National Graphene Institute 9th December 2020
The 150-year-old mystery behind a natural phenomenon that is omnipresent in our world – and even helps children build sandcastles – has finally been solved by a team of scientists from The University of Manchester led by Nobel laureate and graphene pioneer Professor Sir Andre Geim.
Collaborations 6th December 2020
With the launch of Nobel Week 2020 (5-13 December), we take an opportunity to reflect on the achievements of graphene pioneers Professors Andre Geim and Konstantin (Kostya) Novoselov, who were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics a decade ago.
Applications 1st December 2020
James Baker, CEO of Graphene@Manchester, says we need to explore with far more urgency how advanced materials can transform our built environment towards a low-carbon future.
National Graphene Institute 17th November 2020
The NGI’s Dr Matthew Hamer, winner of the Scopus Early Career Research UK award for his work with 2D materials, tells us about his research.
National Graphene Institute 13th November 2020
A group of researchers led by Sir Andre Geim and Dr Alexey Berdyugin at The University of Manchester have discovered and characterised a new family of quasiparticles named ‘Brown-Zak fermions’ in graphene-based superlattices.
Applications 11th November 2020
Advanced materials and the Manchester model of innovation can play a key role in supporting the aerospace and automotive sectors to produce greener products by the mid-2030s, writes James Baker, CEO of Graphene@Manchester
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.