Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors



Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > Second QNano Modelling Training School to be held in Edinburgh, March 2013: The next Modelling Training School funded under FP7 project QNano will take place on the 27th March 2013 in Edinburgh, UK.

Abstract:
Following on from the success of the first training school held in March 2012, the next Modelling Training School funded under FP7 project QNano will take place on the 27th March 2013 at the Edinburgh Training & Conference Venue (ETCV), St. Mary's Street, Edinburgh, UK.

Second QNano Modelling Training School to be held in Edinburgh, March 2013: The next Modelling Training School funded under FP7 project QNano will take place on the 27th March 2013 in Edinburgh, UK.

Edinburgh, UK | Posted on January 3rd, 2013

Aimed at researchers from all backgrounds and career stages with an interest in learning how to use modelling tools to predict the safety of nanomaterials, the second school will provide participants with training on the use of models in three core areas:

i) Modelling of dose-response relationship (in vitro/in vivo);
ii) Extrapolation of Exposure-Dose-Response relationship from in vitro/in vivo/humans;
iii) Quantitative-Structure-Activity-Relationship (QSAR) models.
Quantitative-Structure-Activity-Relationship (QSAR) models.

The school will consist of lectures from experts in these fields - namely Prof. Lang Tran & Dr. Laura MacCalman, Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM), and Prof. Xue Wang, University of Leeds - accompanied by interactive sessions in which participants will be provided with a demonstration of some of the modelling tools and given the opportunity to work on ‘hands-on' case examples.

A provisional agenda for the school, as well as information on the venue and special-rate accommodation, is available in the training school brochure [pdf]. The school is free to attend, and open to a maximum of 40 participants. Please complete the online application form to register. Your place on the training school will then be confirmed via email. When all of the available places have been filled, names will be placed on a reserve list and those persons will be notified should a place become available. If you have any questions regarding the training school, please contact Sheona Read, IOM ( world.org ).

In order to promote and support inter-disciplinary collaborations in the field of nano-modelling, the training school is being held following the first Management Committee Meeting of the COST action project ‘Modelling Nanomaterial Toxicity' (MODENA), to be held in Edinburgh from the 25-26th March 2013.

####

About SAFENANO
About SAFENANO
SAFENANO is Europe's Centre of Excellence on Nanotechnology Hazard and Risk, providing industry, academia and governments with independent authoritative expertise and state-of-the-art facilities to address risk and safety issues. For more information, visit www.safenano.org.

About QNano

QNano is a Research Infrastructure for nanosafety assessment. QNano’s core aim is the creation of a ‘neutral’ scientific and technical space in which all stakeholder groups can engage, develop, and share scientific best practice in the field. Initially it will harness resources from across Europe and develop efficient, transparent and effective processes. Thereby it will enable provision of services to its users, and the broader community, all in the context of a best-practice ethos. This will encourage evidence-based dialogue to prosper between all stakeholders. However, QNano will also pro-actively seek to drive, develop and promote the highest quality research and practices via its Joint Research Activities (JRA), Networking Activities (NA) and provision of Transnational Access (TA) functions, with a global perspective and mode of implementation. Further information about QNANO can be found on the project website. www.qnano-ri.eu

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Sheona Read
Associate Editor
SAFENANO

(+44 (0)131 449 8043)

Copyright © SAFENANO

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related Links

Download training school brochure:

Download the online application form:

Related News Press

News and information

Smallest possible diamonds form ultra-thin nanothreads: Diamond nanothreads are likely to have extraordinary properties, including strength and stiffness greater than that of today's strongest nanotubes and polymers September 22nd, 2014

Engineers show light can play seesaw at the nanoscale: Discovery is another step toward faster and more energy-efficient optical devices for computation and communication September 22nd, 2014

New chip promising for tumor-targeting research September 22nd, 2014

Twisted graphene chills out: When two sheets of graphene are stacked in a special way, it is possible to cool down the graphene with a laser instead of heating it up, University of Manchester researchers have shown September 22nd, 2014

Announcements

Engineers show light can play seesaw at the nanoscale: Discovery is another step toward faster and more energy-efficient optical devices for computation and communication September 22nd, 2014

New chip promising for tumor-targeting research September 22nd, 2014

Twisted graphene chills out: When two sheets of graphene are stacked in a special way, it is possible to cool down the graphene with a laser instead of heating it up, University of Manchester researchers have shown September 22nd, 2014

New star-shaped molecule breakthrough: Scientists at The University of Manchester have generated a new star-shaped molecule made up of interlocking rings, which is the most complex of its kind ever created September 22nd, 2014

Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management

Engineers develop new sensor to detect tiny individual nanoparticles September 2nd, 2014

Sunblock poses potential hazard to sea life August 20th, 2014

Analytical solutions from Malvern Instruments support University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee researchers in understanding environmental effects of nanomaterials July 30th, 2014

NNCO Announces an Interactive Webinar: Progress Review on the Coordinated Implementation of the National Nanotechnology Initiative 2011 Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Strategy July 23rd, 2014

Events/Classes

Arrowhead to Present at BioCentury's NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference September 19th, 2014

IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting To Celebrate 60th Anniversary as The Leading Technical Conference for Advanced Semiconductor Devices September 18th, 2014

PEN Inc. Chairman, Scott Rickert, Will Webcast a Live Company Update September 25, 1 PM EDT September 17th, 2014

Dolomite to launch Meros TCU-100 temperature controller at Lab-on-a-Chip & Microarray World Congress September 15th, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE