2014 AANSS Program

Organising Committee:
Neeraj Sharma
Anton Le Brun
Chris Ling
Michelle Durant
Ai Li Chau
University of New South Wales (Conference Chair)
ANSTO
University of Sydney
AINSE Ltd
AINSE Ltd (Conference Coordinator)
Sponsors:
AINSE Ltd
John Morris Scientific Pty Ltd
Monday 24th November, AANSS 2014
09:00 – 10:00
Registration, Tea & Coffee
Session 1
Chair: Anton Le Brun
10:00 – 10:30
Official Conference Opening and Housekeeping
Paul Di Pietro / Michelle Durant (AINSE)
10:30 – 10:50
Prof John White — Australian National University
"Deuteration Effects on Proteins"
10:50 – 11:10
Dr Andrew Whitten — Bragg Institute, ANSTO
Invited talk: "Understanding the Package Delivery Service of the Cell
Using Small-Angle Scattering"
11:10 – 11:30
Dr Jacqueline Knobloch — Flinders University
Invited talk: "Investigating Drug-Membrane Interactions Using
Neutron Reflectometry"
11:30 – 11:50
Mrs Khondker Hossain — University of Technology Sydney
"Effects of sterol structure on the spontaneous membrane insertion
of Chloride Intracellular Ion Channel Protein CLIC1"
11:50 – 12:10
Dr Hsin-Hui Shen — Monash University
Invited talk: "Reconstitution of a nanomachine driving the assembly
of proteins into bacterial outer Membranes"
12:10 – 12:30
Dr Marta Martinez-Sanz — Bragg Institute, ANSTO
"Investigation of distinct plant cell wall polysaccharides/cellulose
interaction mechanisms by small angle scattering techniques"
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch (ANSTO Café)
Session 2
Chair: Neeraj Sharma
13:30 – 13:50
Mr William Brant — University of Sydney
Invited talk: "Tracking lithium ions: Understanding the link between
lithium position and structural flexibility in defect perovskite lithium
ion conductors"
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Monday 24th November, AANSS 2014
13:50 – 14:10
Mr Wesley Dose — University of Newcastle
Invited talk: "Kinetics of the Thermally-Induced Structural
Rearrangement of γ-MnO2"
14:10 – 14:30
Dr Wei Kong Pang — Bragg Institute, ANSTO
Invited talk: "Operando studies of electrode materials for lithium-ion
battery research using neutron powder-diffraction"
14:30 – 14:45
Mr Henry Kirkwood — La Trobe University
"High resolution tomographic imaging of residual elastic strain
fields"
14:45 – 15:00
Dr Manuel Hinterstein — University of New South Wales
"Strain mechanisms in actuators: in operando investigation of
functional materials"
15:00 – 15:45
Tea & Coffee
Session 3
Chair: William Brant
15:45 – 16:05
Mr Joel Bertinshaw — University of New South Wales
Invited talk: "Combining polarised neutron and resonant X-rays to
uncover the magnetic interface of functional transition metal oxide
thin films"
16:05 – 16:25
16:25 – 16:45
Dr Jiabao Yi — University of New South Wales
"Ferromagnetism of 5%Co doped TiO2 by Polarized neutron
reflectometry"
Dr Sam Duyker — University of Sydney
Invited talk: "Structure and Dynamics of Flexible Coordination
Frameworks"
16:45 – 17:05
Dr Tilo Söhnel — University of Auckland
Invited talk: "FeSn6 clusters in oxides: a systematic study of the
Fe1+xMn3-xSi2Sn7O16 system"
17:05 – 17:25
Mr Samuel Liu — University of Sydney
Invited talk: Layered perovskites: An investigation on the hydrated
Ruddlesden-Popper K2.5Bi2.5Ti4O13.H2O
Poster Presentation
17:30 – 19:00
AINSE Foyer / Council Room
19:00 onwards
Barbeque Dinner (ANSTO Café / Courtyard)
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Tuesday 25th November , AANSS 2014
Session 4
Chair: Jitendra Mata
09:00 – 09:20
Dr Anna Sokolova — Bragg Institute, ANSTO
Invited talk: "Recently commissioned time-of-flight small angle
neutron scattering machine at ANSTO: Capabilities and
performance"
09:20 – 09:40
Dr Tamim Darwish — Bragg Institute, ANSTO
"Deuterium labelling at the National Deuteration Facility: demand
and impact on neutron-based studies"
09:40 – 10:00
Dr Anton Le Brun — Bragg Institute, ANSTO
"Neutron reflectometry studies define prion protein N-terminal
peptide membrane binding"
10:00 – 10:30
Tea & Coffee
Session 5
Chair: Wesley Dose
10:30 – 10:50
Dr Chris Wensrich — University of Newcastle
Invited talk: "3D measurements of Force Chains Using Neutron
Diffraction"
10:50 – 11:10
Mr Michele Vonci — University of Melbourne
"An Inelastic Neutron Scattering Study of Crystal Field Splitting in
Polyoxometalate-Lanthanoid Single-Molecule Magnets"
11:10 – 11:30
Miss Emily Reynolds — University of Sydney
"Magnetic and structural studies of Tc-containing perovskites"
11:30 – 11:50
Mr Jack Binns — Bragg Institute, ANSTO
"Pressure Induced Changes in a Cobalt Citrate MOF - The Effect of
Hydrostatic Media"
11:50 – 12:10
Dr Sara Callori — Bragg Institute, ANSTO
"Strain-induced magnetic phase transitions in SrCoO3 thin films"
12:10 – 12:30
Dr Veronica Gray — University of Newcastle
"Investigation of Ti3SiC2 and Ti3AlC2 Single Crystal Elastic Tensors via
Time of Flight Neutron Scattering and Computer Simulation"
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch (ANSTO Café)
Session 6
Chair: Anna Sokolova
13:30 – 13:50
Dr Andrew Clulow — University of Queensland
Invited talk: "Organic Solar Cells Through the Looking Glass Studying Structure and Diffusion in Polymer/Fullerene Films Using
Neutron Reflectometry"
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Tuesday 25th November , AANSS 2014
13:50 – 14:10
Dr Paul FitzGerald — University of Sydney
Invited talk: "NIPAM based temperature and pH responsive, block
copolymer-like micelles"
14:10 – 14:30
Mr Huazhen Li — Monash University
"The Role of a Chemical Surfactant in Stabilizing Protein Foams:
Adsorption Kinetics Revealed by Neutron Reflectometry"
14:30 – 14:45
Dr Stephen Holt — Bragg Institute, ANSTO
"The Interaction of Hydroxamates with Copper and Iron Surfaces"
14:45 – 15:00
Dr Jitendra Mata — Bragg Institute, ANSTO
Invited talk: "X-ray and Neutron Scattering for the Characterisation
of Soft Material of Industrial importance"
15:00 – 15:20
2014 ANBUG Prize Winner Talk
Dr Ross Piltz — Bragg Institute, ANSTO
“Neutrons: instruments and science”
15:20 – 15:25
Certificates for Best Oral & Poster Student Presentation
15:25 – 16:00
Annual General meeting of ANBUG
16:00
Meeting Close
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