Lab news

17/10/2019

Jess attends the CRUK-AACR Joint Conference

Jess attends the CRUK-AACR Joint Conference on Engineering and Physical Sciences in Oncology 2019 in London (15-17th October). She presents our work on Nanoparticle-enabled Discovery of Blood Biomarkers in Lung Cancer.

 

11/10/2019

Livia attends the Annual 2D Materials Student Conference Series

Livia was awarded with the best oral presentation at the Annual 2D Materials Student Conference Series. This conference brings together CDT students from the University of Manchester, Cambridge University and Lancaster university who work in the field of graphene and 2D materials science.

09/10/2019

Cyrill attended the Lloyd’s Register Foundation International Conference

Cyrill attended day 1 of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation International Conference 2019 “Engineering a safer world” on Wednesday 09th at Northumberland Avenue, London. LRF’s International Conference is one of the world’s most prestigious thought leadership summits on safety and risk, bringing together some of the most exciting thinkers, business leaders, innovators, and policymakers to debate the best ways to make the world a safer place. Day 1 programme was packed with thought-provoking talks and debates around the most pressing global safety challenges of our times and the next ones to come. It ended by the LRF student best communicator competition, in which 2 students from the CDT Graphene NOWNANO, University of Manchester took part. Their performance allows people in the audience to understand how supercapacity and 2D materials will bring solutions to current energy and communication challenges.

 

13/09/2019

Jess wins the Poster Prize at EACR Nanotechnology in Cancer meeting

Jess attended the EACR Nanotechnology in Cancer 2019 meeting in Cambridge held from the 11th until the 13th September, in which she presented a poster entitled ‘Nanoparticle-enabled Discovery of Blood Biomarkers in Lung Cancer’ and won the first prize.

11/09/2019

Marilena presents at EACR Nanotechnology in Cancer meeting

Marilena attended the EACR Nanotechnology in Cancer 2019 meeting in Cambridge held from the 11th until the 13th September, in which she presented her work on the nanoparticle –enabled approaches for cancer biomarker discovery.

11/09/2019

Livia presented her research at the IAPC-8

This September, Livia presented her research at the IAPC-8: Joint 8th World Conference on Physico Chemical Methods in Drug Discovery and Development and 5th World Conference on ADMET and DMPK, Hotel Park, Split, Croatia (September 09-11, 2019).

22/07/2019

Iona graduated from University of York

Congratulations! Iona (summer internship UG 2018) graduated from University of York with a first class, and will start her PhD studies at the Uni of Cambridge (CDT sensor)

21/07/2019

Michelle participates Bluedot Festival

The Bluedot Festival is a four-day event combining music, science, cosmic culture and more beneath the Lovell Telescope. The theme of this year was the celebration of the 50 year anniversary of the moon landing.

Michelle went with the Royal Society of Chemistry and spoke to people about the importance of materials design for astronauts to ensure protection from UV-radiation and tying it into the important of sunscreen in UV-protection back on earth. There they also celebrate the international year of the periodic table #IYPT2019 the 150th anniversary of the periodic table.

12/07/2019

Tom presents and wins a prize at the CDT TERM Joint Conference, Manchester

Tom won a prize for his oral presentation at the annual CDT Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (TERM) joint conference.

05/07/2019

Atta and Alex attend the LRF ICON summer school in Singapore

“I really enjoyed my time in Singapore walking around the gardens and trying all the unique food (I recommend the chilli stingray). It was interesting to talk with the other ICON students and learning about their projects and how they link to my work and nanotechnology as a whole.” says Alex