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Materials Education Symposium - 10 Years2018—10th International Materials Education Symposium

Clare College, Cambridge

April 12-13, 2018

In April 2018, the 10th International Materials Education Symposium will be held at the University of Cambridge. This is the latest in an established series that have welcomed hundreds of materials educators to Cambridge over the past eight years. The Cambridge event is one of a worldwide series of three Symposia.


In 2017, Prof. Mark Miodownik (UCL) presented his project, "Design Led Materials Science Teaching" - watch the teaser above.

2018 Speakers include

Prof. Anette Kolmos
UNESCO Chair and Alborg University, Denmark

Prof. Ric Parker
Former Director of Technology, Rolls-Royce, UK

Prof. Mike Ashby University of Cambridge, UK

Prof. Paloma Fernández Sánchez
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain and President of FEMS, Spain


Prof. Lorna Gibson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Prof. Peter Goodhew University of Liverpool, UK

Mr. Marc Fry
Director, Education Division, Granta Design, UK

Prof. Yves Bréchet
High Commissioner, French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, France


Themes: Innovation in materials science teaching; Active learning in engineering education

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2017 Symposium Report

Read Prof. Mike Ashby's summary of the 9th International Materials Education Symposium - the largest Symposium to date!

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