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SEI Winter School

7th Annual Winter School - Apply Today

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.
Quinn Spadola

Introducing Quinn Spadola

Welcome to Dr. Quinn Spadola, who recently joined the NNCI Coordinating Office as Associate Director for Education and Outreach.
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NNCI Outstanding Staff Member Awards

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...

Generation Nano 2018 Winners

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)
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Science Outside the Lab

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).
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Nanotechnology: A Maker's Course

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.
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Celebrate National Nanotechnology Day

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.
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