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Four Department winners - CSAR PhD Student Awards 2018!

5 April 2018

The Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR) recently announced the names of the 10 PhD students from the University of Cambridge who have received the 2018 CSAR PhD Student Awards for Applied Research.  Four of the award winners are Materials Scientists: Alexander Avramenko,...

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The Naked (Materials) Scientists!

4 April 2018

Dr Rachel Oliver participated in The Naked Scientists Q&A: Greedy Guts & Useless Numbers on Sunday 25th March.  The panel of experts comprised geneticist and food neuroscientist Giles Yeo, biologist and insect expert Chris Pull, material scientist Rachel Oliver and mathematician Bobby...

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Science Festival news: The Science of Ice Cream features on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

15 March 2018

Mike Smith, a member of the team of researchers hosting The Science of Ice Cream demonstration lectures, will be live on BBC Radio Cambridgehire between 10.30-11.30am on Monday 19th March.

Listen online at: https...

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Total Energy and Force Methods 2018

16 January 2018

The latest workshop in the “mini” series associated to the “Total Energies and Forces” conference, organised by ICTP in Trieste every two years, was held in Cambridge from 9th to 11th January 2018.

The workshop focused on the most recent developments in the field of...

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Dr Xavier Moya attends SRUK Emerging Talent Award presentation

19 December 2017

Dr Xavier Moya (above, centre) was presented with his SRUK Emerging Talent Award 2017 in a ceremony at the Spanish Embassy.   The presentation was made by Carlos Bastarrache Sagües, the Spanish Ambassador to the UK, Antonio Escámez, President of the Banco Santander Foundation (above, right),...

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Jim Charles, 1926 – 2017

16 November 2017

We are deeply saddened to announce that Dr Jim Charles, Emeritus Reader in Metallurgy, died peacefully in Cambridge on 13 November 2017, aged 91.

Jim is remembered fondly.

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Materials Science Postgraduate Open Day - 3rd November

19 October 2017

Interested in postgraduate study?  Come to the Department on Friday 3 November to hear about our research opportunities and taught courses, meet the academic staff, and have a guided tour with current students. All prospective students welcome.  Regular bus service from the centre of town to the...

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Q&A with Prof Serena Best CBE

19 September 2017

September's issue of IOM3 Materials world magazine features a Q & A session with Professor Serena Best CBE FREng FIMMM.

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Rolls Royce and the RR UTC shortlisted for an award at this year's THE Awards

7 September 2017

Rolls Royce has been shortlisted for its work with the universities of Cambridge, Birmingham and Swansea in the Most Innovative Contribution to Business-University Collaboration category at this year’s Times Higher Education Awards.  The Rolls Royce UTC has been part of the...

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Postgraduate Open Day event - save the date - 3rd Nov

5 September 2017

The Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy will be participating in the University's Postgraduate Open Day on Friday 3 November. During the afternoon session at the Department there will be opportunities to discuss PhD projects, the MASt in Materials Science, and MPhil in Micro- and...

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