December 2015

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In this issue of Materials News December 2015 we have the latest School News, showcasing the successes of our staff and students and the latest updates coming from our research and teaching. If you would like to share some news or contribute to the next edition of Materials News please contact us at    

Welcome from the HoS

As we move towards the end of the year, we reflect on what has been a remarkable period in the life of the School. The year was inevitably dominated by the School’s relocation into its new building in this first half of 2015. This was, at once, exciting and tumultuous, yet inevitably disruptive. 

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Research News 

Over the past few months the school has been very successful in receiving various grants and fellowships to support research and infrastructure in Materials Science and Engineering

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Staff News

In addition to John Daniels and Jianqiang Zhang being promoted to Associate Professor, the school would like to recognise and congratulate our amazing staff for their continuing hard work and dedication to teaching, learning and research over the past few months...

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Student News

Our students have been very active throughout the world this year with ten currently placed in Taichung University, Taiwan and North Carolina State University, USA. This article gives some brief updates on their first impressions, research areas and expectations for the rest of their summer research projects

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Alumni News

In July the school hosted an Alumni Dinner and Building Warming Party to celebrate our new facilities and give our alumni a first look at the new building with a chance to catch up over cocktails...