In this month’s edition, you can read about the progress on the Royce Discovery Centre, how the Department has fared in the annual student surveys, a bit of history of the department and how we have given some of our second year students the chance to take part in research projects.
This month, you can read about how we’ve adapted one of our most popular lab sessions to remote participation, hear what some of our female students and staff love about Materials Science and Engineering, a public lecture on magnets, some new equipment for the Henry Royce Institute and award winning research into nuclear waste disposal.
This month, you can read about a superstar technician producing PPE for local key workers, how students are adapting to studying in lockdown, and the development of materials for fusion reactors. There’s also an invitation to participate in a webinar on Materials for Energy Transition, a story about how MatSoc is helping us stay sociable and a video about why cement is interesting.
This month, you can read about how our undergraduates have contributed to cutting-edge research, materials testing at home, online experiments for schools, and the awarding of coveted Future Leaders Fellowships by UKRI.
This month, you can read about interdiciplinary battery research, materials used to simulate the Chernobly elephant foot, Freshgate Trust Foundation Awards, and watch the second of our mini videos about some of the fantastic research we’re doing in the department.
This month, you can read about award winning staff, academics who have been appointed as Government Advisors, see how art and science overlap, and watch the first of our mini videos about some of the fantastic research we’re doing in the department.
This month, we’re featuring a profile of one of our new academic staff, Professor Ipsita Roy, some fascinating additive manufacturing research, a case study on a student on Year in Industry, and a podcast on jet engines.