Places still available for The Wider Context of Nanotechnology online course 15 October - 2 December 2018. Study part time from anywhere in the world for academic credit or professional development. Information available here: https://www.conted.ox.ac.uk/courses/the-wider-context-of-nanotechnology
Become familiar with the latest characterisation methods at the University of Oxford’s Begbroke Science Park and at the Department of Materials.
Over the two days (30 June - 1 July 2018), the presentations, discussions and demonstrations focus on characterisation and problem-solving in surface and interface science and technology as well as characterisation of nanoparticles and nanostructures. In particular, the following groups of techniques are considered:
Particles and structures at the nanoscale demonstrate phenomena not seen at other length scales. This online course is designed to cover the science behind the phenomena that arise when considering materials at the nanoscale and will appeal to those requiring a solid introduction to the subject. It provides a good grounding in the scientific equations and principles that an understanding of nanotechnologies requires.
In this course we also consider some of the common nanostructures…Continue
Nanotechnology is the identification, application and use of novel behaviour that occurs at the nanoscale to solve real-world problems. The discipline requires a breadth of understanding that is much wider than just the equations and scientific principles that underlie that behaviour. This introductory course gives an overview of the current state of nanotechnology as well as introducing the implications of these new technologies for safety, regulation, and innovation. The course provides an…Continue