Our sponsors

As well as national research funding bodies, a diverse group of industry partners, public institutions and individuals enhance the teaching and research efforts of the School.

These generous partners help through:

  • Provision of seed funding for special projects, facilities and equipment
  • Collaborations via research projects, contracts and consultancies
  • Sponsorship of prizes
  • Scholarships
  • Postgraduate stipends.

We thank them for their continued support.

Funding for research and consultancies

  • FCT ACTech P/L for collaborative research in silicon detector technology
  • Herma P/L for collaborative research in projection screen technology
  • Hewlett Packard (US) for collaborative research in diamond quantum information science
  • HREM Research Inc for collaborative research in electron microscope software development
  • Haasz Family Trust for research support in astrophysics

More detail on the School's research strengths, equipment & facilities and industry & commercialisation links can be found under Research.

Funding for community, projects and facilities

  • The Laby Foundation Pty Ltd for support of our Laby IDEAS Centre
  • Australian Institute of Physics for support of public programs and outreach
  • Colonial Foundation for support of Physics Outreach
  • Ian Potter Foundation for support of display cases in the Physics Museum
  • Miegunyah Trust for support of conservation and treatment work in the Physics Museum
  • Pierce Bequest for support in research facilities
  • Melbourne University Cultural Collections Committee for support of exhibit presentation and display in the Physics Museum.