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08 OCT 2013 Valeria Nicolosi

Professor Nicolosi wins WMB Woman in Technology Award 2013

At the 7th annual Women Mean Business (WMB) Conference, held on October 7th in Dublin, Professor Nicolosi was awarded the WMB Woman in Technology Award 2013

This year's theme was 'Independent Thinking', and the Technology Award was awarded based on innovation, leadership, aptitude and passion in the field of technology.

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20 SEP 2013

The Irish Times report on the recent €150k grant from the ERC

Professor Nicolosi was one of only 33 researchers to receive funding from this latest round of funding, and the sole scientist from Ireland.

The devices are based on 'ultrasonic spray deposition', and are designed to combine the energy storage benefits of batteries with the rapid energy delivery of capacitors.

More on The Irish Times

20 SEP 2013

ERC grants €150k to Trinity nanoscientist Valeria Nicolosi for energy-storage R&D

Professor Nicolosi has been granted €150,000 by the European Research Council to fund a one-year project furthering research into 2D-nanomaterial based flexible, super-thin supercapacitors.

This funding is part of the "Proof of Concept" initiative to test the market potential of researchers' ideas.

Full story on Silicon Republic

18 SEP 2013

Prof Nicolosi awarded Young Scientist at World Economic Forum event

Professor Nicolosi was one of 40 scientists below the age of 40 invited to the WEF to present their research at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions

She was one of the 4 ERC-funded researchers chosen to particpate from the 4000 researchers who receive their funding from the ERC

More info via CRANN News

9 SEP 2013

The Irish Times online publishes an article about Professor Nicoli's research

With Professor Nicolosi off to China to take part in the World Economic Forum event in Dalian, The Irish times published an article on her research into energy storage by thin materials

The Irish Times Article

27 JUN 2013

65th Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium 2013

Hosted by School of Chemistry, TCD, the 65th Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium 2013 was held on 27th - 28th June. The colloquium covered a range of student contributed research from 7 universities in Ireland.

One of the speakers was CPAM member João Coelho, who delived a talk titled "Novel thin-film electrodes of MnO2 nano-layers and MnO2 nano-layers/graphene hybrids synthesized by solvent exfoliation and spray-deposition."

More details on the colloquim at

21 JUN 2013

"Liquid Exfoliation of Layered Materials" review published in Science

A review article covering the current state of liquid phase exfoliation of layered materials is published in Science, 340, 1226419 (2013). This paper was written by Professor Nicolosi in collaboration with Professor Manish Chhowalla, Professor Kanatzidis, Professor Strano and Professor Coleman.

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17 JUN 2013

CPAM attend Flatlands beyond Graphene conferenceh

CPAM attended the Flatlands beyond Graphene conference at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany. The conference, which covered a range of topics related to two-dimensional materials, included talks by Prof Nicolosi, Dr Mendoza-Sánchez and Dr Pettersson, and talks by Sean O'Brien, Edmund Long and João Coelho.

More details on Flatlands beyond Graphene

28 JAN 2013

Professor Valeria Nicolosi and Clive Downing appear on Irish TV demonstrating graphene-based research

In response to CRANN being awarded some of the EU-funded Future and Emerging Technologies Graphene Flagship Project, RTE featured a segment involving Prof Nicolosi and Clive Downing during the 9pm news coverage:

View now on RTE Player

28 JAN 2013 Johnathan Coleman

CRANN Takes Leading Role in €1 Billion Research Project on Graphene

The European Commission has today announced that CRANN, the Science Foundation Ireland funded nanoscience institute based at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), has secured a primary role in the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Graphene Flagship project. The EU Commission has committed €1 billion to the Graphene Flagship, the largest ever research project funded in the history of the European Union.

The aim of the Graphene Flagship is to realise the commercial potential of graphene, a ‘wonder material’ that is considered the future of manufacturing. 126 academics and industry groups from 17 countries will work on 15 work packages.

Our group, together with other CRANN colleagues, will work with partners in Spain and other member states to research methods of growing and exfoliating a variety of layered systems.

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Valeria 23 NOV 2012

Professor Valeria Nicolosi receiving the 2012 RDS/Intel Prize Lecture for Nanoscience

On the 20th of November, Professor Valeria Nicolosi was awarded the RDS Medal in recognition of her contribution to the field of Nanoscience (images courtesy of the RDS).

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OCT 2012

Prof Nicolosi is awarded a 5M grant from Science Foundation Ireland

Professor Nicolosi is awarded a 5M grant from Science Foundation Ireland to purchase the first state-of-the-art aberration-corrected electron microscope in Ireland.

This microscope will be main item of a National Facility for Advanced Microscopy, which will be led by Prof. Nicolosi, and which brings together several outstanding microscopy programs nationally in a cooperative effort of unprecedented scale.

SEP 2012

RDS/Intel Prize Lecture for Nanoscience 2012

Professor Nicolosi was awarded the RDS / Intel Prize Lecture for Nanoscience 2012 in recognition of her contribution to the field of Nanoscience. The Award recognises her world leading research as well as her strong commitment to communicating her research to a diverse audience.

The Prize Lecture will take place in the RDS on November 20th

AUG 2012

Prof Nicolosi joins editorial board of Materials

Professor Nicolosi joins the editorial board of Materials Today.

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MAY 2012 Valeria

Professor Nicolosi is awarded an FP7 Marie Curie International Training Network (ITN) grant.

MoWSeS is a multi-partner ITN to study and develop nanoelectronics based on two-dimensional dichalcogenides. Both experimental and theoretical groups from industry and academia participate in this network.

We will welcome 2 PhD students to work on this project in 2013.

27 JUL 2011

Professor Nicolosi appears on Italian TV program Super Quark

The historic scientific tv program Super Quark visited Professor Nicolosi's labs at the University of Oxford to unveil her research into exfoliated graphene in an episode watched by 3 million people. The clip also included post-doctoral researcher Beatriz Mendoza demonstrating the spraying technologies developed for large scale deposition of graphene dispersions.

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Last updated 28 November 2017 (Email).