National Graphene Institute 24th September 2020
Aranza Carmona Orbezo has just finished her PhD, working with graphene in capacitor systems to desalinate sea water for human consumption. She tells us about her research, the challenges that 2020 has posed and her vision for future technology…
National Graphene Institute 12th August 2020
An international research team led by The University of Manchester has revealed a nanomaterial that mirrors the “magic angle” effect originally found in a complex man-made structure known as twisted bilayer graphene – a key area of study in physics in recent years.
Collaborations 17th July 2020
Danilo da Silva Mariano, leader of Gerdau’s Graphene and Advanced Materials R&D Centre, tells us why Gerdau chose to work with Graphene@Manchester.
Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre 2nd July 2020
James Baker, CEO of Graphene@Manchester, reflects on how the UK government’s commitment to spending on research and innovation, particularly when it comes to advanced materials, could support the economy to get back on its feet in the wake of Covid-19.
Collaborations 9th January 2020
James Baker CEO Graphene@Manchester highlights the innovation partnership between Graphene@Manchester and Abu Dhabi in the run-up to the World Future Energy Summit (*based on an article being published in the Nixene Journal) Manchester is pioneering a model of innovation that has a global reach – and Abu Dhabi is set to be among the first […]
Applications 20th November 2019
Last weekend (16-17th of November) saw ten teams of multi-disciplinary backgrounds, from across the UK and Europe, work through the night to design, prototype and pitch a product incorporating conductive graphene inks. Teams would print, wire and code their ideas into reality over the 24-hour long competition hosted at the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC). […]
Applications 31st October 2019
The University of Manchester may have isolated the two-dimensional material but new and exciting developments continue to happen right here on campus. With the completion of the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre at the end of 2018, the University has the capability to quickly take a potential graphene application from the research lab to a proof […]
Applications 10th October 2019
Graphene was the world’s first two-dimensional material. Stronger than steel, more conductive than copper, flexible and transparent, graphene’s properties have captured the imagination of many since its isolation in 2004. Due to graphene’s diverse properties, it lends itself to a multitude of applications from composites and coatings, water filtration, sensors, electronics and biomedical applications. Graphene has […]
Research 29th August 2019
Eliott Higgins, a PhD student in the School of Natural Sciences discusses his recently published research paper and what it means for the future of two-dimensional materials. Graphene is the world’s first two-dimensional material. Many more time stronger than steel, more conductive than copper and a million times thinner than a human hair, no other […]
Applications 17th June 2019
Teams will compete to develop and prototype innovative product ideas using conductive graphene inks in the world’s first Graphene Hackathon. Saturday 16 and Sunday, 17 November 2019 the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) a purpose-built facility which aims to nurture Manchester’s growing community of graphene companies and scientists will open its doors for a weekend […]