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Eternal 5D storage preserves Magna Carta for all humanity
Researchers from the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) have presented the Magna Carta, preserved on a special glass disc that can survive for eternity, to dignitaries at Salisbury Cathedral...more
ORC Students Recognised at Festival of Doctoral Research
PhD students Nicholas Wong, Matt Posner, and Peijun He have won several Doctoral College Director’s Awards in various themes during the Festival of Doctoral Research...more
Outreach Project Wins National Award
A group of secondary school students supervised by ORC research lecturer, Dr. Eric Plum, have won a total of 6 awards culminating with the national Information Technology Award sponsored by the German Aerospace Center in recognition of their research on optical computing...more
Brilliance in research competition opens
The Optoelectronics Research Centre is pleased to announce the opening of our art and photography competition, Brilliance 2016, to celebrate the beauty and novelty of our research into light and its... more