Alumni 29th March 2022
We caught up with Olivia, our MEng Materials Science and Engineering alumni. Back in 2020 and while still studying, Olivia has taken on sewing scrubs for NHS staff during the COVID-19 crisis. Since then, Olivia has graduated and was nominated for the Royal Charter Prize. Hi Olivia, it’s lovely to catch up with you […]
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 […]
Alumni 1st March 2021
We caught up with Ben Hun who graduated from the MEng Materials Science & Engineering (with Foundation Year) in 2019 and is now working as a Graduate Engineer at WMG, an innovative academic science and engineering department at The University of Warwick. Hi Ben, thanks for joining us on the Materials Blog! Congratulations on securing […]
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 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.
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 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 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.
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.