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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Foundation Industries: TFI Network+ publishes report from recent workshop

TFI Network+ is pleased to release the findings from the recent ‘Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Foundation Industries’ workshop, held virtually on 23rd March 2022. The event attracted over […]

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Published: June 20th, 2022
Posted in News, TFI Network+ News, Uncategorised


TFI Network+ announces funding for 10 new research projects in digitalisation and sustainability

UKRI-ISCF Transforming Foundation Industries Network+ awards over £400,000 to 5 digitalisation themed research projects and 5 Early Career Researcher projects boosting sustainability and innovation in the Foundation Industries 

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Published: May 18th, 2022
Posted in TFI Network+ News


Transforming Foundation Industries Network+ goes international with Portuguese ceramics workshop

On the 13th April 2022, Professor Ian Reaney, director of Transforming Foundation Industries Network+, gave the Keynote lecture for a workshop discussing energy and resource efficiency in the Ceramics sector in Portugal.

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Published: May 3rd, 2022
Posted in TFI Network+ News


TFI Network+ Director reflects on the first year of the Network

The need for innovation and transformation has never been more significant in the Foundation Industries. COP26 highlighted the critical juncture we are at as a species in the fight against global warming and climate change. The looming rise in the cost of electricity and gas is casting a shadow over our energy intensive industries and disruptions to global supply chains and available personnel caused by the pandemic have exacerbated issues around production.

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Published: March 9th, 2022
Posted in TFI Network+ News


TFI Network+ celebrates International Womens Day 2022

On 8th March 2022, Transforming Foundation Industries Network+ celebrated International Womens Day 2022 with a social media campaign celebrating some of the women in our Network. We posted throughout the […]

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Published: March 8th, 2022
Posted in TFI Network+ News


TFI Network+ Co-Director Professor Susan Bernal Lopez awarded prestigious 2022 Robert L’Hermite Medal

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Published: February 25th, 2022
Posted in TFI Network+ News


Transforming Foundation Industries Network+ Early Career Researchers Funding Call: Open Project Call

The TFI Network+ is looking to fund high quality projects with potential to drive transformative impact in the foundation industries, and will also enhance the career of the applicant

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Published: February 11th, 2022
Posted in Funding Opportunities, TFI Network+ News


Transforming Foundation Industries Network+ Funding Call: Next Generation and Intelligent Processes

The TFI Network+ is looking to fund projects that investigate next generation and intelligent processes that may have a significant impact on one or more Foundation Industry. The scope of […]

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Published: February 10th, 2022
Posted in Funding Opportunities, TFI Network+ News


8th International Conference on Material Science and Smart Materials – Call for abstracts for TFI Network+ symposium

11th – 13th July 2022 (Symposium on 11th July)Brunel University London and OnlineDeadline for abstracts: 27th May 2022 Transforming Foundation Industries Network+ is hosting a symposium on critical issues for […]

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Published: January 5th, 2022
Posted in TFI Network+ News


TFI Network+ Co-Director Professor Susan Bernal Lopez awarded 2021 Kavli Foundation Early Career Lectureship in Material Science

TFI Network+ Co-Director Professor Susan Bernal Lopez has been awarded the Kavli Foundation early career lectureship in material science by the Materials Research Society

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Published: December 6th, 2021
Posted in TFI Network+ News


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