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ArtioSense wins Armourers and Brasiers' Venture Prize

24 June 2022

We are delighted to share the news that department spinout company, ArtioSense Ltd, was awarded the Armourers & Brasiers' Venture Prize at the 2022 A&B Cambridge Forum.  Professor Sohini Kar-Narayan and the entire ArtioSense team are extremely proud to be honoured in this way. 


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15 June 2022

Emilie Ringe and Louise Hirst have been promoted to a Professorship starting 1st October 2022.  Many congratulations!  Emilie has a joint appointment with the Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy and Department of Earth Sciences, and Louise is jointly appointed between the Department...

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Armourers and Brasiers Forum 2022

18 May 2022

Registration for the annual Armourers and Brasiers Cambridge Forum is open!

The 2022 ABC Forum will be held on Tuesday 21st June 2022. The afternoon programme includes talks, the award of the Armourers & Brasiers’ Materials Science Venture Prize, displays of current research, and the...

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REF 2021 results published!

16 May 2022

The results from the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) recognised the global impact of Cambridge’s research in Materials Science.

In REF 2021, for the first time, our Department was included within the Engineering Unit of Assessment (UoA), together with the Department of Chemical...

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2022 Cambridge SU Student-Led Teaching Awards

12 May 2022

The winners of the 2022 Cambridge SU Student-Led Teaching Awards were announced this week and we are delighted to share the news that Prof Sohini Kar-Narayan won the award for Innovative Teaching.  The shortlist and winners of the nine categories were decided by panels of students, who reading...

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International Women breaking the bias

11 March 2022

Earlier this week IoM3, Women in Materials, Minerals & Mining Group (WIM3) held a panel focusing on “International Women breaking the bias” to celebrate International Women’s Day, where Professor Sohini Kar-Narayan joined inspiring speakers from various materials-related disciplines to...

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Prof Rachel Oliver wins a FDM everywoman in Technology Award 2022

10 March 2022

Professor Rachel Oliver FREng has won the Academic category of the FDM everywoman in Technology 2022 Awards! This is awarded to a woman in academia who has made an outstanding contribution to technology and science and whose work has made or has the potential to make a significant long-term...

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Congratulations to our STEM for Britain silver medal winner!

08 March 2022

Congratulations to Abi Collins, a 3rd year PhD student in the Photoactive Materials Group, who won a silver medal in the Chemistry category for her poster presentation at this year’s STEM for Britain event, which took place at the Houses of Parliament on March 7th 2022.

Abi presented her...

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Zero-carbon refrigeration spin-out sets its sights on environmentally-friendly heating systems

21 February 2022

Dr Xavier Moya's spin-out company Barocal have secured a £1.3 million investment to accelerate commercialisation of its novel technology designed to cut global CO2 emissions. 

Instead of using refrigerant gases with high global warming potential, Barocal’s technology uses new...

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New research centre to develop next-generation battery technologies

27 January 2022

Professors Manish Chhowalla and R Vasant Kumar are taking lead roles in a newly established Cambridge research centre to be based in the Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

The WP-Cambridge Materials Innovation Centre (WP-CAMMIC) will work to develop next-generation...

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