University of Manchester: Polymers and Composites

InstitutionUniversity of Manchester
Department Department of Materials View department profile
Web http://www.manchester.ac.uk/materials
Email pgr-materials@manchester.ac.uk
Study type Research

Summary

Our polymers and composites research focuses on developing advanced polymers and multi-functional composites for a variety of applications. Research activities in this area include bio-inspired morphing composites, 3D printing polymers, self-healing polymers, stimulus responsive polymers, microgels, hydrogels, and fluorescent gels.

A research degree from the School and the University is held in the highest esteem and recognised worldwide. Many of our graduates work in the most prestigious institutions and organisations throughout the world, and much of the School's research has a significant impact on society and commerce.

The School provides first-class opportunities and facilities for our students to study specific subjects in-depth to a postgraduate research degree level. There are flexible study packages available, as well as an extensive range of PhD studentships and University funding packages. Many of our research students are sponsored by a variety of School, University and industry resources. Please contact us to find out more.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

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Master of Philosophy - MPhil

University of Manchester
School of Materials

 

University of Manchester - School of MaterialsThe School is a leading international research school, employing over 90 academic staff, spanning seven research areas, and hosting industry-sponsored research centres in the areas of composites, energy materials, materials performance and materials imaging, providing a unique capability to process and analyse materials of all types. We have over 250 postgraduate research students and 125 Postdoctoral Research Assistants from a wide range of science, engineering and management backgrounds. Our postgraduate programmes are academically challenging and forward-thinking. Industry drives their content, and we invite many to work alongside us in our strategic development, ensuring that ...

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