Discover Materials Virtual Open Day

Materials Science and Engineering is an exciting,dynamic field of science that effects our daily life, such as better mobile phone batteries and lighter, stronger materials for sports equipment.

The Discover Materials Open Day is aimed at 16-18 year olds and will showcase the field, the wonderful career opportunities that a Materials Science and Engineering degree can open up and where you can study it.

The open day will feature:

  • A live materials science show by Marty Jopson (
  • The launch of an exciting video which gives an insight into Materials Science and Engineering
  • A live Q&A session with a panel made up of academics, recent Materials Science and Engineering graduates and employers

We will also be setting a challenge to design an infographic about the materials that have been important during the COVID pandemic. A series of videos will be released to help with this challenge which, alongside a live webinar, will help in designing infographics which will be judged by an expert panel and awards announced at the end of the live Q&A session at the open day.

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To see the trailer for our video: