Network News

2014 Mini-grants Awards Announced

By Catherine McCarthy on December 24, 2013 | 0 comments

The NISE Network has just awarded 41 mini-grants to partners for 2014.  The Network is able to offer a limited number of small, one-time awards to support initiatives by NISE Net partners to engage their local audiences in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology topics. Requests can be made for an award up to $3,000 dollars to fund a small project or be put towards a larger endeavor.

Annual Partner Survey to launch in late October 2013

By Catherine McCarthy on September 18, 2013 | 0 comments

 

Person filling out formWe are excited to announce that this year’s NISE Net Annual Partner Survey will be launching in late October!

NISE Network 2014 Mini-Grant Application Now Open! (Applications due November 1, 2013)

By Christina Akers on August 21, 2013 | 0 comments

What’s a Mini-Grant?
The NISE Network is once again making available a limited number of small, one-time awards to support initiatives by NISE Net partners to engage their local audiences in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology topics. Requests can be made for an award up to $3,000 dollars to fund a small project or be put towards a larger endeavor.

Convergence of Knowledge, Technology, and Society

By Larry Bell on June 17, 2013 | 0 comments

At our reverse site visit at NSF this week, Mihail Roco, NSF's Senior Advisor for Nanotechnology, suggested that NISE Net envision its activities in the years ahead to encompass the applications that will be made possible by convergence. See the just published report at this website: http://www.wtec.org/NBIC2-Report/

Fun with Nano Numbers!

By Eli Bossin on June 5, 2013 | 0 comments

NISE Net partner Becky Wolfe of the Children's Museum of Indianapolis recently shared some fun nano math she and a colleague calculated over lunch:

Network-Wide Meeting 2012 presentations available online

By Catherine McCarthy on January 11, 2013 | 0 comments


Network-Wide Meeting 2012 - Larry Bell

 

Powerpoint presentations and links to materials featured during many of the December 2012 Network-Wide Meeting presentations are available online here:

 

 

MRS Call for Papers- Deadline Approaching!

By KC on May 24, 2012 | 0 comments

The 2012 MRS Fall meeting in Boston takes place November 25-30, but the deadline for abstract submission is just around the corner!  All abstracts must be submitted by June 19th.  Click here for more information on abstract submission guidleines and details about the meeting.

DIY Nano App now available

By Catherine McCarthy on May 11, 2012 | 0 comments

Over 20,000 people have downloaded the new DIY Nano App! 

The NISE Net is an Easter Egg Treat?

By Larry Bell on April 6, 2012 | 0 comments

In April 2005, when we were conceptualizing the NISE Net and writing the first proposal, we made various stabs at trying to draw a diagram that would represent the NISE Net.  Here's one that I did.  We never used it but it became known as the Easter Egg diagram. So here it is 7 years later and you can see that things are quite different today from what is in this image.

Nano Love

By Vrylena Olney on February 14, 2012 | 0 comments

Michael Wilson (aka "Coma Niddy"), who also happens to be an Explainer at the New York Hall of Science, created this nano-themed music video for Valentine's Day:

The lyrics are posted below, you can find citations and more information here.

Lyrics: