Welcome to the Materials Research Institute
A centre of excellence providing the platform to support dynamic inter-disciplinary materials research, in collaboration with academia, research councils and industry professionals.
Queen Mary has a strong tradition of materials-based research. The creation of the Materials Research Institute (MRI) brings together a range of expertise within several Schools: Engineering and Materials, Physics and Astronomy, Biological and Chemical Sciences, and Dentistry to create a coherent interdisciplinary activity focused on five key research themes.
- An investigation into the synthesis of azido-functionalised coumarins for application in 1,3-dipolar ?click? cycloaddition reactions. Dyes and Pigments vol. 135, (Special issue) 36-40.
- Joining of CVD-SiC coated and uncoated fibre reinforced ceramic matrix composites with pre-sintered Ti3SiC2 MAX phase using Spark Plasma Sintering. JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN CERAMIC SOCIETY vol. 36, (16) 3957-3967.
- SET-LRP of acrylates catalyzed by a 1 penny copper coin. Polymer Chemistry vol. 7, (43) 6564-6569.