MATERIALS@SWANSEA represents a cluster of projects that focus on the decarbonisation of buildings and industry and share expertise in metals; alloys; coatings; energy generation, storage and systems. Our cross-cutting activities are:

Training and Skills - Postgraduate and work-based skills training

Metallurgy and Coatings - SUSTAIN Steel, Prosperity Partnership and Combinatorial Metallurgy

Energy in Buildings - SPECIFIC - Materials for Energy Generation and Storage, Active Building Centre and SUNRISE - Global Solar Energy Network

Facilities - Advanced Imaging of Materials, Steel and Metals Institute and Materials Advanced Characterisation Centre

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Training and Skills

METaL project - work-based learning

METaL project


Metallurgy and Coatings


Energy in Buildings