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EPSRC CDT in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (NanoDTC)

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Graphene’s sleeping superconductivity awakens

CDT student Angelo Di Bernardo helps switch on intrinsic superconductivity of graphene, which has been elusive for more than a decade, ever since it was discovered..

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Research Highlights

See examples of our current students' research: energy harvesting, solar cells, battery materials, mysteries of plants, capsules that build themselves, quantum computing and more. See About the NanoDTC -> Students' Research

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Prospective Students

We welcome applicants from across Physical Sciences including Chemistry, Physics, Materials and Engineering. Entry into this prestigious programme is very competitive, and will take into account qualifications, aspirations and experience. Please click on 'Read More' below for further details on how to apply.

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Student Publications

Our students have been involved in new and exciting research and have published in leading journals. The interdisciplinary work is being cited widely and spread around high impact journals including Nature Chemistry, Nature Communications, JACS, Angewandte Chemie, Applied Physics Letters, ACS Nano, Nano Letters, Advanced Materials, Nature Protocols, PloS one, and many others.

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NanoDTC Translational Prize Fellow's nano-battery wins accolades

Jul 27, 2017

Jean de La Verpilliere (c2013), NanoDTC Translational Prize Fellow and Managing Director of the newly formed startup Echion Technologies has won prizes in the Royal Society of Chemistry 2017 Emerging Technologies Competition and the Kings' College Entrepreneurship Prize

Call for Mini Project proposals

Jul 24, 2017

The NanoDTC invites Mini Project proposals from Cambridge Academics for its incoming c2017 cohort. Submission deadline is 20th Oct 2017.

NanoDTC Students and Associates visit Thermo Fischer (FEI) and ASML

Jul 12, 2017

NanoDTC Students and Associates visit Thermo Fischer (FEI) and ASML to gain industry perspective of the application of Nanotechnologies

Helmholtz Prize for Nicholas Bell (NanoDTC Alumnus c2009)

Jun 27, 2016

Dr Nicholas Bell along with his PhD Supervisor Prof. Ulrich Keyser has received the 2016 Helmholtz Prize for groundbreaking work on identification and quantification of proteins in complex mixtures using nanopore sensing.