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CaMPUS: an undergraduate internship scheme

13 June 2024

The Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy has been running a European vacation placement scheme for its undergraduate students since the early 1990s. It was initially built upon existing collaborations through individual academics, with institutions including TU Wien, University of...

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The Business of Materials: alumni spotlight

13 June 2024

Chris Dobson, co-founder of one of the UK’s most successful semiconductor-fabrication-equipment companies, has been giving back to Cambridge for more than two decades. He was born in Wales shortly before the outbreak of World War 2 and, as a result, in his early years he remembers always  being...

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From Atoms to Answers: Celebrating 10 years of WEMS

13 June 2024

After a decade of innovative research, the Wolfson Electron Microscopy Suite (WEMS) continues to be at the forefront of materials science discovery through advanced electron microscopy, diffraction and microanalysis.

Thanks to the generosity of the Wolfson Foundation,...

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Professor Driscoll wins Royal Society of Chemistry prize

12 June 2024

Judith Driscoll, Professor of Materials Science at the Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, has been named winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Interdisciplinary Prize 2024.  Professor Driscoll won the prize for interdisciplinary work to realise unprecedented properties in a...

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Past Kelly Lecturer awarded highest Japanese order

30 May 2024

We extend our congratulations to Professor Akihisa Inoue, a world-leading material scientist and a pioneer in the development of Bulk Metallic Glasses and Advanced Non-Equilibrium Materials, who has been awarded the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Sacred Treasure. 

Professor Akihisa...

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Dr Nicole Church elected Beatrice Mary Dale Research Fellow

17 May 2024

We extend our congratulations to Dr Nicole Church, Post-Doctoral Research Associate within the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre at the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, who has been elected the Beatrice Mary Dale Research Fellow at Newnham College. The Fellowship will...

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Prof Kar-Narayan - "Innovator of the Year" award winner!

25 April 2024

Professor Sohini Kar-Narayan has been chosen as the “Innovator of the Year” 2024 and was present this award at the Electronics Weekly Women Leaders in Electronics awards ceremony on 23 April 2024, for her exceptional excellence, commitment, and innovation in the industry.


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Dr Di Martino becomes Fellow of the IoP

18 April 2024

Dr Giuliana Di Martino has been elected Fellow at the Institute of Physics (IoP). Congratulations Giuliana!

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Dr Guo awarded Goldsmiths' Early Career Research Fellowship

11 April 2024

Dr Mengfan Guo, Royal Society Newton International Fellow within the Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, has been awarded a Goldsmiths' Early Career Fellowship in Materials Science and Metallurgy by Churchill College.  The Fellowship will commence on in April 2025 and will run for...

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Armourers and Brasiers' Cambridge Forum 2024

20 March 2024

The 2024 Armourers and Brasiers' Cambridge Forum will be held on Tuesday 18th June 2024. The afternoon programme includes talks, the award of the Armourers & Brasiers’ Materials Science Venture Prize, and displays of current research.  It will also include the 25th Kelly Lecture given by...

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