feedback from the 2017 participants.

AINSE Welcomes Two New Board Members

At its recent Board meeting, AINSE welcomed two new Board members, Helen Liossis and Professor Andrew Peele.  Read More...

The AINSE Trust

The purpose of the AINSE Trust, established in 2008, is to provide scholarships and fellowships for Australian students and researchers who are participating in AINSE programs.

You can help by providing a donation to the AINSE Trust. More Information


AINSE Student Opportunities


Scholarship AINSE ANSTO French Embassy (SAAFE) 

A scholarship that facilitates an exchange of PhD students studying in French or Australian research institutions on ANSTO’s priority research themes: human health, the environment and the nuclear fuel cycle. Up to $15,000 AUD. Read More...  


AINSE Winter School  

Attend an all-expenses paid intensive week at ANSTO 

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Nuclear Techniques for Cultural Heritage | 12-15 June 2018
Sydney, Australia
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11th Conference of the Aseanian Membrane Society | 3 - 6 July 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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9th Vacuum and Surface Science Conference of Asia and Australia| 13 - 16 August 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Neutrons and Food Conference |16 - 19 October2018
Sydney, Australia
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Joint meeting of the Asian Biophysics Association & the Australian Society |2 - 6 December 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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