Welcome to Interfaces! Read on to find out about the development of biopolymers, leading research which features in Nature, how to use social media to promote research and the results of the SMEA Young Person’s Lecture Competition. We also ask you to share you revision and exam tips, and invite you to an event celebrating International Women’s Day and a conference arranged by the Henry Royce Institute.
Welcome to Interfaces! Read on to find out about advances in superconducting materials, more awards for our staff and alumni, a new project on improving the sustainability of the UK’s foundation industries, free access to FlashyScience for schools and progress on the Royce Discovery Centre comissioning.
Welcome to Interfaces! Read on to find out about our students benefitting from internships with the Henry Royce Institute, the development of cold sintering of glass, more honours for our early career researchers, how atomic force microscopy is being used to detect antibiotic resistance and Professor John Provis’s contribution to a Twitter Conferenc on Sustainable Materials
Welcome back to Interfaces! Read on to find out about how research is changing the way new medical treatments may be tested, how we are advancing the understanding of magnetic interactions in perovskite materials and the success of one of our PhD students. You can also read how one of our research groups adapted an international conference to run online.
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.