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Discover Cambridge: Master's and PhD study

15 February 2024

If you are considering applying for a postgraduate course at Cambridge, join the University's next online event for support to help you navigate the application process and make a strong application.

Book your place now at 'Discover Cambridge: Master's and PhD study' and let us support...

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Dr Di Martino receives award from Imperial College London

05 January 2024

Dr Giuliana di Martino has been awarded one of Imperial College London's 2024 Alumni Awards in the Emerging Alumni Leader category.  Now in their fifth year, the Alumni Awards recognise exceptional professional and academic achievements in three categories and present an opportunity for Imperial...

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Professor Nick Jones awarded the IOM3 Harvey Flower Titanium Prize

19 December 2023

Congratulations to Prof. Nick Jones, who was recently awarded the 2022 Harvey Flower Titanium Prize (Retrospective) at the IOM3 award dinner in London.  The Harvey Flower Titanium Prize is an international award presented to those who have made a substantial scientific or technological...

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Dr Di Martino elected a Fellow of the IoM3

11 December 2023

We are delighted to share the news that Dr Giuliana Di Martino, Associate Professor in the Device Materials Group, has been elected a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (FIMMM).  Congratulations on this recognition!

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PhD students awarded outreach funding from Royal Society of Chemistry

04 December 2023

Congratulations to Georgina Burgoyne Morris and Beatrice Jones, PhD students in the Photoactive Materials group, who have been awarded funding from the Royal Society of Chemistry Outreach Fund for their project “EnLighten: A reusable toolkit for outreach demonstrations”.

EnLighten will...

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New Tata Steel Professor of Metallurgy appointed!

17 November 2023

We are absolutely thrilled to announce the election of Professor Howard Stone as the next Tata Chair.  Following Professor Sir Harry Bhadeshia’s retirement, Professor Stone has been appointed to the post, which was endowed in 2008 by a generous gift from Tata Steel.  Professor Stone is a Fellow...

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Dr Sami's pitch wins Chris Abell Postdoc Business Plan Competition 2023!

13 November 2023

MoSTLi, a next-generation battery startup pitched by Dr Ismail Sami, has won first place in this year’s hotly contested Chris Abell Postdoc Business Plan Competition, beating battery tech peers and others to secure the £20,000 first prize provided by Cambridge Enterprise.

MoSTLi, co-...

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ArtioSense wins IOP Business Award

31 October 2023

ArtioSense Limited, a spin-out from the University of Cambridge has been awarded the Institute of Physics Lee Lucas Award for the team’s development of novel microfluidics-based force sensing technology for addressing a key unmet clinical need in joint replacement surgery.


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What to know more about our postgraduate research degrees?

26 October 2023

We're pleased to share our latest video about our postgraduate research degrees in the Department of Materials Science!  Watch below or within Youtube.

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Mike Ashby Associate Professorship established

12 October 2023

The Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy is pleased to announce the establishment in perpetuity of the Mike Ashby Associate Professorship to support researchers in the early stages of their careers. 

The Joint Heads of Materials Science & Metallurgy, Professors Ruth Cameron...

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