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Materials Science - Economics / Business - 19.08.2021
UK-based consortium established to develop prototype solid-state batteries
A consortium of seven UK-based organisations has signed a memorandum of understanding to combine ambitions to develop world-leading prototype solid-state battery technology, targeting automotive applications.

Physics - Materials Science - 10.08.2021
New manufacturing process could be passport to flexible next-gen electronics
A new method for manufacturing electronics which prints high-performance silicon directly onto flexible materials could lead to breakthroughs in technologies including prosthetics, high-end electronics and fully bendable digital displays. https://youtu.be/GqkjDCHeVws In a new paper published in the journal NPJ Flexible Electronics , engineers from the University of Glasgow's Bendable Electronics and Sensing Technologies (BEST) group outline how they have streamlined and improved the conventional process for creating flexible large area electronics.

Materials Science - Administration - 28.07.2021
Global approach is needed on battery regulation
New European Union regulations on batteries could offer a huge boost to the global decarbonisation mission - but only if it leverages its political and economic weight to ensure a fairer global marketplace.

Environment - Materials Science - 19.07.2021
New GEIC Tier 2 partners showcase range of 2D material tech
Graphene@Manchester is pleased to announce a range of new industrial partnerships, with three new Tier 2 agreements signed in July and more to follow in the coming weeks.

Campus - Materials Science - 30.06.2021
Norton Motorcycles supports student electric motorcycle research with WMG, University of Warwick
Norton Motorcycles engineers have supported students at WMG, University of Warwick to develop a TT capable electric racing motorcycle, named 'Frontier' This includes donating a high performance bike

Health - Materials Science - 23.06.2021
Researcher named one of Top 50 Women in Engineering
Dr Sohini Kar-Narayan from Cambridge's Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy has been named one of the top 50 Women in Engineering 2021 by the Women's Engineering Society.

Materials Science - Physics - 22.06.2021
Clare Grey awarded ¤1 million Körber Prize
Clare Grey awarded ¤1 million Körber Prize
The Körber European Science Prize 2021, worth one million euros, is to be awarded to University of Cambridge chemist Professor Clare Grey, one of the UK's leading battery researchers.

Materials Science - Electroengineering - 07.06.2021
Lead-acid battery lifespan to be increased for use in energy storage systems
· Lead-acid batteries are an established alternative to Li-ion batteries as they are simpler safer to use and are recyclable · How to increase the lifespan and health of batteries will be researched by WMG, University of Warwick, in collaboration with Loughborough University.

Materials Science - Economics / Business - 01.04.2021
Act now to secure the UK's critical materials supply, say Birmingham experts
Act now to secure the UK’s critical materials supply, say Birmingham experts
The UK must act now to ensure a stable supply of technology-critical metals (TCMs) essential for its transition to clean energy and the delivery of its ten point plan for a green industrial revolution, according to a produced by the University of Birmingham.

Environment - Materials Science - 15.12.2020

Physics - Materials Science - 10.12.2020
UofG lends support to transatlantic quantum collaboration
Researchers from the University of Glasgow are lending their expertise to a UK-Canada partnership which aims to create an advanced manufacturing toolkit for quantum sensing and quantum computing.

Health - Materials Science - 19.11.2020
Anti-COVID-19 nasal spray ’ready for use in humans’
A nasal spray that can provide effective protection against the COVID-19 virus has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham, using materials already cleared for use in humans.

Environment - Materials Science - 12.11.2020

Materials Science - Chemistry - 23.10.2020
Researchers tackle the surface transmission of COVID-19 in new partnership
A project to develop surface treatments that can provide long-lasting protection against the COVID-19 virus has been launched at the University of Birmingham.

Event - Materials Science - 05.10.2020
Black Legacies in STEM exhibition launches today
To celebrate Black History Month 2020, an exhibition curated by Africans in STEM entitled 'Past & Present: Black Legacies in STEM' launches online today (5 October).

Physics - Materials Science - 17.09.2020
CSC develops sensors for micro-defects
Sensors which detect micro-defects in materials are being developed by the Compound Semiconductor Centre - Cardiff University's joint venture with IQE.

Health - Materials Science - 15.09.2020

Environment - Materials Science - 11.09.2020
Digital 3D models of London chart path to lower emissions
An interactive 3D map of London that grades the energy efficiency of more than 3.5 million properties has been built by UCL researchers for the Greater London Authority (GLA) to inform efforts in tackling fuel poverty and reducing carbon emissions.

Materials Science - 13.08.2020
Coffee stains inspire new printing technique
Have you ever spilled your coffee on your desk? You may then have observed one of the most puzzling phenomena of fluid mechanics - the coffee-ring effect.

Materials Science - Physics - 12.08.2020
Why nanomaterial quality matters, and the smart new way to check it
A new way to check the quality of nanomaterials like graphene has emerged from a team at the University of Sussex.

Materials Science - Environment - 08.07.2020
Printed coatings enable more efficient solar cells
Researchers at Cambridge, Imperial and Singapore have developed a method to print ultrathin coatings on next-generation solar cells, allowing them to work in tandem with silicon solar cells to boost efficiencies. Photovoltaics, or solar cells, work by absorbing sunlight to produce clean electricity. But photovoltaics can absorb only a fraction of the solar spectrum, which limits their efficiencies.

Materials Science - Economics / Business - 02.07.2020

Chemistry - Materials Science - 24.06.2020

Chemistry - Materials Science - 16.06.2020
Using Jenga to explain lithium-ion batteries
Tower block games such as Jenga can be used to explain to schoolchildren how lithium-ion batteries work, meeting an educational need to better understand a power source that has become vital to everyday life.

Economics / Business - Materials Science - 09.06.2020

Materials Science - 08.06.2020

Materials Science - Physics - 19.03.2020
£1 million for nanotech: invisibility cloaks, smart tyres and supermarket tags
£1 million for nanotech: invisibility cloaks, smart tyres and supermarket tags Scientists at the University of Sussex have secured a major cash boost for their research into the real-world applications of nanomaterials.

Environment - Materials Science - 24.02.2020

Computer Science - Materials Science - 17.02.2020
UCL to host a national supercomputer centre
UCL has received £4.5 million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to build a national supercomputer centre to improve support for UK researchers making scientific breakthroughs, such as designing better batteries and improving drug design. Since 2016, the Materials and Molecular Modelling Hub led by UCL, has brought together partners in London's Thomas Young Centre and others across the country to carry out ground-breaking research on the properties of new and existing materials, and this new funding will build on the Hub's capability.

Physics - Materials Science - 11.02.2020
Blue sky inking: How nanomaterials could lower retail waste and speed up the stock take
As part of the new £8 million ESRC investment in Digital Futures at Work Research Centre ,'University of Sussex academics and an innovative SME have teamed up with the world's largest retail company

Physics - Materials Science - 20.01.2020
Nuclear waste could be recycled for diamond battery power
A team of physicists and chemists from the University of Bristol hope to recycle radioactive material directly from a former nuclear power plant in Gloucestershire to generate ultra-long-lasting power sources.

Health - Materials Science - 10.01.2020
COPD care and composite creations: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From new research into lung disease treatment in the UK, to a grant to develop high performance polymer composites, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Environment - Materials Science - 02.01.2020
Women in STEM: Angela Harper
Angela Harper is a PhD candidate at the Cavendish Laboratory, a member of Churchill College, and a Gates Cambridge Scholar.

Materials Science - Chemistry - 16.12.2019
Oil-catching sponge could soak up residue from offshore drilling
An oil-catching sponge, developed at the University of Toronto and Imperial, could help thwart water contamination from offshore oil drilling. Drilling and fracking for oil under the seabed produces 100 billion barrels of oil-contaminated wastewater each year by releasing tiny oil droplets into surrounding water.

Materials Science - Environment - 09.12.2019
Birmingham and BAM extend partnership and launch joint research centre
The University of Birmingham today extended an agreement with Germany's Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung - BAM) that will see the partners create a joint research centre for Chemistry and Materials Science.

Career - Materials Science - 06.12.2019