Sydney Uni hosts the sixth international conference on Quantum Error Correction

Thhe sixth International Conference on Quantum Error Correction (QEC23), organized by the Quantum Theory Group at the University of Sydney, took place from October 30 to November 3 at Doltone House, Sydney. Last held in in 2019, the highly anticipated conference brought together over 200 scholars and experts in academia and industry from across the …

Good news: October/November round-up

As we round out the year, please join me in celebrating all the hard work, triumphs and successes of the Quantum Science Group over the October-November period. Congratulations to:- Dr Ting Rei Tan (QCL), who was awarded a Sydney Horizon Fellowship. Dr Sahand Mahmoodian (QTG) and collaborators, who took home the Minor Prize in the Physics …

Sydney Uni launches the Topological Order on the Pacific Ocean Workshop

At the beginning of November, Dr. Dominic Williamson hosted the Topological Order on the Pacific Ocean (TOPO) 2023 workshop. Dominic is a DECRA fellow in the Quantum Theory Group at the University of Sydney. TOPO 2023 is a new workshop that focuses on theoretical developments at the interface between topological phases of matter and quantum …

Quantum Science Group members among the recipients of Kickstarter funding

Please join me in congratulating Dr Christophe Valahu, Dr Tingrei Tan, Dr Tomas Navickas, Dr Robert Wolf, Dr Xanthe Croot, Dr John Bartholomew, Dr Elizabeth Marcellina and Tim Newman, who were awarded funding from the Kickstarter Program by the Sydney Nano Institute. Kickstarter projects are selected for their multidisplinary nature and for their potential to address a Grand Challenge of humanity and our environment. …

Dr Xanthe Croot wins a DECRA

Congratulations to Dr Xanthe Croot, who has won $449,744 in funding under the ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme. The DECRA scheme provides focused research support for early-career researchers in both teaching and research, and research-only positions, and Xanthe is one of twelve academics at the University of Sydney to receive a DECRA …

Cory Aitchison wins a Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Please join me in congratulating Cory Aitchison, who was awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to undertake a PhD in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at The University of Cambridge, starting in October. The Gates Cambridge Scholarship Programme, which was established in October 2000 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, offers approximately 80 full-cost scholarships …

Alice Jeffery is awarded the University Medal

Join me in congratulating Alice Jeffery who was awarded the University Medal for outstanding academic performance. Alice has just completed her honours year with Dr John Bartholomew and is a member of the Quantum Integration Laboratory. Here’s what Alice had to say… What does this award mean to you? The university medal is – to …