May 9, 2023
An interview with a PhD Candidate in Quantum Industry – Lakshmi Rajagopal, BT
Originally from India, Lakshmi Rajagopal studied Electronics and Communication Engineering at undergraduate level, before undertaking a Masters in Wireless Networks and Applications. During the second year of her Masters degree, she got an opportunity to do an internship at Toshiba, before gaining a permanent position there as a Software Engineer. Wanting to gain further qualifications, […]
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 14, 2023
International Hub workshop on advances in quantum networking (QNetworks 2023)
The UK Quantum Communications Hub workshop on recent advances in quantum networking (QNetworks) will return on 28-29 September 2023 with a new programme of speakers reporting on latest breakthroughs in the field. QNetworks is a two-day annual workshop bringing together researchers from the UK’s Quantum Communications Hub programme and similar initiatives across the world as […]
March 13, 2023
An interview with a Knowledge Transfer Manager in Quantum – Dr Najwa Sidqi, Innovate UK KTN
Having always loved physics, Dr Najwa Sidqi studied for an undergraduate degree in the subject, before undertaking a Masters in material science and nanotechnology. Following this, Najwa began a career in the semiconductor industry, holding positions as an engineer at several different companies, before returning to study for a PhD. Najwa’s background in nanotechnology and […]
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, […]
March 6, 2023
SAVE THE DATE: National Quantum Technologies Showcase 2023
This year’s National Quantum Technologies Showcase, the flagship event of the UK’s quantum community, will take place on Thursday 2 November at the Business Design Centre (BDC), London.
March 6, 2023
Careers in Quantum 2023 – a quantum industry careers fair!
The Quantum Communications Hub is proud to be sponsoring this year’s Careers in Quantum (CIQ) jobs fair, scheduled to take place at Bristol on April 28th. CIQ brings together professionals from industry and academia to inform and engage with students and early-stage researchers on the variety and types of careers available in the quantum industry.