Two CDT alumni students published in the Springer These
Internationally top-ranked research institutes select their best thesis annually for publication in the Springer These series, and two of the School's alumni have been published.
In December the CDT held a poster presentation event for current year 1 students to meet with the supervisors of the projects available for them to choose from for their PhD research. 37 projects are available for this cohort on a range of graphene related subjects available within various schools the University of Manchester and University of Lancaster and the students spent time discussing with nature of the projects and research with the supervisors and research assistants.
In December the CDT held an open day for prospective applicants to the CDT programme who would commence study in September 2019. Over 60 people attended talks by the CDT Director (Prof. Grigorieva), existing CDT students and Prof. Falko (Director of National Graphene Institute) followed by tours of the facilities and current research of the National Graphene Institute.
Daniel Kelly, year 4 CDT student, has published an article through the Physics World student contributor programme which he joined two years ago. The scheme offers early career scientists the opportunity to work alongside an award winning journalism team to write and publish new stories for the global scientific community.
On the 7th of October, students and staff members from the centre for doctoral training gathered at Forrest Hills for a day of fun and adventure. A professional team of leadership developers ran a series of activities with the group with an aim of making everyone work together, and get to know each other better.