Nanoscale Horizons award winner

Nanoscale Horizons is happy to announce the Nanoscale Horizons award was given to Dr Seiji Yamazoe for the best presentation at the 14th Annual Meeting of The Society of Nano Science and Technology, June 14th – 16th 2016 in Fukuoka, Japan.

His presentation was entitled “Effect of structural factors on bond stiffness of ligand-protected metal clusters”. Dr. Seiji Yamazoe is currently an assistant professor at University Tokyo.

Please join us in congratulating Dr Seiji Yamazoe!

Professor Junichi Sone, the president of the Society of Nano Science and Technology presented the award to Dr Seiji Yamazoe.

Professor Junichi Sone, the president of the Society of Nano Science and Technology presented the award to Dr Seiji Yamazoe.

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International Conference On Nanomedicine And Nanobiotechnology (ICONAN 2016)

Look out for our Nanoscale Horizons flyers in the delegate bags at International Conference On Nanomedicine And Nanobiotechnology – ICONAN 2016. Nanoscale Horizons will also be providing a poster prize including a certificate and free online subscription to one of Materials Horizons, Nanoscale, Journals of Materials Chemistry A, B or C (worth in excess of £1500).

The International Conference On Nanomedicine And Nanobiotechnology will be held in Paris on September 28th – 30th. It is an annual event that hosts high-profile plenary speakers, world class researchers, oral and poster presentations, workshops, sponsor exhibits and afterworks. It is a great opportunity to share your research findings with wide audience, promote knowledge exchange, and network.

Topics include:
•    Targeted drug delivery and nanocarriers
•    Nanomedicine for cancer diagnosis & therapy
•    Biological & medical nanodevices and biosensors
•    Tissue engineering and regenerative nanomedicine
•    Toxicology and risk assessment of nanomedicine systems
•    Nano-Imaging for diagnosis, therapy and delivery
•    Bionanocatalysis and nanobiosystems
•    Microfluidics in nanomedicine and nanobiology

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2nd Zing Nanocrystals Conference

Nanoscale Horizons is thrilled to be supporting the 2nd Zing Nanocrystals Conference with a student poster prize including a certificate and free online subscription to one of Materials Horizons, Nanoscale, Journals of Materials Chemistry A, B or C (worth in excess of £1500).

The 2nd Nanocrystals Zing conference will be held in Dublin, Ireland, between 2nd — 5th August 2016. The conference seeks to bring together researchers interested in the synthesis, characterization and manipulation of nanocrystals, as well as nanocrystal-based devices.

The conference topics include, but are not limited to:

•    Nanocrystal synthesis, shape-/structure-/composition-control, growth mechanisms and functionalization
•    Tailoring and processing of polymeric nanostructures, organic-inorganic nanocomposites and nano/biohydrids
•    Nanocrystal self-assembly, superlattices and superstructure determination
•    Nanocrystals for sensing, magnetic, thermoelectric, photovoltaic, battery and supercapacitor applications
•    Nanocrystals for nanomedicine, drug delivery, diagnostic, imaging/labeling and other biological/medical applications
•    Nanocrystals for chemical, (photo-) catalytic and electrocatalytic applications
•    Nanocrystals for electronic, photonic and optoelectronic applications
•    Nanocrystals for environmental and other energy/sustainability applications
•    Nanocrystals for other related topics

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Prize winners at PANIC 2016

Nanoscale Horizons is thrilled to congratulate two prize winners from PANIC 2016: PhoBiA Annual Nanophotonics International Conference, April, 18-20 2016 Wroclaw, Poland.

Karolina Smolarek, from Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, received the Best Poster Prize for her poster on Enhanced luminescence of organic light-emitting diodes with metallic nanoparticles.

Lukasz Janasz, from Lodz University of Technology, received the Best Oral Presentation for his presentation on Ultrathin poly(3-hexylthiophene) films with controllable, nanofibrill morphology for application in organic, field-effect transistors.

Please join us in congratulating them!

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Nanotech France 2016, Paris

Nanoscale Horizons are delighted to announce its support of Nanotech France 2016 in the form of two poster prizes including a certificate, copy of the first ever issue of Nanoscale Horizons and also a free online subscription to one of Materials Horizons, Nanoscale, Journals of Materials Chemistry A, B or C (worth in excess of £1500). You will also be able to find our flyers in your delegate bags.

Nanotech France 2016 brings together leading scientists, researchers, engineers, practitioners, technology developers and policy makers in nanotechnology to exchange information on their latest research progress and innovation. The conference covers all frontier topics in nanotechnology. The conference includes plenary lectures, Keynote lectures and invited talks by eminent personalities from around the world in addition to contributed papers both oral and poster presentations.

Nanotech France 2016 is part of a series of four joint conferences running in parallel between the 1st and 3rd June 2016 in Paris. These conferences are: Nanotech France 2016, European Graphene Forum 2016, NanoMaten2016, NanoMetrology France 2016.

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BioNanoMed 2016

Nanotechnology enables Personalized Medicine

Nanoscale Horizons is proud to announce itself as a supporting partner of the 7th International Congress Nanotechnology in Biology & Medicine which will take place on 6-8 April 2016 in Krems, Austria.

The Congress includes the exclusive Know-How-Transfer meeting for scientists, researchers, engineers and practitioners from Natural Science, Medical Science and Engineering Subjects throughout the world.

Topics covered at the Congress include:

– Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications
– Regenerative Nanomedicine – Nanotechnology and Stem Cells
– Nanotechnology for Detection, Diagnosis, Imaging & Sensing
– NanoPharmaceuticals & Drug Design
– Nano Oncology: Drug Delivery & Therapeutics
– 3D-Technologies for Nanomedicine
– Nanomaterials Toxicology & NanoSafety Aspects

Further information about the conference, including  a call for posters and early bird registration, can be found on the conference website, here.

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First Nanoscale Horizons Articles Published

The home for rapid reports of exceptional significance in nanoscience and nanotechnology

The Nanoscale Horizons Editorial Office are delighted to announce the first ever articles have been published online as Advance Articles in preparation for the first issue scheduled to be published in January 2016.

Links to the first articles are below and are free to access until 2017. If you would like to keep up-to-date with cutting edge nanoscience research, sign up to the table of contents alerts here.

Three dimensional nitrogen-doped graphene hydrogels with in situ deposited cobalt phosphate nanoclusters for efficient oxygen evolution in a neutral electrolyte
Anthony Vasileff, Sheng Chen and Shi Zhang Qiao

A hybrid electrode of cobalt phosphate (CoPi) on nitrogen doped graphene hydrogels was fabricated by hydrothermal treatment of graphene oxide followed by CoPi electrodeposited in situ, which showed excellent performance toward oxygen reaction in a neutral electrolyte.

Nanoscale Horiz., 2016, DOI: 10.1039/C5NH00002E

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Poster prize winners at IEEE NANO 2015

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Dr Kim

Many congratulations to Antonio Maffucci and Kyung Rok Kim for winning the Nanoscale Horizons poster prizes at IEEE NANO 2015.

Antonio, from  the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, and Kyung Rok Kim, from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, and their co-authors won prizes for their posters entitled “Carbon-Based Power Delivery Networks for Nanoscale ICs: Electrothermal Performance Analysis” and “FinHEMT: FinFET-based High Electron Mobility Transistor with Strained Silicon Channel”, respectively.

Prof. Maffucci

IEEE NANO 2015 took place from 27th to 30th July 2015 at the Angelicum Congress Centre, Rome,  Italy. The conference is organised by the University of Tor Vergata and Sapienza University of Rome, and aims to provide an international forum for the exchange of technical information in a wide variety of branches of nanotechnology and nanoscience, through feature tutorials, workshops, and track sessions; plenary and invited talks from the world most renowned scientists and engineers; exhibition of software, hardware, equipment, materials, services and literature. Further details are available on the conference website.

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Poster prize winners at the 10th Sino-US Symposium on Nanoscale Science and Technology

Many congratulations to Chuanbo Gao and Mengyu Yan for winning the Nanoscale and Nanoscale Horizons poster prizes at the 10th Sino-US Symposium on Nanoscale Science and Technology.

Chuanbo, from the Xi’An Jiaotong University, and Mengyu, from Wuhan University, won prizes for their posters entitled “Etching-free epitaxial growth of gold on silver nanostructures for high chemical stability and plasmonic activity” and “Vanadium oxide/graphene nanocomposite for advanced lithium battery”, respectively.

The 10th Sino-US Symposium on Nanoscale Science and Technology took place from 26th to 28th June 2015 at Wuhan University of Technology, China. The conference is organised by the Wuhan University of Technology, University of California, Los Angeles, and Wuhan University, and aims to provide a platform for scholars, experts, research institutes, and companies to share the latest research progress in nanoscience and technology research. This year’s event was the largest symposium ever held in the history of the Forum, with over 1,000 participants. Further details are available on the conference website.

Nanoscale and Nanoscale Horizons will be awarding more prizes throughout the year – keep an eye out to find out about the winners!

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Nanoscale Horizons is open for submissions!

Send us your work and make your mark in our brand new journal

Nanoscale Horizons is ready for your research!

Following the launch of our new journal in March, we can now announce that Nanoscale Horizons is open for submissions. And we want to hear from you.

We’re looking for high impact work in fields ranging from physics and chemistry to IT, healthcare and detection science.

It’s a deliberately broad scope, designed to span our community and develop the bridge between the various disciplines involved with nanoscience and nanotechnology. And because we will only publish first reports of exceptional significance, every article will be a field leader.

Ready and waiting for your work

We know what’s important when choosing where to submit your research:

  • Fast and efficient publication
  • Simple and user-friendly online submission process
  • High visibility and far-reaching exposure
  • Positioning alongside other high-quality research in this field

If you publish with us, you will also receive:

  • free use of colour
  • no page charges or limits
  • Open Access publishing options.

Don’t forget, content published during 2016 and 2017 is free upon registration – giving maximum visibility to your work. And guided by an Editorial Board which includes Xiaodong Chen, Dirk Guldi and Harold Craighead as Editorial Board Chair, this is a high profile platform.

Get started

Make sure your research is at the top of the submissions list for the first issue – explore the scope and submit your work today!

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