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 School 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.
Meet the School 26th March 2019
The new MIDAS programme led by Prof Michael Preuss aims to make nuclear power safer and cleaner by researching cladding materials in nuclear reactors.
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 School 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 School 28th November 2016
Hi Everyone. Welcome to Episode 26 of #MondayMaterials where we’ll be meeting with Professor Allan Matthews, a member of the Ceramics and Inorganics Research Group here in the School of Materials. Allan is also the Deputy Director of the BP International Centre for Advanced Materials and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, so […]
Welcome to Materials 6th August 2015
So, who remembers one of my earliest posts on the blog? The one where I went along to the Design, Fashion, and Business degree show and talked to a few of the students about their final year projects? Well we had a fair few questions for them on the day, and over the last week […]
Welcome to Materials 9th July 2015
On June 23rd, or National Women in Engineering Day to those in the know, I attended a Women in Materials event, co-hosted by the School of Materials and The Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining (IOM3). Grace Burke opened proceedings, discussing her career so far and the decisions that have led to her role as Director […]