October 5, 2022
Quantum Shorts returns with a new call for films
Since 2012, Quantum Shorts has launched annual calls for creative quantum works of film and short stories. Now the international contest is back. Until 5 December, Quantum Shorts is accepting short films that tell a quantum story in five minutes. The contest is free to enter and offers prizes of up to USD1500.
May 23, 2022
Hub delivers ‘Careers in Quantum Technologies: Communications’ assembly for secondary school students
In an effort to inspire the next generation of quantum technologists and to spread the word regarding the exciting careers available in the field of quantum communications, the Quantum Communications Hub delivered an assembly for secondary schools specifically focused on careers in the field of quantum communications technologies, on Wednesday 18 May 2022. Hosted by […]
March 9, 2022
First installment of careers in quantum technologies fact sheets released
The Quantum Communications Hub has published a series of fact sheets highlighting some of the many career opportunities in the field of quantum technologies. The suite of fact sheets, which comprises 11 different roles, includes information on what each role entails, the skills, qualifications and work experience that would be beneficial to someone considering taking […]
November 30, 2021
Could you be a Quantum Ambassador?
Hub partner STEM Learning is recruiting people to become Quantum STEM Ambassadors as part of the Hub Partnership Resource funded Quantum Ambassadors Programme, which aims to take quantum into the A Level classroom. Quantum Ambassadors will be given training on the bespoke resources used as part of the programme and then paired with a school. […]
February 5, 2021
Calling all Quantum Ambassadors!
Hub partner STEM Learning is launching the Hub Partnership Resource funded Quantum Ambassadors Programme for A Level students, aiming to help them understand the scientific process and enhance their understanding of quantum physics and technology concepts, while also signposting relevant career pathways. STEM Learning is looking for STEM Ambassadors who have Quantum expertise to support […]
November 16, 2020
Hub funds an inspiring quantum-related enrichment programme for school students
A project that will deliver a comprehensive programme of classroom-based activities and quantum-related CPD for A-level students and their teachers has received renewed funding through the Quantum Communications Hub’s Partnership Resource Fund. The project, titled the ‘Quantum Ambassadors Programme’, aims to promote the uptake of STEM subjects, highlighting the benefits and applications of mature quantum […]
June 1, 2020
Quantum City has joined Twitter!
Quantum City, a multi-partner public engagement initiative funded through the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme, has launched its Twitter feed with the handle @Quantum_City, as of 1 June 2020. The Quantum City Twitter feed aims to appeal to a wide range of audiences: from interested audiences with no technical background to science enthusiasts, and from […]
March 24, 2020
Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics UK 2020
The Quantum Communications Hub was delighted to support the Conference for Undergraduate Women UK 2020 (CUWiP UK) between 12 and 15 March 2020, at the University of York. The conference was attended by over 100 undergraduate students, who identify as women, and had a schedule packed with interesting and inspiring activities. The conference included trips […]
December 10, 2019
The international Quantum Shorts competition is back!
Quantum Shorts is an annual, international competition aiming to produce quantum inspired artistic outputs in the form of either short videos (as in the 2018 round) or short stories (flash fiction) as is the theme this year. Along with other stakeholders of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme (UKNQTP), our Quantum Communications Hub is again […]
September 14, 2018
Quantum Wonderland at New Scientist Live, London, 20-23 September 2018
Over four days in September, the Quantum Communications Hub co-ordinated the presence of the Quantum City public engagement initiative of the national programme at one of UK’s largest science festivals – the New Scientist Live. Featuring many interactive demos, Hub colleagues from Heriot Watt and partners from the other Hubs and the Quantum CDTs showcased […]