Video: Australian brick-laying robot even adapts to changing weather

Fastbrick Robotics has developed a brick-laying robot that can build a brick home on-site in only two days. The Hadrian X robot is 15 to 20 faster than a human builder and even adjusts to changing weather conditions For more info, please visit:  

Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management Conference 2017 Report

Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management Conference 2017 that took place in Sydney, for which ACS sponsored, was a huge success. This year the conference included 93 delegates from 18 different countries and the scientific program included 86 presentations and 6 posters. See Conference Sponsorship Program Report here.  

AGM Notice and Nomination Form

Dear Australian Ceramic Society Member, There will be an Annual General Meeting of the society on Tuesday, 10th October, 2017. Times and locations are indicated below. At this meeting, the Federal Councillors for 2017-2018 will be elected. If you would like to nominate Federal Councillors then please use the form and instructions available on the […]


Abstract submission has been extended to Sunday 18th June 2017 (Australian Time) The deadline for the submission of abstracts to the Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management (SBNWM) symposium series is fast approaching. Don’t miss out in attending one of the oldest and largest meetings where methodologies for nuclear waste disposal are discussed and presented. […]

SAAFE Research Internship Program – NOW OPEN

Scholarship AINSE ANSTO French Embassy (SAAFE) Research Internship Program CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2017 APPLICATIONS CLOSE 1ST MAY 2017 The SAAFE Program objective is to facilitate the conduct of research and foster research collaborations between France and Australia in nuclear science and engineering in the areas of Human Health, Environment and Nuclear Fuel Cycle. The program […]

Call for 2016 Nominations of the Australian Ceramic Society Fellows

Australian Ceramic Society Fellows The title of Fellow is a superior grade of membership that can be bestowed upon Australian Ceramic Society members. It is conferred on members in recognition for their outstanding contributions to the ceramic arts or sciences; through broad and productive scholarship in ceramic science and technology, by conspicuous achievement in ceramic […]

Nomination now open for The Australian Ceramic Award 2016

The Australian Ceramic Award 2016 This prestigious Award, inaugurated in 1982, is presented biennially, on the occasion of AUSTCERAM Conferences, to a person (not necessarily a member of our Society) who has contributed in an outstanding way to the profession and practice of ceramics in Australia. Nominations with full documentation supporting the nominee, may be […]

ACS Annual General Meeting Tuesday 11th October 2016

Dear Australian Ceramic Society Member, There will be an Annual General Meeting of the society on Tuesday 11th October 2016. Times and locations are indicated below. At this meeting the Federal Councillors for 2016-2017 will be voted in. If you would like to nominate Federal Councillors then please use the form and instructions attached. AGM […]

Introducing the new Samuel Geijsbeek PACRIM International Award

The Geijsbeek PACRIM International Award recognizes individuals who are members of the Pacific Rim Conference (PACRIM) societies for their contributions in the field of ceramics and glass technology that have resulted in significant industrial and/or academic impact, international advocacy, and visibility of the field. Industrial candidates will be evaluated based on the technology development and […]

CAMS2016 abstract closing on Friday 1st July

We are delighted to announce CAMS 2016, the 5th conference of the Combined Australian Materials Societies. It will be held in Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne from the 6th to the 8th December 2016. The call for abstracts and registration are now open. Please submit your abstract online by Friday 1st July. It is our pleasure […]

First ICG Summer School in Shanghai

…interesting lectures on “Functional Glasses” An ICG “Functional Glasses” Summer School was held in Shanghai University from 19-24 to August, 2012, hosted by the International Commission on Glass (ICG) and the Chinese Ceramic Society, and organised by Shanghai University, China Triumph International Engineering Co., Ltd and South China University of Technology. The summer school was […]

UK Centre for Structural Ceramics

The Departments of Materials and Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College London have been awarded €5.5M by the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to set up a national centre for structural ceramics. Starting on 1st July 2008, the Centre aims to address the UK’s lack of critical mass in this area and will […]

Glass – The Challenge for the 21st Century

The 9th ESG Conference with the Annual Meeting of the International Commission on Glass (ICG) hosted by the Slovak Glass Society was held in June 2008 in Trencin, Slovakia. The conference was intended to deal not only with the state of the art in the areas glass science and technology today, but also to address […]

Chris Berndt Appointed Director of IRIS – Industrial Research Institute Swinburne

IRIS, formally known as Industrial Research Institute Swinburne and located at Swinburne University of Technology (SUT) for some 15 years, has a long-standing and respected standing within the manufacturing sector of Australia. IRIS is a University Tier 1 Research Centre that resides within the Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Sciences. It has a staffing level […]