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Events in the Department of Materials

Find out more about events, seminars and public lectures in the Department of Materials.

IoM3 Young Persons’ Lecture Competition Manchester Heat

18:00 - 20:00 03 March 2020

There will be four talks: Beth Trinh - Rapid diagnosis of bacterial infections: A junction between material science and biology Giulia Mazzei - Lead-Induced Stress Corrosion Cracking of Alloy 690TT Paul Barron - Metallurgy in the Pre-Columbian Andes Dominic Shore - Thin Coatings for Light Alloy Components in the Automotive Industry A b..

Louise Wright - Maths, modelling and measurement: data science at the National Physical Laboratory

12:00 - 13:00 03 March 2020

***Postponed due to strike action*** This seminar has been rescheduled to 5 May 2020. Abstract: The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is the UK’s National Measurement Institute. We are responsible for realising and disseminating the seven SI base units, ensuring that measurements made in the UK are comparable to measurements the world over..

Seminar entitled "Functional conjugated polymer and polymer-based nanowires : benefits of the nanoscale"

12:30 - 13:30 09 March 2020

There is tremendous interest in one-dimensional nanostructures, since they permit enhanced properties as well as new paradigms for electronic, optical, optoelectronic, and photonic devices. Besides inorganic systems, polymeric nanowires and nanotubes are being intensively investigated. Indeed, they allow to design complex architectures by com..

#WENFORUM presents: WHY'S CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE?

18:00 - 21:00 11 March 2020

Why's Climate Justice a Feminist Issue? Come join the conversation for an evening of discussion with stalls and refreshments. Join us for an evening of lively discussion hosted by The School of Social Sciences at The University of Manchester. Enjoy browsing the stalls, participating in an interactive panel discussion, and networking at the W..

IOM3 Women in Materials Spring Seminar 2020

14:00 - 17:00 11 March 2020

In the week of International Women’s Day The Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IOM3) and the Materials Performance Centre are proud to be hosting the Women in Materials Spring Seminar 2020. The seminar will focus on careers, mentoring and networking for women within the materials industry. All genders are welcome at the event.

Seminar entitled "Exploring the impact of carbon structure in low-temperature hydrogen fuel cells by electron microscopy"

14:00 - 15:00 12 March 2020

Graphitized carbons play a critical role in the electrodes of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. As a support material, they influence the activity and stability of Pt nanoparticles, while also impacting the dispersion of proton-conducting ionomer, the distribution of pore space, and electrical conductivity. In platinum group metal-fr..

IoM3 Young Persons’ Lecture Competition North West Heat

18:00 - 20:00 17 March 2020

This is the North West heat of the competition with a cash prize for the winner. The winner will go onto the National final to represent the North West. *Subject to Participation of other NW Societies

Introduction to the Harwell National Facilities

10:30 - 16:00 01 April 2020

Discover the science and techniques used at Diamond Light Source and ISIS Neutron & Muon Source and learn how they could benefit your research. Register now for this free of charge one day event aimed at staff and research students who have not previously engaged with the national facilities at Harwell Campus (or who have done so minimally)...

The University of Manchester at Harwell Roadshow

08:45 - 17:00 02 April 2020

An opportunity for experienced users of Harwell national facilities to forge new & deepen existing links with ISIS Neutron and Muon Source, Diamond Light Source, the Central Laser Facility and the Scientific Computing Department. Join Manchester colleagues and staff from the national facilities and: • get updates from Harwell national faci..

The Manchester Metallurgical Society seminar entitled ‘Magnesium Development – Ranging from Light Weight Applications to Medical Devices’

18:00 - 20:00 07 April 2020

To be confirmed Free buffet from 18:00 in the foyer of the MSS Tower.

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