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  • Institute for Materials Research & Innovation (IMRI)

http://www.bolton.ac.uk/IMRI/Home.aspx

IMRI is a multi-disciplinary centre designed to cultivate research and innovation activities in collaboration with industry and other academic institutions.

The institute leads the UK and is internationally known for its strong applied materials science and engineering applications through the development of new, designer and novel smart and multifunctional materials (fibers, fabrics, films, foams and particles) at nano and micro levels, as well as associated processing technologies that strive to contribute to futuristic solutions and new horizons within the global marketplace

  • Institute for Renewable Energy & Environmental Technologies

http://www.bolton.ac.uk/IREET/Home.aspx

The Institute for Renewable Energy and Environmental Technologies (IREET) is a multi-disciplinary research centre focusing on world class innovative research in collaboration with industry and leading academic institutions, aiming at advanced and sustainable technological solutions for renewable energy generation and clean/hygienic environment.

The research activities of IREET cover various renewable energy systems, novel materials with designer formulation and functionalities (with particular interest in nano-materials and functional thin films), and applied technologies for innovative industrial exploitation.

Professor Colin Bailey, currently Deputy President and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at The University of Manchester and a leading researcher in structural engineering, will take up the post on 1 September 2017, following the retirement of Professor Simon Gaskell in August 2017. Chairman of Queen Mary Council, Sir Nicholas Montagu, commented: “Colin Bailey is a stellar appointment…

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