Over the last two days our group has been in Manchester, UK attending the first of a new annual conference known as Magnetism 2014 organised by Institute of Physics. We've all been impressed with the presented research from our colleagues from across the UK and beyond and would like to thank the organisers for their part in making the conference the success it was.

Contributions from our group included two presentations from Dr Nicola Morley on the "Development of magnetostrictive films for MEMS sensors" and on "Understanding organic spin-valves". Dr Matt Hodges, Mr Khalid Omari, Miss Ruth Bradley and Dr Nicola Morley also presented posters focussing on their current research.