Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy

Contact Information

Feedback and general enquiries

Please send general enquiries to We will do our best to forward your enquiries to the relevant offices in the Department, but it will be quicker if you contact them directly. A number of useful contacts are listed on this page.

Website related comments, corrections and/or suggestions can be sent to

Detailed contact information including key contacts

We are now settled in our new home on the West Cambridge site. Our telephone and fax numbers remain the same but our address on the West Cambridge site is:

Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy
University of Cambridge
27 Charles Babbage Road

Telephone: 01223 334300 (+44 1223 334300 from outside the UK)

Fax: 01223 334567 (+44 1223 334567 from outside the UK)

Email addresses for academic staff can be found on individual staff profiles. Email addresses for other staff and students can be found in the University's email directory.

Below is a list of some of the most commonly requested contact information in the Department. Prefix the number with the STD code 01223 (+44 1223 from outside the UK) unless another code is given.

Academic Secretary Dr R.E.M. Ward 331955
Accounts Office Mrs R. Stamford 334349
Alumni Relations Dr R.J. Hobson 334328
Graduate Admissions (CPGS/PhD) Dr R.E.M. Ward 331955
Graduate Admissions (MPhil Micro- and nano-technology enterprise) Mrs E. Colbourne 334322
Head of Department Prof M.G. Blamire 334344
HoD's Secretary Mrs R. Pritchard 334323
Librarian   334318
Outreach (activities for schools, colleges & teachers) Mrs L.M. Sallows
Dr N.A. Rutter
Principal Technicians (incl. building/maintenance matters) Mr N. Cliff 746302
Research and Business Development Manager Dr R.J. Hobson 334328
Knowledge Transfer Facilitator Mr P.A. Mantle 746302
Secretary to the Department (general personnel matters incl. vacancies) Miss L.L. Dann 334345
Teaching Office Mrs E. Colbourne 334322
Webmaster Mrs L.M. Sallows

Location map

The Department located on the West Cambridge site and is identified by the pin on the University's Official Map (the red arrow marks the main entrance, though there is another entrance on the south side of the building nearer the Coton Footpath).