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October 11th, 2007

Exclusive Interview: EPSRC's new chief executive, David Delpy

Abstract:
A recent review by the EPSRC found weaknesses in UK nanoscience. What are you doing to address that?

We've appointed a nanotech champion, Richard Jones (see Chemistry World August 2007 p41). We've got nanoscience as one of our major themes. Our major worry is ensuring that we have enough people being trained in this area.

There was a reasonable amount put into nanoscience in the UK initially, it's just that it was not necessarily put into the best places. There was a tendency to try and spread it around to various nanoscience centres around the country. But I'm not really sure the UK needs [so many] nanoscience centres. I suspect it would be better off with five larger and better funded ones.

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