Dr. Claire Dancer

Claire is an Associate Professor – Reader at the WMG, University of Warwick, where she leads research and teaches on Ceramics. Her research focuses primarily on ceramic processing, and particularly on low energy ceramic sintering routes, including flash and cold sintering. She holds a DPhil in Materials from the University of Oxford, where she worked on ceramic processing of magnesium diboride, and subsequently carried out postdoctoral work on ceramic armour, functionally graded ceramic joints, and electromagnetic metamaterials. Her research has been funded by a wide range of organisations including EPSRC, Innovate UK, the Royal Society, Henry Royce Institute, and industrial partners. She is the Joint Director of the EPSRC UK Metamaterials Network Plus, and the convenor of the UK Ceramics Academics Forum.