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  • Associate Professor David Simpson

    Research Fellow in Quantum Sensing, School of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne

  1. 9 September 2022 - Science Matters

    Diamonds reveal neural secrets

    A new diamond voltage imaging microscope will give us more insight into the neural micro-circuitry that runs our brains, say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 16 November 2021 - Science Matters

    Looking inside a pigeon’s ear using quantum technology

    Quantum microscopy can study biological cells containing tiny magnetic structures, including those within a pigeon’s ear, shows University of Melbourne research

  3. 10 March 2020 - Science Matters

    Magnetic teeth revealed using quantum imaging

    Tougher than stainless steel, magnetite is a biomineral in mollusc teeth; now imaged using quantum technology by scientists including University of Melbourne.

  4. 3 October 2018 - Science Matters

    Quantum 2.0: At the beating heart of biology

    As the University of Melbourne joins the IBM Quantum Network, advances in quantum mechanics could answer the question posed by Erwin Schrödinger: What is life?

  5. Podcast3 October 2018 - Science Matters

    The Quantum sensing revolution

    As the University of Melbourne joins the IBM Quantum Network, we explore what quantum sensors can tell us about the level below the atom and the new questions

  6. 3 October 2018 - Science Matters

    What has Quantum ever done for me?

    As the University of Melbourne joins the IBM Quantum Network we look at new quantum sensing tools that are revealing an unseen level of detail.

  7. 12 September 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Putting cells through their paces

    Scientists are putting human cells through micro-obstacle courses designed to replicate the mechanics inside our bodies and better test drug effectiveness.