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Department of Materials

Researcher pouring liquid in the Photon Science Institute


Our range of facilities and equipment are key to supporting the quality of our research and teaching, and the needs of the industries that work with us.

From synthetic/textile fibre chemistry to materials processing and testing, our labs and physical spaces support the very latest in the characteriation and development of materials.

We are working hard to ensure we are able to provide safe access to these facilities in line with the latest government advice. The safety and wellbeing of our staff and students is our highest priority and we will be providing health and safety briefings as part of your induction.

Facilities used by the Department of Materials to support new research in textiles and materials science include: