21st Century Materials

Materials are changing our world! On this course you will learn about some of the global challenges that are being directly or indirectly addressed by materials developments and why it’s never been a more exciting time to be involved with materials science and engineering. Proudly sponsored by Loughborough University. Student date of birth must be between 01/09/2002 & 28/02/2004. Students will also need to be studying 2 of the following A Level subjects: Maths, Physics, Chemistry.


06 Jul - 09 Jul 2020
Start time: 10:30 hrs
Finish time: 13:30 hrs


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Sustainability, environmental pollution, energy, depletion of natural resources, an ageing population, are all areas in which materials scientists and engineers are solving problems. Many new developments in materials are fundamental to unlock the potential of new engineering designs and concepts and our team of leading academics will explore these with you. Over the four days you will learn what materials science and engineering is all about and the careers it can lead to. You will also get to experience one of the UK’s top 10 universities, stay in real student accommodation and enjoy Loughborough University's 440 acre campus.

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