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UoM Materials Oct 11
Great Department External Advisory Board meeting with Simon Gibbon (Akzo Nobel) Martin Knox, Simon Webster (BP) Michael Elwell (Formally Aliaxis) Richard Lydon (Formally Clear Edge Tech.) Hugh Finn (Autoliv) Tony Attard (Panaz) David Farrar (Xiros) Roger Digby (Formally Exova)!
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UoM Materials Oct 11
Free tomorrow (Saturday 12th of October)? Why not come along to one of our open days? Learn about our courses, our campus, and our city! We even have an app called "UoM Open Days" so you can keep up with all the activities. Register here:
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UoM Materials Oct 10
A reminder that the Made in Manchester Careers Fair is happening on Wednesday the 16th of October 13.00-16.00 in C1, Sackville Street Building. Attendees confirmed thus far include and . More information here:
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UoM Materials Oct 10
goes live today at for providing a free online mental health resource for students and staff. It is monitored 24/7 by trained counsellors but also provides a range of resources for mental health and wellbeing.
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UoM Materials Oct 10
Take the time to talk to friends and colleagues about how they are feeling. 🙂Share some compliments that you would otherwise keep to yourself and make someone's day! 😁 Look after yourself also - some tips in the thread below. 😊
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UoM Materials Oct 10
Congratulations to for making it happen with UK Parliament. Research with impact is important for all, but increasing the diversity of impactful voices is even better!
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UoM Materials Oct 9
Yesterday was . But the achievements of women in STEM, whether in the past, present, or possible future, is worth celebrating more than once a year. So for all those wanting to learn more about women in science, technology, engineering, and maths, read below.
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UoM Materials Oct 4
Green to the Extreme and Green Queens: two teams working hard to make our Department a more sustainable place to work. They have just received their Bronze Green Impact award - great news to brighten up a Friday afternoon! Congratulations! 🎉
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UoM Materials Oct 4
Congratulations! 🥳 More important research helping to make fashion more sustainable and socially responsible
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UoM Materials Oct 3
The *Better World Awards* are open for nominations so can celebrate social responsibility at . If you know a staff member, student, or recent alumni making a different to society or the environment click here:
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UoM Materials Oct 3
The Made in Manchester Careers Fair is happening on Wednesday the 16th of October 13.00-16.00 in C1, Sackville Street Building. Attendees confirmed thus far include and . More information here:
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UoM Materials Oct 3
The industry is currently one of the biggest contributors to the climate crisis. Fortunately academics in our Department are working hard to change that!
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UoM Materials Oct 2
Do you know an inspirational woman in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)? 🙋‍♀️Why not nominate them for the *Inspire Women in STEM* award? 👩‍🔬 Details here: 🧪🧬🔬💊🔭🧫🧲🗜️🌉🏗️⚛️📊📈
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UoM Materials Oct 1
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UoM Materials Oct 1
Digital Marketing & Analytics Special Interest Group (SIG) are co-hosting a launch event for staff and doctoral students with the Ethics & Marketing SIG on the 21st of October 2019. For details and registration:
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UoM Materials Sep 30
Come and celebrate Black History Month with us by hearing David Olusoga speak on the joint histories and shared pasts between Britain and people of African descent. All welcome on Thursday, 10 October. Details at
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New Scientist Live Sep 24
Join Sarah Cartmell who will describe how a new patented device made from a nanofibrous degradable polymer can help damaged tendons regrow, potentially reducing healing time and increasing the strength of tendon repair. Get your tickets now:
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UoM Materials Sep 27
Take part in our new consent and sexual violence workshop pilot to be in with a chance of winning £200 Amazon vouchers. One workshop at 14.30 today and another at 17.00. More informatiopn here:
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UoM Materials Sep 26
Open Days! Registration opens 28/09. Our doors will open so you can learn about our courses and meet staff. We'll also bring some materials into the open for you to interact with. Open the link for dates & details: P.s. we're open to more puns.
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Green Materials Lab Sep 23
We move into our new labs in the in 2020 & are expanding our team! We have 3 PhD positions w start dates btw May and Sept 2020. (1) Polymeric frustrated Lewis pairs, (2) Sustainable polymer synthesis, (3) Polymer recycling. Share and get in touch!
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