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NANOTRANS Berlin Meeting, Berlin

training 27/02/2017

ESRs and PIs met at the Freie Universität of Berlin on February 27th - March 3rd. The Berlin annual meeting and the following training module marked a first successful step toward the NANOTRANS mission.

2017 Sir Eric Rideal Lecture of the SCI/RSC to Daan Frenkel

people 20/02/2017

The Sir Eric Rideal Lecture honours an individual who has made a sustained and distinguished contribution to colloid and interface science in the UK and a one-day scientific meeting is organised around the winner. This year’s one-day symposium will feature six invited lectures by colleagues and former group members and will conclude with Professor Daan Frenkel, the award recipient, presenting the Rideal lecture.

Susan Perkin was awarded the 2016 Philip Leverhulme Prize

people 27/10/2016

The Philip Leverhulme Prize is awarded by the Leverhulme Trust to recognise the achievement of outstanding researchers whose work has already attracted international recognition and whose future career is exceptionally promising.



Daan Frenkel Elected Honorary Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge

people 30/06/2016

Daan Frenkel was elected honorary fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. This is fellowship is given to members of Trinity College who have attained high distinction in academic or public life.



The Boltzmann Medal for 2016 will be awarded to Daan Frenkel and Yves Pomeau.

people 26/05/2016

The Boltzmann Award was instituted by the Commission on Statistical Physics of the IUPAP to honor outstanding achievements in Statistical Physics. It is presented by the Commission at the STATPHYS meeting and is awared in 2016 to Daan Frenkel and Yves Pomeau. The ceremony will take place in Lyon on July 20th.

The citation for Daan Frenkel (Cambridge node of NANOTRANS) reads: "for his seminal contributions to the Statistical Mechanics understanding of the kinetics, self-assembly and phase behaviour of complex macro-molecular, colloidal and biomolecular systems through highly innovative simulation methodologies."


Madhavi Krishnan received the Nernst-Haber-Bodenstein Prize 2016

people 26/05/2016

Madhavi Krishnan, NANOTRANS associate partner from the University of Zürich, received the Nernst-Haber-Bodenstein Prize 2016.

This prize of the German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry is awarded to a young physical chemist under 40 in memory of Max Bodenstein, Fritz Haber and Walther Nernst.


Daan Frenkel elected to National Academy of Sciences

people 24/05/2016

The National Academy of Sciences announced on May 3. the election of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates from 14 countries in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

Professor Daan Frenkel, from the Cambridge node of NANOTRANS, has been elected as a foreign members.


Launching NANOTRANS advertisement for PhD positions

training 20/05/2016

The ITN NANOTRANS has opened the call for candidates interested in developing their PhDs in the framework of the ITN project NANOTRANS.

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NANOTRANS kick-off meeting, Cambridge

training 11/04/2016

PIs introduced themselves and presented their nodes at the NANOTRANS kick-off meeting, that took place in Cambridge on April 11th and 12th. Read more in the Documents section.