IMRI is a multi-disciplinary centre designed to cultivate research and innovation activities in collaboration with industry and other academic institutions.
The institute leads the UK and is internationally known for its strong applied materials science and engineering applications through the development of new, designer and novel smart and multifunctional materials (fibers, fabrics, films, foams and particles) at nano and micro levels, as well as associated processing technologies that strive to contribute to futuristic solutions and new horizons within the global marketplace.
The institute runs 2 postgraduate courses encompassing the broad expertise and knowledge base of its professional team of researchers and lecturers as well as external collaborators. (M.Sc. Courses).
PhD by Research and Publication
Students with appropriate background could enrol on conventional PhD programmes and pursue their area of interest or select their project topic from an array of topic areas offered by the specialist staff. Alternatively, interested candidates with appropriate backgrounds could select to do their PhD by publication without having to be physically present at the university.