Applications 31st October 2017
Following the announcement of this year’s winner of the Eli and Britt Harari Graphene Enterprise Award, we caught up with Sebastian Leaper-last year’s winner, to find out what he’s been up to since he won the award.
Applications 4th August 2017
Last week the Government announced that new diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned in the UK from 2040 in a bid to tackle air pollution. It was also announced that the Government would invest £246m in battery technology.
Applications 13th March 2017
Last week over 100,000 people from across the globe descended on the mobile capital of the world, Barcelona to attend the Mobile World Congress (MWC). The MWC is the world’s largest mobile conference allowing businesses the opportunity to showcase the next big thing in mobile technology.
Applications 4th January 2017
The Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond exhibition at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester has been open for just over six months. Over that time, we’ve had an incredible 80000 visitors. People have described the exhibition as inspiring, fun, and informative.
Applications 18th July 2016
The National Graphene Institute (NGI) opened its doors in March 2015. In the last 16 months the graphene community has made great strides in both developing research and establishing a viable commercial base. The new facilities afforded to our 240+ graphene academics by the NGI have seen unique and unexpected fundamental research. Some recent findings demonstrating […]
Applications 26th April 2016
Some people have been curious as to why The University of Manchester didn’t patent graphene. Clive Rowland, CEO of UMI3, explains. The University of Manchester neither discovered nor invented graphene; rather it was the place where this extraordinary material was first isolated from graphite and correctly identified as graphene late in 2003. Graphene had been known about […]
Applications 19th November 2015
On Friday 23 October 2015, Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the University. There was no doubt that day would be a big day. Fortunately, after planning and rehearsing for quite a long time, I wasn’t feeling that nervous. I arrived early in the morning, but there was already a crowd of thousands opposite the National […]
Applications 7th October 2015
At The University of Manchester many areas of graphene research are studied: composites and coatings, electronics, energy storage… One field of research, currently being conducted here is biomedical applications. Although within the initial stages this area of graphene research has the potential to make a significant impact on people’s lives through drug delivery, cancer therapies […]
Applications 21st July 2015
The University of Manchester Library is playing a key role in supporting graphene research and in ensuring that Manchester’s unique contributions to the development of graphene are recorded and preserved for posterity. Since we launched a pilot project two years ago, our graphene-related activities have expanded dramatically, and we believe that we are making a […]
Applications 26th June 2015
Nick Parker, a newly recruited Digital Marketing Officer for the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at The University of Manchester, writes about his perspectives on the Graphene Week Industry Workshops. I arrived early on the morning of the fourth day of Graphene Industry Workshops, but the conference space at the National Graphene Institute was […]