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Events in the Department of Materials

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

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

12:00 - 13:00 19 November 2019

**Unfortunately this seminar has been cancelled.** We apologise for the late notice, but the speaker has become ill and is unable to travel for the seminar. We are planning to reschedule for the spring semester. Abstract: The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is the UK’s National Measurement Institute. We are responsible for realising and..

Nuclear community quiz night

16:00 - 21:00 26 November 2019

A not nuclear-themed quiz and opportunity for the University's dispersed nuclear community to enjoy some food and drinks together. Teams of up to six people - you can bring one or join one on the day. Please book your place via Eventbrite:

Workshop for active materials experiments at Harwell

09:00 - 17:00 27 November 2019

Workshop for development of equipment and processes for safe analysis of radioactive user samples using the beamlines on the Harwell site. We will focus on existing capability, science cases and user requirements for future development. Preliminary schedule: - 09:00-11:30 Pre-meeting tour and discussion for attendees arriving the previous..

The Manchester Metallurgical Society Seminar entitled ‘Steel-Bessemer to the 21st Century’

18:00 - 20:00 03 December 2019

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

Department of Materials Safety Induction

10:00 - 12:30 09 December 2019

This is for new staff, students, visiting academics and colleagues from other Schools coming to work in Materials. Please let me know if you or a member of your group needs to attend so I can update the register.

Ozan Öktem - Bayesian inversion for tomography through machine learning

12:00 - 13:00 10 December 2019

Join us for this research seminar, part of the SQUIDS (Statistics, quantification of uncertainty, inverse problems and data science) seminar series. Abstract: The talk will outline recent approaches for using (deep) convolutional neural networks to solve a wide range of inverse problems, such as tomographic image reconstruction. Emphasis is o..

PDRA Christmas Social

17:30 - 21:00 10 December 2019

Come and meet with other PDRA's from around the Department in a social setting as we visit the Christmas Markets and play some "Epic" Crazy Golf at Junkyard Golf Manchester. Entry to the golf is included in your FREE ticket - places are limited so sign up early! Food and drink are available to order at the Markets and at Junkyard Golf. Me..

Plastics in the Environment workshop

10:00 - 13:00 11 December 2019

On the 11 December Manchester Environmental Research Institute will be hosting the inaugural 'Plastics in the Environment' workshop. The aim of the group is to: 1) Connect individuals and groups working in the area. 2) Encourage cross-discipline collaboration. 3) Identify potential new avenues for research and funding. 4) Enable a rapid..

The Manchester Metallurgical Society Seminar entitled ‘Functional and Decorative Applications of Glass Flakes in Protective Coatings Polymers and High Performance Pigments’

18:00 - 20:00 07 January 2020

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

The Manchester Metallurgical Society seminar entitled ‘Good and Evil of Tribological Engineering Surfaces’

18:00 - 20:00 04 February 2020

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

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