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Institute of Making: Seventh Year Report

15-7-20

Institute of Making: Seventh Year Report

Our yearly report shines a light on the projects, people, materials and making processes that were central to the Institute of Making in the past twelve months and summarises key activities of our seventh year of operation at UCL. More

Materials Up Close & Personal - a New Materials Library Series

15-4-20

Materials Up Close & Personal - a New Materials Library Series

We are excited to announce a new weekly series of Materials Library profiles. At a time when staying at home has made our worlds significantly smaller, join us on a journey into the expansive inner lives and backstories of everyday substances and stuff; the silent and humble materials that we surround ourselves with, but that we often don’t even notice. More

Covid-19: What we are doing at the Institute of Making

26-3-20

Covid-19: What we are doing at the Institute of Making

An update on the Institute of Making during the coronavirus (Covid-19). More

Institute of Making: Sixth Year Report

10-7-19

Institute of Making: Sixth Year Report

Our yearly report shines a light on the projects, people, materials and making processes that were central to the Institute of Making in the past twelve months and summarises key activities of our sixth year of operation at UCL. More

10-5-18

Institute of Making: Fifth Year Report

This document shines a spotlight on the projects, people, materials and making processes that were central to our past twelve months and summarises the key activities of our fifth year of operation at UCL. More

Institute of Making: Fourth Year Report

12-6-17

Institute of Making: Fourth Year Report

This document shines a spotlight on the projects, people, materials and making processes that were central to our past twelve months and summarises the key activities of our fourth year of operation at UCL. More

ODD Summer 2016

11-11-16

ODD Summer 2016

This year the LEGO2NANO and OpenAFM projects joined forces to work on a new initiative - the ODD Summer. This exciting international challenge aims to task students to produce real-world solutions to some of the problems set by the 17 sustainable development goals outlined by the United Nations in September 2015. More

Institute of Making: Third Year Report

10-5-16

Institute of Making: Third Year Report

This document summarises the majority of our activities, undertaken during our third year of operation at UCL. More

Institute of Making: Second Year Report

16-4-15

Institute of Making: Second Year Report

This document summarises the majority of our activities, undertaken during our second year of operation at UCL. More

Institute of Making: First Year Report

07-5-14

Institute of Making: First Year Report

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

LEGO2NANO - The LEGO microscope challenge

18-9-13

LEGO2NANO - The LEGO microscope challenge

In one week, can 32 young scientists and designers from China and the UK develop a new type of low-cost scanning probe microscope, powerful enough to study the nano world? More

Zoe hosts new bi-weekly slot on This Morning
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15-5-13

Zoe hosts new bi-weekly slot on This Morning

Zoe has begun a regular slot on This Morning, exploring new materials and technologies from the studio's new lab. More

Perseids (long exposure): a summer studentship

07-12-12

Perseids (long exposure): a summer studentship

First year undergraduate Slade sculpture student Jana Bercelova used her Institute of Making summer studentship to conduct an investigation into the materiality of weaving. More