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New leadership for the Department of Materials Science

28 September 2018

The Department welcomes a new leadership team from 1st October 2018.  Professor Paul Midgley is stepping into the Head of Department role and will be ably supported by Professor Serena Best CBE and Professor James Elliott as Deputy Heads with responsibilities for Research and Teaching,...

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Dr Robert Hoye awarded Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship

21 September 2018

Dr Robert Hoye has been awarded a prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship to advance his research career. These Fellowships provide early-career researchers with five years’ worth of funding and mentorship, enabling them to develop independent careers in research and...

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Prof Judith Driscoll becomes Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow

18 September 2018

We are very pleased to announce that Prof Judith Driscoll is one of the 50 new fellows elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Two Department postdocs selected as semi-finalists of the University's Postdoc Business Plan Competition

01 August 2018

Paul Coxon and Tongtong Zhu have been selected as semi-finalists in the 2018 Postdoc Business Plan Competition, run by Cambridge Enterprise with the Entrepreneurial Postdocs of Cambridge (EPOC).  These postdocs and their projects now advance to the next phase of the competition along with 10...

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Dr Cate Ducati wins an RMS Medal

01 August 2018

We are really pleased to announce that Dr Cate Ducati has won the Royal Microscopical Society Medal for Innovation in Applied Microscopy for Engineering and Physical Sciences for her outstanding scientific achievements in applying microscopy in the fields of engineering and physical science....

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Dr Owen Saxton receives the IOP Lord Rayleigh Medal and Prize

25 July 2018

Dr Owen Saxton, who has worked closely with many of members of the Electron Microscopy group over many years as a 'Senior Affiliate' of the Department, has been awarded the Lord Rayleigh Medal and Prize from the Institute of Physics.  This is to recognise his contributions to the Gerchberg-...

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Dr Robert Hoye wins a RAEng Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year award

28 June 2018

Dr Robert Hoye is one of five young engineers who have had an outstanding impact in their respective fields early in their careers and received this prestigious award at the Royal Academy of Engineering Awards Dinner on Wednesday 27 June.

The RAEng Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the...

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Dr Thomas Bennett wins ISIS Science Impact Award 2018

19 June 2018

Dr Thomas Bennett has won the ISIS Science Impact Award for his work using neutrons to help reveal the structure of a melt-quenched metal-organic framework glass - the first example of the new hybrid glass family.

The ISIS Impact Awards are presented by the ISIS Neutron and Muon Source ...

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Postgraduate Open Day - 2 November 2018

07 June 2018

The University of Cambridge, alongside the Cambridge Departments and Colleges, invite you to the Cambridge Postgraduate Open Day on Friday 2 November 2018. The day is open to all those seeking to apply for postgraduate study at the University and will provide opportunities to meet department...

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Universities and Science Minister for England visits the Department

17 May 2018

Sam Gyimah MP,  Universities and Science Minister for England, visited the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge on the 16th May 2018. During a tour of the Department facilities and laboratories, he met with postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers...

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