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EPSRC CDT in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (NanoDTC)

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From Plastic Waste to Energy

Taylor Uekert's research on photocatalysts helps converts waste plastics into fuel, using sunlight. Full Paper: Energy Environ. Sci., 2018,11, 2853-2857 DOI 10.1039/C8EE01408F

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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

Applications for 2020 entry will open in early September. 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 Mini Project proposals

Jun 19, 2019

The NanoDTC invites Mini Project proposals from Cambridge Academics for its incoming c2019 cohort. Submission deadline is 11th Oct 2019.

40 new EPSRC studentships for NanoDTC

Feb 04, 2019

We are pleased to announce that EPSRC have awarded a new Nano CDT grant of 40 studentships for training the next generation of interdisciplinary innovative nanoscientists

Midi+PhD Project Proposals from Cambridge Academics

Dec 19, 2018

We are now accepting project proposals for Midi (May-Jul 2019) + PhD projects (starting Oct 2019) for our c2018 students. Deadline 18 Feb.

NanoDTC student paper published in Nature Comms

Dec 07, 2018

c2013 student Jasmine Rivett was the first author on the recent paper, “Long-lived polarization memory in the electronic states of lead-halide perovskites from local structural dynamics” in Nature Communications.