On May 1st 2018 the CIE Founders' Lecture was given by Prof Simon GReen on "Asteroid Impact Mitigation: Why? How? When?" He explained how asteroid impact risk is assessed, and what action is feasible to deflect any thought to be a risk.
Kyle Saltmarsh, a PhD candidate from The University of Western Australia is the winner of the fourth annual IOM3 Australian Young Persons' Lecture Competition. He will go on to represent Australia at the Young Persons' World Lecture Competition in Port Elizabeth, South Africa in October.
With homeowners looking to microgeneration and renewable energy as means of reducing their energy bills, nanomaterial could help to make this more viable. Dr Jennifer Unsworth, Patent Attorney at law firm Withers & Rogers, reports