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Droplet by Amanda Talhat

Here is a droplet of  cocoa butter frozen at -6degrees Celsius using the droplet freezing  apparatus. The droplet here has been illuminated with red laser to  give a better contrast between the crystallised mass and the molten  cocoa butter by Amanda Talhat

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Powering Apollo 11: the fuel cell that took us to the moon

18 July 2019

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, find out about the little known invention that made the voyage possible.

Africans in STEM conference: opportunities and challenges

15 July 2019

The first Africans in STEM symposium held on 28 June 2019 in our department was aimed at celebrating African voices and ideas in STEM.

Annual conference highlights diverse impact of department research

4 July 2019

Our department Research Conference took place from 25-26 June, bringing together researchers from across the department, wider university, external institutions and industry.