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After Your Trip

We ask that you write a summary for the new student blog page following the trip that will inform other student about the conference and whether it might benefit them to attend.  This includes a title, a summary of 150-200 words, a photo, and a one-line take-away.

Things to bear in mind when filing your expense claim upon your return:

  • Only submit original receipts (not copies of receipts). Email confirmations for bookings/purchases online are fine.
  • When paying by card, please ensure that you keep all itemised receipts.
  • If you are converting from a foreign currency, please use Please print a copy of the page including the rate you are using for your conversion.
  • If you need to claim for mileage, please fill in the Mileage on the form

Please also sign up for the University’s travel insurance cover if you are going abroad. It is free and could save you money should an issue arise. See more information here:


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Applications for Oct 2019 entry

Feb 04, 2019

We accepting applications for entry in Oct 2019. See 'How to apply' for more information.

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.