Stronger and tougher – it is possible

Paper made with cellulose nanofibres increases in strength and toughness as the fibre size decreases, suggesting a new type of scaling law and the potential for functionalisation of nanoparticles.

A starry success

Natalie Daniels speaks to David Wiggins about this year’s Starpack Award entries

BCS announces award for student to attend ECCM17

The British Composites Society (BCS) will make an award of £500 towards the cost of a student attending the European Conference on Composites Materials 17 in Munich in June 2016. The award will be made to the student who submits the best paper to the conference.

Ti-2015 World Titanium report

Martin Jackson reports from San Diego, USA, on the World Titanium conference (Ti-2015), a meeting that was originally hosted by the Institute of Metals in 1968 in London’s Royal Festival Hall.