The annual Winter School on Responsible Innovation and Social Studies of Emerging Technologies is designed to give junior scholars an introduction to and practical experience with methods and theory for better understanding the social dimensions of emerging technologies.
The "Outstanding NNCI Staff Member" award is intended to acknowledge the significant efforts by NNCI site staff who endeavor to provide excellent service and support to all network users. For 2018 the winners are...
NSF announces 2018 winners for Generation Nano: Superheroes Inspired by Science. Middle school and high school students will present their winning entries at the 2018 USA Science & Engineering Festival. (Image Credit: Joy from St. Andrew's Episcopal School)
Science Outside the Lab (June 3-9) brings a small cohort of graduate student scientists and engineers to Washington, D.C. to explore the relationships among science, innovation, and policy. The goal is to expose participants to as many different viewpoints as possible and help them understand how people and institutions influence and learn from science. Apply now (due date March 2).
RTNN faculty, staff, and students have launched a free online course on nano-fabrication and characterization tools and techniques. Through instruction and lab demonstrations, this course gives students a rich understanding of the capabilities of nanotechnology tools, and how to use this equipment for nano-scale fabrication and characterization.
National Nanotechnology Day is an annual event featuring a series of community-led events and activities on or around October 9th to help raise awareness of nanotechnology, how it is currently used in products that enrich our daily lives, and the challenges and opportunities it holds for the future. This date, 10/9, pays homage to the nanometer scale, 10-9 meters.
Everyone is invited to join CNF for our 40th anniversary Annual Meeting, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Cornell in Ithaca, NY. We will have a full day of invited talks by prominent national and international scientists covering a broad range of topics, looking back at the development of nanotechnology over the last 40 years and forward to new vistas for nanotechnology in the future.
The National Nanotechnology Initiative has both image and video contests currently open for submissions (accepted through Sept. 5, 2017). Winners will be announced as part of National Nanotechnology Day on Oct. 9, 2017.