School of Materials
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.
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.
Meet the Department 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 Department 27th March 2017
Hello all! Welcome to Episode 30 of #MondayMaterials. It’s a little different today as we’re meeting with recent graduate Ella Row to discuss her industrial placement. Ella was introduced to me by former #MondayMaterials participant Patsy Perry. Patsy was particularly excited by this student’s progression because Ella, after a year of industrial experience with them […]
Meet the Department 23rd January 2017
Okay. So today we reach Episode 28 of #MondayMaterials and it’s one of the highlights of the series so far. Lara Debenham, a PhD student, came highly recommended by Chris Blanford, who you might remember from an earlier episode. According to Chris, Lara is someone who is extremely passionate about her subject and very capable […]
Meet the Department 19th December 2016
Hello all, and thanks for joining us for Episode 27 of #MondayMaterials. Today, I return to a place that has already provided us with some of the very best blog interviews of the entire series. Dr Delia Vazquez. one of our very early interviewees, has introduced me to another of her outstanding PhD students. And […]
Materials World 16th December 2016
One thing that makes the experience of studying materials at The University of Manchester particularly special is Manchester itself. It has everything you could want. Great food and nightlife, fantastic theatres and gig venues a plenty, more shops than you could ever hope to visit, and even a handful of festivals throughout the year. There’s also a […]