Materials World 31st January 2020
The new Faculty of Science and Engineering podcast The Buzz kicks off with an episode exploring the darker side of modern fashion: fast fashion. Listen here.
Materials World 11th October 2019
Dr Patsy Perry and Dr Amy Benstead of the Department of Materials discuss the real cost of Manchester’s successes in the world of fast fashion.
Research and impact 30th July 2019
Dr Xuqing Liu explains how the ‘failure’ of red wine stains can be turned into successes when it comes to the next generation of wearable devices.
Welcome to Materials 11th July 2019
Find out what happened when early career researchers shared their work in composite materials as part of the fourth Composites@Manchester Research Workshop.
Meet the Department 5th July 2019
Dr Liu’s research explores functional fashion and wearable devices – and could drastically improve the lives of disabled people and the elderly. Find out more.
Materials World 28th June 2019
For the first time in 40 years ASTM International’s Symposium on Zirconium in the Nuclear Industry has been hosted in the UK, following a successful bid by The University of Manchester.
Student experience 23rd May 2019
Meet Roy Conway, a 72-year-old PhD student proving age is no barrier as he researches textile coating with nanoparticles for multifunctionality.
Student experience 8th May 2019
PhD student Evie Chalmers discusses her research into polymer fibres used in wearable electronics – and tells us what life’s like in the School of Materials.