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.
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.
Events 17th October 2018
The School of Materials Biomaterials research theme have recently returned from two international meetings – one in Japan and the other in The Netherlands.
#MondayMaterials 4th April 2016
As we are, somehow, already at the 20th episode of #MondayMaterials, we thought we’d celebrate the landmark with something a little bit special. So today we’re bringing you a fantastic interview with our very own Head of School, Professor Bill Sampson. I’ve been lucky enough to chat with Bill on various occasions now, and it’s […]
#MondayMaterials 29th February 2016
It’s time for Episode 18 of #MondayMaterials, everybody! Thanks for joining us once again. We’re with Rosy Boardman today. Rosy recently finished her PhD here in the School of Materials and is working here as a Lecturer. But that wasn’t how I actually first heard of her. In fact, after interviewing the amazing Victoria Magrath […]
#MondayMaterials 1st February 2016
Can you believe it? Episode 16 of #MondayMaterials is here already! And after fifteen previous episodes, I finally get the chance to talk to Dr Sarah Haigh, somebody who was recommended to me by our Episode 1 interviewee. It took a while to get this interview into both our calendars, but I can tell you […]
Materials World 18th November 2015
Hello everyone. We have a pretty exciting treat for you all today! It’s an ‘After Uni’ post with none other than Victoria Magrath, the creator of InTheFrow. InTheFrow began as a blog and, in Victoria’s own words, ‘a hobby’. These days, with nearly 80,000 Twitter followers, 390,000 subscribers on YouTube, and 571,000 followers on Instagram, it […]
Meet the Department 3rd August 2015
It’s that time again! We’re already on Episode 5 of #MondayMaterials! This week we chat to Rhys Archer, a PhD student who has been here with the School of Materials ever since the day she started her undergrad! Rhys first came to my attention on Twitter (@PhDArcher) where I saw her talking about the outreach work […]