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Shoujie Lui – cell research at UoB

I attended the 2nd Symposium meeting about the NOMAD project which took place at Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xian during 2015.  At this meeting I learned about the project and the important work it was undertaking and so I felt very excited and honoured to be asked to work on the project at University of […]

Symposium Meeting – Drexel University

We had a very successful and interesting Symposium meeting hosted by our NOMAD partners – Drexel University. Those involved in the NOMAD project presented on research they have been carrying out in their specialist areas, leading to lots of questions and discussion about potential development and synergy across research areas. The Project Management meeting on the […]

Final Symposium meeting – Drexel

We are anticipating a very successful final Symposium (1st March) and project meeting (2nd March) at Drexel University, Philadelphia.  Researchers working on NOMAD will be giving presentations about updates on the project work and identifying how the project will move forward into the next phase. We will provide more information about the Symposium in the […]

Ms Shoujie Liu visits Brighton to carry out NOMAD research

We have been fortunate to have Shoujie Liu, PhD student from Northwestern Polytechnical University (NWPU), come to visit us for a month to carry out research for the NOMAD project.  Shoujie has been testing various samples produced by NWPU and Drexel University for the NOMAD project. Although the weather hasn’t been so good in Brighton during […]

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Boris Dyatkin wins Graduate Student Competition

Boris Dyatkin who has worked on the NOMAD project has won the Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Competition.  Dr. David Wesolowski, Director of FIRST EFRC said ‘Already as a graduate student, his presentation showed a level of scientific insight and political astuteness that I am sure made many senior scientists envious’. Boris […]

Yury Gogotsi wins Rusnanoprize!

Congratulations to our NOMAD partner Yury Gogotsi (Drexel University) who has won the international Nanotechnology Prize – Rusnanoprize.  It is well deserved – we have been fortunate to have benefited from his expertise and limitless energy on the NOMAD project.  Enjoy a sip or two of your favorite vodka Yury!   Yury Gogotsi (right) with […]

Nick Pescatore – research visit to UoB

We were very pleased to have Nicholas Pescatore from Drexel University come to visit us at University of Brighton for four weeks of research on NOMAD during July and August.  Nick brought materials developed at Drexel and  worked closely with Yishan to test and develop data sets.  You can read Nick’s blog about his visit […]

Mid-Term Symposium – Xi’an China

We recently had our mid-term symposium and project meeting at Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xi’an, China.  The Symposium included talks from all NOMAD partners and also contributions from a related EU IRSES research project ABREM.  All the presentations were extremely interesting and provided an opportunity for the 50 students attending the symposium to quiz the […]

NOMAD researchers visit partners in China

Boris Dyatkin (Drexel University) and Yishan Zheng (University of Brighton) recently met with other NOMAD researchers LeiLei Zhang and Hejun Li at Northwestern Polytechnical University, China. Boris presented a seminar entitled ‘Carbon Nanostructures and Related Materials: Novel Synthesis Approaches, Properties and Applications’. Click HERE to download the seminar abstract. There was also further discussion of […]