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September 13th, 2010

Trinity launches nanoscience degree course

Abstract:
Students at Trinity College Dublin will now have the opportunity to study the world of nanoscience as an undergraduate degree.

The degree course was launched this week by Trinity and the first intake of students will be in 2011.

The course titled "Nanoscience - Physics and Chemistry of Advanced Materials", jointly run by the Schools of Chemistry and Physics, will provide students with a understanding of the science of advanced materials such as superconductors, polymers and lasers found in new technologies that underpin the nano revolution.

The university estimates that 10% (15bn) of Ireland's annual exports are now associated with nanotechnology and that there are in excess of 150,000 employees working in companies in which nanotechnology plays an important enabling role.

Source:
insideireland.ie

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