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Can materials science save us?

Prize lecture


Cheltenham Science Festival


Imagine a world in which buildings harvest their own energy, bridges repair themselves and the clothes you wear can make you live longer.

Professor Mark Miodownik

In his landmark Michael Faraday Prize lecture Professor Mark Miodownik OBE argues that only a proper understanding of materials science will allow us to navigate the future successfully, bringing huge benefits to society as a whole.

Attending the event

This event is the 2017 Michael Faraday Prize lecture.

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Can materials science save us?

Professor Mark Miodownik talks about how a greater understanding of the materials both by scientists and society as a whole will help shape our world and meet the challenges facing us this century.

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