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 […]
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 […]
Meet the Department 26th September 2017
We are pleased to bring you a brand new #MondayMaterials. You may remember our chat with Dr Claudia Henninger last summer. She agreed to sit down with us again and tell us what she’s working on now: Hi Claudia – it’s great to catch up again! It’s been more than a year since we chatted, […]
Meet the Department 27th March 2017
Hello all! Welcome to Episode 30 of #MondayMaterials. It’s a little different today as we’re meeting with recent graduate Ella Row to discuss her industrial placement. Ella was introduced to me by former #MondayMaterials participant Patsy Perry. Patsy was particularly excited by this student’s progression because Ella, after a year of industrial experience with them […]
Meet the Department 19th December 2016
Hello all, and thanks for joining us for Episode 27 of #MondayMaterials. Today, I return to a place that has already provided us with some of the very best blog interviews of the entire series. Dr Delia Vazquez. one of our very early interviewees, has introduced me to another of her outstanding PhD students. And […]