Research Excellence Framework 2014
Our world-leading staff and talented graduates help to shape the world around us, developing innovative materials to improve lives and protect the environment.
Transition to Engineering
Organisations specialising in advanced high value materials manufacturing require well qualified STEM professionals. Our brand new course equips you with the technical skills and personal qualities necessary for a high-level career in the advanced manufacturing industry.Take the next step>
Congratulations to PhD student Colleen Mann, awarded the IoM3 Young Persons' Lecture Competition and now UK representative at the World Competition.Be inspired>
Our comittment to equality
We have been awarded the Athena SWAN Silver Award from the UK Equality Challenge Unit in recognition of our significant and sustained commitment to gender equality.Find out more>
A world leading department, with a strong history of excellence for research. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework puts us in the UK top 10 for research output and 5th for research excellence in materials science.Our research> Centres and facilities> Latest discoveries - featured publication of the month>