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Dr Nick Jones promoted to Reader

25 June 2020

Congratulations to Dr Nicholas Jones who will be promoted to Reader from 1st October 2020 - announced last night in the Cambridge University Reporter.


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Prof Rachel Oliver in Top 50 Women in Engineering

23 June 2020

On International Women's in Engineering Day, Prof. Rachel Oliver has been named one the Top 50 Women in Engineering: Sustainability by the Women's Engineering Society, recognising that she is a pioneer of new technologies for LEDs.   LEDs commonly used in lighting are based on gallium nitride (...

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Twitter Q&A for Prospective Students - Cambridge Virtual Open Days 2020

18 June 2020

Join us on Twitter in 2 weeks time for our Materials Science/Natural Sciences Q&A for prospective students - part of the University of Cambridge Virtual Open Days 2020.

Submit your question in advance on Twitter to https://twitter....

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Postgraduate 'Virtual' Open Day 2020

03 June 2020

In light of the latest advice about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our in-person Cambridge Postgraduate Open Day has been cancelled. However, the University is working on producing a virtual alternative which will be available in November, which we will be a part of.   More information...

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Dr Bartomeu Monserrat named as a JPhys Materials Emerging Leader

11 May 2020

Dr Bartomeu Monserrat, Gianna Angelopoulos Lecturer in Computational Materials Science, has been named one of the IoP JPhys Materials Emerging Leaders of 2020.  JPhys Materials has brought together the best early-career researchers in materials science and will publish their...

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Professor Chhowalla receives IOM3 award

20 April 2020

We congratulate Professor Manish Chhowalla on being awarded two prizes recently.  Manish is the recipient of one of the IOM3's Premier Awards - the Griffith Medal & Prize.  This was awarded to acknowledge his major contributions to understanding of 2D materials and devices. In particular, he...

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Prof Driscoll awarded £2M ERC Advanced Grant

01 April 2020

Prof Judith Driscoll has received a £2M ERC Advanced Grant for work on nanostructured electronic materials.  She is also spearheading joint work of her team, as well as those of other Cambridge ERC Advanced Grant holders - Profs Jeremy Baumberg and Mete Atatüre of the Cavendish Laboratory, on...

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Department closure - COVID-19

23 March 2020

The University has now moved into a phase where major operational restrictions are in place; contingency plans have been implemented in which many University buildings will be closed and staff will be working remotely. Throughout this period of disruption the Department will continue to answer...

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PhD Studentships: Collaboration between University of Cambridge, Diamond Light Source, and the ISIS Pulsed Neutron Spallation Source

11 February 2020

Applications are invited for three PhD studentships to be run in close collaboration between the University of Cambridge (Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy), Diamond Light Source and the ISIS Pulsed Neutron Spallation Source. These studentships provide research opportunities to...

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Dr Tom Bennett receives Philip Leverhulme Prize

07 February 2020

Dr Tom Bennett will receive his 2019 Philip Leverhulme Prize for Chemistry at a Gala Dinner on 11th March.  He has already begun to put the generous prize fund to good use by appointing a new Research Associate within his group who is looking at the design of new amorphous hybrid materials for...

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