Collaborate with CNBP

CNBP researchers are carrying out fundamental research to Discover new light-based disruptive tools to Sense and Image the molecular origins of health and disease.

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Each CNBP team brings unique capabilities and expertise.

Please reach out to us - Contact details for CNBP researchers can be found on the Personnel Page

Study with CNBP

CNBP students are supported to explore fundamental research projects while developing the skills necessary to pursue science careers in and outside of academia.

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PhD Students: An Enriching PhD Experience

The CNBP actively encourages exceptional students to enrol in PhD studies under the supervision of its leading investigators, at its research nodes located around Australia (The University of Adelaide, Macquarie University - Sydney and RMIT University - Melbourne).

With CNBP’s team of high calibre researchers, professional and technical staff, PhD students are offered an enriched educational experience, access to internationally recognised research leaders who can offer supervision at the very highest of standards, as well as access to world-class infrastructure and facilities.

Committed to research excellence, and a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach, the CNBP offers supervised opportunities for students in biophotonic relevant areas, including physics, chemistry, nanotechnology, biology and medicine. Successful students will gain the skills, knowledge and experience that will help them prepare for professional careers in both academic and non-academic environments.

To find out more about PhD opportunities, review CNBP’s research focus and make contact with the relevant CNBP Chief Investigator.

The CNBP is:

  • supporting postgraduate learning and development in the exciting and interdisciplinary field of nanoscale biophotonics
  • driving the development of new light based sensing tools that can measure processes at the nanoscale - providing powerful new ways of understanding cellular processes within the living body
  • committed to research excellence and the advancement of Australian research and innovation globally
  • dedicated to its four key principles – Academic Excellence, Commercial Impact, Quality Communication and a Nurturing Environment


General information about post graduate research opportunities are available at the following University web sites:


Partner with CNBP

Through the creation of deployable biodevices, our research translation extends beyond biomedical and clinical communities, to veterinary care, agricultural and food manufacturing and industry processes.

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To understand partnership opportunities please goto our commericialisation pages and contact our Business Devleopment Manager Mrs Mel Trebilcock

Melodee Trebilcock

Business Development Manager

University of Adelaide

0403 537 130 / +61 8 8313 2981

The Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics links Australia's key nanophotonics groups and builds on Global Collaborations with a focus on doing the science required to advance biology.