ANBUG awards

Following a recent review of our ANBUG awards at the 2018 AGM, ANBUG will be recognising the achievements of our members annually in the following areas:

ANBUG Career Award – for sustained contribution throughout the recipient’s career to a scientific subfield, or subfields, using neutron scattering techniques.

ANBUG Neutron Award – for outstanding research in neutron science and leadership promoting the Australian neutron scattering community (>10 years post PhD).

ANBUG Young Scientist Award – for outstanding research utilising neutron scattering by scientists within 10 years of PhD conferral when accounting for significant career breaks.

ANBUG Outstanding PhD Prize – for a PhD thesis on research using neutron scattering techniques.  The prize will be awarded at the ANSTO User Meeting 2019 and the PhD thesis must have been submitted after 1st January 2018 to an Australian or New Zealand University.

Nominations for these awards are now open and should be submitted to the ANBUG Secretary (Andrew Clulow) by close of business on Friday 20th September 2019 for awards at the ANSTO User Meeting 2019 in Sydney on 2nd-3rd December 2019. The nomination form can be downloaded here.

Past awards


Outstanding PhD Prize – Grace Causer


Career Award – Rob Robinson

Award for Outstanding Research – Chris Ling


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