University of Cambridge

Cambridge, UK


The University of Cambridge (UCAM) is one of the most renowned Research/Higher Education Institutes in the world and is frequently ranked amongst the top 5 in international academic rankings. It has a long-standing history of academic and scientific excellence backed up with rich culture, learning, research and creativity. Many affiliates of UCAM have won Nobel Prizes for their significant advances. UCAM is also a major participant in European projects and is one of the top recipients of FP7 funding. Other common facility, such as the University Library is a major scholarly resource and it holds approximately 8 million items. The Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy has a large and vigorous research school, with about 100 research fellows, postdoctoral scientists and visiting scientists, and more than 140 research students studying for the postgraduate degrees. The Device Materials Group spans a range of disciplines. From electrocalorics to functional oxides, its research encompasses fundamental research as well as applied device development ( Prof. J. Driscoll is one of the group leaders in the Device Materials Group, in which materials systems currently under study are complex magnetic oxides for new kinds of magnetoelectrics, superconductors, oxides in solar cells, and ferroelectrics (

  • Type: Academic
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Dept/Lab: Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy
  • Scientist in charge:  Prof. Judith Driscoll
  • Team: Prof. Judith Driscoll, Dr. Ahmed Kursumovic 

Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy 
University of Cambridge 
27 Charles Babbage Road 

Contact:  Judith Driscoll, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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  • Phone: +34 935 812 085

Magnetoelectric materials: why now and why in Europe?

What makes ME materials so special is their ability to simultaneously respond to external electric and magnetic stimuli

Research methodology and approach

BeMAGIC is organized in 8 interdisciplinary Work Packages

Intersectorial approach and synergies

BeMAGIC gathers a world-class balanced combination of fundamental and applied multi-disciplinary scientists/engineers across Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Engineering, or Biotechnology