Wednesday 29 May 13
The Institute of Making conducts and supports multidisciplinary research on the topic of materials, materiality and the made world. As well as having our own in-house team of researchers, we also offer the wider research community a place to engage, investigate and explore matter and processes of making through events, workshops and collaborative projects.
Monday 14 March 2016 10:00am - 2:30pm
Five collaborative teams of researchers with partners from UCL, Manchester, Leeds, the Crick Institute, Goldsmiths, CRI, the London College of Fashion and Dundee have been working on design-led materials research and community-building projects over the last 6 months.
Monday 07 December 2015 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Are you a designer, architect, engineer or maker looking for new materials to incorporate into your work? Are you interested in getting hands-on with conductive and thermochromic inks, low-melt and impact protection polymers and shape-memory metals?
Tuesday 12 May 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm
In this masterclass you will learn about the properties of different marbles, hard stones and gemstones, and get a chance to get hands-on with pierre dure panel-making, faceting, cabochon cutting and sawing with diamond saws.
Wednesday 05 December 2012 5:45pm - 10:00pm
On Wednesday the 5th December Mark Miodownik will be co-hosting an evening at the Royal Academy of Engineers, showcasing some culinary delights that have emerged from the creative dialogue between disciplines.
Part of Research Events
Tuesday 08 November 2011 10:00am - 6:00pm
Tucked away in the Hodgkin building on Guy’s Campus of King’s College London, the vast and eclectic collection of the Life Sciences Museum brings to light the wonders of materials and making in the natural world.