Hear from our current students about life in the Department of Materials – and their experiences in the vibrant city of Manchester.
Materials World 1st June 2020
Discover how Fashion Buying and Merchandising graduate Rachel Cox benefitted from the Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) initiative.
Student experience 26th May 2020
We talk to third-year BSc Fashion Buying and Merchandising student Imogen Rowley, who is volunteering to test people for COVID-19.
Student experience 28th April 2020
A PhD student who launched a campaign supporting women in STEM has received the Robert Perrin Medal from the Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining (IOM3).
Student experience 16th April 2020
Discover how third-year MEng student Olivia-Faye Dickinson is helping during the COVID-19 crisis by voluntarily sewing scrubs for NHS staff.
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.
Student experience 24th April 2019
Read all about Courtney Chrimes’ PhD research into online retail and clothing fit provision – and why Manchester is the right fit for her.
Student experience 8th April 2019
Hear Mia Maric’s story – a Materials Science PhD student who has arrived from Sydney, Australia and is enjoying her time at The University of Manchester.
Student experience 15th February 2018
Applications for our Live-In-Labs summer volunteering project in India are now open. Find out more here.
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 […]