Research and Impact 17th May 2018
It’s been a big month here at the School of Materials, with several of our staff and students receiving recognition for their work and achievements. Professor Philip Withers, Regius Professor of Materials, has been awarded a Premier Platinum Medal at the IOM3 Awards in recognition of his work in materials science and the contribution he […]
Meet the School 8th May 2018
The School of Materials is pleased to welcome our new Lecturer in Polymer Science, Dr Charles Darko.
Materials World 12th April 2018
Fashion and Textile Retail graduate Daisy tells us about her job as Materials Developer at Adidas, and shares how her time at the University of Manchester prepared her for the role.
Meet the School 26th February 2018
For today’s #MondayMaterials, we’re grabbing a few minutes with Dr Simeon Gill – lecturer in Fashion Technology Management. He describes his ongoing search for the perfect fit, and how applying engineering processes could provide the answer. Please can you describe your research, for the layman, in 10 sentences or less? I explore how we can […]
Student experience 15th February 2018
Applications for our Live-In-Labs summer volunteering project in India are now open. Find out more here.
Meet the School 12th February 2018
In today’s #MondayMaterials, we’re talking to biomaterials research experimental officer Louise Carney about the work she does in the School. Please can you describe your role within the School of Materials, for the layman, in 10 sentences or less? I work as an experimental officer within the biomaterials research grouping, and our research aims are […]
Welcome to Materials 7th February 2018
First year Fashion Business students have been using their fashion styling and visual merchandising skills to create eye-catching and appealing window and in-store displays from donated clothing at the British Heart Foundation (BHF) charity shop in Stretford Mall. Students were first of all given a mini-lecture on visual merchandising principles by Stephen Doyle, Senior Lecturer […]
Meet the School 29th January 2018
This week, we’re talking with Dr Chamil Abeykoon, lecturer and eLearning Lead for the School of Materials. Here he gives us an insight into his research, and tells us about his love of nature and the great outdoors. Please can you describe your research, for the layman, in 10 sentences or less? My research spectrum […]