Why Study Materials Science?
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Shoes, plates, chairs, cars, homes, planes, body scanners, turbines
What do they have in common?
Everything we own and use involves a complex mix of materials
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Materials Science is understanding how things are put together
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Combine Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Maths and Engineering
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To understand how materials behave
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Discover the structure and properties of materials
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And work at the forefront of industry: healthcare, energy, environmental sustainability, sport, automotive, aerospace
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Bridge the gap between science and engineering and provide solutions to problems of the future, today.
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