This new initiative hosts a seminar once a month for the Australia – New Zealand cold atom research community.  The purpose is to encourage and facilitate ongoing discussions and collaboration in the local community.  Talks should be less than 40 minutes in length to allow ample time for questions and discussion.

Seminars will be held on the last Friday of the month (except for December) at 1pm Melbourne time (which is normally 3pm New Zealand time).  While the primary format is online via Zoom, various institutions will host the seminar in local seminar rooms.  The Zoom link is

You can sign up for announcements for the seminars at this webpage:

Seminars are recorded, and past seminars can be accessed from this web page.

Contact Matthew Davis for further information.



Quantum droplets and supersolidity in a magnetic superfluid

25 June 2021 1:00pm2:00pm
Professor Blair Blakie
University of Otago

The gas phase of vortex matter

28 May 2021 1:00pm2:00pm
Dr Tyler Neely
University of Queensland