Metal Processing

AMP Open Call for Steering Group

Invitation to Join Royce Advanced Metals Processing Research Area Steering Group

The Royce Advanced Metals Processing (AMP) Research Area is seeking individuals with a passion for innovation and a commitment to advancing metallurgical research to join our Steering Group. As a member of the group, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the direction of the research area across the UK, helping us to foster a vibrant community of collaboration and engagement, catalysing research funding and capacity building.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Oversight, Review, and Scrutiny: Provide oversight, review, and scrutiny of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and reporting from the AMP operations team. Hold the AMP team accountable for achieving set goals and objectives.
  2. Community Insights: Offer insights into enabling access to Royce Research facilities, ensuring equitable access and utilization for all stakeholders.
  3. Engagement and Community Building: Identify opportunities for engagement and community building activities. This includes suggesting workshops, collaborative activities, and initiatives to enhance collaboration within the AMP research community.
  4. Foresighting and Roadmapping: Assist in foresighting and roadmapping efforts, including planning for equipment refresh and future technological advancements in metals processing.


  • Attend three meetings per year to discuss strategic direction, review progress, and make decisions regarding AMP research initiatives.
  • Review relevant papers and materials prior to meetings, dedicating approximately two hours of preparation time.

Term of Appointment

The position on the Royce Advanced Metals Processing Research Area Steering Group is for a duration of three years, with the possibility of renewal based on performance and mutual agreement.

How to Express Interest

If you are passionate about advancing metallurgical research and have the expertise to contribute meaningfully to our Steering Group, we invite you to express your interest by 15 June 2024.

Please send your expression of interest, along with a brief statement (maximum 150 words) outlining your relevant experience, expertise, and motivation for joining the Steering Group, via this form

Deadline for Expressions of Interest: 15 June 2024

We look forward to welcoming dedicated individuals who share our vision for pushing the boundaries of materials science and driving impactful research within the Royce Advanced Metals Processing community.