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Nanotechnology Summer School 2014

Key facts

TypesProfessional Development
Short Courses
Summer Schools -
LocationOxford - Ewert House
DatesMon 30 Jun to Fri 4 Jul 2014
Subject area(s)Biotechnology
FeesFrom £150.00
Application statusApplications being accepted
Course codeO13C561F2J
Course contactIf you have any questions about this course, please email nano@conted.ox.ac.uk or telephone +44 (0)1865 286954.


Nanotechnology Summer School flyer

The theme of the sixth annual Oxford Nanotechnology Summer School in 2014 will be 'An Introduction to Bionanotechnology'.

Each year Oxford's Nanotechnology Summer School focuses on applications of nanotechnologies in a different field. Comprising presentations from leading researchers and practitioners from the University of Oxford and beyond, the Nanotechnology Summer School is essential for anyone with an interest in these topics.

Please send me an email about future Nanotechnology Summer Schools.

Follow @OxfordNano on Twitter for updates.


Download the provisional Nanotechnology Summer School 2014 programme PDF document.

This five-day intensive course provides a thorough introduction to the exciting and emerging field of bionanotechnology. Each of the five days of the Nanotechnology Summer School has a dedicated theme and is led by key researchers in the field. The course will be valuable to those seeking an introduction to current research and applications in the subject.

The first day of the Summer School gives an introduction to cell biology and bionanotechnology. The following four days focus on bioanalytical techniques; applied genomics and proteomics; nanoparticles, nanostructures and biomimetics; and the interaction of nanomaterials with biological systems, respectively.

The full Summer School programme will be as follows:

Delegates are able to enrol for one day, more than one day or for the whole week - discounts are offered for students and those enrolling for all five days.

Enrolments for individual days are also being accepted. To enrol for specific days of the Summer School please visit the web page for the relevant day(s) using the links above.

To enrol on all five days of the Nanotechnology Summer School please use the relevant application documents at the bottom of this page.

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Dr Christiane Norenberg

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Professor Peter J Dobson OBE

Role: Presenter

The Queen's College, Oxford

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Dr Duane Ager

Role: Presenter

Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford,
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Dr Dominic Alonzi

Role: Presenter

Oxford Glycobiology Institute, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford

Dr Luke Alphey

Role: Presenter

Professor Hagan Bayley

Role: Presenter

Professor of Chemical Biology, FRS
Fellow of Hertford College

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Dr Susan Brooks

Role: Presenter

Reader in Cell Biology and Deputy Head of the Graduate School (Research Training), Faculty of Health and Life Sciences,
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Dr Sonia Contera

Role: Presenter

Co-Director, Oxford Martin Programme on Nanotechnology, University of Oxford
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Dr Delwyn Evans

Role: Presenter

Senior Principal Chemist, P2i Ltd

Dr Opher Gileadi

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Group Head, Principal Investigator and Supervisor, Genome Integrity, Structural Genomics Consortium, Oxford

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Dr Josie Goodall

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Project Coordinator, UK Catalysis Hub

Matthew Greenhalgh

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Dr Christopher Holland

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EPSRC Early Career Fellow, Materials Science and Engineering Department, University of Sheffield.

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Dr Cathy Hua Ye

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Dr Louise Hughes

Role: Presenter

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Dr Douglas Hurd

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Mrs Celine Jones

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Dr Elma Lahive

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‎Ecotoxicologist, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Natural Environment Research Council

Dr Marianne Matzke

Role: Presenter

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Natural Environment Research Council

Dr Julie Mazzolini

Role: Presenter

Postdoctoral Researcher, Joshua Z. Rappoport Lab, School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham

Dr Barry Park

Role: Presenter

‎Director, GBP Consulting Ltd

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Professor Andrew Parker

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Senior Visiting Research Research Fellow, Green Templeton College, Oxford
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Dr Ross Sadler

Role: Presenter

Lecturer in Immunology, Department of Biological and Medical Sciences,
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University

Dr Claus Svendsen

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Ecotoxicologist, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Natural Environment Research Council

Dr Benjamin Thomas

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Dr Helen Townley

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Sample certificate PDF document.

Participants who satisfy the course requirements will receive a Certificate of Attendance. The pdf sample above is an illustration only, and the wording will reflect the course and dates attended.


Rewley House Accommodation

Accommodation is available at the Rewley House Residential Centre, within the Department for Continuing Education, in central Oxford. The comfortable, en-suite, study-bedrooms are rated 4-star, and come with free high-speed internet access and TV. Guests can take advantage of the excellent dining facilities and common room bar, where they may relax and network with others on the programme.


Summer School fees include electronic course materials, tuition, refreshments and three-course lunches. The price does not include accommodation. All courses are VAT exempt. There may also be some social events on certain days of the Summer School.

Student discounts

We offer a discounted fee to students in higher education. The student fee rate for five days of the Nanotechnology Summer School is £680.00. It is not possible to enrol online if you wish to take the course at a discounted rate. To apply at the discounted rate, please contact us for details: email nano@conted.ox.ac.uk.

Alumni Card-holders discount

Alumni Card-holders benefit from a 10% discount* on the Nanotechnology Summer School. If you wish to enrol, please remember to quote the code given in e-Pidge to ensure you receive your discount.

* This offer is subject to availability, cannot be used retrospectively or in conjunction with any other offers or concessions available from either the University of Oxford or the Department for Continuing Education.

Fee options

Programme Fee
Five Days - Standard Fee: £1340.00
Five Days - Student Fee: £680.00
One Day - Standard Rate: £295.00
One Day - Student Rate: £150.00

Apply for this course

If you would like to discuss your application or any part of the application process before applying please contact:

Tel: +44 (0)1865 286954 - Email: nano@conted.ox.ac.uk

The fees for taking the summer school are:

  • Five days standard fee rate: £1,340.00
  • Five days student fee rate: £680.00
  • One individual day standard fee rate: £295.00
  • One individual day student fee rate: £150.00

Please note that we cannot accept applications from those who are under 18 years of age.

You can apply for this course in the following ways:

Apply online
enrol onlineto secure your place on this course now
Apply by post, email or fax
PDF application form PDF document.

Terms and Conditions (important: please read before applying) .
Guidance Notes (important: please read before applying) PDF document.

Programmes including this module

This module can be studied as part of these programmes: