Welcome to Materials
Discover more about the Department of Materials: its world-leading facilities, fantastic outreach activities and groundbreaking events.
Welcome to Materials 10th July 2020
Congratulations on your offer to study in the Department of Materials. We are excited to welcome you to the University in October. We understand it’s a bit of a strange time to be embarking on university study, so that’s why we’ve put together this blog and a welcome message from our Head of Department Sarah […]
Welcome to Materials 15th June 2020
Different academics from our PG Fashion programmes host a series of mini-lectures that provide a concise overview of the key aspects that underpin the content of masters study.
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.
Welcome to Materials 3rd August 2018
This July saw the return of the annual Bluedot Festival to Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire – a unique blend of science, art and music.
Welcome to Materials 28th June 2018
The Composites@Manchester initiative aims to bring together early career researchers, particularly PhD, MSc and postdoctoral researchers, to share their research as part of a community.
Student experience 15th February 2018
Applications for our Live-In-Labs summer volunteering project in India are now open. Find out more here.
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 […]
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 […]
Welcome to Materials 5th December 2016
It’s an exciting day for one of the school’s PhD students, and somebody who has appeared on the blog a couple of times already. Rhys Archer appeared in the #MondayMaterials series and also wrote a post for us about her success in the ‘I’m An Engineer, Get Me out of Here’ competition. Part of her prize […]
Welcome to Materials 7th October 2015
Hello all – and thanks for coming back to the blog (or for coming for the first time, if that’s the case!). The audience has been growing recently, and I’m really grateful to everyone who has taken the time to read the blog posts. Those of you who have been coming back for a while might remember […]