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Australian nuclear research receives boost as ANU and ANSTO join forces

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The Australian National University (ANU) and the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) have officially entered into a partnership to combine core expertise and enhance Australia’s international engagement in nuclear science and technology.

Federal Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research Senator Kim Carr will be on-campus at ANU in Canberra today to witness the formal signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations. He will then tour the Research School of Physics and Engineering and discuss of some of the research opportunities that will be pursued through the new partnership, including future energy sources and nuclear non-proliferation.

The two organisations will also share complex and expensive testing facilities such as particle accelerators.

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