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Inorganic chemistry
Laboratory work for the DPhil in Inorganic Chemistry
(Image Credit: Chenbo Wang / Graduate Photography Competition)

Materials

As a student on one of Oxford's research degree programmes in materials, you will be part of one of the top-ranked materials departments in the world.

The department's vibrant materials research community consists of around 28 academic staff, 13 Senior Research Fellows, and around 180 DPhil students and 86 postdoctoral researchers. Research students are of many nationalities and come to the department from diverse backgrounds.

Leading-edge research is carried out across a wide range of materials science, ranging from atomic-scale characterization, through state-of-the-art materials modelling, to industrial-scale processing. 

Research students in the Department of Materials are also members of the University's MPLS Graduate School, which provides a wide range of support and training in addition to that offered by the department.

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