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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (National): David Willetts congratulates winners of Nobel Prize for Physics 2010

Press Release   •   Oct 06, 2010 11:08 BST

Commenting on the news that Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov have won the Nobel Prize for Physics 2010, the Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts said:

"I am delighted to congratulate Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov on this outstanding achievement supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. This award is great news for the UK research sector and is a sign that we attract the best scientists from around the world, which is good for business. This cutting-edge breakthrough will no doubt bring great benefits to the UK economy and our future growth."

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