ANFF-Q Student Award –Semester 1, 2021 Applications Open!

Applications are now open for the 2021 Semester 1 round of the ANFF-Q Student Award. Submission deadline is 5:00pm on 5 March, 2021. 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 students … Read more “ANFF-Q Student Award –Semester 1, 2021 Applications Open!”

Chance to win $100 cash voucher for completing the ANFF 2020 User Survey

We are asking all users to share their thoughts and experiences with the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF), it’s been a big year and we’d love to hear about how you thought we performed or where we could have improved. Respondents to the ANFF 2020 User Survey are eligible to enter a prize draw for $100 cash … Read more “Chance to win $100 cash voucher for completing the ANFF 2020 User Survey”

6 ANFF-Q clients have been named among the world’s most influential researchers of 2020

Congratulations to the ANFF-Q Clients who have been named in the prestigious 2020 Highly Cited Researchers list: Professor Bhesh Bhandari Professor George X. S. Zhao Professor Huijun Zhao Professor Lianzhou Wang Professor Yusuke Yamauchi  Professor Zhi-Gang Chen The Highly Cited Researchers list from Clarivate Analytics recognises world-class researchers selected for their exceptional research performance, demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that … Read more “6 ANFF-Q clients have been named among the world’s most influential researchers of 2020”

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”