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Events in the School of Materials

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

Advanced Modular Reactors: the future of Nuclear Power in the UK?

11:30 - 12:30 02 May 2019

In 2018 the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy initiated a competition to look at the feasibility of a range of new reactor technologies, as the next step from the current water cooled reactor technology. Funding was given to 7 advanced fission reactor designs and a small fusion reactor to carry out the feasibility studies, w..

Schuster Colloquium - Professor Timothy Spiller - Quantum Technologies

15:00 - 16:30 08 May 2019

Professor Timothy Spiller (University of York) Quantum technologies are new disruptive technologies in which fundamental aspects of quantum physics are instrumental in providing advantages over the conventional technology counterparts. Examples include quantum computing, sensing, imaging and communications; I'll outline examples and illustrat..

Henry Royce materials summer school 2019

01 - 04 July 2019

The Henry Royce materials summer school is a four-day residential course held in July each year, that introduces students to materials science and gives them a flavour of what it’s like to study at the University. The summer school is for students in Years 10-11 and costs £200 with a £25 deposit payable to secure a place. Bursaries are ava..

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