New ARC Centre of Excellence Announced

The ARC has recently announced the results of the current applications for finding under the ARC Centres of Excellence program. From 2017, the Nanoscience Laboratory ( will be a part of the new ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science.

The new Centre brings together researchers from chemistry, physics, maths, and materials science to create new materials for advanced optical and energy applications, including next generation solar cells, LEDs, sensors and responsive optical materials. The Centre has nodes at University of Melbourne, RMIT University, Monash University, UNSW and the University of Sydney. Partners include the Reserve Bank of Australia, CSIRO, and Defence Science Technology Group (DSTG). The Director of the new Centre is Professor Paul Mulvaney at the University of Melbourne.

For information on the new Centre and its activities please visit: