The 9th biennial Australian Colloid and Interface Symposium was held in Hobart, from 3 to 7 February 2019. ACEx was a sponsor and a large contingent of Exciton Victorian and NSW researchers, students and staff participated.
We held our Annual Workshop on 24-26 September 2018 in Melbourne. It was a great opportunity to talk about our research, entrepreneurship, patents, unconscious bias, and balancing families and research.
We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Sydney who has recently graduated with a PhD degree, to undertake research in the development of next-generation optoelectronic devices, in particular, organic solar cells.
The University of Melbourne is seeking a Laboratory Manager to lead, supervise and research in the ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science state of the art laboratory located in the Chemistry Building.
Monash University is currently seeking a Research Fellow to conduct high-quality research in the area of nanoscience, with an emphasis on synthesis, assembly and spectroscopy of nanostructures. Applications close 10 October 2018
Our researchers, Prof Tim Schmidt and his team from UNSW, have collaborated with Ege University researchers to determine the abundance of fat in space, by determining the proportion of grease-like, or aliphatic, molecules in interstellar dust.
Applications are welcomed for a 2-year post-doctoral position in Machine Learning and Computational Materials Discovery of Photovoltaic Materials. The research will be at RMIT University in Melbourne Australia under the direction of Professor Salvy Russo.
The winners of the Inaugural Exciton Science Publications Awards were announced at the Annual Workshop on 12 December 2017. Congratulations to Dr Laszlo Frazer for taking out first prize for the paper on "Endothermic singlet fission is hindered by excimer formation".
Dr Wallace Wong joins the Australian security conversation on behalf of the Centre to discuss the research drivers, challenges and opportunities of energy storage at the Emerging Disruptive Technology Assessment Symposium.
Centre directors Professors Udo Bach and Paul Mulvaney gave presentations at the very successful ISECSM 2017 symposium on 31 July - 3 August in Brisbane, organised by Professor Lianzhou Wang and colleagues.
The American Chemical Society held an ACS on Campus event in for academics and students in Melbourne on 21 July. Presentations gave insights into the publishing industry and careers in chemistry careers. In the afternoon a poster session was held.
In this article, Prof Paul Mulvaney and Prof Ken Ghiggino speak about the new Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science, and how their work could help us drastically reduce the energy and environmental cost of lighting.
The ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science was proud to be a sponsor of the National Science Quiz in Melbourne on Sunday 18 June 2017. The quiz featured live demonstrations and curiosity-provoking questions in 90 minutes of science, maths and laughs.
Congratulations to Professor Ken Ghiggino, one of our Chief Investigators, for our first ARC Centre of Excellence in Excition Science publication. Ken was a co-author of the following peer reviewed article: