The PrintCity Blog

Our students are the lifeblood of our MSc Industrial Digitalisation course and PrintCity. Their varied backgrounds bring a rich, diverse mix of perspectives to the work that we do.

In the PrintCity blog, we strongly promote and support engagement with the ‘real world’ of business. Our blog posts capture their experiences in an informal way, including social outings, which strengthen their working relationship by undertaking activities that require teamwork.

Steven Parkinson Interview

This week, we chat with Autodesk Education Manager, Steven Parkinson, following a morning lecture with students on the postgraduate MSc Industrial Digitalisation course here at Manchester Metropolitan University.

‘Human Centred Design’ with Steven Parkinson – Autodesk Education UK

When we think about design, we tend to rush into what it could look like, how it could be made and what materials we could use. We basically make it …

Professor Keith Brown – Digital Sculptor

We catch up with Manchester Metropolitan University’s very own Professor Keith Brown (Research Professor, Director of Art and Digital Technologies). Keith is an internationally recognised pioneer of digital sculptures who …

Phil Cotton – LearnByLayers

Phil Cotton is the founder and owner of LearnByLayers, a website loaded with educational resources to help teach 3D printing in schools. Phil explains how he manages to fulfil his …