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ANFF-Q clients awarded more than $2 million for new ARC Future Fellowships and Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards

ANFF-Q would like to congratulate our clients on securing ARC Future Fellowships and Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA): Dr Bin Luo, who was awarded funding to develop a new solar battery as a sustainable power source for future wearable electronics. Expected outcomes include new classes of planar-type solar batteries, functional microelectrodes and energy materials, as … Read more “ANFF-Q clients awarded more than $2 million for new ARC Future Fellowships and Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards”

ANFF-Q clients awarded more than $8.2 million for new ARC Discovery Project, Discovery Indigenous and Linkage Project Grants

ANFF-Q would like to congratulate our clients in securing funding for these exciting new research projects: Professor Andrew Whittaker, Dr Changkui Fu and their colleagues aim to explore how polymer architecture can enhance biocompatibility and reduce biofouling. The outcome will be a new class of low-fouling polymeric materials with broad application in the biosciences. Associate … Read more “ANFF-Q clients awarded more than $8.2 million for new ARC Discovery Project, Discovery Indigenous and Linkage Project Grants”

ANFF-Q clients awarded more than $9.9 million in ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hub and Training Centre Grants

ANFF-Q would like to congratulate our clients on securing an Industrial Transformation Research Hub Grant and an Industrial Transformation Training Centre Grant in 2020. Congratulations to: Professor Ian Gentle, Professor Lianzhou Wang, Professor Zhi-Gang Chen and Dr Yang Bai who are part of the team setting up an ARC Research Hub in New Safe and Reliable … Read more “ANFF-Q clients awarded more than $9.9 million in ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hub and Training Centre Grants”

Changes to ANFF-Q booking process

Thanks to the improvements in the COVID-19 situation and the ongoing compliance of ANFF-Q users with the 1 person per 4m2 social distancing rule, ANFF-Q is removing the requirement to book a #Facility Section or Cleanroom Space as well as your desired instrument.  From now on you can simply book instruments as was normal before the pandemic.  We ask that you continue to … Read more “Changes to ANFF-Q booking process”

Changes to ANFF-Q cleanroom spin coating facilities

ANFF-Q is continuing to improve processes and introduce new technologies in the ANFF-Q cleanroom located within the AIBN. The next stage in our cleanroom upgrades is the launch of our new Sawatec auto-dispense spin coating system and the decommissioning of the TARDIS spin coater. As we make these changes, you will need to contact one of our … Read more “Changes to ANFF-Q cleanroom spin coating facilities”

The next generation advanced AFM is here at ANFF-Q!

We are excited to introduce our new Bruker Dimension XR AFM. This AFM is equipped with advanced features to obtain nano-mechanical and nano-electrical characteristics of various samples in conjunction with surface topography information. It can also be used to analyse large samples and can accommodate up to 8-inch wafer samples on its large sample stage. The ScanAsyst™ and PeakForce™ functionalities are ideal for new … Read more “The next generation advanced AFM is here at ANFF-Q!”

ANFF-Q Summer Seminar Series

Starting in October, ANFF-Q is hosting a series of free webinars to showcase our new state-of-the-art imaging and characterisation equipment. Please join us and learn about all the cool features and new additions to our facility — many of which are already installed and ready for you to use! The series will involve a one hour-long webinar … Read more “ANFF-Q Summer Seminar Series”

ANFF-Q Student Award – Summer Semester Applications Open!

Applications are now open for the 2020/2021 Summer Semester round of the ANFF-Q Student Award. Submission deadline is 5:00pm on 7 December, 2020. The ANFF-Q Student Award will cover the costs of the Award recipient’s ANFF-Q access and consumables, enabling them to perform a short-term research project. This Award was created in recognition of the importance of university … Read more “ANFF-Q Student Award – Summer Semester Applications Open!”

ANFF-Q client WearOptimo announces partnership with Aspen Medical

The new strategic partnership between WearOptimo and Canberra-based Aspen Medical will take Australian-designed microwearable sensors to the world market. These microwearable sensors, developed by Brisbane-based company WearOptimo, are capable of giving the wearer an instant read-out of body water or hydration level by tapping into the wealth of information found just below the skin. Read … Read more “ANFF-Q client WearOptimo announces partnership with Aspen Medical”