April 14, 2023
PRESS RELEASE: Funding for specialist STEM Ambassadors scheme aims to boost young people’s skills in quantum physics
Quantum Ambassadors – which aims to engage students aged 16-19 in quantum physics in the classroom – will be expanded after STEM Learning was awarded funding from the Department for Science, Innovation & Technology (DSIT) to support the implementation and delivery of the scheme to schools across the country.
April 3, 2023
“Missed Call” is a hit for the Quantum Shorts film festival
Missed Call has taken First Prize in the Quantum Shorts film festival! The emotive short film by director Prasanna Sellathurai tells of a physics student grappling with his father’s health crisis. “I am thrilled and honoured to be awarded first place in this year’s Quantum Shorts Film Festival!” says Prasanna Sellathurai. “I’ve often heard that […]
March 15, 2023
New National Quantum Strategy launched alongside commitment of £2.5B investment
Today the UK Government has published the National Quantum Strategy, which sets out a ten-year vision and plan for quantum in the UK, committing to spend £2.5 billion to research, innovation, skills and other activities in that period, as well as committing an additional £80 million over the next two years towards key activities.
March 8, 2023
Hub PhD Opportunity!
The University of Sheffield Hub research team are offering a fully funded EPSRC PhD studentship in telecom-wavelength single-photon sources. The successful candidate will be supervised by Prof. A.M. Fox and will be based at the Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Sheffield.
March 6, 2023
The finalists of the Quantum Shorts film festival are announced!
Quantum Shorts is an annual public engagement competition organised by the Centre for Quantum Technologies at the National University of Singapore and involving many scientific partners, including the UK’s own National Quantum Technologies Programme (via its outreach arm – Quantum City). The competition alternates each year between short films and flash fiction and this year, […]
January 25, 2023
Hub PhD Opportunity!
A PhD studentship is available at Queen’s University Belfast to work on analysing physical security vulnerabilities in hybrid systems with Quantum Key Distribution and Post-Quantum Cryptography.
January 16, 2023
PRESS RELEASE: Quantum technologies summer school launched for early career researchers in the UK and Canada
An international summer school to train promising early career researchers in quantum technologies has been announced by the UK’s Quantum Technology (QT) Hubs. The network of QT Hubs has been awarded funding to host the school by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, part of UK Research & Innovation. The 10-day residential event, held […]
November 18, 2022
Hub developed quantum technologies demonstrated at this year’s national showcase
The 11th of November marked the date when the UK quantum community assembled once again at a familiar venue – the QEII Conference Centre at Westminster, London – for this year’s showcase, the flagship event in the national quantum technologies programme calendar.
November 17, 2022
Hub Job Opportunity!
The School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EEECS) at Queen’s University Belfast, is seeking a Research Fellow to conduct research into the design and implementation of practical, robust and physically secure post-quantum cryptographic architectures at the Centre for Secure Information Technology (CSIT), at the Institute of Electronics, Communication and Information Technologies (ECIT), Queen’s […]
November 10, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: UK’s Quantum Communications Hub Satellite R&D Mission Awarded to ISISPACE Group
The Quantum Communications Hub has selected the Dutch company ISISPACE Group (ISISPACE) as the provider of satellite systems and services in support of the Hub’s In Orbit Demonstration (IOD) mission to demonstrate distribution of quantum encryption keys from space. The IOD will be the culmination of a core Hub development programme of UK science and […]