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Gavrielle Untracht awarded SPIE Scholarship

12th Jun 2018

Gavrielle Untracht, PhD candidate from OBEL, has been awarded a 2018 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, for her potential contributions to the field of optics, photonics or related field. Congrats Gav!

ADRF grant awarded to Karol Karnowski

21st Dec 2017

Congratulations to Research Fellow Karol Karnowski for being awarded an Australian Dental Research Grant (ADRF) to move our polarisation sensitive OCT towards in situ tumour margin identification on the micro-scale in oral tissue.

Barry Cense moving to OBEL/UWA

9th Dec 2017

Renowned researcher in optical coherence tomography Barry Cense is moving to OBEL/UWA. Asked about what excites him about the move, Barry said “The combination of OBEL and the Lions Eye Institute represents a perfect intersection of my interests – technical innovation in polarisation-sensitive optical coherence tomography, and clinical research in age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma.  It is a perfect opportunity to leverage my skills and experience to make a real difference in eye health.  I can’t wait to get to …

Congratulations to prof. Sampson for winning new grants

14th Nov 2017

Congratulations to our head, David Sampson, who was successful as sole Chief Investigator, winning an Australian Research Council Discovery grant entitled “A new tool for comprehensive label-free micro-imaging of cancer in situ”,  AU$423,052, as well as several other grants for imaging infrastructure at UWA, with a total value exceeding AU$2M.

Gavrielle Untracht won 3MT competition

15th Sep 2017

We are more than happy to annouce that a member of our group – PhD student Gavrielle Untracht – won the 3MT competition last week. She competed against 26 other students and will represent UWA during national finals in Queensland in October. Congratulations Gavrielle.

28th Jun 2017

Congratulations to Philip Wijesinghe for the completion and submission of his PhD thesis. We wish him every success after this long journey of hard work and perseverance. Philip Wijesinghe holding his congratulatory gift.

International Conference on Biophotonics comes to Perth.

15th Feb 2017

Members of OBEL are busy finalizing plans for the International Conference on Biophotonics to be held in Perth from 30th April – 1st May 2017 Continuing the success of the previous meetings held in Sacramento, Ottawa, Jena, and Florence, the 5th conference will come to Western Australia, running over two full days, and back-to-back with the Science on the Swan. For more details on the conference including how to resister please visit Early Bird registrations close on 29th March 2017

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