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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Meet the Department 26th February 2018
For today’s #MondayMaterials, we’re grabbing a few minutes with Dr Simeon Gill – lecturer in Fashion Technology Management. He describes his ongoing search for the perfect fit, and how applying engineering processes could provide the answer. Please can you describe your research, for the layman, in 10 sentences or less? I explore how we can […]