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Materials Science and Engineering: From Engine to Atoms

Thursday 9th May 2024

16:00-17:30 (UK time)


About the Taster Lecture

Join this taster lecture to explore whether materials science and engineering is the right course for you. Throughout the session you will learn what materials science is, specifically using the turbine engine as an example. You will learn about its properties, alloy design, structure, and atomic length scale.

  • 4pm: Log in and get comfortable

  • 4.05pm: Interactive mini lecture

  • 4.50pm: Mini practical

  • 5.05pm: Introduction to the department, courses and examples of top careers after graduating 

  • 5.15pm: Q&A session with current undergraduate students

  • 5.25pm: Closing remarks and next steps

Who is this taster lecture suitable for?

Students in IB1 and IB2 who are interested in studying Materials Science and Engineering at university.

Please do not register to attend if you have any lessons or other pre-planned activities which may overlap with this taster lecture, unless you have received authorised permission to do so.

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