News & Events

Click on the links below to find out more about some of the activities that CDT students have been participating in.

Watch this space to find out more about our upcoming open days.

18 Sep 2018

10th cohort has arrived . A big welcome to our 10th cohort - our biggest cohort yet with 22 students. Currently at Cressbrook Hall and, as usual, having lots of fun. Lots of chatting going on - some of it even about metallurgy.

04 Apr 2018

CDT Open Day - 2nd May. Find out more about our programme and research at the @OfficialUoM CDT open afternoon on Wednesday 2nd May at 2pm in C24 Sackville Street Building, Manchester.

27 Mar 2018

FAST-forge in the news. The CDT FAST-forge project, a novel way of producing near-net-shape titanium components from as few as two processing steps, has been in the news this week following an announcement by the defence secretary Gavin Williamson.

06 Mar 2018

Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy. The first Annual Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy took place at Armourers Hall in London on the 27th of February.

01 Feb 2018

Science Communication at the BBC. Our final year students recently attended a course to learn about science journalism through the experience of creating their own radio and TV broadcasts.

17 Oct 2017

Open Days. Come and meet us on 14th February in Manchester or 28th February in Sheffield.

16 Oct 2017

Manchester PGR Open Day. Come at meet us at the University of Manchester Postgraduate Research Open Day on 25th October.

05 Sep 2017

Monopoly: The Materials Edition Case Study. Monopoly: The Materials Edition has been selected by the EPSRC for publication in a book of case studies, showcasing the work of Centres for Doctoral Training.

24 Jul 2017

National Student Conference 2017. The CDT hosted the seventh National Student Conference in Metallic Materials on 17th and 18th July, held at the University of Sheffield. The event was a great success attracting over 140 attendees from around the UK.

23 Jun 2017

Three Minute Thesis. One of our students, Mel Keogh, recently won the 2017 University of Manchester Three Minute Thesis prize for her talk on corrosion doughnuts!

30 May 2017

ThinkPhD. We'll be at the ThinkPhD event organised by the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sheffield on 5th June.

31 Mar 2017

Metalysis Materials Discovery Centre Launch. On 30th March, Metalysis opened its new £10M Materials Discovery Centre at the Advanced Manufacturing Park.

27 Jan 2017

TMS Conference 2017. Nine CDT students from the 2014 and 2015 cohorts attended the recent TMS 2017 Conference in San Diego, USA.

14 Oct 2016

Upcoming AMS CDT Open Days. Visit us at the following events

12 Oct 2016

FAST-Forge. The FAST-Forge project is an excellent example of how results from EPSRC supported CDT PhD students working in collaboration with industry are leading to a step change in titanium manufacturing.

11 Oct 2016

AMS CDT Welcomes the 2016 Cohort. In September 2016 the AMS CDT welcomed our new 2016 cohort. Here's a few of the things they've been busy with.

26 Jul 2016

Visit to Rutherford Appleton Labs. To round off the first year course, we joined the Materials for Demanding Environments CDT in a visit to the Rutherford Appleton Labs in Oxfordshire.

20 Jul 2016

Junior Euromat 2016. 17 students from the 2013 and 2014 cohorts presented posters and short talks at the 2016 Junior Euromat conference in Lausanne.

02 Jul 2016

National Student Conference 2016. The CDT hosted the sixth National Student Conference in Metallic Materials on 28th and 29th June, held at the University of Sheffield. The event was a great success attracting over 130 attendees.

01 Jul 2016

Alumni BBQ. Our first CDT alumni bbq was held at the end of June with all staff, students and alumni invited.