Alumni 28th May 2021
Ella Podmore studied for a MEng in Materials Science and Engineering at Manchester and now works for McLaren. She recently won the Young Woman Engineer of the Year award by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Hi Ella, it’s lovely to catch up with you again! Tell our readers a bit about you. I’m […]
Student experience 27th November 2020
Read all about Gabriele’s experience of blended learning as she navigates the third year of her Materials Science and Engineering course.
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.