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Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

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Surface Physics Research

The movement of atoms and molecules on surfaces is critical for understanding many processes, from catalysis to hydrogen storage. Our research helps to shed light on the fundamental processes at work.

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Fracture & Shock Physics Research

In the SMF group, we conduct a wide range of research into understanding physical processes that govern material behaviour, from fundamental behavior to applied problems in mining and oil exploration.

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Find out about the variety of ways of joining the SMF group and getting involved with the exiting research that we conduct.

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Funded PhD Projects for October 2015 Entry

Mar 05, 2015

Applications are sought for several fully-funded PhD studentships, to start in October 2015.

Funded MPhil Project Available on the Dynamic Properties of Nano-Modified Diamond

May 29, 2014

New MPhil (by research) opportunity for October 2014 entry, to study the dynamic response of nano-modified industrial diamond

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