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 […]
Meet the School 15th January 2018
In the latest #MondayMaterials, we talk to Dr Tim Burnett, a lecturer in Materials Imaging, about his work and research in 3D imaging. Please can you describe your research, for the layman, in 10 sentences or less? There are two strands to my research. In one strand I am trying to find better ways of […]
Materials World 8th January 2018
Dr Patsy Perry, Senior Lecturer in Fashion Marketing, warns of the damage fast fashion is having on the environment. Do we need to return to a Make Do and Mend mentality?
Meet the School 14th December 2017
We’ve got a brand new #MondayMaterials for you! Jack Saunders is a Materials Chemistry PhD student studying the effect of polymers on the corrosion resistance of emulsion paints. Find out what’s got him excited about this area of research. Hi Jack! Thanks so much for chatting to us. First things first, can you describe your […]