The Quantum and Dark Matter Road Trip

Eight members of EQUS' Quantum Technologies and Dark Matter Lab will embark on a Quantum and Dark Matter Road Trip during National Science Week, to visit schools and communities in southwest Western Australia.

With funding from National Science Week Small Grants, EQUS and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Dark Matter Particle Physics, high-school students and interested members of the public will have the opportunity to be informed and entertained in all matters dark and quantum.

The team will set off in two vehicles from The University of Western Australia on Monday 16 August 2021 and talk to students ranging from year 7 to year 12 over the five-day trip, including a Community Fair at Newton Moore Senior High School in Bunbury.

The participating schools are:

  • Wagin District High School
  • Denmark Senior High School
  • Mt Barker Community College
  • Albany Senior High School
  • Newton Moore Senior High School
  • Nannup District High School
  • Dalyellup College

Community Road Trip Events

Along the route there will be free Quantum and Dark Matter presentations by the Road Trip Team to the wider community.  Events will be posted below and on the National Science Week website.  Keep watching this space for updates!

QDM Road Trip: STEM Community Fair

Newton Moore Senior High School STEM Community Fair

Major funding support

Australian Research Council

The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQUS) acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders past and present.