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 6th July 2020
Our Biomaterial Science graduate Aiswarya shares her experiences adjusting to the new world of remote working in industy and the preparation her degree provided.
Materials World 1st June 2020
Discover how Fashion Buying and Merchandising graduate Rachel Cox benefitted from the Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) initiative.
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.
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.
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. […]