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Mar 5th 2020

Recruitment Opportunity – Quantum Engineering Technology Labs, University of Bristol

A unique research engineer opportunity is available at the Quantum Engineering Technology Labs (QET Labs) at the University of Bristol. QET Labs are looking to recruit a Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Hardware Electronic Engineering for Quantum Key Distribution Systems.
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Jan 24th 2020

New guidelines for the allocation of Partnership Resource

The Hub has today published new guidelines for the allocation of its flexible funding, the so-called Partnership Resource. We welcome proposal submissions for a period of six weeks (till March 8th, 2020). Funding decisions will be communicated to all successful applicants during the w/c 23/03/20. For more information on the nature of the partnership resource funding, the kind of projects supported in the past, and to download the guidelines, visit the Partnership Resource section of the website here.

Dec 10th 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.
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Dec 5th 2019

Hub team takes part in biggest national showcase yet

The Quantum Communications Hub team had the opportunity to exhibit real progress across all its technology work streams at this year’s national showcase event, which took place in London’s QEII conference centre on Friday 15 November.
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Dec 5th 2019

Hub Director takes part in Quantum Technologies Expert Mission to US

In late November 2019, Professor Tim Spiller, Director of our Quantum Communications Hub, took part in the latest Innovate UK Global Expert Mission for Quantum Technologies to the US.
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Oct 31st 2019

Our final year report for the first phase of the programme is now published!

Thanks to all the Hub colleagues, partners and collaborators who have contributed to our fifth year report, published today on our website. The report provides a summary of all our achievements over the last five years and outlines future directions for the Hub in the second stage of the national quantum technologies programme.

To download the report, visit the Resources/Hub Publications section of the website.

Oct 11th 2019

Hub partner Bristol demonstrates first QKD over 5G network application

Bristol, 3 September 2019

The completion of the UK’s Quantum Network (UKQN) came one step closer earlier this month with the launch of Bristol’s metropolitan quantum network. Establishing the country’s first quantum network to be used as a national testbed facility for the emerging technologies is a major Hub aim, and one that hands the UK a definite competitive advantage in the global quantum race.
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Aug 27th 2019

Two new research posts are available in our Hub!

Following the notification of the successful outcome of our Hub’s proposal for a further five years of funding, two of our teams are advertising new research posts – one in quantum communications (University of Oxford), and one in quantum information theory (University of York). 
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