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Prof Chhowalla to be next Cambridge Royce Champion

11 June 2019

Goldsmiths' Professor, Prof Manish Chhowalla, has been appointed as the next Cambridge Royce Champion and Leader of the Royce Materials for Energy Efficient ICT theme.  Manish will take over from Prof Sir Richard Friend from July 1st. 

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Neville Greaves 1945-2019

11 June 2019

With the death of Neville Greaves earlier this month, the research community focused on glasses and disordered materials has lost one of its most cherished members.  For the past near-decade, after stepping down as Head of the Department of Physics at Aberystwyth, Neville was a Distinguished...

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Three Materials Science Graduates in the IOM3's 15 under 30

20 May 2019

Three Cambridge Materials graduates are featured in the 15 under 30 list in the IOM3's 150th anniversary edition of Materials World magazine.   Megan McGregor, PhD candidate in the Rolls-Royce UTC, and Dr Robert Hoye, Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow (both still based within the...

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Prof Ruth Cameron awarded an ERC Proof of Concept Grant

16 May 2019

Professor Ruth Cameron has been awarded an ERC Proof of Concept grant, "Regen-membrane", to explore commercial and innovation potential arising from her earlier ERC Advanced Grant.  The new technology enables the production of larger clinical membranes than those currently available on the...

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Armourers and Brasiers' Cambridge Forum 2019 - registration open

8 May 2019

Registration is now open for our next Armourers and Brasiers' Cambridge Forum - a free event on Tuesday 18th June which focuses on advancements in Materials Science and includes the Kelly Lecture which will be given by Prof Peter Bruce on "Materially better batteries" as well as a series of...

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Megan McGregor wins IoM3 Young Persons' Lecture Competition

2 May 2019

Megan McGregor, PhD student in the Rolls-Royce UTC, won the national final of the IoM3 Young Persons' Lecture competition last night at an event held at the Armourers’ Hall, London.  This year there were six worthy finalists from regions across the UK, with Megan winning with her talk "World's...

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Professor Judith Driscoll recognised by Royal Academy of Engineering

26 April 2019

Professor Judith Driscoll has been awarded a Chair in Emerging Technologies by the Royal Academy of Engineering.  The Academy has made awards totalling over £20 million in research funding through its Chairs in Emerging Technologies programme, providing long-term support to nine world-leading...

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Dr Xavier Moya and collaborators identify green material for refrigeration

23 April 2019

The work of Dr Xavier Moya has been featured on the University of Cambridge Research News pages.  His work with collaborators in the UK and Spain has identified an eco-friendly solid that could replace the inefficient and polluting gases used in most refrigerators and air conditioners.  This...

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Dr Galindo-Nava wins 2019 Metals Young Investigator Award

17 April 2019

Dr Enrique Galindo-Nava has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Metals Young Investigator Award offered by the Metals journal this year to the most outstanding young investigator in the field of metals research.  The unanimous decision followed the awarding committee's review of his...

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Two Department winners - CSAR PhD Student Awards 2019!

17 April 2019

The Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR) recently announced the names of the 12 PhD students from the University of Cambridge who have received the 2019 CSAR PhD Student Awards for Applied Research.  Two of the award winners are Materials Scientists: Samer Kurdi and Yeonsik...

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