ANBUG awards

ANBUG awards two medals every two years to neutron scatterers in the following areas.

  • ANBUG Career Award Award for sustained contribution to a scientific subfield, or subfields, using neutron scattering techniques.
  • ANBUG Neutron Award Award for outstanding research in neutron science and leadership promoting the Australian neutron scattering community

Award nominations for 2017 are now open.

ANBUG Awards 2017 Nomination Form

Nominations should be submitted to the ANBUG Secretary ( by close of business on Friday 3rd November, 2017 and will be presented at the ANSTO User Meeting.

Past awards


Award for Outstanding Research – Ross Piltz


Award for Sustained Contribution – Ian Gentle


Award for Outstanding Research – Maxim Avdeev

Sustained Contribution – Chris Howard


Award for Outstanding Research – not awarded

Sustained Contribution – Margaret Elcombe


Award for Outstanding Research – Prof. Erich Kisi (Newcastle University)

Sustained Contribution – Prof. Brian O’Connor