Read all about the impact of materials research in the real world, and find out what our alumni have been up to since graduating.
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.
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?
Materials World 1st November 2017
The Made In Manchester Careers Fair took place in October and dozens of fashion, textiles and materials science employers came along to meet students from the School of Materials. One thing they were all agreed upon – there’s something that makes University of Manchester students stand out from the crowd. Rich heritage Adam Getty, Sales […]
Materials World 16th December 2016
One thing that makes the experience of studying materials at The University of Manchester particularly special is Manchester itself. It has everything you could want. Great food and nightlife, fantastic theatres and gig venues a plenty, more shops than you could ever hope to visit, and even a handful of festivals throughout the year. There’s also a […]
Materials World 14th December 2016
Hi All, Since my last post it has been a very exciting period of time here at PVH Europe. During the summer it was announced that Raf Simons has joined Calvin Klein as our Chief Creative Officer, which marks the first time since Mr Klein himself that the brand will be led by one visionary. […]
Materials World 4th November 2016
Since graduating in July 2015, I have worked and travelled in Australia for eight months, travelled in Ireland and Indonesia, and have finally ended up in Canada doing a PhD in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders. It’s fair to say that my journey since graduation has been a rollercoaster. The material that I […]
Materials World 18th November 2015
Hello everyone. We have a pretty exciting treat for you all today! It’s an ‘After Uni’ post with none other than Victoria Magrath, the creator of InTheFrow. InTheFrow began as a blog and, in Victoria’s own words, ‘a hobby’. These days, with nearly 80,000 Twitter followers, 390,000 subscribers on YouTube, and 571,000 followers on Instagram, it […]
Materials World 28th October 2015
If you can cast your mind back as far as July, you might remember that I interviewed recent graduate Amy Nicholson for part 4 of the #MondayMaterials series. Well she recently got in touch to let me know that she’d had some exciting news. I thought you might like to hear about it too, so here she is: “The […]
Materials World 5th October 2015
My first month in Amsterdam is coming to an end and it’s been quite an adventure already. Arriving at the PVH offices at the beginning of September I was given a tour of the company’s collection of buildings located on the Stadhouderskade canal, right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of central Amsterdam. […]
Materials World 16th September 2015
If you can cast your mind back a couple of months, you might remember me taking a little trip to the Design, Fashion, and Business Degree Show. I met a lot of interesting people that day. One of them, and perhaps the one I’m most jealous of, was Charlotte Lowther. She had just landed herself a graduate […]