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SCIENCE CASE STUDY: Wear-Resistant Anti-Bacterial Titanium Surfaces

External fracture fixation is a common orthopaedic procedure that is used increasingly in a variety of trauma settings. Titanium self-drilling/self-tapping Schanz pins offer a one-step insertion where pre-drilling is not required because the self-drilling tip acts like a new, sharp drill bit. However, pin track infection is a common complication in external fixation systems with [...]

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USER CASE STUDY: Rolls Royce PLC

USER CASE STUDY: Paul Withey (Rolls Royce PLC)  “In order to remain competitive in the aerospace engine market, investment into both cutting-edge research and new engineering talent is needed. The Innovative metals processing CDT provides Rolls Royce with the opportunity to streamline investment for maximum return. This research is a promising project with the potential [...]

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Superalloy Springs

I graduated in 2011 with a 2.1 BSc in Physics from Loughborough University. I had always had an interest in materials science and wanted to move into an academic career. I joined the CDT in 2014 and was particularly drawn to the taught component of the first year. Having been very interested in materials science, [...]

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