Welcome to the Centre for Organic Photonics & Electronics

Centre for Organic Photonics & Electronics – a joint initiative between the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences and the School of Mathematics and Physics (Physics Discipline) includes integrated programs in experimental and theoretical condensed matter physics as well as synthetic chemistry....Read more

The Centre is affiliated with the Faculty of Science at The University of Queensland. The Centre also co-hosts the Australian National Fabrication Facility - QLD Node (ANFF-Q). 

How to find COPE at The University of Queensland

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Photo: Stewart Gould


COPE students win prizes at the 11th Annual SCMB Research Students Symposium

Image: 11th Annual SCMB Research Students Symposium: Qianqian Lin and Sarah McGregor

Qianqian Lin and Sarah McGregor both enjoyed success at the recent SCMB Research Students Symposium held on the 26th November.
Sarah McGregor won 2nd prize for her Poster presentation & Qianqian Lin won 1st prize in the Oral presentations. Congratulations Sarah and Vincent.

COPE Selected as 2015 Eureka Prize Finalists

We are delighted to announce that the sensors team at COPE has been selected as a finalist for the 2015 Defence Science and Technology Organisation Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science for Safeguarding Australia:

COPE, University of Queensland
Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) are one of the greatest threats faced by military personnel and homeland security. Detection of the vapours released by explosives is the best strategy for the identification of IEDs....Read more

Professor Paul Burn represents the Australian Academy of Science at InterAcademy Partnership Workshop

Invited to attend on behalf of the Australian Academy of Science, the itinerary included a symposium ‘Getting from where we are to where we want to be in clean energy’, held at the Royal Palace Amsterdam, where former Secretary of Energy Prof Steve Chu (Stanford University) was guest of honour....Read more

SMP Three Minute Thesis competition won by COPE student Khalid Muhieddine

The SMP Three Minute Thesis competition has been won for the second year running by Khalid Muhieddine. His presentation was entitled “Organic Electronics: My Bubble; Your World”. Khalid will go on to represent SMP at the Faculty of Science final on Wednesday 5th August... Congratulations Khalid! Update: Khalid was runner-up at the Faculty of Science final, and 'People's Choice' winner. As 'People's Choice' winner he will be able to participate in the UQ 3MT Wildcard Competition on September 2nd. The Wildcard Competition will be another oppurtunity to reach the UQ Grand Final...
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