Universities 2018-08-15T14:19:38+00:00

The IMPaCT Centre of Doctoral Training Centre is a consortium between three UK Universities : the University of Leicester, the University of Birmingham and the University of Nottingham.

Information can be found on each institution through the links below

University of Leicester
University of Birmingham
University of Nottingham
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About the University

At the heart of the UK, Leicester is a leading university committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Celebrating diversity among our staff and students; widening participation in higher education; engaging with local, national and international communities – all of these are part of what we do and who we are.

Founded in 1921 as a memorial to the Great War, the University of Leicester has a proud history of ambitious projects that lead to amazing discoveries. This is where genetic fingerprinting was invented in 1984 and home of the team who found King Richard III. In our second century, we will continue to aspire to be the very best in everything that we do.

About the Department:

The Department of Engineering is one of the largest departments in the University, with around 600 undergraduate and 100 postgraduate students and researchers, more than 35 academic staff and a similar number of support staff. The department is internationally renowned for quality research and excellent teaching, and has links with many of the world’s major engineering companies.

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About the University

Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on people’s lives. We continue this tradition today and have ambitions for a future that will embed our work and recognition of the Birmingham name on the international stage.

About the Department:

The School of Metallurgy and Materials has achieved an excellent performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) – the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.

In research the University of Birmingham are proud to encompass a wide range of interests in the processing, characterisation, assessment and modelling of materials. They are also considered to be the leading school for many areas of metallurgical research.  Research is currently organised within three independent Research Centres integrated under the Department.  They have numerous interactions with industry span agreements lasting between three months and twelve years.

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About the University:

The University of Nottingham – an inspiring place of learning and scholarship that transforms lives through:

  • Offering an outstanding, broad-based, international education to talented students
  • Developing skilled, reflective global citizens and leaders
  • Undertaking fundamental and transformative discovery
  • Being committed to excellence, enterprise and social responsibility
  • Sustaining and improving the places and communities in which we are located
  • Being engaged internationally to enhance industry, health and well-being, policy formation, culture and purposeful citizenship

About the Department:

The faculty is known for its world-class research, inspirational teaching, and diverse academic community with many exciting   opportunities for study abroad and industrial placements.  Our engineers and architects are passionate about what they do. They are at the forefront of new research, challenging conventional thinking, and producing novel and sustainable technologies that are changing infrastructure, communications, and the health of nations around the globe.