Institute of Making

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The Institute of Making is a cross-disciplinary research club for those interested in the made world: from makers of molecules to makers of buildings, synthetic skin to spacecraft, soup to diamonds, socks to cities. Learn more

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28-5-14

Festival of Stuff

Festival of Stuff

From the 17th to the 21st of June we our having our first Festival of Stuff! Throughout the week there will be bookable masterclasses, workshops and Materials Library discovery sessions, culminating in an extravaganza of materials and making that will be open to all. More

07-5-14

Summer Studentships - Round Three

Summer Studentships - Round Three

Apply now for our third and final round of Bridging the Gaps Summer Studentships! Deadline for applications - Monday 26th May at 5pm. More

07-5-14

Institute of Making: First Year Report

Institute of Making: First Year Report

An overview of our first year of operation at UCL. More

Materials Library

Aerogel

Aerogel

One of the lightest solids on earth


Aluminium Nitride Wafer

Aluminium Nitride Wafer

Cuts ice like butter


Bioglass Scaffold

Bioglass Scaffold

Provokes cells to turn into bone on contact


Rapid Prototype Nylon Chainmail

Rapid Prototype Nylon Chainmail

A technology to change the world

Twitter

The last bronze object of the day, it's the most amazing colourful brain ever! #bronzecasting #ucl pic.twitter.com/klqyUlNGC5

2 days ago

Institute of Making
@of_Making

Who knew Battenburg cake would be a crowd pleaser.

Yesterday

Zoe Laughlin
@zoelaughlin

OK - I'll stop now. Sorry for the splurge, but topic almost as important as gender equality in engineering.

3 days ago

Mark Miodownik
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