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JEC World 2023: a showcase for the composites industry

Published: 5th July 2023

Each year Paris gathers the whole composites industry under one roof: JEC World. It unites leading experts in composites from all around the world and shows off a staggering amount of research and development in the form of products, processes, services and much more. JEC World 2023 was very obviously formulated around the theme of [...]


New fully funded EngD studentships available

Published: 1st September 2022

The Industrial Doctorate Centre in Composites Manufacture (IDC) is pleased to announce that we are seeking high calibre candidates to take up one of five fully funded EngD studentships based at the National Composites Centre (NCC) – the UK’s leading mid-TRL innovation facility in composite materials. To apply complete and submit this online form and send your [...]

Industrial Doctorate Centre at ECCM20 – 26-30th June 2022

Published: 26th June 2022

We are pleased to announce that a team of EngD students from the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council funded Industrial Doctorate Centre in Composites Manufacture will be presenting their latest work at ECCM 20 (the 20th European Conference on Composite Materials) in Lausanne, Switzerland – 26-30 June 2022. There are two special sessions dedicated to Industrial Doctorate [...]

Research in Times of Adversity Podcast – Claudia Jimenez Martin

Published: 9th February 2022

Claudia Jimenez Martin talks about shifting plans, extracurricular activities — and how, even under the best of circumstances, a research degree isn’t a linear path in the BDC PGRcast on research in times of adversity. 🎧 Listen now on SoundCloud | Listen now on Spotify on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts


IDC Showcase

Published: 8th November 2021

The Industrial Doctorate Centre in Composites Manufacture held its Showcase event on Tuesday 26th October at Engineers House in Bristol, which was followed by a celebratory dinner at the Hotel Du Vin, Avon Gorge. The event marked the launch of a brochure to summarise the IDC activities, highlighting the taught units, IDC research projects including [...]

Congratulations to Vincent Gill!

Published: 4th November 2021

Congratulations to Vincent Gill, who started a new role with Rolls-Royce Singapore as a materials engineer on the 4th November. Vincent reports: “I joined RR SG at the start of November as materials engineer in the Capability Technology Group. I am now looking after multiple collaborative projects at the RR corporate lab at the Nanyang [...]

Study Tour News – Lewis Munchi at iCOMAT

Published: 3rd November 2021

At the back end of 2019, I completed an internship with iCOMAT, a start up in the field of composite manufacturing hardware. I was given the opportunity to work as a business development engineer, identifying prospective markets for the exciting new technology. The chance to continue to grow my network in the industry of composites [...]

The Committee on Climate Change

Published: 2nd November 2021

In the middle of March, I started a three month placement at The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) in London. The CCC is a public body which provides independent advice to the UK government on building a low-carbon economy and preparing for climate change. During the placement, I worked predominantly in the Transport and Land [...]

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