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Graphene Suite – where art meets materials science

Graphene Suite – where art meets materials science

At Graphene Week 2015 in Manchester yesterday, delegates and others were treated to the premiere of a musical suite by Sara Lowes, composer-in-residence at the National Graphene Institute. Sara's Graphene Suite was commissioned by Brighter Sound, a Manchester-based producer of creative music projects and other cultural events. Read more

Bosch breakthrough in graphene sensor technology

Bosch breakthrough in graphene sensor technology

Graphene Week 2015 is awash with outstanding research results, but one presentation has created quite a stir at this Graphene Flagship conference. To a stunned audience, Robert Roelver of Stuttgart-based engineering firm Bosch reported on Thursday that company researchers, together with scientists at the Max-Planck Institute for Solid State Research, have created a graphene-based magnetic sensor 100 times more sensitive than an equivalent device based on silicon. Read more

Graphene Week 2015 – science highlights from day 1

Graphene Week 2015 – science highlights from day 1

In a previous article, we looked at keynote presentations from the first day of Graphene Week 2015 in Manchester. Here we outline the contributed science talks from the first day of the conference, of which there were nine in each of two parallel sessions. Read more

Graphene Focus 2015 – the journey so far

Graphene Focus 2015 – the journey so far

Here we report on Graphene Focus, an open forum to which researchers, industrialists and the general public were invited to contribute questions. Graphene Focus is but one of many ways in which the Graphene Flagship makes itself accountable to the world beyond the research community, industry and the political establishment. Read more

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