As the festive season approaches it is, of course, the right time to reflect on the last year at IPAS. I am immensely proud of all the work our members have done to make IPAS bigger and better: it has been another year of amazing announcements across the board.
The latest IPAS External Newsletter.
IPAS mission is to use the power of light to make the world safer, healthier and wealthier. This transdisciplinary approach institute has housed more than 200 scientists and researchers developing innovative research from defence, medical and biological sensors, agriculture and mining industries and spun off 6 startups.
On 30-31 October, IPAS and the Faculty of Sciences proudly joined ECMS at INGENUITY 2019 at the Adelaide Convention Centre. Along with more than 300 innovative projects, some of IPAS cutting-edge research and capabilities were on display including: the AMIGO, Miniprobes, High Temperature Sensing, Sapphire Clock, Advanced Manufacturing (including 3D metal printing and GLAS technology) and the Laser Radio.
Congratulations for Dr Jiawen Li and Dr Katharina Richter, respectively awarded the winnovation award in Engineering and Science!
On Monday 9th September, we were honoured to host the launch of the Atom Trap Trace Analysis (ATTA) Facility, that will help protect Australia’s precious groundwater from overuse and contamination, and contribute to our understanding of the impact of climate change through measurements on Antarctic ice cores.
Congratulations to Prof Robert McLaughlin for being awarded a $750k NHMRC Development Grant for the development of a smart needle for safer, faster brain biopsies.
Congratulations to Dr Danny Wilson who was named one of the 2019 South Australian Tall Poppies.
A new fluorescent sensor developed by IPAS/CNBP researchers at the Adelaide Medical School can detect migrating cancer cells and could be used to target medication to stop metastasis in aggressive cancers.