Our Materials Science Faculty
Materials are key to the next generation of energy, defence, medicine, transportation and computing technologies.
In the videos below, our experts explain more about their research and its applications in the real world. Discover how our scientists are developing materials to repair bones, advance space exploration and work towards a more sustainable world.
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What is nuclear energy and how can we improve materials?
Dr Mark Wenman and PhD student Aaron Chote delve deeper into their study of nuclear energy, explaining the importance of finding new materials to predict 'end of life' of power stations and producing new materials with improved radiation tolerance.