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Graphene: One world in 2D is the title of a tribute to the Graphene Week 2017 in ΤΟ ΒΗΜΑ, a Sunday newspaper in Greece

The scientific developments of the lightest and most resistant material, that man has ever made, has been the subject of Graphene Week Conference held in Athens, Greece from the 25th till 29th September 2017. At this Annual Gathering for Graphene Technology Leaders, Professor Kostas Kostarelos gave a talk about the in vivo behaviour of graphene. Read more


Kostas is interviewed by the Norwegian daily newspaper Klassekampen


The BBC World Service visits the Nanomedicine Lab for an interview about the implications of Brexit

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The BBC World Service interviewed Professor Kostarelos. One of their key questions was: Are UK-based scientists already suffering from the country’s imminent departure from the European Union?


Listen to the interview (the report starts at 12:17 mins)




Cartoon on Graphene Applications – Biomedical Technologies launches on YouTube


Graphene for use in biomedical applications is being studied extensively and tests are showing promising results. In this video we explain how graphene can be used to improve people’s lives.


BBC Radio Manchester interviews Dr Bussy ahead of the Royal visit

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As a nanosafety specialist, Cyrill first discussed what “nanosafety” encompasses and why this is important for the sustainable development of nanotechnologies. He then moved on to explain what the Duke and Duchess will be presented with and what graphene is currently used for, including the BAC mono car that made the headlines of most media coverage.


Graphene oxide article highlighted in Materials Today


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Dhifaf Jasim’s article on ‘Graphene oxide slips through the body’ was highlighted in a News article in Materials Today.


El Mundo visits the Nanomedicine Lab to interview our researchers about Brexit




Irene offered an interview discussing her views on how the UK’s departure from the EU could affect scientists’ mobility and the funding landscape in UK’s labs. The report was published nation-wide under the title “With Brexit, Science loses”.


Kostas is featured as one of the Explorers in the Science Museum exhibition titled ‘Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond’

Since the world’s first two-dimensional material was first isolated in 2004, graphene has captured the attention of scientists, researchers and industry worldwide. It has triggered a global surge in research into a whole new realm of two-dimensional wonder materials that have the potential to transform the lives of almost everyone. Find out more


Nature Symposium on Graphene Biomedical Technologies organised by the Nanomedicine Lab, Graphene Week, Warsaw, Poland


“We are trying to initiate activities that will engage both the biomedical communities, but also the graphene communities with biomedical application, and attract people’s attention to this higher expectation area,” says Kostas. Watch the video 


Graphene steps into biomedicine: Nature Materials Editorial on the Graphene Flagship Work Package on Biomedical Technologies led by the Nanomedicine Lab

Biomedical applications for graphene are attracting interest from academics and industrial partners aiming to develop next-generation medical devices and therapies. Read the article