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Official opening of the Royce 3D Bioelectronics Facility

24 January 2023

On the 10th of January 2023 Prof. Serena Best and Prof. Ruth Cameron, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, and Prof. Róisín Owens, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, officially opened the Royce 3D Bioelectronics Facility.

The Facility Lead, Dr....

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Be our next Tata Steel Professor of Metallurgy!

30 January 2023

We are seeking our next Tata Steel Professor of Metallurgy!

The Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy and the Board of Electors to the Tata Steel Professorship of Metallurgy invite candidates with an outstanding research record of international leadership in the field of...

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Dr Monserrat awarded a Royal Spanish Society of Physics prize

20 December 2022

The Royal Spanish Society of Physics and BBVA Foundation presented their annual award for theoretical physics to Dr Bartomeu Monserrat, Gianna Angelopoulos Lecturer in Computational Materials Science. The award promotes scientific culture and recognizes high quality research, innovation, and the...

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Prof Rachel Oliver awarded RAEng Chair in Emerging Technologies

05 December 2022

We are delighted to share the news that Professor Rachel Oliver FREng was announced as one of four innovative engineers to be awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Emerging Technologies on 1st December 2022.  Rachel's proposal focuses on porous GaN: an emerging materials platform for...

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Fully funded PhD studentship available for October 2023

14 November 2022

An EPSRC Industrial CASE award in collaboration with the University of Sheffield and Rolls Royce plc is available to support a PhD developing new methods for studying the local atomic structure in the FeCo alloys needed for electric aircraft.  The project will be supervised by Professor Howard...

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New approach to ‘cosmic magnet’ manufacturing could reduce reliance on rare earths in low-carbon technologies

26 October 2022

Professor Lindsay Greer's research team have discovered a potential new method for making the high-performance magnets used in wind turbines and electric cars without the need for rare earth elements, which are almost exclusively sourced in China.  His team, working with colleagues from Austria...

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Postgraduate Virtual Open Days - 31 Oct to 13 Nov 2022

17 October 2022

You are invited to the Postgraduate Virtual Open Days at the University of Cambridge - 31 October to 13 November 2022!

The Postgraduate Virtual Open Days are an opportunity to find out more about our wide-ranging postgraduate community, engage with departments, and to chat to staff and...

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Dr Wang is finalist in the Postdoc Business Plan Comp!

06 October 2022

Congratulations to Dr Junxin Wang who has been selected as a finalist in the 2022 Chris Abell Postdoc Business Plan Competition! Junxin is a Marie Curie International Fellow in the Photoactive Materials group (led by Prof. Rachel Evans). His project provides a sustainable solution to solve the...

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Prof Chhowalla elected to RAEng

22 September 2022

We send congratulations to Professor Manish Chhowalla on being elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering this month.  Manish is the Goldsmiths' Professor of Materials Science and head of the 2D Materials and Devices Group.  

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Support DoITPoMS

22 July 2022

Did you know we offer free online teaching and learning resources for Materials Science?  Visit our DoITPoMS website to find out more!  

We are also now able to accept donations to support further development of our Materials Science...

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