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The UK-China Advanced Materials Research Institute is a virtual Research Institute for the leading researchers in UK-China collaborations in polymer-related materials, based on the RCUK-Bradford Science Bridges China and EPSRC-Bradford Global Engagements platform.

This site provides an introduction to our activities and resources for our members.


Great honour: China International Science & Technology Cooperation Award presented to Prof Phil Coates by President Xi Jinping and key Chinese leaders, Great Hall of the People, Beijing 8 Jan 2018

see fuller details in a pdf here

CCTV interview with Phil Coates, 28 January 2018

CCTV interview with Phil Coates, 23 October 2017 


July 2017:   

PPE’17 and UK-China AMRI Workshop

25-27 July, Bradford - see website here


Dec 2016:

Newton Early Career Workshop

British Council Newton / NSFC  Early Career Workshop on Healthcare Technologies for Aging Populations

6-8 December, 2016   Chengdu

please see details here, including Researcher Exchange bids

Our previous Research Workshop was 8-10 September, 2015 Bradford UK - again in association with the PPE international conference, and the British Science Festival

launch of the UK-China AMRI, April 2012 in Chengdu:  Directors Prof Li Guangxian, Vice President of Sichuan University and ProfPhil Coates FREng, Director of the Polymer IRC join hands to begin this new collaboration

Please also check our RCUK- Bradford Science Bridges China website for more information concerning this platform for advanced materials healthcare research.

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