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Aussie inventions that changed the world!

June 12, 2019

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

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April Connections now out

May 03, 2019

Registered alumni can now read the April Connections magazine. 

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Asian Physics Olympiad 2019—Volunteering Opportunity (Adelaide)

April 11, 2019

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 Dixoneither side of Professor Schonberg, with Stephen Cimpoeru (left) and Shannon Ryan of DST.
Alumni Christine Scala and Brian Dixoneither side of Professor Schonberg, with Stephen Cimpoeru (left) and Shannon Ryan of DST.

Alumni at Black Box Lecture

March 28, 2019

Alumni Christine Scala and Brian Dixon attended the Black Box lecture on 7th March presented by Fulbright Distinguished Chair, Professor William P. Schonberg.

Professor Tanya Monro
Professor Tanya Monro

CDS Designate—Professor Tanya Monro

January 24, 2019

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.

Alumni Dr Jennie Clothier, Cliff White and Jim Smith catching up
Alumni Dr Jennie Clothier, Cliff White and Jim Smith catching up

2018 DST Achievement Awards and Farewell to Dr Zelinsky

November 17, 2018

A number of alumni accepted CDS’s invitation to attend the 2018 DST Achievement Awards ceremony held at DST Canberra on 16 November

L-R Chief of the Defence Force General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC, Assistant Defence Minister, Senator the Hon David Fawcett, Dr Andrew Piotrowski, recipient of the Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science 2018, Acting Secretary of Defence, Rebecca Skinner and Chief Defence Scientist, Dr Alex Zelinsky
L-R Chief of the Defence Force General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC, Assistant Defence Minister, Senator the Hon David Fawcett, Dr Andrew Piotrowski, recipient of the Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science 2018, Acting Secretary of Defence, Rebecca Skinner and Chief Defence Scientist, Dr Alex Zelinsky

Minister's Achievement Award for Andrew Piotrowski

November 06, 2018

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).

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Connections magazine cover

Connections staff magazine now on-line

October 05, 2018

Rather than sent by email, DST's Connections magazine is available to registered alumni directly from this web site, via the Members section.

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Inaugural gathering

August 03, 2018

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.

Alumnus Gary Ewing participating in the study

Alumni assisting research

June 28, 2018

Alumni recently took the opportunity to participate in a research project at DST Edinburgh.