Monthly Archives: March 2020

Lighting up the heart of photonics

11 March 2020:

As one of the first members of the Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics, Professor Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem’s work touches virtually every piece of research at the centre.

She develops the optical glass fibres, along with their crucial coatings, that deliver information about the environment they are designed to measure. Continue reading

International Women's Day – lessons from 6 years of building a nurturing environment

5 March 2020: By Kathy Nicholson

It is international women’s day this Sunday and, like many research organisations in Australia, we need to keep talking about Women in STEM.

Fortunately, from its foundation, CNBP has been focused on building an inclusive, diverse and supportive research environment.

Here’s some of what we have learned over the past six years. While it may seem overly simple, it is still remarkable how many of these things are not happening.

Hopefully these insights will provide you, not matter what stage of career you are in, with tools to create change. Continue reading