Trinity College Dublin professors Jonathan Coleman and Valeria Nicolosi: combining different perspectives

Do you want your phone battery to last longer? Are you curious about electric cars but afraid they won’t take you far enough? Would you like to instal(...)

Prof Valeria Nicolosi with a microscope that can examine objects a million times smaller than a human hair. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Battery low and yet miles to go. It’s a pain for consumers and a challenge for manufacturers: how do you make a battery that can store more charge an(...)

ProfJonathan Coleman: ‘It’s a process, and after 17 years we have got to this point, but we’re still on a curve that needs to continue to go up to get to where we need to be’

It’s the little things that can make the biggest difference. And it’s the very little things that are making Ireland a veritable giant in the world of(...)

Prof Mick Morris: ‘there’s a whole family of 2-D materials out there’

Ever since the first elements were identified, scientists have been on a quest to create the ultimate wonder material, stronger, lighter, more flexibl(...)

Dr Barbara Murphy, Head of Equine Science, UCD

Innovation is the lifeblood of science, but it doesn’t come cheap. Solid research and development costs money, but the economic and social returns on (...)

Prof Jonathan Coleman, principal investigator at Amber with one of his printed transistors

Ever wished your milk could warn you by text message that it was about to go off? It may soon be possible thanks to Dublin researchers who have found (...)

Prof Jonathan Coleman: cutting-edge research into  transforming  ‘exfoliated nanosheets into bespoke 2D inks’

A professor in the School of Physics at Trinity College Dublin, has received a €2.2 million European grant to help him further his work on novel metho(...)

Dr David Mckeown, based at UCD is using maths to control space rocket vibrations

Science is about asking questions, and then by figuring out answers we can solve some of life’s great mysteries and problems. Some of the questions Ir(...)

Jonathan Coleman, a professor of chemical physics at TCD. He led the research into wearable sensors using graphene and rubber bands.

Irish scientists have discovered a new method of creating wearable sensors, by adding graphene to shop-bought rubber bands.The scientists, part of th(...)

Prof Valeria Nicolosi and Prof Jonathan Coleman, whose teams are leading the charge on 2D materials at the Amber research centre at Trinity. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The future is flat, and things will never be the same, according to 180 scientists who are attending a conference in Dublin. The latest flat techno(...)

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