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Claim your $200 ANFF-Q publication credit!

To reward ANFF-Q clients who correctly acknowledge ANFF-Q in publications supported by our UQ Site, we are now offering a $200 publication credit on your ANFF-Q UQ Site account for each peer-reviewed journal article published this year that acknowledges ANFF-Q. The correct acknowledgement reads as follows: “This work was performed in part at the Queensland … Read more “Claim your $200 ANFF-Q publication credit!”

ANFF-Q client awarded the first Rio-Tinto Australia-Japan Collaboration Program Grant.

The Rio Tinto Australia-Japan Collaborative Program aims to encourage collaboration between Australia and Japan in science, technology and innovation. The $150,000 grant has been awarded to a collaborative project between ANFF-Q client Professor Yusuke Yamauchi at the University of Queensland and Associate Professor Toru Wakihara at the University of Tokyo. The project will develop new … Read more “ANFF-Q client awarded the first Rio-Tinto Australia-Japan Collaboration Program Grant.”

Platform Manager—Materials Characterisation and Fabrication Platform

Based at the University of Melbourne, the School of Engineering are seeking an enthusiastic Platform Manager to lead the operations of the Materials Characterisation and Fabrication Platform (MCFP) at the Department of Chemical Engineering. This position is a maternity leave backfill for a period of 9 months. The Platform Manager will lead the operations of … Read more “Platform Manager—Materials Characterisation and Fabrication Platform”

Advanced Atomic Force Microscopy seminar series

ANFF-Q will be hosting a new Bruker Dimension ICON Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) from Thursday 2 May until Friday 10 May. To help us make the most of this marvellous machine, we have invited Christian Gow from Coherent Scientific to present a seminar series on advanced AFM techniques. Additionally, private demonstrations of the instrument will be available each … Read more “Advanced Atomic Force Microscopy seminar series”

ANFF-Q’s Dr Elena Taran is Guest Editor of Minerals

ANFF-Q Professional Officer Dr Elena Taran has been invited to be the Guest Editor for a special issue of Minerals: “Interfacial Forces in Mineral Processing”. Elena is ANFF-Q’s surface science specialist. Her core expertise is relying on Scanning Probe Microscopy and Force Spectroscopy techniques with a strong background in silica nanotribology. Dear Colleagues, Interfacial forces … Read more “ANFF-Q’s Dr Elena Taran is Guest Editor of Minerals”

Welcome to our new ANFF-Q Facility Manager!

It is with great pleasure that we welcome our new Facility Manager – Anthony Christian. Anthony comes to us with over 25 years of operations, personnel and facility management experience and expertise in fabrication and other related fields. Anthony has over 10 years of history with ANFF-Q, working as the Senior Operations Engineer at our … Read more “Welcome to our new ANFF-Q Facility Manager!”

Atomic Force Microscopy seminar, demo and workshops

ANFF-Q will be hosting a new Park NX10 Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) from Tuesday 12 March until Friday 22 March, allowing researchers to come and try the machine on their own samples. AFM has wide applications in Material Science, Life Science, Nanotech and Electronics. AFM can be used for imaging, force measurement and manipulation of samples. This is … Read more “Atomic Force Microscopy seminar, demo and workshops”

Farewell, Congratulations, and Good Luck to Rosie Hicks, ANFF’s Inaugural CEO

Rosie Hicks, ANFF CEO, has decided to move on to her next chapter after nearly 12 years at the helm of the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF). She will take up the position of CEO of the recently formed Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) on 15 April 2019. Rosie was ANFF’s first CEO, joining when … Read more “Farewell, Congratulations, and Good Luck to Rosie Hicks, ANFF’s Inaugural CEO”

ANFF-Q clients develop a simple 10-minute universal cancer test

Congratulations to ANFF-Q clients Dr Abu Ali Ibn Sina, Dr Laura G. Carrascosa, Dr Yadveer S. Grewal and Prof Matt Trau for their recent article: Epigenetically reprogrammed methylation landscape drives the DNA self-assembly and serves as a universal cancer biomarker published in Nature Communications. This research paper describes one simple 10-minute universal cancer test — an important step towards early and easy diagnosis of cancer. Access to … Read more “ANFF-Q clients develop a simple 10-minute universal cancer test”