The Graphene NOWNANO Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) was established in 2013 with UK Research Council (EPSRC) funding and is now financially supported by The University of Manchester and industry. Working closely with the National Graphene Institute (NGI) and the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC), based at The University of Manchester, the CDT offers a unique environment to undertake ground breaking research alongside opportunities for innovation and collaboration with industry within the fast growing family of graphene and 2D materials.
Explore the CDT
Initial six month training programme designed to prepare postgraduate researchers from different scientific backgrounds.
Choose from a broad selection of ground breaking graphene and 2D materials research projects.
Work alongside academics at the top of their field in state of the art facilities at a world leading university.
STEM for Britain prize for Graphene NOWNANO researcher
Alexandra Jones was recognised for her outstanding sustainable research.
CDT Conference 2021
A two day virtual event showcasing a series of varied perspectives in the field of 2D materials.
CDT student Michael Greaves
Read how beneficial Michael has found the career support that's available.
Manchester’s Graphene NOWNANO CDT offers an opportunity to do a PhD in a highly interdisciplinary environment, participating in pioneering research on a wide range of topics while gaining experience in innovation and commercialisation of research, communication with the wider society and interaction with high tech and engineering companies – a perfect foundation for a future career in academia or industry.Professor Irina Grigorieva / CDT Director