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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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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