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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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Admissions for Oct 2020

Sep 03, 2019

We are continuing to accept applications for Oct 2020 entry. The deadline for the 2nd review round is 7 Jan 2020. See www.nanodtc.cam.ac.uk/apply for more information.

Inspiring the next generation of scientists

Aug 09, 2019

Demelza Wright and Taylor Uekert, both cohort 2016 students, have featured in the Inspirational Scientist Video series put together by Cambridge University Press Education.

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.