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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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Call for Midi+PhD proposals

Dec 20, 2016

The NanoDTC invites Midi+PhD proposals from Cambridge Academics for its 2016 cohort. Submission deadline is 20th Feb 2017.

Admissions for Oct 2017 - 4th Jan Deadline

Dec 15, 2016

We are accepting applications for Oct 2017 entry. The deadline for applications to be considered in the 2nd round is 4th Jan. Please email team@nanodtc.cam.ac.uk if you have questions.

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.

NanoDTC Translational Prize Fellows Selected

Jun 16, 2016

Students Richard Howe, Tarun Vemulkar and Jeroen Verheyen have been selected as the NanoDTC Translational Prize Fellows for 2016-17