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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Meet the Department 2nd April 2019
Learn more about Ping Xiao, Professor of Materials Science at Manchester and Rolls-Royce/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Advanced Coating Technology.