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New graphene ‘hub’ and electronics discovery create excitement in UK

By / November 1, 2011

Noble laureates Novoselov and Geim, left, along with Nancy Rothwell, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Manchester, meet with UK Science Minister David Willetts and Osborne to discuss plans for a new graphene-based R&D hub to be located at the school. Credit: Univ. of Manchester. In early October, the United Kingdom’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George…

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Geim to receive Korber prize for graphene discovery

By / April 15, 2009

Andre Geim, who can lay claim to the title of “father of graphene,” is being honored on Friday with the Körber Foundation’s European Science Award for 2009. The award brings a prize of 750,000 euros. Geim made his discovery of the material at the University of Manchester (U.K.), where he landed after studying physics in…

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