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30 August 2019

The quiet revolution of quantum sensors

“The beauty of quantum technology is that we are far from its physical limits” states Professor Kai Bongs, Director of the UK National Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrology, in the August edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). Written by Stephen Battersby, the
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27 August 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...Read more

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11 July 2019

Government announces £23.5m for UK Quantum Technology Hub

A new wave of funding has been announced by the Government for research into quantum technologies. The Treasury has today committed £94 million to the National Quantum Technologies Programme, which comprises four Quantum Technology Hubs across the UK. The announcement means that the UK Quantum Technology Hub Sensors and Timing, led by the University of
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11 July 2019

Quantum hubs funding announcement

NQIT is delighted with the UK Government’s announcement that it is making further investment in research and innovation in quantum computing and simulation and strengthening the UK’s globally leading national programme.

Professor Dominic O’Brien, who will direct the Quantum Computing and Simulation Hub said:


11 July 2019

QuantIC wins £28m funding boost in ‘Next Leap Forward’

The hub will receive £28m from the UKRI’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to allow it to continue its research, build …

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11 July 2019

Major funding announcement heralds new phase of UK quantum secure communications research and development

11 July 2019 The UK Quantum Communications Hub has been awarded further funding of approximately...Read more

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05 July 2019

NQIT's latest Annual Report 2019 now available

NQIT has published its Annual Report 2019, showing the progress that we have made in the fourth year of NQIT's five-year programme. The Annual Report provides an overview of all of our work during 2018 and the work that will be done in the final year of NQIT's programme.

In his foreword, NQIT Director Ian Walmsley concluded:


05 July 2019

QuantIC at Laser World of Photonics 2019 – a wee wrap up

The hub was at the world’s leading trade fair for photonics which took place in Munich from 24-27 June and showcased a number …

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03 July 2019

Professor Kai Bongs from the University of Birmingham awarded this year’s Institute of Physics Dennis Gabor Medal and Prize of the IoP

The Institute of Physics (IOP) is the UK and Ireland’s professional body for practicing physicists, and has a rich history of supporting and nurturing talent, providing learning resources to schools, colleges and higher education institutions (HEIs), and of advising science and education policy makers. Its awards recognise, celebrate and reflect the impact and applications of
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02 July 2019

QuantIC’s Professor Robert Hadfield awarded James Joule medal

Robert Hadfield, Professor of Photonics at the University of Glasgow, and QuantIC Co-investigator, has been named as the recipient of the Institute of …

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