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December 2017

Jelena Gorbaciova receiving the award for best talk

MRI Christmas Symposium Prize Winners 2017

15 December 2017

Congratulations to our PhD Students in MRI! Jelena Gorbaciova won the prize for best talk entitled 'Path to High Quantum Efficiency in an Organic Erbium Complex' and Fei Xie won the prize for best poster presentation at this year's MRI Christmas Symposium 2017. Jelena and Fei received a mixture of book ... [more]

Professor Magda Titirici's Inaugural Lecture

6 Dec 2017: Meet our Professors Series: Going Green with Black, with Professor Magda Titirici

4 December 2017

Carbon is the most versatile element known. It combines with other (carbon) atoms forming materials with astonishing properties. The versatility and potential of carbon has attracted top recognition in the last decade for the work in fullerenes (1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry), CNTs (2008 Kavli Prize in Nanoscience) and grapheme (2010 Nobel Prize ... [more]


November 2017

 Industrial Liaison Forum, 22nd Nov 2017

Industrial Liaison Forum, 22nd Nov 2017

27 November 2017

Review of the Industrial Liaison Forum that took place on 22nd Nov 2017 Wednesday 22nd November saw the first of our two Industrial Liaison Forums for industrialists, academic staff and students in the School of Engineering and Materials Science (SEMS) and the Materials Research Institute (MRI). The event took place in ... [more]

ESR Spectroscopy Group Conference 2018

Registration is now open for ESR Spectroscopy Group Conference 2018

21 November 2017

We look forward to welcoming you to the 51st Annual International Meeting of the ESR Society of the Royal Society of Chemistry at Queen Mary, University of London in April 2018. We are proud to have as venues the new Graduate Centre and the Victorian Octagon. Besides an excellent line-up of ... [more]

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Advance Notice of Materials Research Institute Seminar Series – 2017/18

20 November 2017

Advance Notice of Materials Research Institute Seminar Series – 2017/18

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QMUL spin out receives investment to develop energy-saving optical communications technology

14 November 2017

MRI spin out company has received investment to commercialise a new material technology which would both drastically cut energy use and increase the speed of optical communications. Chromosol, founded by Professor William Gillin, will develop technology to allow the manipulation of light directly on silicon chips, allowing them to communicate ... [more]


October 2017

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London Energy Materials & Devices Hub - First Symposium between QMUL and UCL held at the MRI

13 October 2017

First Symposium QMUL-UCL London Energy Materials & Devices Hub


May 2017

Prof James Durrant, Imperial College London

MRI Spring Symposium and Poster Presentation

31 May 2017

The MRI Spring Symposium was held on 31 May 2017 and featured excellent talks and posters from PhD students from the Materials Research Institute as well as an invited talk from Professor James Durrant FRS from Imperial College London. The Best Poster Prize of £100, kindly sponsored by Specac, was awarded to Alex ... [more]


April 2017

Professor Nicola M Pugno

Professor Nicola Pugno wins the IOM3's Griffith Medal & Prize

11 April 2017

Professor of Materials Science Nicola Pugno has won the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining's prestigious Griffith Medal. The award is given in recognition of distinguished work that has made or is making a notable contribution to any branch of materials science and is an incredible achievement. Nicola has innovated ... [more]


January 2017

MRI becomes part of CAM-IES (Centre for Advanced Materials for Integrated Energy Systems)

6 January 2017

The MRI is now part of the Centre for Advanced Materials for Integrated Energy Systems (CAM-IES) in collaboration with Cambridge, UCL and Newcastle Universities. Thanks to Christian Nielsen for his work in getting this up and running. This is a £2M collaborative grant, funded by EPSRC under the Advanced Materials ... [more]