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Graphene - Unexpected Science in a Pencil Line006f067ce282586892ec8346a1287484-huge-gr
In this lecture, Dr. Aravind Vijayaraghavan will introduce Graphene, the world's first 2-dimensional material and the subject of the Nobel Prize winning research led by Prof. Geim and Prof. Novoselov at The University of Manchester. Graphene was first isolated in Manchester in 2004 using the ‘Sellotape technique’, but the history of graphene dates back over 50 years. 

This lecture took place in June 2016 and will be available to watch soon.


SpiNNaker and the Human Brain Project - Now available to catch up!
Professor Steve Furber described the latest developments in research aimed at building a machine that can mimic the biological structure and behaviour of the human brain.

This lecture took place in June 2016 and it is now available to watch.

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Event Highlights

5ba930d6d35d16b3aa99319bd369b8f8-huge-ypAnnual Dinner 2016
The 2016 Friends of the IET Manchester Network Annual Dinner was held on 14 April at the Hilton Hotel.  
Over 300 people attended the dinner which was compered by Timandra Harkness a Science Presenter and the guest speaker was Rhys Phillips, IET volunteer and also a Science Presenter.  

The Network would like to record their thanks to all the companies who sponsored tables at the dinner the individual members and Network volunteers who also supported the event and the two key sponsors SPIE and IET Partnerships for their additional sponsorship.  

Some of the images from the event can be viewed here


Call for Volunteers 

Manchester Network's Retired Members Section
Pete Hicks, Chairman of the Section has posted this blog as part of the call for new volunteers to join the Section. The Section organise a varied programme of activities and are keen to welcome new committee members.

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SpiNNaker and the Human Brain Project - IET Manchester June 2017 Professor Steve Furber CBE FRS FREng FBCS FIET CITP CEng ICL Professor of Computer Engineering University of Manchester Professor Steve Furber gave a talk in June 2016 about SpiNNaker and the Human Brain Project, this lecture was recorded and now available to catch up on our YouTube ... read more...
Posted by Leona So on IET Manchester Network Jul 1, 2016 11:17 AM BST

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