La Trobe University joins ASTech

La Trobe University joins ASTech

Adelaide, Australia – 1 August 2017 The ARC Training Centre for Portable Analytical Separation Technologies (ASTech) is pleased to announce La Trobe University as the latest addition to its university nodes. La Trobe hosts the Centre for Materials and Surface Science (CMSS) at its campus in Melbourne, Australia. CMSS hosts Australia’s most comprehensive surface science capability, featuring a range of custom built ultrahigh vacuum instrumentation, […]

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On the cutting edge of 3D printing for portable devices

On the cutting edge of 3D printing for portable devices

From the Australian Research Council: ARC Future Fellow, Professor Michael Breadmore, who is based at the University of Tasmania, has spent his research career working to simplify and speed up the analysis of chemical and biological samples, with an increasing emphasis on miniaturisation. Since working as a Chief Investigator at the ARC Training Centre for Portable Analytical Separation Technologies (ASTech) awarded in 2014, the Training Centre has […]

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Chromatographia appoints a new Editor

Chromatographia appoints a new Editor

ASTech Director Profesor Brett Paull, has been appointed as a new Editor of Chromatographia (Springer). Chromatographia is a well-established separation science journal, dating back to 1968. Over the past 50 years it has published many ground breaking papers in separation science from past and present pioneers in the field. The new Editorial team now looks forward to continuing this prestigious history and strengthening the Journal […]

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Third ASTech Bi-annual Conference

Third ASTech Bi-annual Conference

The third in a series of bi-annual ASTech conferences was hosted at Trajan’s global corporate headquarters in Melbourne, Australia on 13 March 2017, with the full ASTech membership in attendance, and a full program of researcher updates and discussion delivered. The conference, now in its second year, provides an excellent forum for ASTech researchers to discuss their work and more importantly meet, link and interact […]

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Big science, tiny lab

Big science, tiny lab

What do analytical chemists do when they need a particular piece of lab equipment? They invent it themselves. Elisenda Fornells Vernet is studying her PhD at the University of Tasmania (ASTech – Training Centre for Portable Analytical Separation Technologies), and is doing just that. “I’m working in separation science, which allows us to separate all the compounds in a sample, and quantify them so we […]

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ASASS 2016

ASASS 2016

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia – 2 December 2016 Renowned scientists, researchers and academics from all over the world gathered in Hobart for the ACROSS International Symposium on Advances in Separation Science (ASASS) to showcase their latest achievements in the area of separation science. The symposium was organised by the Australian Centre for Research on Separation Science at the University of Tasmania and ran over three days […]

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ASTech Deputy Director featured in top 50 women in analytical science

ASTech Deputy Director featured in top 50 women in analytical science

October 27, 2016 Congratulations to Professor Emily Hilder, Deputy Director of ASTech, and Director of Future Industries Institute, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia; who has now been honored four times in the The Analytical Scientist’s Power Lists, which feature the most influential people in the world of analytical science. Prof Hilder has been included in The Analytical Scientist’s top 50 women in analytical science for 2016. […]

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ASTech expands into South Australia and appoints new director

ASTech expands into South Australia and appoints new director

August 22, 2016 The ARC Training Centre for Portable Analytical Separation Technologies (ASTech) is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof Brett Paull, University of Tasmania (UTAS) as Training Centre Director, and the establishment of a second University node, at the University of South Australia (UniSA). “This is an extremely exciting time to be taking on the leadership of ASTech, as the first cohort of […]

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Inaugural ASTech Bi-annual Conference

Inaugural ASTech Bi-annual Conference

17 February 2016 Today is the inaugural ASTech Bi-annual Conference, hosted at Trajan Scientific and Medical’s Global Corporate Headquarters in Melbourne, Australia. The ASTech Bi-annual conference provides a forum for Work Program teams to present their progress and research findings to ASTech Investigators, Steering Committee, and industry stakeholders. An Industry and Commercialization Unit is also run by Trajan as part of the conference for ASTech Participants, Postdoctoral […]

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Research lags in business ventures

Research lags in business ventures

11 November 2015 From The Australian: Imagine if universities had to compete with each other to get research work from businesses armed with their own government research grants? Stephen Tomisich, head of Melbourne-based medical technology company Trajan Scientific and Medical… Read the full article at The Australian website: Research lags in business ventures

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