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Professor Judith Mottram
Professor Judith Mottram

The School of Material pursues innovation and development through thinking and practice that models future needs and their solutions, adapting from the known and creating new possibilities. Key strategies include stretching the use of traditional techniques and materials to and beyond their limits; the scientific exploration of new materials; the cross-fertilisation of existing and new technologies; and the generation of new forms. We believe it is a challenging and exciting time to be working with material, as students, researchers and practitioners.    

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Dr Peter Oakley
Dr Peter Oakley

Research across the School of Material is supported by a shared ethos of experimentation and innovation in design, studio practice and technology. Each programme in the School has a distinct identity, informed in part by the inherent differences between the specific materials they focus on. The common thread is in the importance of the qualities of materials in all the objects being created.

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