Published 20 Apr 2023 in News
LightForm at British Science Week
In March, the newly reopened Manchester Museum hosted LightForm for British Science Week. Students from secondary schools and...
Published 03 Feb 2023 in Events
LightForm Hosts Latest Advances in Modelling and Characterisation of Alloys Symposium
In November, LightForm hosted a one-day symposium on the Latest Advances in Modelling and Characterisation of Alloys ...
Published 11 Jan 2023 in Events
LightForm Outreach at ScienceX Festival
The LightForm team participated in ScienceX, a free in-person science festival held at Manchester Central Library on 28th ...
Published 27 Oct 2022 in News
Developing nanoscale EBSD mapping technique and methodology to quantify Ti-6Al-4V texture data in large samples
Wrought Ti-6Al-4V (Ti64) products can suffer from heterogeneous textures that lead to mechanical anisotropy and uncertain damage...
Published 20 Oct 2022 in News
Staff Update October 2022
There have been some recent changes to staff at LightForm over the last few months, so please read further...
Published 26 Sep 2022 in News
LightForm Attends the ICAA18 Conference in Toyama, Japan
The International Conference on Aluminium Alloys 18 (ICAA18) took place in Toyama Japan on the 4th- 8th September. This...
Published 02 Aug 2022 in Events
Materials in Manufacturing the Future Series: Series Update
The LightForm EPSRC Programme grant, in collaboration with The Henry Royce Institute, has been running a seminar series...
Published 01 Aug 2022 in News
Staff Update August 2022
There have been some recent changes to staff at LightForm, with two additions to the team, and one leaving. ...
Published 29 Jul 2022 in News
LightForm Students Attend the Advanced Metallic Systems Centre for Doctoral Training International Student Conference
The advanced metallic systems centre for doctoral training (AMS CDT) international student conference was held at the Dublin...
Published 27 Jul 2022 in News
LightForm Experiments at Diamond (2022)
In the last week of May 2022, LightForm researchers conducted their most recent round of experiments at the diamond...
Published 14 Jul 2022 in News
Warm Formability Study of a 7xxx Al Alloy: Experimentation and Modelling
High-strength aluminium alloys are increasingly sought after in manufacturing due to their high potential for light-weighting and recyclability. Unlike...
Published 26 May 2022 in Events
Prof. Sir David Payne Visits LightForm in Manchester
Early in May, LightForm had the pleasure of hosting Professor Sir David Payne at the new Royce hub building...