June 2016

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In this issue of Materials News June 2016 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 enquiries@materials.unsw.edu.au    

Welcome from the HoS

We will shortly reach the end of an era when the “old” Materials Science and Engineering building is demolished in the coming weeks. The building is currently being prepared for demolition and is scheduled to be leveled shortly. For many decades the building served the School admirably but, in recent years, it simply became too small and too dilapidated. The building was ‘home’ to thousands of students and hundreds of staff members and will be fondly remembered by many. 

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Research News 

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was recently in China announcing a partnership of $100 million between UNSW Australia and the Chinese Government that our School of Materials Science and Engineering is well positioned to take advantage of over the coming years...

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Staff and School News

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 involved with a wide range of activities over the past few months. This edition covers the annual MATSOC First Year Camp that is the highlight of many new students' first year experience, as well as international opportunities and achievements by our talented undergraduates and postgraduates...

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Alumni News

Recently the school hosted its first industry careers night ‘What happens in the ‘real’ world?’ which gave the opportunity for current students to connect with a variety of recent alumni who have graduated within the last few years...