Heading East!

May 18, 2012
Jumping at OIST

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology and Graduate University in Japan will be the new home of our group from October 2012 on. Students who are interested in joining us in Okinawa can apply to the OIST graduate program.

Peak Productivity!

May 1, 2012

Not enough research to do I guess...

And Another New Post-Doc!

Jan 1, 2012

Gianluca Giorgi is joining the QI wing of the group today, and we finally have to annex other office space outside of KB202.

Another New Post-Doc!

Dec 1, 2011

Jeremie Gillet has joined us as a post-doc, strengthening the atomic entanglement team even further.

New 4th Year Students

Oct 28, 2011

Cathal O'Keeffe, Kevin O'Keffee and Ronan Murphy will join us in the next couple of weeks to carry out their final projects. Research on quantum walks, monopoles and cold fermions will receive a boost!

Group Photo 2011

Sep 6, 2011
Group Photo 2011

The group is growing, but at least everybody is still excited! (September 2011)

New Post-Docs!

September 1, 2011

Chandrashekar Madaiah, Ciaran Phelan, Miguel Angel Garcia March and Steve Campbell have recently joined us a post-docs. It is getting really cramped in the office now....

Mark Kennedy, summer student.

June 13, 2011

Mark Kennedy has joined our group to carry out a summer projects about ultracold fermions.

Photonics Ireland

March 31, 2011

Abstract can now be submitted for the Quantum Optics session at this years Photonics Ireland Conference, which will be held in the Grand Hotel Malahide, Dublin, from the 7th -9th September. The deadline is 20th April. (Abstract to other sessions can of course also be submitted now!)

Suzanne McEndoo Graduates

December 6, 2010
Suzanne McEndoo Graduation

Frictionless flow around the thesis centre has just come to its final end! Congratulations Suzanne!

4th Year Project Students

November 1, 2010

Robert Hogan and Kyle McEnery have joined our group carry out their 4th year projects for the next 18 weeks.

Suzanne passes her viva voce

September 30, 2010

Congratulations Suzanne! The basis for quantum computing with geometrical quantum numbers is solid.

Tara Hennessy Graduates

September 9, 2010
Tara Hennessy Graduation

If you need a qualified quantum mechanic, just give Tara a ring...Congratulations Tara!

John Goold Graduates

June 17, 2010
John Goold Graduation

Wearing these robes over your normal outfit is a custom invented before global warming had set in...Congratulations John!

UCC Postgraduate Showcase Win

June 2, 2010
Tadhg Morgan wins

Tadhg has won the UCC postgraduate showcase with a presentation about transport in the quantum world.

Group Photo 2010

May 21, 2010
Group Photo 2009

Finally we have an updated photo that shows the whole group! (May 2010)

Post-Graduate Opportunities

Jan 5, 2010

The IRCSET call for post-gradual fellowships will open on the 16th of January. If you are interested in working with us and would like to apply, please contact us immediately.

Winter School on Quantum Information and Cold Atoms

Jan 5, 2010

We will be holding a Winter School on Quantum Information and Cold Atoms from the 25th to the 27th in Maynooth. Details can be found here. If you would like to attend, please let us know. There is no fee and everybody is welcome.

Congratulations to the new Dr.

Nov 2, 2009

John Goold survived his viva today and his thesis work has earned him the right to wear an old-fashioned gown in some weeks time and receive a fancy piece of paper out of the hand of the President! Congratulations John!

New Post-Doc

Nov 1, 2009

Carlo DiFranco has joined the group as a new, IRCSET funded post-doc. This means we need a new group photo...

John Goold Viva

Oct 29, 2009

John Goold will be holding his viva next Monday, 2nd Nov, at 10am in G7. Everybody is invited to attend.

4th Year Project Student

Oct 27, 2009

Cormac Ryan has joined our group to carry out his 4th year projects.

Group Photo 2009

Oct 11, 2009
Group Photo 2009

Finally we have a photo that shows the whole group! (October 2009)

New Group Members

Oct 1, 2009

Thomas Fogarty, Nicola LoGullo and Tadhg Morgan have started the post-graduate work with us!

Nicola LoGullo awarded IRCSET scholarship

May 10, 2009

Nicola LoGullo will start his MSc with us this fall, after being awarded an IRCSET scholarship.

Mark Tame visit

Jan 16, 2009

Mark Tame from QUB will be visiting us next week (21st to 23rd) and give a talk on Thursday at 9.30 in the large Photonic Meeting Room in Tyndall. Title: 'Universal resources for measurement-based quantum computation'.

Post-Graduate Opportunities

Jan 5, 2009

The IRCSET call for post-gradual fellowships will open on the 14th of January. If you are interested in working with us and would like to apply, please contact us immediately.

Post-Doctoral Opportunities

Dec 3, 2008

The IRCSET call for post-doctoral fellowships is open until the 16th of January. Details can be found on IRCSET's web page If you are interested in working with us and would like to apply, please contact us immediately.

4th Year Project Students

Nov 3, 2008

Alex Petcu has joined our group to carry out a 4th year project joint with Dr. Nic Chormaics group.

1st North-South Quantum Information Meeting

Oct 27, 2008

The 1st North-South Quantum Information Meeting sponsored by Science Foundation Ireland is taking part from Wednesday, 29th, to Friday, 31st, in Rosscarbery. (Update: Pictures can be found at the Quantum Information Ireland Facebook group)

4th Year Project Students

Oct 22, 2008

Padraic Morrissey and Thomas Fogarty have joined our group do carry out their 4th year projects.

Mauro Paternostro visit

Oct 20, 2008

Mauro Paternostro from Queen's University Belfast is visiting us. Seminar at 4.30pm, 22th October, Trainee's Room, Tyndall.

Libby Heany visit

Sep 24, 2008

Libby Heany from Leeds University is visiting us. Seminar at 3pm, 24th September, Photonics Meeting Room, Tyndall.

Suzanne wins "Your Science Your Say" competition

Sep 15, 2008

Suzanne has won the competition in which the public was asked to vote for their favourite Science proposal. This competition was a supported by DCU, Discover Science & Engineering and The Science Gallery. Details can be found here and here.

Lauren Rutherford visit

July 7, 2008

Lauren Rutherford from QUB is visiting us.

Summer Students and a STAR

June 10, 2008

Damien Middleton, Colm Coughlan and Padraig Brick have joined out group as summer students and Jimmy Brophy is working with us under the STAR programme.

Suzanne wins Science Speak

April 30, 2008

Suzanne's winning presentation

Minister for Education and Science, Mary Hanafin TD, 2008 Science Speak winner, Suzanne McEndoo and compere for the evening, Mr Pat Kenny.

Science for All Presentation

April 10, 2008

John Goold

Suzanne McEndoo

Announcement of Winner

Financial Support