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Reinventing toothpaste with nanotechnology: The future of oral health formulations

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Reinventing toothpaste with nanotechnology

UCL Mechanical Engineering academics Dr Stavroula Balabani and Dr Manish K Tiwari will be exploring new horizons in oral health, finding fresh perspectives on toothpaste formulations through a research grant worth over £2 million.

Alimohammadi claims best medical engineering thesis prize

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Dr Mona Alimohammadi wins best medical engineering thesis

Many congratulations to Dr Mona Alimohammadi for winning UK’s Best Medical Engineering PhD Prize at the Healthcare Student and Early Career Awards, hosted by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (ImechE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Mark Miodownik receives AAAS Public Engagement with Science Award

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Mark Miodownik receives AAAS Public Engagement with Science Award

  • UCL materials scientist and engineer scoops prestigious public engagement prize from the AAAS
  • Second US award for the best-selling ‘Stuff Matters’ author

Understanding the physics of pancakes to save sight

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Understanding the textures and patterns of pancakes is helping UCL scientists improve surgical methods for treating glaucoma.

Ship Design Team awarded Five Year $500,000 Grant

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Ship Design Team awarded Five Year $500k grant

Complex spatial relationships and systems routing may be incorporated into early stage design by configurational approaches to be developed during the five year project

Professor Edirisinghe appointed as fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

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Prof Mohan Edirisinghe

Professor Mohan Edirisinghe, our Bonfield Chair of Biomaterials and Professor Angela Sasse, Head of Information Security Research at UCL Computer Science are among 50 new Fellows elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering.

US National Academies laud Mark Miodownik's "Stuff Matters"

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Mark Miodownik with UCL President & Provost Professor Michael Arthur


UCL's Professor of Materials and Society, Mark Miodownik (left), will need to prepare another acceptance speech, as his popular material science book has won a prestigious US award for popular science communication.

Cover story: “Coupling Infusion and Gyration for the Nanoscale Assembly of Functional Polymer Nanofibers..."

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Macromolecular Rapid Communications July 2015 : Cover

Research from UCL Mechanical Engineering’s Biomaterials Processing Lab graces another front cover - the featured article in the July issue of Wiley’s Macromolecular Rapid Communications journal.

MechEng undergrads to mentor local schools in global STEM initiative

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Support for F1 in Schools includes mentoring and three annual bursaries to study mechanical engineering at UCL

UCL MechEng students head to Rotterdam with a Euro vision

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Team Hydrone

Never mind Eurovision. There is another big European competition coming up and UCL has a very stylish looking entry.

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