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Postgraduate Virtual Open Days 2021

05 October 2021

The Postgraduate Virtual Open Days will be taking place this year 1-14 November. During the Open Days you will be able to access webinars, videos and resources from departments and Colleges. These sessions and resources will help you to learn more about the courses on offer, hear from students...

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Professor Oliver elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering

27 September 2021

We hope you will join us in congratulating Professor Rachel Oliver on becoming a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering!  Rachel is a world-leading materials engineer, renowned for the study and innovative applications of gallium nitride (GaN) for electronic and optoelectronic devices, and...

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Dr Monserrat awarded a Future Leaders Fellowship by UKRI

13 September 2021

Dr Bartomeu Monserrat, the Gianna Angelopoulos Lecturer in Computational Materials Science, has been awarded a Future Leaders Fellowship by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). The award of £1.5 million will support the development of novel quantum materials for next-generation green technologies...

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2 new University Lecturers

06 September 2021

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Dr Xavier Moya and Dr Tom Bennett have been appointed as new University Lecturers in our Department.

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Dr Ringe named in Talented 12!

06 September 2021

Dr Emilie Ringe has been named amongst the Chemical & Engineering News' Talented 12.  This group of 12 innovative scientists was selected by Talented 12 alumuni from nominations sent in by readers.

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Prof Oliver selected for Distinguished Lecturer Programme

05 August 2021

Professor Rachel Oliver has been selected as one of the IEEE Photonics Society's Distinguished Lecturers for 2021/2022.  You can find more detail on the programme on the Photonics Society...

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The gloves are off!

30 July 2021

The first load of nitrile gloves have been collected to go to a recycling plant following a successful trial in three University departments. Since early 2020, the Departments of Materials Science & Metallurgy, Physics, and Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology have been working with...

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Watch (or re-watch) the 2021 ABC Forum online!

08 July 2021

The 2021 Armourers and Brasiers’ Cambridge Forum is now online! Find out about the Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy's history, the exciting work from our alumni and young researchers, the winner of the latest Armourers & Brasiers Venture Prize, and the 2021 Kelly Lecture by...

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A New Fund for Student Support

05 July 2021

In honour of our centenary, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new Student Opportunity Fund. The Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy is proud to offer...

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Alumna becomes a Dame!

28 June 2021

The Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy extends its heartfelt congratulations to Professor Dame Helen Helen Atkinson CBE, FREng who has been recognised with a Damehood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021 for services to engineering and education.  Helen is a Cambridge alumna,...

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