Future sparkles for diamond-based quantum technology

An artist's impression of a diamond building block in a future photonic circuit. The red color emphasises the germanium vacancy centres emitting at the red spectral range and the ring illustrates the cavity.

Two research breakthroughs in synthetic diamond nanofabrication, from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optics, are poised to accelerate the development of diamond-based quantum technology. 17 MAY 2021

Applications now open for SQA PhD Scholarships, Round 4 2021

Applications are now open for Sydney Quantum Academy (SQA) PhD Scholarships, offering a competitive stipend of up to AU$35,000 p.a. to undertake research at one of our world-leading partner universities including the University of Sydney, Macquarie University, UNSW Sydney, and the University of Technology Sydney.   Applications for the current round close on 5 May with a second round due to open later in 2021.   Recipients … Read more

Four brilliant women in quantum share what inspires them on International Women’s Day

By Rose Drover, Sydney Quantum Academy, @WildScied The 8th of March is UN International Women’s Day (IWD), with the official theme ‘Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world’. The theme celebrates the ‘tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future’.  To celebrate the achievements of the many outstanding Women in Quantum research, we’re featuring … Read more

Meet our new SQA Postdoctoral Fellows

From building quantum networks to exploring the link between quantum computing and machine learning, the research of our four new postdoctoral fellows is set to have an impact. We asked our new fellows to tell us about what they’re working on and what excites them about the future of quantum science. Quantum and the stars Dr Zixin … Read more

Undergraduate students experience quantum research

At the end of 2020, SQA launched the Undergraduate Research Scholarship providing talented students with an invaluable opportunity to gain practical research experience.  In the program’s first cohort, 12 undergraduate students undertook a six-week research project over January and February this year at our partner universities. We asked Alice Jeffery to tell us about her … Read more