Current Research - Magnetic Materials Group

The research activities of the MMG are predominantly directed towards the development of improved magnetic materials leading to more efficient, compact and lightweight machines. More directly we are looking at more energy efficient manufacturing routes and processes for recycling scrap magnets.

Current research projects includes:


Rare Earth Magnet Recovery for Environmental and Resource Protection.  FP7.  Duration 01/01/2013 - 30/06/2013


EU Commission

European Rare Earths Competency Network. 
European Commission.  Duration 10/2013 - 10/2014




Recent research projects includes:


Large Scale Trials on the Use of Hydrogen to Extract NdFeB Magnets form Computer Hard Disc Drives.  WRAP.  Duration 01/10/2012 - 30/04/2013