INTRODUCTION TO NANOSCIENCE
Credit points: 15
In this subject you will be introduced to the special features of the 'Nanoworld', and explore the unusual scientific consequences of small surface to volume ratios. This subject will provide the necessary foundations for a subsequent career in nanotechnology or applied science. Students will participate in seminars given by nanotechnology professionals including academics and scientists working in industry. The subject will culminate in a student-led conference, which offers the opportunity to present case studies that explore nanoscale issues raised in classes.
Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Hoxley
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
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Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Hoxley
Lecture/SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture/seminar per week on weekdays at night from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
Two 3.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Week 2 and Week 12
4 written reports on seminar series (3000 word equivalent total)
On-line quiz related to lecture materials (750 word equivalent)
Poster and presentation (750 word equivalent)
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