Magic of Materials Summer School 2022

The Magic of Materials Summer School is a FREE three day residential/online course introducing students aged 14-15 to Materials Science and Engineering. It will be held at St Paul’s School, London from Monday 11 to Wednesday 13 July 2022.

The course is organised and run in partnership between St Paul’s School, Discover Materials and IOM3 ( the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining). It brings to life the complex and diverse subject of materials science through a series of workshops and lectures led by teachers, academics and industry experts. The course will demonstrate the importance of the field across the sciences, engineering and technology.

This unique course is open to 24 non-fee paying school students from across the UK in year 10 or equivalent and is entirely free to attend.

Summer school applications have now closed but there will be virtual schools to attend, the details of which are below:

Speaker list, all times are British Summer Time (GMT+1)

Monday 11 July 2022
9.00am Characterising Structure, Stella Pedrazzini
12 noon Smart Materials, Anastassia Milleret

Tuesday 12 July 2022
11.00am Introduction to Metals, Michael Kenyon
1.30pm Introduction to Composites, Sean Cooper

Wednesday 13 July 2022
9.00am Intro to Polymers, Alicia Chrysostomou
10.15am Introduction to ceramics, Rachael Ambury

The Zoom link for these talks is:

Key Information

For more information please download this information pack.