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Prof Serena Best CBE awarded the Armourers and Brasiers' Award

10 October 2019

Professor Serena Best CBE FREng has received the 2019 Armourers and Brasiers’ Award from the Royal Academy of Engineering for successfully using biomaterials to replace and help to regenerate human tissue. Her research has focused on ways to enable the body to repair itself, by encouraging cells...

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University of Cambridge offers improved Emergency Leave for Dependants

3 October 2019

The University of Cambridge has recognised the challenges faced by employees who have responsibility for children or older dependants when, for example, childcare provision is unexpectedly unavailable or there are other unexpected changes of circumstances.  In response, provision is being...

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Materials Science Postgraduate Open Day - 1st November

3 October 2019

Interested in postgraduate study?  Come to the Department on Friday 1 November to hear about our research opportunities and taught courses, meet the academic staff, and have a guided tour with current students. All prospective students welcome.  Chartered coach departing from Cambridge city...

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Dr Louise Hirst awarded ERC Starting Grant

6 September 2019

Dr Louise Hirst has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant entitled 'Gliding epitaxy for inorganic space-power sheets'.  

Radiation tolerant, low mass photovoltaic systems are needed to power the next generation of space technologies. In this programme Louise and her team will develop ultra-...

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Samer Kurdi's Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting experience

26 July 2019

In March this year, Samer Kurdi, a PhD student in the Department of Materials Science, was invited to participate in the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting this summer.  Samer, has recently returned from his trip and shares eight lessons learnt during his time in Lindau on his blog post....

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Let's make it circular: waste, recycling and the circular economy

18 July 2019

Professor James Elliott, Deputy Head of the Department of Materials Science and Fitzwilliam College Fellow, will be speaking about plastic use at the Let's make it circular: waste, recycling and the circular economy family event at Storey's Field Centre, in Eddington, this weekend.   ...

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6th CAMatNEt meeting registration is now open

18 July 2019

The 6th Meeting of the Cambridge Advanced Materials Network (CAMatNet) will be held on 19th September 2019. This all day event will be held in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology at the University of Cambridge.

The development of new materials for ICT is fundamental...

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Another successful food bank collection!

16 July 2019

Staff and students have once again been generous with their donations, as they were at Christmas, and we have filled 4 large boxes with items from Cambridge Food Bank's Summer Countdown Appeal list.  Cash donations were also received and will be spent on more items to donate to the Appeal.  Many...

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Lectureship vacancy: Gianna Angelopoulos University Lecturer in Computational Materials Science

11 July 2019

The Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy at the University of Cambridge invites applications for the Gianna Angelopoulos University Lectureship in Computational Materials Science. This post will focus on atomistic and multi-scale modelling and will complement a separate appointment...

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Professor Ruth Cameron awarded Rosalind Franklin Medal and Prize

2 July 2019

Prof. Ruth Cameron has been awarded the 2019 Rosalind Franklin Medal and Prize by the Institute of Physics for innovative application of physics to regenerative medicine and pharmaceutical delivery.

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