Materials Science Institute
An interdisciplinary institute to tackle grand challenges in society and industry.
We are an institute of over 200 academic and research staff, we are active in interdisciplinary research, development, commercialisation and education of new materials science. We aim to provide a platform offering complete solutions to your research and development needs.
Join us from 2.15pm on Thursday 28th September for our official launch event. Lancaster VC Professor Mark E. Smith and Professor Philip Wither FREng FRS will launch the MSI in the Faraday Lecture Theatre. Email to register here.
We have experts in established and emerging themes in materials science. Our research activities are strategically focused on three core areas to tackle problems in industry and society.
Organic phosphorus key to future food security and sustainability
Research into organic phosphorus is key to ensure future food security and environmental sustainability, according to an international group of scientists led by researchers at the James Hutton Institute, Lancaster University’s Environment Centre and Rothamsted Research in the UK.