Magnetic Nanoparticles: Standardisation and Biomedical Applications

Specialism: Specialist

Skill Level: Advanced Level

Delivery Method: e-Learning

Duration: 1.5 days

Course Status: Available

Price: Free

Course description

This e-learning course synthesises state-of-the-art advancements within the field of magnetic nanoparticles and delivers reference information for both a general audience (with a scientific background) and experienced professionals within the field. This course has been created as part of the EU-financed NanoMag project, and results from the collaboration between NPL, Acreo Swedish ICT AB, Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid and Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (grant agreement no: 604448).


This e-learning course aims to:

  • Develop awareness of the pros and cons deriving from the use of MNPs, in order to sustain an informed opinion on this topic.
  • Emphasise the benefits deriving from the standardisation and improvement in analysis methods of magnetic nanoparticles.
  • Provide the foundation to enable further study in this field.

Who is it for?

  • Scientists entering the field.
  • Professionals who are unfamiliar with the physical principles of magnetic materials at the nanoscale.
  • Medical professionals who want to review progress on MNP research within the biomedical sphere course structure.

Further Information

Certificate Type: NPL Certificate of Completion
Available as open course: No
Available as in-house course: No

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Learning outcomes

  • Understand the structural and magnetic properties of MNPs, with a focus on how properties on the nanoscale differ from the bulk properties of the magnetic material.
  • Become familiar with a range of synthesis techniques and their relative advantages.
  • Understand the benefits and limitations of using MNPs in biomedical and other applications.
  • Become familiar with a range of techniques for the characterisation of MNPs.
  • Understand the need for the standardisation of such characterisation techniques.

Date(s) of next course

Available at any time


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