Reporter 448, 6 March 2000

Thinking small

A masters in ‘the science of the very small’ - combining physical and biological sciences with advanced materials engineering in nanoscale science and technology - is now being offered jointly with the University of Sheffield.

The course is funded by the EPSRC’s new masters training scheme and has many potential applications, including ‘electronic noises’ and ‘lab-on-a-chip’ systems for medical diagnosis and automated drug delivery. For more information, contact Professor Neville Boden ext 6454 or Dr Robert Kelsall ext 2068 (email:

A more detailed account is available here

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