National Graphene Institute 8th March 2019
Following up the #WomenInGraphene conference hosted at the National Graphene Institute funded by the Graphene Flagship last month, I took the opportunity to interview two female graphene researchers, Professor Sarah Haigh and PhD candidate Clara Skuse, to talk about their perceptions of gender equality in their field of research. With graphene research verging on the fields […]
Research 22nd February 2019
Mobile World Congress (MWC) is the largest mobile event in the world, bringing together the latest innovations and leading-edge technology from more than 2,400 leading companies, assembling today’s visionaries to explore the hottest topics influencing the industry. Next week, over 100,000 people will descend on Barcelona, looking for the next big thing in mobile technology. Amongst the […]
Collaborations 21st February 2019
The Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) officially opened its doors in December 2018. The facility is the second building focused on graphene research and development at The University of Manchester. The GEIC focuses on industry-led application development in partnership with academics. It will fill a critical gap in the graphene and 2D materials ecosystem by providing facilities […]
Research 13th February 2019
While we may not even be aware of it, graphene is everywhere around us. From the carbon nanotubes embedded in the soles of our fancy new trainers to sophisticated body sensors, from high-tech electronics to skiing equipment. With this 2D wonder material creeping into virtually every niche of our 3D daily lives, we might ask […]
Applications 24th September 2018
Nathan Feddy, a Research Technician at the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) at The University of Manchester talks us through a typical day commissioning equipment at the University’s second building dedicated to graphene and 2D materials research due to open at the end of 2018. The first three months working for the GEIC have been […]
Collaborations 6th June 2018
James Baker, CEO of Graphene@Manchester and commercialisation lead for 2D Materials within the Henry Royce Institute, believes building science supply chains will help bring academia and businesses ever closer as they compete for government funding to meet the grand challenges ahead. The coming together of universities and businesses should be the perfect partnership – but […]
Collaborations 23rd May 2018
James Baker, CEO of Graphene@Manchester, believes the strategic investment being made in Manchester to underpin its advanced materials capability has the potential to create a global economic powerhouse. James will co-host a round table at the forthcoming FT UK Business Conference Opportunities for Future Growth in the North organised by Financial Times LIVE. The future […]
Applications 26th March 2018
The Eli and Britt Harari Graphene Enterprise Award, in association with Sir Andre Geim, is an annual award to help establish new enterprises in graphene and other 2D materials at The University of Manchester.
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.
Research 30th October 2017
In recent years millions of people have adopted the use of wearable technologies. Devices that monitor everything from heart rate, eating habits and activity levels to weight and sleeping patterns have now become the norm in our daily lives.