Sydney Nanoscience Hub

Sydney Nanoscience Hub

The new Sydney Nanoscience Hub will promote research and innovation and contribute to the reputation of the University of Sydney's Physics School as the leading Physics school in Australia. The Sydney Nanoscience Hub at the University of Sydney is a world class research and teaching facility. Designed to meet the demanding requirements of nanoscience research, the facility is the only building in Australia to house such an advanced research capability alongside comprehensive undergraduate and postgraduate teaching facilities.

The new facility integrates with the existing heritage Physics building and provides:

  • Specialist research laboratories:Precision metrology laboratories
  • Suite for 2 aberration corrected Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM)
  • High-performance electronics and optics laboratories
  • 700m2 cleanroom (ISO Class 5 and 7, upgradable to Class 4)
  • General laboratories for research
  • Teaching and learning spaces:
    1. 300 person lecture theatre
    2. Flexible, flat-floor learning studio
    3. 2 x flat-floor seminar spaces
    4. Video Conference (VC) facilities
    5. Teaching laboratory
    6. Informal student common space

Workspaces include single-person, shared and open plan offices, meeting, breakout and café.

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Project Sheet

Project Summary

University of Sydney
Floor area
July 2015
Original value
Robert Ousey

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