Cementing the links between academia and industry

On 6 February 2017 researchers, academics, professional staff and students from across the Department ventured out into the Peak District. But this was no ‘walk in the park’. This was one of the biggest cement research groups visiting the biggest cement plant in the UK! Research Associate Theodore Hanein shares his take on the recent excursion to…

Photosoc: the other major part of my university life

Being a part of photosoc has been a major part of my university experience. I have lots of friends from the society, and I have learnt many useful skills. I became interested in photography when I was around 16, I bought my first DSLR camera at 17, a second hand Canon 350D from 2005, which…

An intern in Hong Kong

Hello, I’m Euan. I’m currently a second year student reading Materials Science and Engineering with Industrial Management (BEng). I’ve just spent this past summer as an intern for BK AsiaPacific in Hong Kong. I first applied for my internship through the University’s MyVacancies e-mail (an online jobs database for students). I wanted to get a…