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Department of Materials

The Department has been producing graduates in the fields of Metallurgy and Materials Science since the mid 1950s. During this time the department has grown into a world-class institution for the training of materials scientists and engineers and the department is at the forefront of research into the manufacture, structure, properties and applications of materials for the benefit of the UK and world community

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons Some atoms I have known - origins, development and applications of atom probe tomography Professor George Smith FRS Emeritus Professor of Materials, University of Oxford delivers the Hume-Rothery Lecture 2014. George Smith 28 May 2014
2 Strange Materials Professor Mark Miodownik, University College London, explores and reviews the imminent changes that are coming to the material world in the not so distant future with a rise in the investigation of synthetic organs, bones and even brains. Mark Miodownik 01 Feb 2013
3 Creative Commons Towards a Quantum Computer: An interview with Dr Simon Benjamin Dr Simon Benjamin, a researcher at Oxford University, discusses his work in quantum computing. Simon C. Benjamin, Victoria Watson 26 Sep 2011
4 Creative Commons 10 Billion bits of Entanglement Achieved in Silicon Scientists from Oxford University have made a significant step towards an ultrafast quantum computer by successfully generating 10 billion bits of quantum entanglement in silicon for the first time. This podcast explains how. John Morton 10 Mar 2011