Welcome to the XM2 summer students

Curious? Ambitious? Energetic? All good qualities to find in a summer student! We welcome the undergraduates Andy Wild (“Asymmetric Double Square Well on a Circle: The Curious Case of Degenerate States“), Jordan Meadows (“Dirac metamaterials—the quest for new quasiparticles”, and future XM² PGR Conor Price (“2D material liquid crystals“) to...

Jess Brown @ BBC University Challenge

Our very own XM² PGR Jessica Brown  is participating in this year’s  BBC University Challenge. She is representing the University of Exeter alongside Danny Lay (captain – Physics), Will Klintworth (History and IR) , and Simon Waitland (Natural Sciences). “It’s been my childhood dream for as long as I can remember!”...

Training and other events in July & August 2018

Date Training/Event Cohort Time Venue 05.07.2018 Cohort Meeting with Alastair Hibbins Cohort 4 15:00 – 16:00 Physics SCR 12.07.2018 Cohort Meeting with Alastair Hibbins Cohort 2 15:00 – 16:00 Physics SCR 18.07.2018 Oversight Board Meeting Cohorts 2 & 3 11:20 – 15:00 Northcott Theatre Restaurant 19.07.2018 Cohort Meeting with Alastair...

Riddle time!

Take a break – an easy summer breeze riddle for your time in the hammock: Figure out the way the first 14 out of 19 numbers were ordered and add the last five! 8,  18,  11,  15,  5,  4,  14,  9,  19,  1,  7,  17,  6,  16,  X,  X,  X, ...

Dr Ruth Voisey among the top 50 Women in Engineering 2018

Congratulations to our Oversight Board member Dr Ruth Voisey (Senior Machine Learning Engineer, Dyson), who was announced as one of the top 50 Women in Engineering (WE50) by the Sunday Telegraph on 24 June 2018. ​The WE50 campaign aims to raise awareness of the skills shortage facing the industry and...

Beyond a PhD – special panel edition as part of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Microwave Magnetics (ICMM2018) at Exeter

From Sunday June 24th until Wednesday June 27th Exeter had the pleasure to host the sixth IEEE International Conference on Microwave Magnetics (ICMM2018), following on the success of Fort Collins (USA, 2008), Boston (USA, 2010), Kaiserslautern (Germany, 2012), Sendai (Japan, 2014), and Tuscaloosa (USA, 2016). The conference focussed on new...

Leaving-Do for our 4th years

Who would have thought 4 years could go by in what feels like a split second. It seems as if it was only yesterday that the first CDT in Metamaterials’ cohort embarked on our programme, but 4 eventful years have passed and we will soon see all of them move...

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