This year, DST celebrates the 80th anniversary of our Fishermans Bend site, celebrations are scheduled for the last week of November to coincide with the DST Achievement Awards which, this year, will be held in Melbourne.
We hope that you will be able to join us for at least one of the following events:
Monday 25 November
DST's flagship innovation, the Black Box Flight Recorder, will feature in Foxtel's new series 'Aussie inventions that changed the world' on Monday 5 August
Registered alumni can now read the April Connections magazine.
From 5 to 13 May, 200 of Asia’s best and brightest physics high school students (including an Aussie eight-member team) will be in Adelaide for the Asian Physics Olympiad (APhO).
Alumni Christine Scala and Brian Dixon attended the Black Box lecture on 7th March presented by Fulbright Distinguished Chair, Professor William P. Schonberg.
Defence has announced the appointment of Professor Tanya Monro as the new Chief Defence Scientist, effective March 2019. Professor Monro is a highly decorated scientist who joins DST from the University of South Australia.
A number of alumni accepted CDS’s invitation to attend the 2018 DST Achievement Awards ceremony held at DST Canberra on 16 November
Dr Andrew Piotrowski has received the 2018 Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science for his innovative work in developing force protection systems that protect Australian soldiers from improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
Rather than sent by email, DST's Connections magazine is available to registered alumni directly from this web site, via the Members section.
DST alumni gathered concurrently at Edinburgh and Fishermans Bend on 19 July 2018, linked by VTC for CDS's address. This is the first meeting of the re-vitalised Alumni, with more to come.