Educating the next generation of experimental and theoretical researchers

Our collaborative, innovative and dynamic research environment is the ideal learning platform for honours and post-graduate students.

Studying with us, you’ll gain access to our state-of-the-art facilities and have the opportunity to work alongside some of Australia’s leading research scientists.


See if our research aligns with your interests. Learn more about our unique research themes and projects that are delivering remarkable breakthroughs in quantum science. You may also email our staff directly to discuss research projects and candidate supervision.

Our research

Honours research

Undergraduate students who have completed their degree, met the entry requirements for honours, and discussed project possibilities with our staff, are invited to enrol within the School of Environment and Science. The closing date for enrolment is the last business day in October, to commence study the following year.

Higher Degree Research Opportunities

Our researchers are leaders in their fields - look at the work done by our research groups to find out about our members' research interests, and our Research Students and Projects page to see what current students are doing. Ensure you meet the entry requirements and then contact us to discuss research opportunities.

Available Projects

Interaction of attosecond light pulses with atoms and molecules.

Multiphoton entanglement, nonlocality, quantum repeaters and quantum processors (2 projects)

Quantum Foundations and Quantum Causality.

A new approach to thermodynamics.

Fabrication of nanophotonic waveguides for optical quantum computing.

Ultimate limits to laser coherence.

Research student entry requirements

Academic entry requirements and English language entry requirements

Applications have been disrupted by COVID-19  but  are still being processed.  Make sure you check with your chosen supervisor before submitting any application.


Research student scholarships can cover tuition fees, living allowances and publication assistance

How to apply

Once you have the agreement of a Centre for Quantum Dynamics staff member to supervise your degree, and you meet the entry requirements, you can apply online through Griffith Graduate Research School. The online service includes application for admission to the research degree and application for scholarships. If you have trouble applying online, help is available - follow the links in the page below.

Griffith Graduate Research School

More information

To learn more about our student opportunities, get in touch